2 CHRONICLES 15:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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2 Chronicles 15:7 Translation & Meaning

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Be ye strong חִזְק֔וּ To fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer strong
therefore, and let not וְאַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing therefore let not
your hands יְדֵיכֶ֑ם 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] hands
be weak: יִרְפּ֖וּ To slacken (in many applications, literal or figurative) weak
for כִּ֛י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
your work לִפְעֻלַּתְכֶֽם׃ (abstractly) work work
shall be יֵ֥שׁ There is or are (or any other form of the verb to be, as may suit the connection) shall be
rewarded. שָׂכָ֖ר Payment of contract; concretely, salary, fare, maintenance; by implication, compensation, benefit rewarded

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  • 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.

  • 8  And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the Lord, that was before the porch of the Lord.

  • 9  And he gathered all Judah and Benjamin, and the strangers with them out of Ephraim and Manasseh, and out of Simeon: for they fell to him out of Israel in abundance, when they saw that the Lord his God was with him.




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