A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who
; also (as adverb and conjunction) when
, in order that
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
A primitive root; (intensively) to constitute
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2121
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
out (of the water), that is, rescued
, the Israelitish lawgiver.
so he numbered
A primitive root; to visit
(with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy to oversee
, care for
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
them in the wilderness
in the sense of driving
; a pasture
(that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert
; also speech
(including its organs).
Of uncertain derivation; Sinai
, a mountain of Arabia.
_ _ As the Lord commanded Moses, etc. The numbering of the people was not an act sinful in itself, as Moses did it by divine appointment; but David incurred guilt by doing it without the authority of God. (See on 2 Samuel 24:10).
He numbered them For ought that appears in one day.
Numbers 1:2 Take ye the sum
of all the congregation of the children
of Israel, after
their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of [their
] names, every male by their polls;
And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying, ... Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers' house, all that are able to go to war in Israel.
2 Samuel 24:1
And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved
David against them to say, Go, number
Israel and Judah. ... And David's heart
smote him after that he had numbered the people. And David said unto the LORD, I have sinned
greatly in that I have done: and now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away
the iniquity of thy servant; for I have done very foolishly
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