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Then the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you."

Lexicon

Verse part Definition: Part of speech: Strong's: Hebrew: Transliteration:
Then the men man Noun H376 אִ֣ישׁ ish
of Ephraim a son of Joseph, also his desc. and their territory Noun H669 אֶפְרַ֔יִם ef·ra·yim,
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were summoned, to cry, cry out, call Verb H6817 וַיִּצָּעֵק֙ vai·yi·tza·'ek
and they crossed to pass over, through, or by, pass on Verb H5674 וַֽיַּעֲבֹ֖ר vai·ya·'a·vor
to Zaphon "north," a place on the E. bank of the Jordan H6829    
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and said to utter, say Verb H559 וַיֹּאמְר֨וּ vai·yo·me·ru
to Jephthah, "He opens," a Gileadite, also a city of Judah Noun H3316 לְיִפְתָּ֜ח le·yif·tach
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"Why why? for what reason? Adverb H4069 מַדּ֣וּעַ mad·du·a'
did you cross over to pass over, through, or by, pass on Verb H5674 עָבַ֣רְתָּ a·var·ta
to fight to fight, do battle Verb H3898 לְהִלָּחֵ֣ם le·hil·la·chem
against the sons son Noun H1121 בִּבְנֵי־ biv·nei-
of Ammon a people living E. of the Jordan Noun H5983 עַמֹּ֗ון am·mo·vn
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without not Adverb H3808 לֹ֤א lo
calling to call, proclaim, read Verb H7121 קָרָ֙אתָ֙ ka·ra·ta
us to go to go, come, walk Verb H1980 לָלֶ֣כֶת la·le·chet
with you? We will burn to burn Verb H8313 נִשְׂרֹ֥ף nis·rof
your house a house Noun H1004 בֵּיתְךָ֕ bei·te·cha
down on you."      

Locations

Ammon

AMMON; AMMONITESam'-on, am'-on-its (`ammon; `ammonim):The Hebrew tradition makes this tribe descendants of Lot and hence related to the Israelites (Genesis 19:38). This is reflected in the name usually employed in Old Testament to designate them, Ben `Ammi, Bene `Ammon, "son of my people," "children of my people," i.e. relatives. Hence we find that the Israe... View Details

Ephraim

EPHRAIM (2)(1) A position apparently of some importance, since the position of Baal-hazor (probably = Tell `Asur) where Abraham's sheep-farm was located, is determined by relation to it (2 Samuel 13:23). That it lay North of Jerusalem seems to be indicated in 2 Samuel 13:34. It may be identical with the Ephraim of Eusebius, Onomasticon, 20 Roman miles North... View Details

People

Jephthah

Jephthah  Bible /   Our Library /   Bible Dictionaries /   Easton's Bible Dictionary /   Jephthah   Jephthah [N] [S] whom God sets free, or the breaker through, a "mighty man of valour" who delivered Israel from the oppression of the Ammonites ( Judges 11:1-33 ), and judged Israel six years ( 12:7 ). He has been described as "... View Details

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New American Standard Bible Then the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you."
King James Bible Then And the men of Ephraim were summoned, gathered themselves together, and they crossed to Zaphon went northward, and said to unto Jephthah, "Why did you cross Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the sons children of Ammon without calling Ammon, and didst not call us to go with you? We thee? we will burn your thine house down on you."upon thee with fire.
Hebrew Greek English Then the men of Ephraim were summoned, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, "Why did you cross over to fight against the sons of Ammon without calling us to go with you? We will burn your house down on you."