And he put them all together
A primitive root; to gather
for any purpose; hence to receive
, take away
, that is, remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards
, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near
; often in general, to
; a guard
(the man, the post, or the prison
); figuratively a deposit
; also (as observed) a usage
(abstractly), or an example
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three
; occasionally (ordinal) third
, or (multiplicative) thrice
From an unused root meaning to be hot
; a day
(as the warm
hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
_ _ put them ... into ward three days Their confinement had been designed to bring them to salutary reflection. And this object was attained, for they looked upon the retributive justice of God as now pursuing them in that foreign land. The drift of their conversation is one of the most striking instances on record of the power of conscience [Genesis 42:21, Genesis 42:22].
- Heb. gathered,
Isaiah 24:22 And they shall be gathered together, [as] prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days shall they be visited.
Acts 5:18 And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.
Genesis 40:4 And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he served them: and they continued a season in ward.
Genesis 40:7 And he asked Pharaoh's officers that [were] with him in the ward of his lord's house, saying, Wherefore look ye [so] sadly to day?
Genesis 41:10 Pharaoh was wroth with his servants, and put me in ward in the captain of the guard's house, [both] me and the chief baker:
Leviticus 24:12 And they put him in ward, that the mind of the LORD might be shewed them.
Psalms 119:65 TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according unto thy word.
Acts 4:3 And they laid hands on them, and put [them] in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide.
Hebrews 12:10 For they verily for a few days chastened [us] after their own pleasure; but he for [our] profit, that [we] might be partakers of his holiness.
WWW Chat Bible Commentary
User-Posted Comments on Genesis 42:17