2 Kings 14:7
Text Analysis
1931 [e]הוּא־
5221 [e]הִכָּ֨ה
853 [e]אֶת־
123 [e]אֱד֤וֹם
1516 [e]בְּגֵיא־
in the Valley of SaltPrep-b | N-proper-fs
4417 [e](מֶ֙לַח֙)
the Valley of SaltN-proper-fs
6235 [e]עֲשֶׂ֣רֶת
505 [e]אֲלָפִ֔ים
8610 [e]וְתָפַ֥שׂ
and tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
5554 [e]הַסֶּ֖לַע
SelaArt | N-proper-fs
4421 [e]בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה
by warPrep-b, Art | N-fs
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָ֤א
and calledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
8034 [e]שְׁמָהּ֙
its nameN-msc | 3fs
3371 [e]יָקְתְאֵ֔ל
5704 [e]עַ֖ד
3117 [e]הַיּ֥וֹם
dayArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּֽה׃
thisArt | Pro-ms

Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 14:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הוּא־הִכָּ֨ה אֶת־אֱדֹ֤ום בְּגֵיא־ [הַמֶּלַח כ] (מֶ֙לַח֙ ק) עֲשֶׂ֣רֶת אֲלָפִ֔ים וְתָפַ֥שׂ אֶת־הַסֶּ֖לַע בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה וַיִּקְרָ֤א אֶת־שְׁמָהּ֙ יָקְתְאֵ֔ל עַ֖ד הַיֹּ֥ום הַזֶּֽה׃ פ

מלכים ב 14:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הוא־הכה את־אדום בגיא־ [המלח כ] (מלח ק) עשרת אלפים ותפש את־הסלע במלחמה ויקרא את־שמה יקתאל עד היום הזה׃ פ

מלכים ב 14:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הוא־הכה את־אדום בגיא־ [המלח כ] (מלח ק) עשרת אלפים ותפש את־הסלע במלחמה ויקרא את־שמה יקתאל עד היום הזה׃ פ

מלכים ב 14:7 Hebrew Bible
הוא הכה את אדום בגיא המלח עשרת אלפים ותפש את הסלע במלחמה ויקרא את שמה יקתאל עד היום הזה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He killed of Edom in the Valley of Salt 10,000 and took Sela by war, and named it Joktheel to this day.

King James Bible
He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Amaziah killed 10,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt. He took Sela in battle and called it Joktheel, which is its name to this very day.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


2 Kings 8:20-22 In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made …

2 Chronicles 25:11,12 And Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth his people, and went …

the valley of salt Some suppose that the {Valley of Salt} was south of the Dead, or Salt Sea, towards the land of Edom; and others suppose it to be the Valley of Salt, about three or four miles south-east of Palmyra, which now supplies, in a great measure, the surrounding country with salt.

2 Samuel 8:13 And David got him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians …

1 Chronicles 18:12 Moreover Abishai the son of Zeruiah slew of the Edomites in the valley …

Psalm 60:1 O God, you have cast us off, you have scattered us, you have been …

Selah. or, the rock.
Selah is generally supposed to be the same as Petra, which in Greek signifies a {rock}, the celebrated capital of Arabia Petreaea. Strabo places it three or four days' journey from Jericho, and five days' journey from the forest of palm trees on the Red Sea. Pliny places it


Joshua 15:38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,

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