1 Samuel 31:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now the Philistinesוּפְלִשְׁתִּ֖ים
(u·fe·lish·tim)
6430: inhab. of Philistiafrom Pelesheth
were fightingנִלְחָמִ֣ים
(nil·cha·mim)
3898a: to fight, do battlea prim. root
against Israel,בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
(be·yis·ra·'el;)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
and the menאַנְשֵׁ֤י
(an·shei)
376: manfrom an unused word
of Israelיִשְׂרָאֵל֙
(yis·ra·'el)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
fledוַיָּנֻ֜סוּ
(vai·ya·nu·su)
5127: to flee, escapea prim. root
from beforeמִפְּנֵ֣י
(mip·pe·nei)
6440: face, facesfrom panah
the Philistinesפְלִשְׁתִּ֔ים
(fe·lish·tim,)
6430: inhab. of Philistiafrom Pelesheth
and fellוַיִּפְּל֥וּ
(vai·yip·pe·lu)
5307: to fall, liea prim. root
slainחֲלָלִ֖ים
(cha·la·lim)
2491a: piercedfrom chalal
on Mountבְּהַ֥ר
(be·har)
2022: mountain, hill, hill countryof uncertain derivation
Gilboa.הַגִּלְבֹּֽעַ׃
(hag·gil·bo·a'.)
1533: a mountain in N. Isr.of uncertain derivation







KJV Lexicon
Now the Philistines
Plishtiy  (pel-ish-tee')
a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth -- Philistine.
fought
lacham  (law-kham')
to feed on; figuratively, to consume; by implication, to battle (as destruction) -- devour, eat, ever, fight(-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war(-ring).
against Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
and the men
'enowsh  (en-oshe')
a mortal; hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word.
of Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
fled
nuwc  (noos)
to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver)
from before
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
the Philistines
Plishtiy  (pel-ish-tee')
a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth -- Philistine.
and fell down
naphal  (naw-fal')
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
slain
chalal  (khaw-lawl')
pierced (especially to death); figuratively, polluted -- kill, profane, slain (man), slew, (deadly) wounded.
in mount
har  (har)
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) -- hill (country), mount(-ain), promotion.
Gilboa
Gilboa`  (ghil-bo'-ah)
fountain of ebullition; Gilboa, a mountain of Palestine -- Gilboa.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

King James Bible
Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel's men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa.

International Standard Version
The Philistines fought against Israel, and the army of Israel fled before the Philistines. They fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

NET Bible
Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel. The men of Israel fled from the Philistines and many of them fell dead on Mount Gilboa.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the Philistines were fighting against Israel, the men of Israel fled from the Philistines and were killed in battle on Mount Gilboa.

King James 2000 Bible
Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa.
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