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Bible Verse Dictionary

2 Kings 3:27 - Eldest

2 Kings 3:27 - Then he took his eldest son that should have reigned in his stead, and offered him for a burnt offering upon the wall. And there was great indignation against Israel: and they departed from him, and returned to their own land.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Then he took H3947 לָקַח
his eldest H1060 בְּכוֹר
son H1121 בֵּן
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
should have reigned H4427 מָלַךְ
in his stead H8478 תַּחַת
and offered H5927 עָלָה
him for a burnt offering H5930 עֹלָה
upon H5921 עַל
the wall H2346 חוֹמָה
And there was H1961 הָיָה
great H1419 גָּדוֹל
indignation H7110 קֶצֶף
against H5921 עַל
Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
and they departed H5265 נָסַע
from H4480 מִן
him and returned H7725 שׁוּב
to their own land H776 אֶרֶץ


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.