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2 Samuel 22:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; Yea, he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And He rode on a cherub and flew; And He appeared on the wings of the wind.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he rode upon a cherub, and flew: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; And he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then he rode on a cherub, and flew,—and was seen on the wings of the wind;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And He rideth on a cherub, and doth fly, And is seen on the wings of the wind.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he rode upon the cherubims, and flew: and slid upon the wings of the wind.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he rode vpon a Cherub, and did flie: and hee was seene vpon the wings of the winde.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he rode upon the cherubs and did fly, and was seen upon the wings of the wind.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he rode 7392
{7392} Prime
רָכַב
rakab
{raw-kab'}
A primitive root; to ride (on an animal or in a vehicle); causatively to place upon (for riding or generally), to despatch.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
a cherub, 3742
{3742} Prime
כְּרוּב
k@ruwb
{ker-oob'}
Of uncertain derivation; a cherub or imaginary figure.
and did fly: 5774
{5774} Prime
עוּף
`uwph
{oof}
A primitive root; to cover (with wings or obscurity); hence (as denominative from H5775) to fly; also (by implication of dimness) to faint (from the darkness of swooning).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and he was seen 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the wings 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
of the wind. 7307
{7307} Prime
רוּחַ
ruwach
{roo'-akh}
From H7306; wind; by resemblance breath, that is, a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:1-51.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 22:2-51.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 22:11

And he rode upon a (g) cherub, and did fly: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind.

(g) To fly in a moment through the world.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
a cherub:

Genesis 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Exodus 25:19 And make one cherub on the one end, and the other cherub on the other end: [even] of the mercy seat shall ye make the cherubims on the two ends thereof.
1 Samuel 4:4 So the people sent to Shiloh, that they might bring from thence the ark of the covenant of the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth [between] the cherubims: and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, [were] there with the ark of the covenant of God.
Psalms 18:10 And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.
Psalms 68:17 The chariots of God [are] twenty thousand, [even] thousands of angels: the Lord [is] among them, [as in] Sinai, in the holy [place].
Psalms 80:1 [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannimeduth, A Psalm of Asaph.]] Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest [between] the cherubims, shine forth.
Psalms 99:1 The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth [between] the cherubims; let the earth be moved.
Ezekiel 9:3 And the glory of the God of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon he was, to the threshold of the house. And he called to the man clothed with linen, which [had] the writer's inkhorn by his side;
Ezekiel 10:2-14 And he spake unto the man clothed with linen, and said, Go in between the wheels, [even] under the cherub, and fill thine hand with coals of fire from between the cherubims, and scatter [them] over the city. And he went in in my sight. ... And every one had four faces: the first face [was] the face of a cherub, and the second face [was] the face of a man, and the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

upon the:

Psalms 104:3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:
Psalms 139:9 [If] I take the wings of the morning, [and] dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
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Gn 3:24. Ex 25:19. 1S 4:4. Ps 18:10; 68:17; 80:1; 99:1; 104:3; 139:9. Ezk 9:3; 10:2. He 1:14.

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and he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
COULD NOT GOD FIND ANYTHING ELSE TO RIDE?
- KARIM (3/28/2012 11:26:38 AM)
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