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2 Samuel 6:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it was so, that, when they that bare the ark of Jehovah had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatling.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And so it was, that when the bearers of the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatling.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And it was [so], that when they that bore the ark of the LORD had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it was so, that when they that bore the ark of Jehovah had gone six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a fatted beast.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And so it was that, when they who bare the ark of Yahweh had stepped forward six paces, he sacrificed an ox and a heifer.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And it cometh to pass, when those bearing the ark of Jehovah have stepped six steps, that he sacrificeth an ox and a fatling.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when they that carried the ark of the Lord had gone six paces, he sacrificed and ox and a ram:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And it was so, that when they that bare the Arke of the LORD, had gone sixe paces, hee sacrificed oxen and fatlings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And there were with him bearing the ark seven bands, and for a sacrifice a calf and lambs.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And it was [so], that when they that bare the ark of Yahweh had gone six paces, he sacrificed oxen and fatlings.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And it was x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
[so], that when x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they that bare 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the ark 727
{0727} Prime
אֲרוֹן
'arown
{aw-rone'}
From H0717 (in the sense of gathering); a box.
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.
had gone 6805
{6805} Prime
צָעַד
tsa`ad
{tsaw-ad'}
A primitive root; to pace, that is, step regularly; (upward) to mount; (along) to march; (down and causatively) to hurl.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
six 8337
{8337} Prime
שֵׁשׁ
shesh
{shaysh}
(The second form is masculine); a primitive number; six (as an overplus (see H7797) beyond five or the fingers of the hand); as ordinal sixth.
paces, 6806
{6806} Prime
צַעַד
tsa`ad
{tsah'-ad}
From H6804; a pace or regular step.
he sacrificed 2076
{2076} Prime
זָבַח
zabach
{zaw-bakh'}
A primitive root; to slaughter an animal (usually in sacrifice).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
oxen 7794
{7794} Prime
שׁוֹר
showr
{shore}
From H7788; a bullock (as a traveller). wall used by mistake for H7791.
and fatlings. 4806
{4806} Prime
מְרִיא
m@riy'
{mer-ee'}
From H4754 in the sense of grossness, through the idea of domineering (compare H4756); stall fed; often (as noun) a beeve.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Samuel 6:13

_ _ when they that bare the ark ... had gone six paces — Some think that four altars were hastily raised for the offering of sacrifices at the distance of every six paces (but see on 1 Chronicles 15:26).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 6:12-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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when they:

Numbers 4:15 And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary, and all the vessels of the sanctuary, as the camp is to set forward; after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear [it]: but they shall not touch [any] holy thing, lest they die. These [things are] the burden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the congregation.
Numbers 7:9 But unto the sons of Kohath he gave none: because the service of the sanctuary belonging unto them [was that] they should bear upon their shoulders.
Joshua 3:3 And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place, and go after it.
1 Chronicles 15:2 Then David said, None ought to carry the ark of God but the Levites: for them hath the LORD chosen to carry the ark of God, and to minister unto him for ever.
1 Chronicles 15:15 And the children of the Levites bare the ark of God upon their shoulders with the staves thereon, as Moses commanded according to the word of the LORD.
1 Chronicles 15:25-26 So David, and the elders of Israel, and the captains over thousands, went to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the house of Obededom with joy. ... And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that they offered seven bullocks and seven rams.

oxen:

1 Kings 8:5 And king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel, that were assembled unto him, [were] with him before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be told nor numbered for multitude.
2 Chronicles 5:6 Also king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel that were assembled unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep and oxen, which could not be told nor numbered for multitude.
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Nu 4:15; 7:9. Jsh 3:3. 1K 8:5. 1Ch 15:2, 15, 25. 2Ch 5:6.

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