Ez. 21:21 KJV (With Strong’s)

For the king
melek (Hebrew #4428)
a king
KJV usage: king, royal.
Pronounce: meh'-lek
Origin: from 4427
of Babylon
Babel (Hebrew #894)
confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire
KJV usage: Babel, Babylon.
Pronounce: baw-bel'
Origin: from 1101
`amad (Hebrew #5975)
to stand, in various relations (literal and figurative, intransitive and transitive)
KJV usage: abide (behind), appoint, arise, cease, confirm, continue, dwell, be employed, endure, establish, leave, make, ordain, be (over), place, (be) present (self), raise up, remain, repair, + serve, set (forth, over, -tle, up), (make to, make to be at a, with-)stand (by, fast, firm, still, up), (be at a) stay (up), tarry.
Pronounce: aw-mad'
Origin: a primitive root
at the φparting
'em (Hebrew #517)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively (like 1)
KJV usage: dam, mother, X parting.
Pronounce: ame
Origin: a primitive word
of 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
, at the head
ro'sh (Hebrew #7218)
the head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, itc.)
KJV usage: band, beginning, captain, chapiter, chief(-est place, man, things), company, end, X every (man), excellent, first, forefront, ((be-))head, height, (on) high(-est part, (priest)), X lead, X poor, principal, ruler, sum, top.
Pronounce: roshe
Origin: from an unused root apparently meaning to shake
of the two
shnayim (Hebrew #8147)
feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}; two; also (as ordinal) twofold
KJV usage: both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
Pronounce: shen-ah'-yim
Origin: dual of 8145
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
, to use
qacam (Hebrew #7080)
properly, to distribute, i.e. determine by lot or magical scroll; by implication, to divine
KJV usage: divine(-r, -ation), prudent, soothsayer, use (divination).
Pronounce: kaw-sam'
Origin: a primitive root
qecem (Hebrew #7081)
a lot: also divination (including its fee), oracle
KJV usage: (reward of) divination, divine sentence, witchcraft.
Pronounce: keh'-sem
Origin: from 7080
: he made his ψarrows
chets (Hebrew #2671)
properly, a piercer, i.e. an arrow; by implication, a wound; figuratively, (of God) thunder-bolt; (by interchange for 6086) the shaft of a spear
KJV usage: + archer, arrow, dart, shaft, staff, wound.
Pronounce: khayts
Origin: from 2686
qalal (Hebrew #7043)
to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.)
KJV usage: abate, make bright, bring into contempt, (ac-)curse, despise, (be) ease(-y, -ier), (be a, make, make somewhat, move, seem a, set) light(-en, -er, -ly, -ly afflict, -ly esteem, thing), X slight(-ly), be swift(-er), (be, be more, make, re-)vile, whet.
Pronounce: kaw-lal'
Origin: a primitive root
, he consulted
sha'al (Hebrew #7592)
a primitive root; to inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand
KJV usage: ask (counsel, on), beg, borrow, lay to charge, consult, demand, desire, X earnestly, enquire, + greet, obtain leave, lend, pray, request, require, + salute, X straitly, X surely, wish.
Pronounce: shaw-al'
Origin: or shael {shaw-ale'}
with βimages
traphiym (Hebrew #8655)
a healer; Teraphim (singular or plural) a family idol
KJV usage: idols(-atry), images, teraphim.
Pronounce: ter-aw-feme'
Origin: plural from 7495
, he looked
ra'ah (Hebrew #7200)
to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative)
KJV usage: advise self, appear, approve, behold, X certainly, consider, discern, (make to) enjoy, have experience, gaze, take heed, X indeed, X joyfully, lo, look (on, one another, one on another, one upon another, out, up, upon), mark, meet, X be near, perceive, present, provide, regard, (have) respect, (fore-, cause to, let) see(-r, -m, one another), shew (self), X sight of others, (e-)spy, stare, X surely, X think, view, visions.
Pronounce: raw-aw'
Origin: a primitive root
in the liver
kabed (Hebrew #3516)
the liver (as the heaviest of the viscera)
KJV usage: liver.
Pronounce: kaw-bade'
Origin: the same as 3515
or, knives.

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Cross References

the king.
Heb. mother.
to use.
he made.Or, as the Vulgate, "he mingled his arrows:"
"They wrote on several arrows," says Jerome, "the names of the cities they intended to assault; and then putting them altogether promiscuously in a quiver, they drew then out thence as lots are drawn; and that city whose name was written on the arrow first drawn, was the city they first made war on."arrows.
or, knives.
Heb. teraphim.
Gn. 31:19,30• 19Y Labán había ido á trasquilar sus ovejas: y Rachêl hurtó los ídolos de su padre.
30Y ya que te ibas, porque tenías deseo de la casa de tu padre, ¿por qué me hurtaste mis dioses?
(Gn. 31:19,30)
Jue. 17:5• 5Y tuvo este hombre Michâs casa de dioses, é hízose hacer ephod y teraphim, y consagró uno de sus hijos; y fuéle por sacerdote. (Jue. 17:5)
Jue. 18:14,18,20,24• 14Entonces aquellos cinco hombres que habían ido á reconocer la tierra de Lais, dijeron á sus hermanos: ¿No sabéis como en estas casas hay ephod y teraphim, é imagen de talla y de fundición? Mirad pues lo que habéis de hacer.
18Entrando pues aquellos en la casa de Michâs, tomaron la imagen de talla, el ephod, y el teraphim, y la imagen de fundición. Y el sacerdote les dijo: ¿Qué hacéis vosotros?
20Y alegróse el corazón del sacerdote; el cual tomando el ephod y el teraphim, y la imagen, vínose entre la gente.
24Y él respondió: Mis dioses que yo hice, que lleváis juntamente con el sacerdote, y os vais: ¿qué más me queda? ¿y á qué propósito me decís: Qué tienes?
(Jue. 18:14,18,20,24)
2 R. 23:24• 24Asimismo barrió Josías los pythones, adivinos, y terapheos, y todas las abominaciones que se veían en la tierra de Judá y en Jerusalem, para cumplir las palabras de la ley que estaban escritas en el libro que el sacerdote Hilcías había hallado en la casa de Jehová. (2 R. 23:24)
Os. 3:4• 4Porque muchos días estarán los hijos de Israel sin rey, y sin príncipe, y sin sacrificio, y sin estatua, y sin ephod, y sin teraphim. (Os. 3:4)
Os. 4:12• 12Mi pueblo á su madero pregunta, y su palo le responde: porque espíritu de fornicaciones lo engañó, y fornicaron debajo de sus dioses. (Os. 4:12)
Zac. 10:2• 2Porque las imágenes han hablado vanidad, y los adivinos han visto mentira, y han hablado sueños vanos, en vano consuelan: por lo cual se fueron ellos como ovejas, fueron humillados porque no tuvieron pastor. (Zac. 10:2)

J. N. Darby Translation

For the king of Babylon standeth at the partingb of the way, at the head of the two ways, to use divination: he shaketh his arrows, he inquireth of the teraphimc, he looketh in the liver.

JND Translation Notes

Lit. "mother."
i.e. household gods.