; only in masculine plural construction as interjection, how happy!
[shall he be
], that taketh
A primitive root; to seize
(often with the accessory idea of holding in possession).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
For the relative H0834
; used with prepositional prefix, and often followed by some pronoun affixed; on account
A primitive root; to dash
to pieces, or scatter
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
thy little ones
; a suckling
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards
, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near
; often in general, to
From an unused root meaning to be lofty
; a craggy rock
, literally or figuratively (a fortress
(h) Happy [shall he be], that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.
(h) He alludes to Isaiah's prophecy in (Isaiah 13:16) promising good success to Cyrus and Darius, whom ambition moved to fight against Babylon, but God used them as his rods to punish his enemies.
- and dasheth:
Isaiah 13:16 Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
Hosea 10:14 Therefore shall a tumult arise among thy people, and all thy fortresses shall be spoiled, as Shalman spoiled Betharbel in the day of battle: the mother was dashed in pieces upon [her] children.
Hosea 13:16 Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.
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