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“And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries.”

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2 Chronicles 15:5 Translation & Meaning

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And in those הָהֵ֔ם They (only used when emphatic) those
times וּבָֽעִתִּ֣ים Time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc times
there was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
no אֵ֥ין A nonentity; generally used as a negative particle no
peace שָׁל֖וֹם Safe, i.e., (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, i.e., health, prosperity, peace peace
to him that went out, לַיּוֹצֵ֣א To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim out
nor to him that came in, וְלַבָּ֑א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
but כִּ֚י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed but
great רַבּ֔וֹת Abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality) great
vexations מְהוּמֹ֣ת Confusion or uproar vexations
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
upon עַ֥ל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the inhabitants יֹשְׁבֵ֖י Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry inhabitants
of the countries. הָֽאֲרָצֽוֹת׃ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) countries

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  • 3  Now for a long season Israel hath been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

  • 4  But when they in their trouble did turn unto the Lord God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.

  • 5  And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries.

  • 6  And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did vex them with all adversity.

  • 7  Be ye strong therefore, and let not your hands be weak: for your work shall be rewarded.


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