2 KINGS 10:36



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“And the time that Jehu reigned over Israel in Samaria was twenty and eight years.”

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2 Kings 10:36 Translation & Meaning

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And the time וְהַיָּמִ֗ים A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) time
that אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
Jehu יֵהוּא֙ Jehu, the name of five Israelites Jehu
reigned מָלַ֤ךְ To reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty reigned
over עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications over
Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
in Samaria בְּשֹֽׁמְרֽוֹן׃ Shomeron, a place in Palestine Samaria
was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
twenty עֶשְׂרִֽים Twenty; also (ordinal) twentieth twenty
and eight וּשְׁמֹנֶ֥ה A cardinal number, eight (as if a surplus above the 'perfect' seven); also (as ordinal) eighth eight
years. שָׁנָ֖ה A year (as a revolution of time) years

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  • 34  Now the rest of the acts of Jehu, and all that he did, and all his might, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

  • 35  And Jehu slept with his fathers: and they buried him in Samaria. And Jehoahaz his son reigned in his stead.

  • 36  And the time that Jehu reigned over Israel in Samaria was twenty and eight years.


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