2 Chronicles 16:9
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
3068 [e]יְהוָ֗ה
5869 [e]עֵינָ֞יו
the eyesN-cdc | 3ms
7751 [e]מְשֹׁטְט֤וֹת
of run to and froV-Piel-Prtcpl-fp
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
throughout allPrep-b | N-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֙רֶץ֙
the earthArt | N-fs
2388 [e]לְ֠הִתְחַזֵּק
to show Himself strongPrep-l | V-Hitpael-Inf
5973 [e]עִם־
on behalf of [those]Prep
3824 [e]לְבָבָ֥ם
whose heart [is]N-msc | 3mp
8003 [e]שָׁלֵ֛ם
413 [e]אֵלָ֖יו
to HimPrep | 3ms
5528 [e]נִסְכַּ֣לְתָּ
you have done foolishlyV-Nifal-Perf-2ms
5921 [e]עַל־
2063 [e]זֹ֑את
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
6258 [e]מֵעַ֔תָּה
from now onPrep-m | Adv
3426 [e]יֵ֥שׁ
5973 [e]עִמְּךָ֖
you shall havePrep | 2ms
4421 [e]מִלְחָמֽוֹת׃

Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים ב 16:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י יְהוָ֗ה עֵינָ֞יו מְשֹׁטְטֹ֤ות בְּכָל־הָאָ֙רֶץ֙ לְ֠הִתְחַזֵּק עִם־לְבָבָ֥ם שָׁלֵ֛ם אֵלָ֖יו נִסְכַּ֣לְתָּ עַל־זֹ֑את כִּ֣י מֵעַ֔תָּה יֵ֥שׁ עִמְּךָ֖ מִלְחָמֹֽות׃

דברי הימים ב 16:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי יהוה עיניו משטטות בכל־הארץ להתחזק עם־לבבם שלם אליו נסכלת על־זאת כי מעתה יש עמך מלחמות׃

דברי הימים ב 16:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי יהוה עיניו משטטות בכל־הארץ להתחזק עם־לבבם שלם אליו נסכלת על־זאת כי מעתה יש עמך מלחמות׃

דברי הימים ב 16:9 Hebrew Bible
כי יהוה עיניו משטטות בכל הארץ להתחזק עם לבבם שלם אליו נסכלת על זאת כי מעתה יש עמך מלחמות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars."

King James Bible
For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the eyes of Yahweh roam throughout the earth to show Himself strong for those whose hearts are completely His. You have been foolish in this matter. Therefore, you will have wars from now on."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the eyes

2 Chronicles 6:20 That your eyes may be open on this house day and night, on the place …

Job 34:21 For his eyes are on the ways of man, and he sees all his goings.

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 113:6 Who humbles himself to behold the things that are in heaven, and in the earth!

Proverbs 5:21 For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders …

Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

Jeremiah 16:17 For my eyes are on all their ways: they are not hid from my face, …

Jeremiah 32:19 Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for your eyes are open on all …

Zechariah 4:10 For who has despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice…

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight…

1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are …

to shew himself, etc. or, strongly to hold with them, etc.
whose heart

2 Chronicles 15:17 But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless …

2 Kings 20:3 I beseech you, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before you …

Psalm 37:37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.


1 Samuel 13:13 And Samuel said to Saul, You have done foolishly: you have not kept …

2 Samuel 12:7-12 And Nathan said to David, You are the man. Thus said the LORD God …

1 Chronicles 21:8 And David said to God, I have sinned greatly, because I have done …

Job 34:18,19 Is it fit to say to a king, You are wicked? and to princes, You are ungodly…

Jeremiah 5:21 Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which …

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without …

Luke 19:20 And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is your pound, which …

1 Corinthians 15:36 You fool, that which you sow is not quickened, except it die:

Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, that you should not obey …


1 Kings 15:32 And there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

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