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Genesis 45:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians heard, and the house of Pharaoh heard.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He wept so loudly that the Egyptians heard [it], and the household of Pharaoh heard [of it].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he wept aloud; and the Egyptians and the house of Pharaoh heard.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he raised his voice in weeping; and the Egyptians heard, and the house of Pharaoh heard.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then gave he forth his voice, in weeping,—and the Egyptians heard, and the house of Pharaoh heard.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he giveth forth his voice in weeping, and the Egyptians hear, and the house of Pharaoh heareth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he lifted up his voice with weeping, which the Egyptians, and all the house of Pharao heard.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he wept aloud: and the Egyptians, and the house of Pharaoh heard.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he uttered his voice with weeping; and all the Mizraimites{gr.Egyptians} heard, and it was reported to the house of Pharaoh{gr.Pharao}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he wept aloud: and the Mitzrim and the house of Paroh heard.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he wept y6963
[6963] Standard
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
y1065
[1065] Standard
בְּכִי
B@kiy
{bek-ee'}
From H1058; a weeping; by analogy, a dripping.
aloud: 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
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 or namely).
x6963
(6963) Complement
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
x1065
(1065) Complement
בְּכִי
B@kiy
{bek-ee'}
From H1058; a weeping; by analogy, a dripping.
and the Mixrm מִצרִים 4714
{4714} Prime
מִצְרַיִם
Mitsrayim
{mits-rah'-yim}
Dual of H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
and the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Par` פַּרעֹה 6547
{6547} Prime
פַּרְעֹה
Par`oh
{par-o'}
Of Egyptian derivation; Paroh, a generic title of Egyptian kings.
heard. 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 45:2

_ _ he wept aloud — No doubt, from the fulness of highly excited feelings; but to indulge in vehement and long-continued transports of sobbing is the usual way in which the Orientals express their grief.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 45:1-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
wept aloud:
Heb. gave forth his voice in weeping, "This," says Sir J. Chardin, "is exactly the genius of the people of Asia; their sentiments of joy or grief are properly transports, and their transports are ungoverned, excessive, and truly outrageous. When anyone returns from a long journey or dies, his family burst into cries that may be heard twenty doors off; and this is renewed at different times, and continues many days, according to the vigour of the passion. Sometimes they cease all at once, and then begin as suddenly, with a greater shrillness and loudness than one could easily imagine."
Numbers 14:1 And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried; and the people wept that night.
Ruth 1:9 The LORD grant you that ye may find rest, each [of you] in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them; and they lifted up their voice, and wept.
2 Kings 20:3 I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done [that which is] good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.
Acts 20:37 And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
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