2 KINGS 11:2

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“But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.”

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2 Kings 11:2 Translation & Meaning

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But Jehosheba, יְהוֹשֶׁ֣בַע Jehosheba, an Israelitess Jehosheba
the daughter בַּת A daughter (used in the same wide sense as other terms of relationship, literally and figuratively) daughter
of king הַמֶּֽלֶךְ A king king
Joram, י֠וֹרָם Joram, the name of three Israelites and one Syrian Joram
sister אֲח֨וֹת A sister (used very widely [like H0251], literally and figuratively) sister
of Ahaziah, אֲחַזְיָ֜הוּ Achazjah, the name of a Jewish and an Israelite king Ahaziah
took וַתִּקַּ֣ח To take (in the widest variety of applications) took
Joash יוֹאָ֣שׁ Joash, the name of six Israelites Joash
the son בֶּן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Ahaziah, אֲחַזְיָ֗ה Achazjah, the name of a Jewish and an Israelite king Ahaziah
and stole וַתִּגְנֹ֤ב To thieve (literally or figuratively); by implication, to deceive stole
him from among מִתּ֤וֹךְ A bisection, i.e., (by implication) the center among
the king's הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ A king kings
sons בְּנֵֽי A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) sons
which were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
slain; הַמֻּ֣מָוּתִ֔ים To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill slain
and they hid וַיַּסְתִּ֧רוּ To hide (by covering), literally or figuratively hid
him, him and his nurse, מֵֽינִקְתּ֖וֹ To suck; causatively, to give milk nurse
even (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in the bedchamber בַּֽחֲדַ֣ר An apartment (usually literal) bedchamber
from מִפְּנֵ֥י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) from
Athaliah, עֲתַלְיָ֖הוּ Athaljah, the name of an Israelitess and two Israelites Athaliah
so that he was not וְלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
slain. הוּמָֽת׃ To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill slain

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  • 1  And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.

  • 2  But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.

  • 3  And he was with her hid in the house of the Lord six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.

  • 4  And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains and the guard, and brought them to him into the house of the Lord, and made a covenant with them, and took an oath of them in the house of the Lord, and shewed them the king's son.




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