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2 Kings 22:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Micaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah the king's servant, saying,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asahiah a servant of the king's, saying,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam the son of Shaphan, Achbor the son of Micaiah, Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah the king’s servant saying,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asahiah a servant of the king's, saying,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the king commanded Hilkijah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Micaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah a servant of the king, saying,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam son of Shaphan, and Achbor son of Micaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah the king's servant, saying:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the king commandeth Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam son of Shaphan, and Achbor son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asahiah servant of the king, saying,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he commanded Helcias, the priest, and Ahicam, the son of Saphan, and Achobor, the son of Micha, and Saphan, the scribe, and Asaia, the king's servant, saying:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the king commanded Hilkiah the Priest, and Ahikam the sonne of Shaphan, and Achbor the sonne of Michaiah, and Shaphan the Scribe, and Asahiah a seruant of the Kings, saying,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the king commanded Hilkiah{gr.Chelcias} the priest, and Achikam the son of Shaphan{gr.Sapphan}, and Achobor the son of Micah{gr.Michaias}, and Shaphan{gr.Sapphan} the scribe, and Asaias the king's servant, saying,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the king commanded Chilqiyyah the priest, and Achiqam the son of Shafan, and Akhbor the son of Mikhayah, and Shafan the scribe, and Asayah a servant of the king's, saying,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
commanded 6680
{6680} Prime
צוּה
tsavah
{tsaw-vaw'}
A primitive root; (intensively) to constitute, enjoin.
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).
ilkiyy חִלקִיָּה 2518
{2518} Prime
חִלְקִיָּה
Chilqiyah
{khil-kee-yaw'}
From H2506 and H3050; portion of Jah; Chilhijah, the name of eight Israelites.
the priest, 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).
and km אֲחִיקָם 296
{0296} Prime
אֲחִיקָם
'Achiyqam
{akh-ee-kawm'}
From H0251 and H6965; brother of rising (that is, high); Achikam, an Israelite.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of fn שָׁפָן, 8227
{8227} Prime
שָׁפָן
shaphan
{shaw-fawn'}
From H8226; a species of rock rabbit (from its hiding), that is, probably the hyrax.
and `Abr עַכבּוֹר 5907
{5907} Prime
עַכְבּוֹר
`Akbowr
{ak-bore'}
Probably for H5909; Akbor, the name of an Idumaean and two Israelites.
the son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of My מִיכָיָה, 4320
{4320} Prime
מִיכָיָה
Miykayah
{me-kaw-yaw'}
From H4310 and (the prefixed derivation from) H3588 and H3050; who (is) like Jah?; Micajah, the name of two Israelites.
and fn שָׁפָן 8227
{8227} Prime
שָׁפָן
shaphan
{shaw-fawn'}
From H8226; a species of rock rabbit (from its hiding), that is, probably the hyrax.
the scribe, 5608
{5608} Prime
סָפַר
caphar
{saw-far'}
A primitive root; properly to score with a mark as a tally or record, that is, (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively to recount, that is, celebrate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
and `$y עֲשָׂיָה 6222
{6222} Prime
עֲשָׂיָה
`Asayah
{aw-saw-yaw'}
From H6213 and H3050; Jah has made; Asajah, the name of three or four Israelites.
a servant 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
of the king's, 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
saying, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Kings 22:12-15

_ _ the king commanded ... Go, inquire of the Lord for me, etc. — The agitated feelings of the king prompted him to ask immediate counsel how to avert those curses under which his kingdom lay; and forthwith a deputation of his principal officers was sent to one endowed with the prophetic spirit.

_ _ Ahikam — a friend of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 26:24).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 22:11-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the king:

2 Kings 19:2-3 And he sent Eliakim, which [was] over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests, covered with sackcloth, to Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz. ... And they said unto him, Thus saith Hezekiah, This day [is] a day of trouble, and of rebuke, and blasphemy: for the children are come to the birth, and [there is] not strength to bring forth.
2 Chronicles 34:19-21 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the law, that he rent his clothes. ... Go, enquire of the LORD for me, and for them that are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book that is found: for great [is] the wrath of the LORD that is poured out upon us, because our fathers have not kept the word of the LORD, to do after all that is written in this book.
Isaiah 37:1-4 And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard [it], that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD. ... It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God, and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up [thy] prayer for the remnant that is left.

Ahikam:

2 Kings 22:9 And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again, and said, Thy servants have gathered the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of them that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD.
Jeremiah 26:22 And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, [namely], Elnathan the son of Achbor, and [certain] men with him into Egypt.
Jeremiah 26:24 Nevertheless the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan was with Jeremiah, that they should not give him into the hand of the people to put him to death.

Achbor:

2 Chronicles 34:20 And the king commanded Hilkiah, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Abdon the son of Micah, and Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah a servant of the king's, saying,
, Abdon

Michaiah:
or, Micah
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2K 19:2; 22:9. 2Ch 34:19, 20. Is 37:1. Jr 26:22, 24.

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