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2 Kings

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"Now, summon all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers and all his priests; let no one be missing, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal; whoever is missing shall not live." But Jehu did it in cunning, so that he might destroy the worshipers of Baal.

Lexicon

Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
"Now, now Adverb H6258 וְעַתָּ֣ה ve·'at·tah
summon to call, proclaim, read Verb H7121 קִרְא֨וּ kir·'u
all the whole, all Noun H3605 כָל־ chol-
the prophets a spokesman, speaker, prophet Noun H5030 נְבִיאֵ֣י ne·vi·'ei
of Baal, a heathen god Noun H1168 הַבַּ֡עַל hab·ba·'al
Analysis:
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all the whole, all Noun H3605 כָּל־ kol-
his worshipers to work, serve Verb H5647 עֹבְדָ֣יו o·ve·dav
and all the whole, all Noun H3605 וְכָל־ ve·chol-
his priests; priest Noun H3548 כֹּהֲנָיו֩ ko·ha·nav
let no not (a subjective neg.) Adverb H408 אַל־ al-
one man Noun H376 אִ֣ישׁ ish
Analysis:

One: God

Refers to HaShem (God), Who is One. This number can also refer to unity. The first place the number "one" occurs is in Genesis 1:5. There one reads, "And there was an evening and there was a morning— one day". Later on in this same book of Genesis, it is stated concerning the man and his wife, "And they became one flesh" (Genesis 2:24). It is very significant that in both of these examples there was a multiplicity for the subject. In the first example, the evening and the morning became one day and in the second example, it was Adam and Eve who became one flesh.

One of the most famous passages in the Torah concerning HaShem is Deuteronomy 6:4 which states, "Hear O Israel the Lord your God the Lord is One." The question that a person must ask himself is what is the connection between the use of the Hebrew word אחד "one" which identifies a multiplicity being one and the fact that the Lord God of Israel is One? The answer is that the Hebrew word אחד can relate to the concept for one as in "unification". There is another Hebrew word that would have been possible to be used if the author wanted to refer to an absolute oneness or singleness. This is the Hebrew word יחיד. In fact, there is a well-known prayer in Judaism which states, "אחד ואין יחיד כיחודו". This phrase should be translated as, "(God is) One and there is no singularity as His singularity." The idea that is being expressed in this prayer is that the Lord God of Israel is One; but not an absolute One; rather there is a uniqueness and a complexity to His Oneness.

The number one is frequently employed to express in the Scriptures one object, such as one man or one tabernacle. This usage would be the simple or common purpose that the number one or for that matter any number, would appear in a Biblical text. Often the appearance of a number does not contain any of the significance that Hebrew numerology might offer. Therefore, the reader must always consider when coming across a verse which contains a number, that the number only expresses an amount and no additional significance. 

Because the number one is often associated with God, there is a unique phenomenon in the Scriptures concerning this number. Sometimes the number one is employed to express a unique relationship that the object has to HaShem. For example,

"And it will be one day, it will be known to HaShem..." Zechariah 14:7

In the text above, Zechariah could have stated simply, "And it will be a day…" The fact that the prophet said "one day" is to convey that this day is uniquely related to God. Similarly, it is stated by the prophet Ezekiel in chapter 37, "one King", "one nation" and "one Shepherd" (see Ezekiel 37:22, 24). Each of these objects—King, nation and Shepherd—has a connection to HaShem. The King and Shepherd is Messiah Yeshua, the Son of God and the one nation is Israel, the people of God.

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be missing, to attend to, visit, muster, appoint Verb H6485 יִפָּקֵ֗ד yip·pa·ked
for I have a great great Adjective H1419 גָּדֹ֥ול ga·do·vl
sacrifice a sacrifice Noun H2077 זֶ֨בַח ze·vach
for Baal; a heathen god Noun H1168 לַבַּ֔עַל lab·ba·'al,
Analysis:
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whoever the whole, all Noun H3605 כֹּ֥ל kol
is missing to attend to, visit, muster, appoint Verb H6485 יִפָּקֵ֖ד yip·pa·ked
shall not live." to live Verb H2421 יִֽחְיֶ֑ה yich·yeh;
But Jehu "the LORD is He," the name of several Isr. Noun H3058 וְיֵהוּא֙ ve·ye·hu
did do, make Verb H6213 עָשָׂ֣ה a·sah
it in cunning, insidiousness Noun H6122 בְעָקְבָּ֔ה ve·'a·ke·bah,
so purpose, intent sub H4616 לְמַ֥עַן le·ma·'an
that he might destroy to perish Verb H6 הַאֲבִ֖יד ha·'a·vid
the worshipers to work, serve Verb H5647 עֹבְדֵ֥י o·ve·dei
of Baal. a heathen god Noun H1168 הַבָּֽעַל׃ hab·ba·'al.
Analysis:
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People

Baal

Baal [N] [B] [H] [S] lord.  The name appropriated to the principal male god of the Phoenicians. It is found in several places in the plural BAALIM ( Judges 2:11 ;  10:10 ;  1 Kings 18:18 ; Jeremiah 2:23 ;  Hosea 2:17 ). Baal is identified with Molech ( Jeremiah 19:5 ). It was known to the Israelites as Baal-peor ( Numbers 25:3 ; ... View Details

Baal

the name of a city in Simeon, also two Israelites

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New American Standard Bible "Now, summon all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers and all his priests; let no one be missing, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal; whoever is missing shall not live." But Jehu did it in cunning, so that he might destroy the worshipers of Baal.
King James Bible "Now, summon Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers servants, and all his priests; let no one none be missing, wanting: for I have a great sacrifice for to do to Baal; whoever is missing whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live." live. But Jehu did it in cunning, so subtilty, to the intent that he might destroy the worshipers worshippers of Baal.
Hebrew Greek English "Now, summon all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers and all his priests; let no one be missing, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal; whoever is missing shall not live." But Jehu did it in cunning, so that he might destroy the worshipers of Baal.