2 Samuel 1:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
and he toldוַיֹּ֕אמֶר
559: to utter, saya prim. root
[them] to teachלְלַמֵּ֥ד
3925: to exercise in, learna prim. root
the sonsבְּנֵֽי־
1121: sona prim. root
of Judahיְהוּדָ֖ה
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
[the song of] the bow;קָ֑שֶׁת
7198: a bowperhaps from qush
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
it is writtenכְתוּבָ֖ה
3789: to writea prim. root
in the bookסֵ֥פֶר
5612: a missive, document, writing, bookprobably of foreign origin
of Jashar.הַיָּשָֽׁר׃
3477: straight, rightfrom yashar

KJV Lexicon
Also he bade
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
them teach
lamad  (law-mad')
to goad, i.e. (by implication) to teach (the rod being an Oriental incentive):(un-) accustomed, diligently, expert, instruct, learn, skilful, teach(-er, -ing).
the children
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Judah
Yhuwdah  (yeh-hoo-daw')
celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory -- Judah.
the use of the bow
qesheth  (keh'-sheth)
of bending: a bow, for shooting (hence, figuratively, strength) or the iris -- arch(-er), + arrow, bow(-man, -shot).
behold it is written
kathab  (kaw-thab')
to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) -- describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).
in the book
cepher  (say'-fer)
writing (the art or a document); by implication, a book -- bill, book, evidence, learn(-ed) (-ing), letter, register, scroll.
of Jasher
yashar  (yaw-shawr')
straight -- convenient, equity, Jasher, just, meet(-est), + pleased well right(-eous), straight, (most) upright(-ly, -ness).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and he told them to teach the sons of Judah the song of the bow; behold, it is written in the book of Jashar.

King James Bible
(Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and he ordered that the Judahites be taught The Song of the Bow. It is written in the Book of Jashar:

International Standard Version
and he gave orders to teach the descendants of Judah the art of warfare, as is recorded in the Book of Jashar:

NET Bible
(He gave instructions that the people of Judah should be taught "The Bow." Indeed, it is written down in the Book of Yashar.)

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said, "Teach this [kesheth] to the people of Judah." (It is recorded in the Book of Jashar.)

King James 2000 Bible
Also he told them to teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.
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