1 Samuel 18:25
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Saulשָׁא֜וּל
(sha·'ul)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
then said,וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
"Thusכֹּֽה־
(koh-)
3541: thus, herea prim. adverb
you shall sayתֹאמְר֣וּ
(to·me·ru)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to David,לְדָוִ֗ד
(le·da·vid)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
'The kingלַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙
(lam·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
does not desireחֵ֤פֶץ
(che·fetz)
2656: delight, pleasurefrom chaphets
any dowryבְּמֹ֔הַר
(be·mo·har,)
4119: purchase price (of a wife)from an unused word
exceptכִּ֗י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
a hundredבְּמֵאָה֙
(be·me·'ah)
3967: hundreda prim. root
foreskinsעָרְלֹ֣ות
(a·re·lo·vt)
6190: foreskinfrom an unused word
of the Philistines,פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים
(pe·lish·tim,)
6430: inhab. of Philistiafrom Pelesheth
to take vengeanceלְהִנָּקֵ֖ם
(le·hin·na·kem)
5358: to avenge, take vengeancea prim. root
on the king'sהַמֶּ֑לֶךְ
(ham·me·lech;)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
enemies.'" 
 
340: to be hostile toa prim. root
Now Saulוְשָׁא֣וּל
(ve·sha·'ul)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
plannedחָשַׁ֔ב
(cha·shav,)
2803: to think, accounta prim. root
to make Davidדָּוִ֖ד
(da·vid)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
fallלְהַפִּ֥יל
(le·hap·pil)
5307: to fall, liea prim. root
by the handבְּיַד־
(be·yad-)
3027: handa prim. root
of the Philistines.פְּלִשְׁתִּֽים׃
(pe·lish·tim.)
6430: inhab. of Philistiafrom Pelesheth









KJV Lexicon
And Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
Thus shall ye say
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
to David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
The king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
desireth
chephets  (khay'-fets)
pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely, a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind)
not any dowry
mohar  (mo'-har)
a price (for a wife) -- dowry.
but an hundred
me'ah  (may-aw')
a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction -- hundred(-fold), -th), + sixscore.
foreskins
`orlah  (or-law')
the prepuce -- foreskin, + uncircumcised.
of the Philistines
Plishtiy  (pel-ish-tee')
a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth -- Philistine.
to be avenged
naqam  (naw-kam')
to grudge, i.e. avenge or punish -- avenge(-r, self), punish, revenge (self), surely, take vengeance.
of the king's
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
enemies
'oyeb  (o-yabe')
hating; an adversary -- enemy, foe.
But Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
thought
chashab  (khaw-shab')
to plait or interpenetrate, i.e. (literally) to weave or (gen.) to fabricate; figuratively, to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute
to make David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
fall
naphal  (naw-fal')
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
by the hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
of the Philistines
Plishtiy  (pel-ish-tee')
a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth -- Philistine.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Saul then said, "Thus you shall say to David, 'The king does not desire any dowry except a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to take vengeance on the king's enemies.'" Now Saul planned to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

King James Bible
And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Saul replied, "Say this to David: 'The king desires no other bride-price except 100 Philistine foreskins, to take revenge on his enemies.'" Actually, Saul intended to cause David's death at the hands of the Philistines.

International Standard Version
Saul said, "This is what you are to tell David, 'The king desires no bride price except 100 Philistine foreskins to take vengeance on the king's enemies.'" Now Saul thought he would cause David to die at the hand of the Philistines.

NET Bible
Saul replied, "Here is what you should say to David: 'There is nothing that the king wants as a price for the bride except a hundred Philistine foreskins, so that he can be avenged of his enemies.'" (Now Saul was thinking that he could kill David by the hand of the Philistines.)

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul replied, "Tell David, 'The king doesn't want any payment for the bride except 100 Philistine foreskins so that he can get revenge on his enemies.' " In this way Saul planned to have David fall into the hands of the Philistines.

King James 2000 Bible
And Saul said, Thus shall you say to David, The king desires not any dowry, but a hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
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