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2 Kings 12:5

    2 Kings 12:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let the priests take it to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let the priests take it to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach shall be found.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let the priests take, every man from his friends and neighbours, to make good what is damaged in the house, wherever it is to be seen.

    Webster's Revision

    let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

    World English Bible

    let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach shall be found."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance: and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 12:5

    Breaches - Bays; harbors; creeks.
    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 12:5

    The collection was not to be made in Jerusalem only, but in all "the cities of Judah" 2 Chronicles 24:5; the various priests and Levites being collectors in their own neighborhoods.

    Breaches - The word in the original includes every kind and degree of ruin or dilapidation.