in the sense of prominence
); also a gazelle
; he will rule
, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
(especially to death); figuratively polluted
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
thy high places:
From an unused root (meaning to be high
); an elevation
Prolonged from H0335
; also where
are the mighty
Intensive from the same as H1397
; by implication warrior
A primitive root; to fall
, in a great variety of applications (intransitively or causatively, literally or figuratively).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
2 Samuel 1:19
_ _ The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places literally, “the gazelle” or “antelope of Israel.” In Eastern countries, that animal is the chosen type of beauty and symmetrical elegance of form.
_ _ how are the mighty fallen! This forms the chorus.
2 Samuel 1:19
Beauty Their flower and glory. Saul and Jonathan, and their army. High places Heb. upon thy high places; that is, those which belong to thee, O land of Israel. How How strangely! How suddenly! How universally!
2 Samuel 1:19
The beauty of Israel is (h) slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty fallen!
(h) Meaning Saul.
2 Samuel 1:23 Saul and Jonathan [were] lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Deuteronomy 4:7-8 For what nation [is there so] great, who [hath] God [so] nigh unto them, as the LORD our God [is] in all [things that] we call upon him [for]? ... And what nation [is there so] great, that hath statutes and judgments [so] righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
1 Samuel 31:8 And it came to pass on the morrow, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his three sons fallen in mount Gilboa.
Isaiah 4:2 In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth [shall be] excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.
Isaiah 53:2 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, [there is] no beauty that we should desire him.
Lamentations 2:1 How hath the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, [and] cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger!
Zechariah 11:7 And I will feed the flock of slaughter, [even] you, O poor of the flock. And I took unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty, and the other I called Bands; and I fed the flock.
Zechariah 11:10 And I took my staff, [even] Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.
- how are:
2 Samuel 1:25 How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, [thou wast] slain in thine high places.
2 Samuel 1:27 How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
Lamentations 5:16 The crown is fallen [from] our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
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User-Posted Comments on 2 Samuel 1:19
"Beauty/splendour" being "Quickened and magnified"
- julsjewels3 (6/15/2014 11:10:05 AM)
Thanks a lot for this material
- juan Coupeau (8/23/2012 3:57:52 AM) [qBible.com]