JUDGES 1:19

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the Lord was with Judah; and he drave out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron.”

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Judges 1:19 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
was וַיְהִ֤י To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) was
with אֶת Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
Judah; יְהוּדָ֔ה Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory Judah
and he drave out וַיֹּ֖רֶשׁ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin drave out
the inhabitants of (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the mountain; הָהָ֑ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mountain
but כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed but
could not לֹ֤א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles could not
drive out לְהוֹרִישׁ֙ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin drive out
the inhabitants יֹֽשְׁבֵ֣י Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry inhabitants
of the valley, הָעֵ֔מֶק A vale (i.e., broad depression) valley
because כִּי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed because
they had chariots רֶ֥כֶב A vehicle; by implication, a team; by extension, cavalry; by analogy a rider, i.e., the upper millstone chariots
of iron. בַּרְזֶ֖ל Iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement iron

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  • 17  And Judah went with Simeon his brother, and they slew the Canaanites that inhabited Zephath, and utterly destroyed it. And the name of the city was called Hormah.

  • 18  Also Judah took Gaza with the coast thereof, and Askelon with the coast thereof, and Ekron with the coast thereof.

  • 19  And the Lord was with Judah; and he drave out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron.

  • 20  And they gave Hebron unto Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak.

  • 21  And the children of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites that inhabited Jerusalem; but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Benjamin in Jerusalem unto this day.




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