1 Samuel 13:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Saulשָׁא֣וּל
(sha·'ul)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
was [thirty] yearsשָׁנָ֖ה
(sha·nah)
8141: a yearfrom shana
oldבֶּן־
(ben-)
1121: sona prim. root
when he began to reign,בְּמָלְכֹ֑ו
(be·ma·le·chov;)
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek
and he reignedמָלַ֖ךְ
(ma·lach)
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek
[forty] twoוּשְׁתֵּ֣י
(u·she·tei)
8147: two (a card. number)from shanah
yearsשָׁנִ֔ים
(sha·nim,)
8141: a yearfrom shana
overעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
Israel.יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
(yis·ra·'el.)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el







KJV Lexicon
Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
reigned
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
one year
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
shaneh  (shaw-neh')
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).
and when he had reigned
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
two
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
years
shaneh  (shaw-neh')
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).
over Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Saul was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty two years over Israel.

King James Bible
Saul reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul was 30 years old when he became king, and he reigned 42 years over Israel.

International Standard Version
Saul was 30 years old when he began to reign, and he ruled for 42 years over Israel.

NET Bible
Saul was [thirty] years old when he began to reign; he ruled over Israel for [forty] years.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul was [thirty] years old when he became king, and he was king of Israel [forty-two] years.

King James 2000 Bible
Saul reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel,
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