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2 Samuel 2:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And his men that [were] with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And David brought up his men who [were] with him, each with his household; and they lived in the cities of Hebron.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And his men that [were] with him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And his men that were with him did David bring up, every man with his household; and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— His men also who were with him, did David bring up, every man with his household,—and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and his men who [are] with him hath David brought up—a man and his household—and they dwell in the cities of Hebron.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the men also that were with him, David brought up every man with his household: and they abode in the towns of Hebron.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And his men that [were] with him, did Dauid bring vp, euery man with his houshold: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and the men that were with him, every one and his family; and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron{gr.Chebron}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And his men that [were] with him did Dawid bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Chevron.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And his men y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
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.).
that 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.
[were] with x5973
(5973) Complement
עִם
`im
{eem}
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
him did Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
דָּוִד
David
{daw-veed'}
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
bring 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.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
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.).
with his household: 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
and they dwelt 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
of evrn חֶברוֹן. 2275
{2275} Prime
חֶבְרוֹן
Chebrown
{kheb-rone'}
From H2267; seat of association; Chebron, a place in Palestine, also the name of two Israelites.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 2:1-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 2:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 2:3

Dwelt in — That is, the cities or towns belonging to Hebron, which was the Metropolis. For in Hebron itself there was not space for them all, because it was filled with priests, and with David's court.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 2:3

And his men that [were] with (c) him did David bring up, every man with his household: and they dwelt in the cities of Hebron.

(c) In the time of his persecution.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
his men:

1 Samuel 22:2 And every one [that was] in distress, and every one that [was] in debt, and every one [that was] discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
1 Samuel 27:2-3 And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that [were] with him unto Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath. ... And David dwelt with Achish at Gath, he and his men, every man with his household, [even] David with his two wives, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail the Carmelitess, Nabal's wife.
1 Samuel 30:1 And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire;
1 Samuel 30:9-10 So David went, he and the six hundred men that [were] with him, and came to the brook Besor, where those that were left behind stayed. ... But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred abode behind, which were so faint that they could not go over the brook Besor.
1 Chronicles 12:1-7 Now these [are] they that came to David to Ziklag, while he yet kept himself close because of Saul the son of Kish: and they [were] among the mighty men, helpers of the war. ... And Joelah, and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham of Gedor.

the cities:

Joshua 21:11-12 And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which [city is] Hebron, in the hill [country] of Judah, with the suburbs thereof round about it. ... But the fields of the city, and the villages thereof, gave they to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for his possession.
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Jsh 21:11. 1S 22:2; 27:2; 30:1, 9. 1Ch 12:1.

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