EXODUS 17:8

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.”

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Exodus 17:8 Translation & Meaning

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Then came וַיָּבֹ֖א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) Then came
Amalek, עֲמָלֵ֑ק Amalek, a descendant of Esau; also his posterity and their country Amalek
and fought וַיִּלָּ֥חֶם To feed on; by implication, to battle (as destruction) fought
with עִם 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
Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
in Rephidim. בִּרְפִידִֽם׃ Rephidim, a place in the Desert Rephidim

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  • 6  Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

  • 7  And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us, or not?

  • 8  Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.

  • 9  And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.

  • 10  So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.




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