1 Samuel 9:21
6030 [e]   21
way·ya·‘an   21
וַיַּ֨עַן   21
And answered   21
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms   21
7586 [e]
šā·’ūl
שָׁא֜וּל
Saul
N‑proper‑ms
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
way·yō·mer,
וַיֹּ֗אמֶר
and said
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
3808 [e]
hă·lō·w
הֲל֨וֹא
[am] not
Adv‑NegPrt
 
ḇen-
בֶן־
in
N‑msc
  
 

 
 
 1145 [e]
yə·mî·nî
יְמִינִ֤י
a Benjamite
N‑proper‑ms
595 [e]
’ā·nō·ḵî
אָ֙נֹכִי֙
I
Pro‑1cs
6996 [e]
miq·qa·ṭan·nê
מִקַּטַנֵּי֙‪‬
of the smallest
Prep‑m | Adj‑mpc
7626 [e]
šiḇ·ṭê
שִׁבְטֵ֣י
of the tribes
N‑mpc
  
 
؟
 
 
 3478 [e]
yiś·rā·’êl,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
of Israel
N‑proper‑ms
4940 [e]
ū·miš·paḥ·tî
וּמִשְׁפַּחְתִּי֙
and my family
Conj‑w | N‑fsc | 1cs
6810 [e]
haṣ·ṣə·‘i·rāh,
הַצְּעִרָ֔ה
the least
Art | Adj‑fs
3605 [e]
mik·kāl
מִכָּֽל־
of all
Prep‑m | N‑msc
4940 [e]
miš·pə·ḥō·wṯ
מִשְׁפְּח֖וֹת
the families
N‑fpc
7626 [e]
šiḇ·ṭê
שִׁבְטֵ֣י
of the tribe
N‑mpc
  
 
؟
 
 
 1144 [e]
ḇin·yā·min;
בִנְיָמִ֑ן
of Benjamin
N‑proper‑ms
4100 [e]
wə·lām·māh
וְלָ֙מָּה֙
then why
Conj‑w | Interrog
1696 [e]
dib·bar·tā
דִּבַּ֣רְתָּ
do you speak
V‑Piel‑Perf‑2ms
413 [e]
’ê·lay,
אֵלַ֔י
to me
Prep | 1cs
1697 [e]
kad·dā·ḇār
כַּדָּבָ֖ר
like
Prep‑k, Art | N‑ms
  
 
.
 
 
 2088 [e]
haz·zeh.
הַזֶּֽה׃
this
Art | Pro‑ms
 
s
ס
 - 
Punc








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul responded, “Am I not a Benjaminite from the smallest of Israel’s tribes and isn’t my clan the least important of all the clans of the Benjaminite tribe ? So why have you said something like this to me? ”

New American Standard Bible
Saul replied, "Am I not a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why then do you speak to me in this way?"

King James Bible
And Saul answered and said, [Am] not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? wherefore then speakest thou so to me?
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International Standard Version
Saul answered: "Am I not a descendant of Benjamin from the least of the tribes of Israel? Isn't my family the least important of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why have you spoken to me like this?"

American Standard Version
And Saul answered and said, Am not I a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? wherefore then speakest thou to me after this manner?

Young's Literal Translation
And Saul answereth and saith, 'Am not I a Benjamite -- of the smallest of the tribes of Israel? and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? and why hast thou spoken unto me according to this word?'
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