2 Chronicles 20:24
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
When the men of Judah came to a place overlooking the wilderness, they looked for the vast army, but there were only corpses lying on the ground; no one had escaped.

Young's Literal Translation
And Judah hath come in unto the watch-tower, to the wilderness, and they look unto the multitude, and lo, they [are] carcases fallen to the earth, and there is none escaped,

King James Bible
And when Judah came toward the watch tower in the wilderness, they looked unto the multitude, and, behold, they [were] dead bodies fallen to the earth, and none escaped.

When the men of Judah
וִֽיהוּדָ֛ה (wî·hū·ḏāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

בָּ֥א (bā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

עַל־ (‘al-)
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

a place overlooking
הַמִּצְפֶּ֖ה (ham·miṣ·peh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4707: An observatory, for, military purposes

the wilderness,
לַמִּדְבָּ֑ר (lam·miḏ·bār)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4057: A pasture, a desert, speech

they looked
וַיִּפְנוּ֙ (way·yip̄·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6437: To turn, to face, appear, look

אֶל־ (’el-)
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the vast army,
הֶ֣הָמ֔וֹן (he·hā·mō·wn)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1995: A noise, tumult, crowd, disquietude, wealth

but there
וְהִנָּ֧ם (wə·hin·nām)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection | third person masculine plural
Strong's 2005: Lo! behold!

were only corpses
פְּגָרִ֛ים (pə·ḡā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6297: A carcase, an idolatrous image

נֹפְלִ֥ים (nō·p̄ə·lîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

on the ground;
אַ֖רְצָה (’ar·ṣāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

no one
וְאֵ֥ין (wə·’ên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

had escaped.
פְּלֵיטָֽה׃ (pə·lê·ṭāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6413: Deliverance, an escaped portion


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