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Bible Verse Dictionary

1 Kings 2:8 - Down

1 Kings 2:8 - And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And behold H2009 הִנֵּה
thou hast with H5973 עִם
thee Shimei H8096 שִׁמְעִי
the son H1121 בֵּן
of Gera H1617 גֵּרָא
a Benjamite H1145 בֶּן־יְמִינִי
of Bahurim H4480 מִן
which H1931 הוּא
cursed H7043 קָלַל
me with H5973 עִם
a grievous H4834 מָרַץ
curse H7045 קְלָלָה
in the day H3117 יוֹם
when I went H1980 הָלַךְ
to Mahanaim H4266 מַחֲנַיִם
but he H1931 הוּא
came down H3381 יָרַד
to meet H7125 קִרְאָה
me at Jordan H3383 יַרְדֵּן
and I sware H7650 שָׁבַע
to him by the LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
saying H559 אָמַר
I will not H518 אִם
put thee to death H4191 מוּת
with H8096 שִׁמְעִי
the sword H2719 חֶרֶב


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.