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Bible Verse Dictionary

Ezra 8:22 - Power

Ezra 8:22 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
For H3588 כִּי
I was ashamed H954 בּוּשׁ
to require H7592 שָׁאַל
of H4480 מִן
the king H4428 מֶלֶךְ
a band of H4480 מִן
soldiers H2428 חַיִל
and horsemen H6571 פָּרָשׁ
to help H5826 עָזַר
us against H5921 עַל
the enemy H341 אֹיֵב
in the way H1870 דֶּרֶךְ
because H3588 כִּי
we had spoken H559 אָמַר
unto the king H4428 מֶלֶךְ
saying H559 אָמַר
The hand H3027 יָד
of H4480 מִן
our God H430 אֱלֹהִים
is upon H5921 עַל
all H3605 כֹּל
them for H3588 כִּי
good H2896 טוֹב
that seek H1245 בָּקַשׁ
him but his power H5797 עֹז
and his wrath H639 אַף
is against H5921 עַל
all H3605 כֹּל
them that forsake H5800 עָזַב


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