Judges 18:30
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6965 [e]וַיָּקִ֧ימוּ
way-yā-qî-mū
And set upConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3mp
  לָהֶ֛ם
lā-hem
for themselvesPrep | 3mp
1121 [e]בְּנֵי־
bə-nê-
the sonsN-mpc
1835 [e]דָ֖ן
ḏān
of DanN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6459 [e]הַפָּ֑סֶל
hap-pā-sel;
the carved imageArt | N-ms
3129 [e]וִ֠יהוֹנָתָן
wî-hō-w-nā-ṯān
and JonathanConj-w | N-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּן־
ben-
the son ofN-msc
1647 [e]גֵּרְשֹׁ֨ם
gê-rə-šōm
GershomN-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּן־
ben-
the sonN-msc
4519 [e]מְנַ‪‬שֶּׁ֜ה
mə-naš-šeh
of ManassehN-proper-ms
1931 [e]ה֣וּא
hePro-3ms
1121 [e]וּבָנָ֗יו
ū-ḇā-nāw,
and his sonsConj-w | N-mpc | 3ms
1961 [e]הָי֤וּ
hā-yū
wereV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3548 [e]כֹהֲנִים֙
ḵō-hă-nîm
priestsN-mp
7626 [e]לְשֵׁ֣בֶט
lə-šê-ḇeṭ
to the tribePrep-l | N-msc
1839 [e]הַדָּנִ֔י
had-dā-nî,
of the DanitesArt | N-proper-ms
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
untilPrep
3117 [e]י֖וֹם
yō-wm
the dayN-ms
1540 [e]גְּל֥וֹת
gə-lō-wṯ
of the captivityV-Qal-Inf
776 [e]הָאָֽרֶץ׃
hā-’ā-reṣ.
of the landArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 18:30 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּקִ֧ימוּ לָהֶ֛ם בְּנֵי־דָ֖ן אֶת־הַפָּ֑סֶל וִ֠יהֹונָתָן בֶּן־גֵּרְשֹׁ֨ם בֶּן־מְנַשֶּׁ֜ה ה֣וּא וּבָנָ֗יו הָי֤וּ כֹהֲנִים֙ לְשֵׁ֣בֶט הַדָּנִ֔י עַד־יֹ֖ום גְּלֹ֥ות הָאָֽרֶץ׃

שופטים 18:30 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקימו להם בני־דן את־הפסל ויהונתן בן־גרשם בן־מנשה הוא ובניו היו כהנים לשבט הדני עד־יום גלות הארץ׃

שופטים 18:30 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקימו להם בני־דן את־הפסל ויהונתן בן־גרשם בן־מנשה הוא ובניו היו כהנים לשבט הדני עד־יום גלות הארץ׃

שופטים 18:30 Hebrew Bible
ויקימו להם בני דן את הפסל ויהונתן בן גרשם בן מנשה הוא ובניו היו כהנים לשבט הדני עד יום גלות הארץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The sons of Dan set up for themselves the graven image; and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of the Danites until the day of the captivity of the land.

King James Bible
And the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Danites set up the carved image for themselves. Jonathan son of Gershom, son of Moses, and his sons were priests for the Danite tribe until the time of the exile from the land.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

set up

Exodus 20:4 You shall not make to you any graven image, or any likeness of any …

Leviticus 26:1 You shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither raise you up …

Deuteronomy 17:2-7 If there be found among you, within any of your gates which the LORD …

Deuteronomy 27:15 Cursed be the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination …

Deuteronomy 31:16,29 And the LORD said to Moses, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; …

Judges 18:30 And the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the …

God had graciously performed his promise, in putting these Danites in possession of that which fell to their lot, obliging them thereby to be faithful to him who had been so to them; they inherited the labour of the people, that they might observe his statues.

Psalm 105:44,45 And gave them the lands of the heathen: and they inherited the labor …

But the first thing they do after they are settled is to break his laws, by setting up the graven image, attributing their success to that idol, which, if God had not been infinitely patient, would have been their ruin. Thus a prosperous idolater goes on to offend, imputing this his power unto his God. Instead of Manasseh, some would read Moses; as it is found in some MSS., in the Vulgate and in the concessions of the most intelligent Jews. But Bp. Patrick takes this to be an idle conceit of the Rabbins, and supposes this Jonathan to be of some other family of the Levites. Yet Kimchi acknowledges, that the Jews deeply concerned for the honour of their lawgiver, to whom they thought it would be a great dishonour to have a grandson who was an idolater, suspended the letter, noon, over the word Moses; which, by means of the points, they have changed into Manasseh. until

Judges 13:1 And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD…

1 Samuel 4:2,3,10,11 And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and when …

Psalm 78:60-62 So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed …

the land. Houbigant contends that instead of the land we should read the ark.

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