2 CHRONICLES 19:8

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“Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the chief of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of the Lord, and for controversies, when they returned to Jerusalem.”

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2 Chronicles 19:8 Translation & Meaning

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Moreover וְגַ֣ם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and Moreover
in Jerusalem בִּ֠ירֽוּשָׁלִַם Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine Jerusalem
did Jehoshaphat יְהֽוֹשָׁפָ֜ט Jehoshaphat, the name of six Israelites; also of a valley near Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat
set הֶֽעֱמִ֨יד To stand, in various relations (literal and figurative, intransitive and transitive) set
of מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses of
the Levites, הַלְוִיִּ֣ם A Levite or descendant of Levi Levites
and the priests, וְהַכֹּֽהֲנִ֗ים Literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) priests
of (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
and of the chief וּמֵֽרָאשֵׁ֤י The head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, itc.) chief
of the fathers הָֽאָבוֹת֙ Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application fathers
of Israel, לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
for the judgment לְמִשְׁפַּ֥ט Properly, a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly, justice, including a participant's right or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style judgment
of the Lord, יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and for controversies, וְלָרִ֑יב A contest (personal or legal) controversies
when they returned וַיָּשֻׁ֖בוּ 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 returned
to Jerusalem. יְרֽוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine Jerusalem

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  • 6  And said to the judges, Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the Lord, who is with you in the judgment.

  • 7  Wherefore now let the fear of the Lord be upon you; take heed and do it: for there is no iniquity with the Lord our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

  • 8  Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the chief of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of the Lord, and for controversies, when they returned to Jerusalem.

  • 9  And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.

  • 10  And what cause soever shall come to you of your brethren that dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and commandment, statutes and judgments, ye shall even warn them that they trespass not against the Lord, and so wrath come upon you, and upon your brethren: this do, and ye shall not trespass.




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