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2 Kings 1:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said unto them, What manner of man [was he] which came up to meet you, and told you these words?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He said to them, “What kind of man was he who came up to meet you and spoke these words to you?”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said to them, What manner of man [was he] who came up to meet you, and told you these words?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to them, What manner of man was he that came up to meet you, and told you these words?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said unto them, What was the manner of the man who came up to meet you,—and spake unto you these words?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he saith unto them, 'What [is] the fashion of the man who hath come up to meet you, and speaketh unto you these words?'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said to them: What manner of man was he who met you, and spoke these words?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee said vnto them, What maner of man [was he] which came vp to meet you, and told you these words?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— So they returned and reported to the king as Elijah{gr.Eliu} said: and he said to them, What [was] the manner of the man who went up to mid you, and spoke to you these words?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he said unto them, What manner of man [was he] which came up to meet you, and told you these words?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he said 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
them, What x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
manner 4941
{4941} Prime
מִשְׁפָּט
mishpat
{mish-pawt'}
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
of man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
[was he] which x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
came up 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to meet 7125
{7125} Prime
קִרָא
qir'ah
{keer-aw'}
From H7122; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially opposite).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
you, and told 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
you 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).
these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
words? 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 1:2-8.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
What manner of man was he:
Heb. What was the manner of the man,
Judges 8:18 Then said he unto Zebah and Zalmunna, What manner of men [were they] whom ye slew at Tabor? And they answered, As thou [art], so [were] they; each one resembled the children of a king.
1 Samuel 28:14 And he said unto her, What form [is] he of? And she said, An old man cometh up; and he [is] covered with a mantle. And Saul perceived that it [was] Samuel, and he stooped with [his] face to the ground, and bowed himself.
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