2 Kings 7:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Then Elisha
'Eliysha` (Hebrew #477)
Elisha, the famous prophet
KJV usage: Elisha.
Pronounce: el-ee-shaw'
Origin: contracted for 474.
said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
, Hear
shama` (Hebrew #8085)
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
KJV usage: X attentively, call (gather) together, X carefully, X certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, X diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), X indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, X surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.
Pronounce: shaw-mah'
Origin: a primitive root
ye the word
dabar (Hebrew #1697)
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
KJV usage: act, advice, affair, answer, X any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, + chronicles, commandment, X commune(-ication), + concern(-ing), + confer, counsel, + dearth, decree, deed, X disease, due, duty, effect, + eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-)ness, + glory, + harm, hurt, + iniquity, + judgment, language, + lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, X ought, X parts, + pertaining, + please, portion, + power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, X (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, + sign, + so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, + song, speech, X spoken, talk, task, + that, X there done, thing (concerning), thought, + thus, tidings, what(-soever), + wherewith, which, word, work.
Pronounce: daw-baw'
Origin: from 1696
of the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
; Thus saith
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
, To morrow
machar (Hebrew #4279)
properly, deferred, i.e. the morrow; usually (adverbially) tomorrow; indefinitely, hereafter
KJV usage: time to come, tomorrow.
Pronounce: maw-khar'
Origin: probably from 309
i about this time
`eth (Hebrew #6256)
time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc.
KJV usage: + after, (al-)ways, X certain, + continually, + evening, long, (due) season, so (long) as, (even-, evening-, noon-)tide, ((meal-)), what) time, when.
Pronounce: ayth
Origin: from 5703
shall a measure
c'ah (Hebrew #5429)
a seah, or certain measure (as determinative) for grain
KJV usage: measure.
Pronounce: seh-aw'
Origin: from an unused root meaning to define
of fine flour
coleth (Hebrew #5560)
flour (as chipped off)
KJV usage: (fine) flour, meal.
Pronounce: so'-leth
Origin: from an unused root meaning to strip
be sold for a shekel
sheqel (Hebrew #8255)
probably a weight; used as a commercial standard
KJV usage: shekel.
Pronounce: sheh'-kel
Origin: from 8254
, and two measures
c'ah (Hebrew #5429)
a seah, or certain measure (as determinative) for grain
KJV usage: measure.
Pronounce: seh-aw'
Origin: from an unused root meaning to define
of barley
s`orah (Hebrew #8184)
and (masculine meaning the grain); also s or {seh-ore'}; or s-owr {seh-ore'}; from 8175 in the sense of roughness; barley (as villose)
KJV usage: barley.
Pronounce: seh-o-raw'
Origin: or snowrah {seh-o-raw'} (feminine meaning the plant)
for a shekel
sheqel (Hebrew #8255)
probably a weight; used as a commercial standard
KJV usage: shekel.
Pronounce: sheh'-kel
Origin: from 8254
, in 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
of Samaria
Shomrown (Hebrew #8111)
watch-station; Shomeron, a place in Palestine
KJV usage: Samaria.
Pronounce: sho-mer-one'
Origin: from the active participle of 8104
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Cross References

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1-2:  Elisha prophesies incredible plenty in Samaria.
3-11:  Four lepers, venturing on the host of the Syrians, bring tidings of their flight.
12-16:  The king, finding by spies the news to be true, spoils the tents of the Syrians.
17-20:  The lord who would not believe the prophecy of plenty, having the charge of the gate, is trodden to death in the press.
Elisha said.
See on ch.
To-morrow.
2 Kings 7:18‑19• 18And it came to pass as the man of God had spoken to the king, saying, Two measures of barley for a shekel, and a measure of fine flour for a shekel, shall be to morrow about this time in the gate of Samaria:
19And that lord answered the man of God, and said, Now, behold, if the Lord should make windows in heaven, might such a thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof.
(2 Kings 7:18‑19)
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Ex. 8:23• 23And I will put a division between my people and thy people: to morrow shall this sign be. (Ex. 8:23)
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Ex. 9:5‑6• 5And the Lord appointed a set time, saying, To morrow the Lord shall do this thing in the land.
6And the Lord did that thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.
(Ex. 9:5‑6)
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Ex. 14:13• 13And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will show to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. (Ex. 14:13)
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Ex. 16:12• 12I have heard the murmurings of the children of Israel: speak unto them, saying, At even ye shall eat flesh, and in the morning ye shall be filled with bread; and ye shall know that I am the Lord your God. (Ex. 16:12)
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Josh. 3:5• 5And Joshua said unto the people, Sanctify yourselves: for to morrow the Lord will do wonders among you. (Josh. 3:5)
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1 Sam. 11:9• 9And they said unto the messengers that came, Thus shall ye say unto the men of Jabesh-gilead, To morrow, by that time the sun be hot, ye shall have help. And the messengers came and showed it to the men of Jabesh; and they were glad. (1 Sam. 11:9)
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Psa. 46:5• 5God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. (Psa. 46:5)
a measure of fine flour.A {seah} of flour:
the {seah} was about two gallons and a half; the shekel 2s. 4d. at the lowest computation:
a wide difference between this and the price of the ass's head.
of barley.
in the gate of Samaria.From this it appears that the gates were not only used as courts of judicature, but as market-places.
So Mr. Morier observes:
"In our rides we usually went out of the town at the {Derwazeh Shah Abdul Azeem,} or the gate leading to the village of Shah Abdul Azeem, where a market was held every morning, particularly of horses, mules, asses, and camels.
At about sun-rise, the owners of the animals assemble and exhibit them for sale.
But besides, here were sellers of all sorts of goods, in temporary shops and tents:
and this, perhaps, will explain the custom alluded to in 2 Ki 7:18."

J. N. Darby Translation

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And Elisha said, Hear the word of Jehovah. Thus saith Jehovah: To-morrow about this time shall the measurea of fine flour be at a shekel, and two measures of barley at a shekel, in the gate of Samaria.

JND Translation Notes

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Heb. Seah. see 1 Kings 18.32.