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2 Samuel

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They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.

Lexicon

Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
They came to come in, come, go in, go Verb H935 וַיָּבֹ֜אוּ vai·ya·vo·'u
and besieged to confine, bind, besiege Verb H6696 וַיָּצֻ֣רוּ vai·ya·tzu·ru
him in Abel a city in N. Isr. H62    
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Beth-maacah, "house of Maakah," a place in N. Isr. Noun H1038 הַֽמַּעֲכָ֔ה ham·ma·'a·chah,
and they cast to pour out, pour Verb H8210 וַיִּשְׁפְּכ֤וּ vai·yish·pe·chu
up a siege ramp a mound Noun H5550 סֹֽלְלָה֙ so·le·lah
against to, into, towards Prepostion H413 אֶל־ el-
the city, city, town Noun H5892 הָעִ֔יר ha·'ir,
and it stood to take one's stand, stand Verb H5975 וַֽתַּעֲמֹ֖ד vat·ta·'a·mod
by the rampart; rampart, fortress Noun H2426 בַּחֵ֑ל ba·chel;
and all the whole, all Noun H3605 וְכָל־ ve·chol-
the people people Noun H5971 הָעָם֙ ha·'am
who who, which, that Particle H834 אֲשֶׁ֣ר a·sher
were with Joab "the LORD is father," three Isr. Noun H3097 יֹואָ֔ב yo·v·'av,
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were wreaking destruction perhaps to go to ruin Verb H7843 מַשְׁחִיתִ֖ם mash·chi·tim
in order to topple to fall, lie Verb H5307 לְהַפִּ֥יל le·hap·pil
the wall. a wall Noun H2346 הַחֹומָֽה׃ ha·cho·v·mah.

People

Abel

Abel  (Heb. Hebhel), a breath, or vanity, the second son of Adam and Eve. He was put to death by his brother Cain ( Genesis 4:1-16 ). Guided by the instruction of their father, the two brothers were trained in the duty of worshipping God. "And in process of time" (marg. "at the end of days", i.e., on the Sabbath) each of them offered up to God of the first-fruits of his labours. Cain, as a husbandman, offered the fruit... View Details

Joab

Joab  Jehovah is his father.  One of the three sons of Zeruiah, David's sister, and "captain of the host" during the whole of David's reign ( 2 Samuel 2:13 ;  10:7 ;  11:1 ;  1 Kings 11:15 ). His father's name is nowhere mentioned, although his sepulchre at Bethlehem is mentioned ( 2 Samuel 2:32 ). His two brothers were Abishai and Asahe... View Details

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New American Standard Bible They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.
King James Bible They And they came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a siege ramp bank against the city, and it stood by in the rampart; trench: and all the people who that were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple battered the wall.wall, to throw it down.
Interlinear They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.