1 Samuel 21:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Davidדָוִד֙
(da·vid)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
saidוַיֹּ֤אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to Ahimelechאֲחִימֶ֖לֶךְ
(a·chi·me·lech)
288: "brother of a king," an Isr. name, also a Hittite namefrom ach and melek
the priest,הַכֹּהֵ֑ן
(hak·ko·hen;)
3548: priestfrom an unused word
"The king 
 
4428: kingfrom an unused word
has commissioned 
 
6680: to lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, ordera prim. root
me with a matter 
 
1697: speech, wordfrom dabar
and has said 
 
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to me, 'Let no 
 
408: not (a subjective neg.)a prim. particle
oneוְאִ֖ישׁ
(ve·'ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
know 
 
3045: to knowa prim. root
anything 
 
3972: anythingfrom the same as mum
about the matter 
 
1697: speech, wordfrom dabar
on which 
 
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
I am sending 
 
7971: to senda prim. root
you and with which 
 
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
I have commissioned 
 
6680: to lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, ordera prim. root
you; and I have directed 
 
3045: to knowa prim. root
the young men 
 
5288: a boy, lad, youth, retainerof uncertain derivation
to a certain 
 
492: someone, a certain (one)from alam
place.' 
 
4725: a standing place, placefrom qum







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 Ahimelech
'Achiymelek  (akh-ee-meh'-lek)
brother of (the) king; Achimelek, the name of an Israelite and of a Hittite -- Ahimelech.
the priest
kohen  (ko-hane')
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
The king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
hath commanded
tsavah  (tsaw-vaw')
(intensively) to constitute, enjoin -- appoint, (for-)bid, (give a) charge, (give a, give in, send with) command(-er, -ment), send a messenger, put, (set) in order.
me a business
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
and hath said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto me Let no man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
know
yada`  (yaw-dah')
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
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.
of the business
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
whereabout I send
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
thee and what I have commanded
tsavah  (tsaw-vaw')
(intensively) to constitute, enjoin -- appoint, (for-)bid, (give a) charge, (give a, give in, send with) command(-er, -ment), send a messenger, put, (set) in order.
thee and I have appointed
yada`  (yaw-dah')
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
my servants
na`ar  (nah'-ar)
babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).
to such
ploniy  (pel-o-nee')
such a one, i.e. a specified peccrson -- such.
and such
'almoniy  (al-mo-nee')
some one (i.e. so and so, without giving the name of the person or place) -- one, and such.
a place
maqowm  (maw-kome')
a standing, i.e. a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
David said to Ahimelech the priest, "The king has commissioned me with a matter and has said to me, 'Let no one know anything about the matter on which I am sending you and with which I have commissioned you; and I have directed the young men to a certain place.'

King James Bible
And David said unto Ahimelech the priest, The king hath commanded me a business, and hath said unto me, Let no man know any thing of the business whereabout I send thee, and what I have commanded thee: and I have appointed my servants to such and such a place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David answered Ahimelech the priest, "The king gave me a mission, but he told me, 'Don't let anyone know anything about the mission I'm sending you on or what I have ordered you to do.' I have stationed my young men at a certain place.

International Standard Version
David told Ahimelech the priest, "The king commanded me about a matter, saying to me, 'Don't let anyone know anything about the matter I'm sending you to do and about which I've commanded you. I've directed the young men to a certain place.'

NET Bible
David replied to Ahimelech the priest, "The king instructed me to do something, but he said to me, 'Don't let anyone know the reason I am sending you or the instructions I have given you.' I have told my soldiers to wait at a certain place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The king ordered me to do something," David answered the priest Ahimelech, "and he told me, 'No one must know anything about this mission I'm sending you on and about the orders I've given you. I've stationed my young men at a certain place.' "

King James 2000 Bible
And David said unto Ahimelech the priest, The king has charged me with a business, and has said unto me, Let no man know any thing of the business about which I send you, and what I have commanded you: and I have directed my young men to such and such a place.
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