1 Samuel 20:26
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Nevertheless Saulשָׁא֛וּל
(sha·'ul)
7586: "asked (of Yah)," first king of Isr., also an Edomite and two Isr.from shaal
did not speakדִבֶּ֥ר
(dib·ber)
1696: to speaka prim. root
anythingמְא֖וּמָה
(me·'u·mah)
3972: anythingfrom the same as mum
that day,בַּיֹּ֣ום
(bai·yo·vm)
3117: daya prim. root
for he thought,אָמַר֙
(a·mar)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
"It is an accident,מִקְרֶ֣ה
(mik·reh)
4745: accident, chance, fortunefrom qarah
he is not clean,טָהֹ֛ור
(ta·ho·vr)
2889: clean, purefrom taher
surelyכִּ֤י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
[he is] not clean."טָהֹֽור׃
(ta·ho·vr.)
2889: clean, purefrom taher









KJV Lexicon
Nevertheless Saul
Sha'uwl  (shaw-ool')
asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites -- Saul, Shaul.
spake
dabar  (daw-bar')
perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue
not any thing
muwmah  (meh-oo'-maw)
a speck or point, i.e. (by implication) something; with negative, nothing -- fault, + no(-ught), ought, somewhat, any (no-)thing.
that day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
for he thought
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
Something hath befallen
miqreh  (mik-reh')
something met with, i.e. an accident or fortune -- something befallen, befalleth, chance, event, hap(-peneth).
him he is not
biltiy  (bil-tee')
a failure of, i.e. (used only as a negative particle, usually with a prepositional prefix) not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until, etc.
clean
tahowr  (taw-hore')
pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense) -- clean, fair, pure(-ness).
surely he is not clean
tahowr  (taw-hore')
pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense) -- clean, fair, pure(-ness).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Nevertheless Saul did not speak anything that day, for he thought, "It is an accident, he is not clean, surely he is not clean."

King James Bible
Nevertheless Saul spake not any thing that day: for he thought, Something hath befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Saul did not say anything that day because he thought, "Something unexpected has happened; he must be ceremonially unclean--yes, that's it, he is unclean."

International Standard Version
Saul didn't say anything that day because he told himself, "Something has happened; he's unclean; surely he's not clean."

NET Bible
However, Saul said nothing about it that day, for he thought, "Something has happened to make him ceremonially unclean. Yes, he must be unclean."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Saul didn't say anything that day, thinking, "Something has happened to him so that he's unclean. He must be unclean."

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless Saul spoke not any thing that day: for he thought, Something has befallen him, he is not clean; surely he is not clean.
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