1 KINGS 13:6

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“And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat now the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought the Lord, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.”

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1 Kings 13:6 Translation & Meaning

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And the king הַמֶּ֜לֶךְ A king king
answered וַיַּ֨עַן Properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e., pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce answered
and said וַיֹּ֣אמֶר׀ To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the man אִ֣ישׁ 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) man
of God, הָֽאֱלֹהִ֗ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
Intreat חַל Properly, to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick Intreat
now נָ֞א 'I pray', 'now', or 'then'; added mostly to verbs (in the Imperative or Future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjunction now
the face פְּנֵ֨י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) face
of the Lord יְהוָ֤ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God, אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
and pray וְהִתְפַּלֵּ֣ל To judge (officially or mentally); by extension, to intercede, pray pray
for בַּֽעֲדִ֔י In up to or over against; generally at, beside, among, behind, for, etc for
me, that my hand יָדִ֖י A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
may be restored me again. וְתָשֹׁ֥ב To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again restored again
And the man אִישׁ 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) man
of God הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
besought וַיְחַ֤ל Properly, to be rubbed or worn; hence (figuratively) to be weak, sick, afflicted; or (causatively) to grieve, make sick besought
the Lord, יְהוָ֔ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and the king's הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king kings
hand יַד A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
was restored him again, וַתָּ֤שָׁב To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again restored again
and became וַתְּהִ֖י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) became
as before. כְּבָרִֽאשֹׁנָֽה׃ First, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun) before
it was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 4  And it came to pass, when king Jeroboam heard the saying of the man of God, which had cried against the altar in Beth-el, that he put forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And his hand, which he put forth against him, dried up, so that he could not pull it in again to him.

  • 5  The altar also was rent, and the ashes poured out from the altar, according to the sign which the man of God had given by the word of the Lord.

  • 6  And the king answered and said unto the man of God, Intreat now the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God besought the Lord, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.

  • 7  And the king said unto the man of God, Come home with me, and refresh thyself, and I will give thee a reward.

  • 8  And the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place:




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