JUDGES 4:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedesh-naphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the Lord God of Israel commanded, saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?”

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Judges 4:6 Translation & Meaning

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And she sent וַתִּשְׁלַ֗ח To send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications) sent
and called וַתִּקְרָא֙ To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) called
Barak לְבָרָ֣ק Barak, an Israelite Barak
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 Abinoam אֲבִינֹ֔עַם Abinoam, an Israelite Abinoam
out of Kedesh-naphtali, מִקֶּ֖דֶשׁ Kedesh, the name of four places in Palestine out Kedeshnaphtali
and said וַתֹּ֨אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלָ֜יו Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
him, Hath not הֲלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
God אֱלֹהֵֽי 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
of Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
commanded, צִוָּ֣ה׀ (intensively) to constitute, enjoin commanded
saying, (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
Go לֵ֤ךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) Go
and draw וּמָֽשַׁכְתָּ֙ To draw, used in a great variety of applications (including to sow, to sound, to prolong, to develop, to march, to remove, to delay, to be tall, etc.) draw
toward mount בְּהַ֣ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) toward mount
Tabor, תָּב֔וֹר Tabor, a mountain in Palestine, also a city adjacent Tabor
and take וְלָֽקַחְתָּ֣ To take (in the widest variety of applications) take
with עִמְּךָ֗ 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
thee ten עֲשֶׂ֤רֶת Ten (as an accumulation to the extent of the digits) ten
thousand אֲלָפִים֙ Hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand thousand
men אִ֔ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) men
of the children מִבְּנֵ֥י 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.) children
of Naphtali נַפְתָּלִ֑י Naphtali, a son of Jacob, with the tribe descended from him, and its territory Naphtali
and of the children וּמִבְּנֵ֥י 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.) children
of Zebulun? זְבֻלֽוּן׃ Zebulon, a son of Jacob; also his territory and tribe Zebulun

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  • 4  And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time.

  • 5  And she dwelt under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Beth-el in mount Ephraim: and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.

  • 6  And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedesh-naphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the Lord God of Israel commanded, saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun?

  • 7  And I will draw unto thee to the river Kishon Sisera, the captain of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand.

  • 8  And Barak said unto her, If thou wilt go with me, then I will go: but if thou wilt not go with me, then I will not go.




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