2 CHRONICLES 32:8

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the Lord our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.”

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2 Chronicles 32:8 Translation & Meaning

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With עִמּוֹ֙ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) With
him an arm זְר֣וֹעַ The arm (as stretched out), or (of animals) the foreleg; figuratively, force arm
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of flesh; בָּשָׂ֔ר Flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man flesh
but with וְעִמָּ֜נוּ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) but with
us the Lord יְהוָ֤ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
our God אֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙ 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
to help לְעָזְרֵ֔נוּ To surround, i.e., protect or aid help
us, and to fight וּלְהִלָּחֵ֖ם To feed on; by implication, to battle (as destruction) fight
our battles. מִלְחֲמֹתֵ֑נוּ A battle (i.e., the engagement); generally, war (i.e., war-fare) battles
And the people הָעָ֔ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
rested themselves וַיִּסָּֽמְכ֣וּ To prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively, to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense) rested themselves
upon עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
the words דִּבְרֵ֖י A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause words
of Hezekiah יְחִזְקִיָּ֥הוּ Jechizkijah, the name of five Israelites Hezekiah
king מֶֽלֶךְ A king king
of Judah. יְהוּדָֽה׃ Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah

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  • 6  And he set captains of war over the people, and gathered them together to him in the street of the gate of the city, and spake comfortably to them, saying,

  • 7  Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there be more with us than with him:

  • 8  With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the Lord our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.

  • 9  After this did Sennacherib king of Assyria send his servants to Jerusalem, (but he himself laid siege against Lachish, and all his power with him,) unto Hezekiah king of Judah, and unto all Judah that were at Jerusalem, saying,

  • 10  Thus saith Sennacherib king of Assyria, Whereon do ye trust, that ye abide in the siege in Jerusalem?




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