וַיַּ֣עַשׂ בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֨ם חִשְּׁבֹנֹ֜ות מַחֲשֶׁ֣בֶת חֹושֵׁ֗ב לִהְיֹ֤ות עַל־ הַמִּגְדָּלִים֙ וְעַל־ הַפִּנֹּ֔ות לִירֹוא֙ בַּֽחִצִּ֔ים וּבָאֲבָנִ֖ים גְּדֹלֹ֑ות וַיֵּצֵ֤א שְׁמֹו֙ עַד־ לְמֵ֣רָחֹ֔וק כִּֽי־ הִפְלִ֥יא לְהֵעָזֵ֖ר עַ֥ד כִּֽי־ חָזָֽק׃
KJV with Strong's
And he made in Jerusalem engines invented by cunning men to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks to shoot arrows and great stones withal And his name spread far abroad for he was marvellously helped till he was strong
דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֣עַשׂ ׀ בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֨ם חִשְּׁבֹנֹ֜ות מַחֲשֶׁ֣בֶת חֹושֵׁ֗ב לִהְיֹ֤ות עַל־הַמִּגְדָּלִים֙ וְעַל־הַפִּנֹּ֔ות לִירֹוא֙ בַּֽחִצִּ֔ים וּבָאֲבָנִ֖ים גְּדֹלֹ֑ות וַיֵּצֵ֤א שְׁמֹו֙ עַד־לְמֵ֣רָחֹ֔וק כִּֽי־הִפְלִ֥יא לְהֵעָזֵ֖ר עַ֥ד כִּֽי־חָזָֽק׃
דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דברי הימים ב 26:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
In Jerusalem he made engines of war invented by skillful men to be on the towers and on the corners for the purpose of shooting arrows and great stones. Hence his fame spread afar, for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.
King James Bible
And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He made skillfully designed devices in Jerusalem to shoot arrows and catapult large stones for use on the towers and on the corners. So his fame spread even to distant places, for he was marvelously helped until he became strong.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to shoot arrows These engines, it is probable, bore some resemblance to the balistae and cataputae of the Romans, which were employed for throwing stones and arrows, and were in reality the mortars and carcasses of antiquity. With respect to the towers which Uzziah built in the wilderness, (ver
spread far. [heb] went forth
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