1 Samuel 20:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So Davidדָּוִ֜ד
(da·vid)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
saidוַיֹּ֨אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to Jonathan,יְהֹונָתָ֗ן
(ye·ho·v·na·tan)
3083: "the LORD has given," the name of a number of Isr.from Yhvh and nathan
"Behold,הִֽנֵּה־
(hin·neh-)
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
tomorrowמָחָ֔ר
(ma·char,)
4279: tomorrow, in time to comefrom an unused word
is the new moon,חֹ֙דֶשׁ֙
(cho·desh)
2320: new moon, a monthfrom chadash
and I ought to sitיָשֹׁב־
(ya·shov-)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
downאֵשֵׁ֥ב
(e·shev)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
to eatלֶאֱכֹ֑ול
(le·'e·cho·vl;)
398: to eata prim. root
with the king.הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ
(ham·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
But let me go,וְשִׁלַּחְתַּ֙נִי֙
(ve·shil·lach·ta·ni)
7971: to senda prim. root
that I may hideוְנִסְתַּרְתִּ֣י
(ve·nis·tar·ti)
5641: to hide, conceala prim. root
myself in the fieldבַשָּׂדֶ֔ה
(vas·sa·deh,)
7704: field, landfrom the same as saday
untilעַ֖ד
(ad)
5704: as far as, even to, up to, until, whilefrom adah
the thirdהַשְּׁלִשִֽׁית׃
(ha·she·li·shit.)
7992: third (an ord. number)from the same as shalosh
evening.הָעֶ֥רֶב
(ha·'e·rev)
6153: eveningfrom an unused word









KJV Lexicon
And David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto Jonathan
Yhownathan  (yeh-ho-naw-thawn')
Jehovah-given; Jehonathan, the name of four Israelites -- Jonathan.
Behold to morrow
machar  (maw-khar')
deferred, i.e. the morrow; usually (adverbially) tomorrow; indefinitely, hereafter -- time to come, tomorrow.
is the new moon
chodesh  (kho'-desh)
the new moon; by implication, a month -- month(-ly), new moon.
and I should not fail
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
to sit
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
with the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
at meat
'akal  (aw-kal')
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
but let me go
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
that I may hide
cathar  (saw-thar')
to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively -- be absent, keep close, conceal, hide (self), (keep) secret, surely.
myself in the field
sadeh  (saw-deh')
from an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat) -- country, field, ground, land, soil, wild.
unto the third
shliyshiy  (shel-ee-shee')
third; feminine a third (part); by extension, a third (day, year or time); specifically, a third-story cell) -- third (part, rank, time), three (years old).
day at even
`ereb  (eh'-reb)
dusk -- + day, even(-ing, tide), night.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So David said to Jonathan, "Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I ought to sit down to eat with the king. But let me go, that I may hide myself in the field until the third evening.

King James Bible
And David said unto Jonathan, Behold, to morrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king at meat: but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field unto the third day at even.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So David told him, "Look, tomorrow is the New Moon, and I'm supposed to sit down and eat with the king. Instead, let me go, and I'll hide in the field until the third night.

International Standard Version
David told Jonathan, "Look, the New Moon is tomorrow, and I'm expected to sit down with the king to eat. Let me go so I can hide in the field until the evening of the day after tomorrow.

NET Bible
David said to Jonathan, "Tomorrow is the new moon, and I am certainly expected to join the king for a meal. You must send me away so I can hide in the field until the third evening from now.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David replied, "Tomorrow is the New Moon Festival, when I should sit and eat at the king's [table]. But let me go and hide in the countryside for two more nights.

King James 2000 Bible
And David said unto Jonathan, Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king to eat: but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field unto the third day at evening.
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