1 Sam. 25:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And there was a man
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
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)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
in Maon
Ma`own (Hebrew #4584)
a residence; Maon, the name of an Israelite and of a place in Palestine
KJV usage: Maon, Maonites. Compare 1010, 4586.
Pronounce: maw-ohn'
Origin: the same as 4583
t, whose λpossessions
ma`aseh (Hebrew #4639)
an action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property
KJV usage: act, art, + bakemeat, business, deed, do(-ing), labor, thing made, ware of making, occupation, thing offered, operation, possession, X well, ((handy-, needle-, net-))work(ing, - manship), wrought.
Pronounce: mah-as-eh'
Origin: from 6213
were in Carmel
Karmel (Hebrew #3760)
Karmel, the name of a hill and of a town in Palestine
KJV usage: Carmel, fruitful (plentiful) field, (place).
Pronounce: kar-mel'
Origin: the same as 3759
; and the man
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
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)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
was very
m`od (Hebrew #3966)
properly, vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated)
KJV usage: diligently, especially, exceeding(-ly), far, fast, good, great(-ly), X louder and louder, might(-ily, -y), (so) much, quickly, (so) sore, utterly, very (+ much, sore), well.
Pronounce: meh-ode'
Origin: from the same as 181
great
gadowl (Hebrew #1419)
from 1431; great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent
KJV usage: + aloud, elder(-est), + exceeding(-ly), + far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, X sore, (X ) very.
Pronounce: gaw-dole'
Origin: or (shortened) gadol {gaw-dole'}
, and he had three
shalowsh (Hebrew #7969)
masculine shlowshah {shel-o-shaw'}; or shloshah {shel-o-shaw'}; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multipl.) thrice
KJV usage: + fork, + often(-times), third, thir(-teen, -teenth), three, + thrice. Compare 7991.
Pronounce: shaw-loshe'
Origin: or shalosh {shaw-loshe'}
thousand
'eleph (Hebrew #505)
hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand
KJV usage: thousand.
Pronounce: eh'-lef
Origin: prop, the same as 504
sheep
tso'n (Hebrew #6629)
from an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men)
KJV usage: (small) cattle, flock (+ -s), lamb (+ -s), sheep((-cote, -fold, -shearer, -herds)).
Pronounce: tsone
Origin: or tsaown (Psalm 144:13) {tseh-one'}
, and a thousand
'eleph (Hebrew #505)
hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand
KJV usage: thousand.
Pronounce: eh'-lef
Origin: prop, the same as 504
goats
`ez (Hebrew #5795)
a she-goat (as strong), but masculine in plural (which also is used ellipt. for goat's hair)
KJV usage: (she) goat, kid.
Pronounce: aze
Origin: from 5810
: and he was shearing
gazaz (Hebrew #1494)
to cut off; specifically to shear a flock or shave the hair; figuratively to destroy an enemy
KJV usage: cut off (down), poll, shave, ((sheep-)) shear(-er).
Pronounce: gaw-zaz'
Origin: a primitive root (akin to 1468)
his sheep
tso'n (Hebrew #6629)
from an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men)
KJV usage: (small) cattle, flock (+ -s), lamb (+ -s), sheep((-cote, -fold, -shearer, -herds)).
Pronounce: tsone
Origin: or tsaown (Psalm 144:13) {tseh-one'}
in Carmel
Karmel (Hebrew #3760)
Karmel, the name of a hill and of a town in Palestine
KJV usage: Carmel, fruitful (plentiful) field, (place).
Pronounce: kar-mel'
Origin: the same as 3759
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Maon.
possessions were.
or, business was.
Carmel.Not the famous mount Carmel, in the north of Canaan, and in the tribe of Asher; but a city, on a mountain of the same name, in the south of Judah, which seems to have given name to the surrounding territory.
Eusebius and Jerome inform us, that there was in their time a town called Carmelia, ten miles east from Hebron, where the Romans kept a garrison, whose position well agrees with this Carmel.man.
Gen. 26:13• 13And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great: (Gen. 26:13)
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2 Sam. 19:32• 32Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim; for he was a very great man. (2 Sam. 19:32)
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Psa. 17:14• 14From men which are thy hand, O Lord, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes. (Psa. 17:14)
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Psa. 73:3‑7• 3For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
4For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.
5They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.
6Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
7Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.
(Psa. 73:3‑7)
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Luke 16:19‑25• 19There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
20And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
21And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
22And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;
23And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
24And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
25But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
(Luke 16:19‑25)
three thousand.
shearing.This was a very ancient custom, and appears to have been always attended with festivity.
The ancient Romans, however, used to pluck off the wool from the sheep's backs; and hence a fleece was called {vellus,} a {vellendo,} from plucking it off.
Pliny says, that in his time sheep were not shorn every where, but in some places the wool was still plucked off.
Carmel.

J. N. Darby Translation

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And there was a man at Maon, whose business was at Carmeld; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats; and he was shearing his sheep at Carmel.

JND Translation Notes

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In Judah. see Josh. 15.55.