1 Samuel 14:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now Saul'sלְשָׁא֔וּל
(le·sha·'ul,)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
watchmenהַצֹּפִים֙
(ha·tzo·fim)
6822: to look out or about, spy, keep watcha prim. root
in Gibeahבְּגִבְעַ֖ת
(be·giv·'at)
1390: "hill," three cities in Pal.from the same as Geba
of Benjaminבִּנְיָמִ֑ן
(bin·ya·min;)
1144: "son of (the) right hand," youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Isr .from ben and yamin
looked,וַיִּרְא֤וּ
(vai·yir·'u)
7200: to seea prim. root
and behold,וְהִנֵּ֧ה
(ve·hin·neh)
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
the multitudeהֶהָמֹ֛ון
(he·ha·mo·vn)
1995: a sound, murmur, roar, crowd, abundancefrom hamah
melted away;נָמֹ֖וג
(na·mo·vg)
4127: to melta prim. root
and they wentוַיֵּ֥לֶךְ
(vai·ye·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
here 
 
1988: hith-era prim. adverb
and [there]. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
And the watchmen
tsaphah  (tsaw-faw')
to lean forward, i.e. to peer into the distance; by implication, to observe, await -- behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch(-man).
of Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
in Gibeah
Gib`ah  (ghib-aw')
Gibah; the name of three places in Palestine -- Gibeah, the hill.
of Benjamin
Binyamiyn  (bin-yaw-mene')
son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Benjamin.
looked
ra'ah  (raw-aw')
to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative)surely, think, view, visions.
and behold the multitude
hamown  (haw-mone')
a noise, tumult, crowd; also disquietude, wealth -- abundance, company, many, multitude, multiply, noise, riches, rumbling, sounding, store, tumult.
melted away
muwg  (moog)
to melt, i.e. literally (to soften, flow down, disappear), or figuratively (to fear, faint) -- consume, dissolve, (be) faint(-hearted), melt (away), make soft.
and they went
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
on beating down
halam  (haw-lam')
to strike down; by implication, to hammer, stamp, conquer, disband -- beat (down), break (down), overcome, smite (with the hammer).
one another
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now Saul's watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and behold, the multitude melted away; and they went here and there.

King James Bible
And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Saul's watchmen in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, they saw the panicking troops scattering in every direction.

International Standard Version
Saul's sentries in Gibeah of Benjamin watched as the camp was in disarray, going this way and that.

NET Bible
Saul's watchmen at Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin looked on as the crowd of soldiers seemed to melt away first in one direction and then in another.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul's watchmen at Gibeah in Benjamin could see the crowd [in the Philistine camp] dispersing in all directions.

King James 2000 Bible
And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked; and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went here and there.
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