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2 Kings 21:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built altars to all the host of heaven in both courts of the house of Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he built altars to all the army of the heavens,—in the two courts of the house of Yahweh;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he buildeth altars to all the host of the heavens in the two courts of the house of Jehovah;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he built altars for all the host of heaven, in the two courts of the temple of the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he built altars for all the host of heauen, in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he built an altar to all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 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
altars 4196
{4196} Prime
מִזְבֵּחַ
mizbeach
{miz-bay'-akh}
From H2076; an altar.
for all 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).
the host 6635
{6635} Prime
צָבָא
tsaba'
{tsaw-baw'}
From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship).
of heaven 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
in the two 8147
{8147} Prime
שְׁתַּיִם
sh@nayim
{shen-ah'-yim}
(The first form being dual of H8145; the second form being feminine); two; also (as ordinal) twofold.
courts 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
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.).
of Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Kings 21:5

_ _ the two courts of the house of the Lord — the court of the priests, and the large court of the people.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 21:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
in the two courts:

2 Kings 23:4 And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: and he burned them without Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them unto Bethel.
2 Kings 23:6 And he brought out the grove from the house of the LORD, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and stamped [it] small to powder, and cast the powder thereof upon the graves of the children of the people.
1 Kings 6:36 And he built the inner court with three rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar beams.
1 Kings 7:12 And the great court round about [was] with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams, both for the inner court of the house of the LORD, and for the porch of the house.
2 Chronicles 33:5 And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 33:15 And he took away the strange gods, and the idol out of the house of the LORD, and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of the LORD, and in Jerusalem, and cast [them] out of the city.
Ezekiel 40:28 And he brought me to the inner court by the south gate: and he measured the south gate according to these measures;
Ezekiel 40:32 And he brought me into the inner court toward the east: and he measured the gate according to these measures.
Ezekiel 40:37 And the posts thereof [were] toward the utter court; and palm trees [were] upon the posts thereof, on this side, and on that side: and the going up to it [had] eight steps.
Ezekiel 40:47 So he measured the court, an hundred cubits long, and an hundred cubits broad, foursquare; and the altar [that was] before the house.
Ezekiel 42:3 Over against the twenty [cubits] which [were] for the inner court, and over against the pavement which [was] for the utter court, [was] gallery against gallery in three [stories].
Ezekiel 43:5 So the spirit took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and, behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house.
Ezekiel 44:19 And when they go forth into the utter court, [even] into the utter court to the people, they shall put off their garments wherein they ministered, and lay them in the holy chambers, and they shall put on other garments; and they shall not sanctify the people with their garments.
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1K 6:36; 7:12. 2K 23:4, 6. 2Ch 33:5, 15. Ezk 40:28, 32, 37, 47; 42:3; 43:5; 44:19.

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