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Bible Verse Dictionary

2 Samuel 17:8 - Bear

2 Samuel 17:8 - For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they be mighty men, and they be chafed in their minds, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field: and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
For said H559 אָמַר
Hushai H2365 חוּשַׁי
thou H859 אַתָּה
knowest H3045 יָדַע
thy father H1 אָב
and his men H376 אִישׁ
that H3588 כִּי
they H1992 הֵם
be mighty men H376 אִישׁ
and they H1992 הֵם
be chafed H4751 מַר
in their minds H5315 נֶפֶשׁ
as a bear H1677 דֹּב
robbed of her whelps H7909 שַׁכּוּל
in the field H7704 שָׂדֶה
and thy father H1 אָב
is a man H376 אִישׁ
of war H4421 מִלְחָמָה
and will not H3808 לֹא
lodge H3885 לוּן
with H854 אֵת
the people H5971 עַם


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