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2 Kings 12:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let the priests take [it] to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— let the priests take it for themselves, each from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the damages of the house wherever any damage may be found.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let the priests take [it] to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach shall be found.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— let the priests take it, every man of his acquaintance; and let them repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach is found.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— let the priests take to them, every one from his acquaintance,—and let, them, repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever there may be found a breach.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— do the priests take to them, each from his acquaintance, and they strengthen the breach of the house, in all [places] where there is found a breach.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let the priests take it according to their order and repair the house, wheresoever they shall see any thing that wanteth repairing.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let the priests take [it] to them, euery man of his acquaintance, and let them repaire the breaches of the house, wheresoeuer any breach shalbe found.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— let the priests take it to themselves, every man from [the proceeds of] his sale: and they shall repair the breaches of the house in all [places] wheresoever a breach shall be found.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let the priests take [it] to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let the priests 3548
{3548} Prime
כֹּהֵן
kohen
{ko-hane'}
Active participle of H3547; literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman).
take 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[it] to them, every 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.).
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x854
(0854) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Probably from H0579; properly nearness (used only as a preposition or adverb), near; hence generally with, by, at, among, etc.
his acquaintance: 4378
{4378} Prime
מַכָּר
makkar
{mak-kawr'}
From H5234; an acquaintance.
and let them x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
repair 2388
{2388} Prime
חָזַק
chazaq
{khaw-zak'}
A primitive root; to fasten upon; hence to seize, be strong (figuratively courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
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).
the breaches 919
{0919} Prime
בֶּדֶק
bedeq
{beh'-dek}
From H0918; a gap or leak (in a building or a ship).
of the house, 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
wheresoever x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
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.
x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
any breach 919
{0919} Prime
בֶּדֶק
bedeq
{beh'-dek}
From H0918; a gap or leak (in a building or a ship).
shall be found. 4672
{4672} Prime
מָצָא
matsa'
{maw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; properly to come forth to, that is, appear or exist; transitively to attain, that is, find or acquire; figuratively to occur, meet or be present.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 12:4-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Kings 12:5

Let the priests take [it] to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the (d) breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

(d) For the temple which was built a hundred and fifty-five years before, had many things decayed in it, both by the negligence of the king's predecessors, and also by the wickedness of the idolaters.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Let the priests:

2 Chronicles 24:5 And he gathered together the priests and the Levites, and said to them, Go out unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all Israel money to repair the house of your God from year to year, and see that ye hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites hastened [it] not.

let them repair:

2 Kings 12:12 And to masons, and hewers of stone, and to buy timber and hewed stone to repair the breaches of the house of the LORD, and for all that was laid out for the house to repair [it].
2 Kings 22:5-6 And let them deliver it into the hand of the doers of the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD: and let them give it to the doers of the work which [is] in the house of the LORD, to repair the breaches of the house, ... Unto carpenters, and builders, and masons, and to buy timber and hewn stone to repair the house.
1 Kings 11:27 And this [was] the cause that he lifted up [his] hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, [and] repaired the breaches of the city of David his father.
2 Chronicles 24:7 For the sons of Athaliah, that wicked woman, had broken up the house of God; and also all the dedicated things of the house of the LORD did they bestow upon Baalim.
Isaiah 58:12 And [they that shall be] of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
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