1 Samuel 16:23
  
 

 
 
 1961 [e]   23
wə·hā·yāh,   23
וְהָיָ֗ה   23
And so it was   23
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑3ms   23
1961 [e]
bih·yō·wṯ
בִּֽהְי֤וֹת
whenever was
Prep‑b | V‑Qal‑Inf
7307 [e]
rū·aḥ-
רֽוּחַ־
the spirit from
N‑csc
430 [e]
’ĕ·lō·hîm
אֱלֹהִים֙
God
N‑mp
413 [e]
’el-
אֶל־
upon
Prep
  
 

 
 
 7586 [e]
šā·’ūl,
שָׁא֔וּל
Saul
N‑proper‑ms
3947 [e]
wə·lā·qaḥ
וְלָקַ֥ח
that would take
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑3ms
1732 [e]
dā·wiḏ
דָּוִ֛ד
David
N‑proper‑ms
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
  
 

 
 
 3658 [e]
hak·kin·nō·wr
הַכִּנּ֖וֹר
a harp
Art | N‑ms
5059 [e]
wə·nig·gên
וְנִגֵּ֣ן
and play [it]
Conj‑w | V‑Piel‑ConjPerf‑3ms
  
 

 
 
 3027 [e]
bə·yā·ḏōw;
בְּיָד֑וֹ
with his hand
Prep‑b | N‑fsc | 3ms
  
 

 
 
 7304 [e]
wə·rā·waḥ
וְרָוַ֤ח
and would become refreshed
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑3ms
7586 [e]
lə·šā·’ūl
לְשָׁאוּל֙
Saul
Prep‑l | N‑proper‑ms
  
 

 
 
 2895 [e]
wə·ṭō·wḇ
וְט֣וֹב
and well
Conj‑w | Adj‑ms
 
lōw,
ל֔וֹ
to
Prep | 3ms
5493 [e]
wə·sā·rāh
וְסָ֥רָה
and would depart
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑3fs
5921 [e]
mê·‘ā·lāw
מֵעָלָ֖יו
from him
Prep‑m | 3ms
7307 [e]
rū·aḥ
ר֥וּחַ
spirit
N‑csc
  
 
.
 
 
 7451 [e]
hā·rā·‘āh.
הָרָעָֽה׃
the distressing
Art | Adj‑fs
 

פ
 - 
Punc








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whenever the spirit from God troubled Saul,  David would pick up his lyre and play, and Saul would then be relieved, feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him.

New American Standard Bible
So it came about whenever the [evil] spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the harp and play [it] with his hand; and Saul would be refreshed and be well, and the evil spirit would depart from him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when the [evil] spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
Whenever an evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the lyre and play it. Relief would come to Saul and he would be better, because the evil spirit would leave him.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the evil'spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.

Young's Literal Translation
And it hath come to pass, in the spirit of sadness from God being on Saul, that David hath taken the harp, and played with his hand, and Saul hath refreshment and gladness, and the spirit of sadness hath turned aside from off him.
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