2 Kings 25:4 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And the city
`iyr (Hebrew #5892)
or ayar (Judges 10:4) {aw-yar'}; from 5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post)
KJV usage: Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
Pronounce: eer
Origin: or (in the plural) par {awr}
was broken up
baqa` (Hebrew #1234)
to cleave; generally, to rend, break, rip or open
KJV usage: make a breach, break forth (into, out, in pieces, through, up), be ready to burst, cleave (asunder), cut out, divide, hatch, rend (asunder), rip up, tear, win.
Pronounce: baw-kah'
Origin: a primitive root
, and all the men
'enowsh (Hebrew #582)
properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified 120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)
KJV usage: another, X (blood-)thirsty, certain, chap(-man); divers, fellow, X in the flower of their age, husband, (certain, mortal) man, people, person, servant, some ( X of them), + stranger, those, + their trade. It is often unexpressed in the English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word . Compare 376.
Pronounce: en-oshe'
Origin: from 605
of war
milchamah (Hebrew #4421)
a battle (i.e. the engagement); generally, war (i.e. warfare)
KJV usage: battle, fight(-ing), war((-rior)).
Pronounce: mil-khaw-maw'
Origin: from 3898 (in the sense of fighting)
fled by night
layil (Hebrew #3915)
also laylah {lah'- yel-aw}; from the same as 3883; properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity
KJV usage: ((mid-))night (season).
Pronounce: lah'-yil
Origin: or (Isa. 21:11) leyl {lale}
by the way
derek (Hebrew #1870)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
KJV usage: along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: deh'-rek
Origin: from 1869
of the gate
sha`ar (Hebrew #8179)
an opening, i.e. door or gate
KJV usage: city, door, gate, port (X -er).
Pronounce: shah'-ar
Origin: from 8176 in its original sense
between two walls
chowmah (Hebrew #2346)
a wall of protection
KJV usage: wall, walled.
Pronounce: kho-maw'
Origin: feminine active participle of an unused root apparently meaning to join
, which is by the king’s
melek (Hebrew #4428)
a king
KJV usage: king, royal.
Pronounce: meh'-lek
Origin: from 4427
garden
gan (Hebrew #1588)
a garden (as fenced)
KJV usage: garden.
Pronounce: gan
Origin: from 1598
: (now the Chaldees
Kasdiy (Hebrew #3778)
towards the Kasdites
KJV usage: into Chaldea), patronymically from 3777 (only in the plural); a Kasdite, or descendant of Kesed; by implication, a Chaldaean (as if so descended); also an astrologer (as if proverbial of that people:--Chaldeans, Chaldees, inhabitants of Chaldea.
Pronounce: kas-dee'
Origin: (occasionally with enclitic) Kasdiymah {kas-dee'- maw}
were against the city
`iyr (Hebrew #5892)
or ayar (Judges 10:4) {aw-yar'}; from 5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post)
KJV usage: Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
Pronounce: eer
Origin: or (in the plural) par {awr}
round about
cabiyb (Hebrew #5439)
from 5437; (as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around
KJV usage: (place, round) about, circuit, compass, on every side.
Pronounce: saw-beeb'
Origin: or (feminine) cbiybah {seb-ee-baw'}
:) and the kingh went
yalak (Hebrew #3212)
to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively, to carry (in various senses)
KJV usage: X again, away, bear, bring, carry (away), come (away), depart, flow, + follow(-ing), get (away, hence, him), (cause to, made) go (away, -ing, -ne, one's way, out), grow, lead (forth), let down, march, prosper, + pursue, cause to run, spread, take away ((-journey)), vanish, (cause to) walk(-ing), wax, X be weak.
Pronounce: yaw-lak'
Origin: a primitive root (compare 1980)
the way
derek (Hebrew #1870)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
KJV usage: along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: deh'-rek
Origin: from 1869
toward the plain
`arabah (Hebrew #6160)
a desert; especially (with the article prefix) the (generally) sterile valley of the Jordan and its continuation to the Red Sea
KJV usage: Arabah, champaign, desert, evening, heaven, plain, wilderness. See also 1026.
Pronounce: ar-aw-baw'
Origin: from 6150 (in the sense of sterility)
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Cross References

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the city.This being the ninth day of the fourth month, corresponded to Wednesday, July 27.
Jer. 5:10• 10Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the Lord's. (Jer. 5:10)
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Jer. 39:2‑3• 2And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, the ninth day of the month, the city was broken up.
3And all the princes of the king of Babylon came in, and sat in the middle gate, even Nergal-sharezer, Samgar-nebo, Sarsechim, Rab-saris, Nergal-sharezer, Rab-mag, with all the residue of the princes of the king of Babylon.
(Jer. 39:2‑3)
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Jer. 52:6,7‑11• 6And in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.
7Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled, and went forth out of the city by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, which was by the king's garden; (now the Chaldeans were by the city round about:) and they went by the way of the plain.
8But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho; and all his army was scattered from him.
9Then they took the king, and carried him up unto the king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath; where he gave judgment upon him.
10And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes: he slew also all the princes of Judah in Riblah.
11Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah; and the king of Babylon bound him in chains, and carried him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.
(Jer. 52:6,7‑11)
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Ezek. 33:21• 21And it came to pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in the fifth day of the month, that one that had escaped out of Jerusalem came unto me, saying, The city is smitten. (Ezek. 33:21)
fled.
Lev. 26:17,36• 17And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.
36And upon them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth.
(Lev. 26:17,36)
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Deut. 28:25• 25The Lord shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth. (Deut. 28:25)
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Deut. 32:24‑25,30• 24They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.
25The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.
30How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had shut them up?
(Deut. 32:24‑25,30)
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Jer. 39:4‑7• 4And it came to pass, that when Zedekiah the king of Judah saw them, and all the men of war, then they fled, and went forth out of the city by night, by the way of the king's garden, by the gate betwixt the two walls: and he went out the way of the plain.
5But the Chaldeans' army pursued after them, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho: and when they had taken him, they brought him up to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath, where he gave judgment upon him.
6Then the king of Babylon slew the sons of Zedekiah in Riblah before his eyes: also the king of Babylon slew all the nobles of Judah.
7Moreover he put out Zedekiah's eyes, and bound him with chains, to carry him to Babylon.
(Jer. 39:4‑7)
and the king.

J. N. Darby Translation

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And the city was broken into; and all the men of war fled by night, by the way of the gate between the two walls, which leads to the king’s garden (now the Chaldeans were by the city round about); and they went the way toward the plaina.

JND Translation Notes

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The Arabah. see Josh. 3.16. In ver. 5. "the parts of the Arabah about Jericho." so in Jer. 39.5; 52.8.