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2 Chronicles 8:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Also he built Beth-horon the upper, and Beth-horon the nether, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He also built upper Beth-horon and lower Beth-horon, fortified cities [with] walls, gates and bars;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Also he built Beth-horon the upper, and Beth-horon the nether, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built upper Beth-Horon and lower Beth-Horon, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and he built Beth-horon, the upper, and Beth-horon, the nether,—fortified cities, with walls, and doors and bars;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he buildeth Beth-Horon the upper, and Beth-Horon the lower—cities of defence, with walls, two-leaved doors, and bar—
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he built Beth-horon the upper, and Beth-horon the nether, walled cities with gates and bars and locks.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Also he built Beth-horon the vpper, and Beth-horon the nether, fensed cities with walles, gates and barres:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he built Bethhoron{gr.Baethoron} the upper, and Bethhoron{gr.Baethoron} the lower, strong cities,-- they had walls, gates, and bars;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Also he built Beth Choron the upper, and Beth Choron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Also he built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
B rn בֵּית־חוֹרוֹן 1032
{1032} Prime
בֵּית חוֹרוֹן
Beyth Chowrown
{bayth kho-rone'}
From H1004 and H2356; house of hollowness; Beth-Choron, the name of two adjoining places in Palestine.
the upper, 5945
{5945} Prime
עֶלְיוֹן
'elyown
{el-yone'}
From H5927; an elevation, that is, (adjectively) lofty (comparatively); as title, the Supreme.
and B rn בֵּית־חוֹרוֹן 1032
{1032} Prime
בֵּית חוֹרוֹן
Beyth Chowrown
{bayth kho-rone'}
From H1004 and H2356; house of hollowness; Beth-Choron, the name of two adjoining places in Palestine.
the nether, 8481
{8481} Prime
תַּחְתּוֹן
tachtown
{takh-tone'}
From H8478; bottommost.
fenced 4692
{4692} Prime
מָצוֹר
matsowr
{maw-tsore'}
From H6696; something hemming in, that is, (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege, (figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness.
cities, 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
with walls, 2346
{2346} Prime
חוֹמָה
chowmah
{kho-maw'}
Feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join; a wall of protection.
gates, 1817
{1817} Prime
דֶּלֶת
deleth
{deh'-leth}
From H1802; something swinging, that is, the valve of a door.
and bars; 1280
{1280} Prime
בְּרִיחַ
b@riyach
{ber-ee'-akh}
From H1272; a bolt.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 8:3-6.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 8:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Chronicles 8:5

Also he built (d) Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;

(d) That is, he repaired and fortified them, for they were built long before by Sherah a noble woman of the tribe of Ephraim, (1 Chronicles 6:68, 1 Chronicles 7:24).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bethhoron:

Joshua 16:3 And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at the sea.
Joshua 16:5 And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was [thus]: even the border of their inheritance on the east side was Atarothaddar, unto Bethhoron the upper;
1 Chronicles 7:24 (And his daughter [was] Sherah, who built Bethhoron the nether, and the upper, and Uzzensherah.)
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Jsh 16:3, 5. 1Ch 7:24.

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