Judges 7:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now the numberמִסְפַּ֞ר
(mis·par)
4557: number, tallyfrom the same as sepher
of those who lapped,הַֽמֲלַקְקִ֤ים
(ha·ma·lak·kim)
3952: to lap, licka prim. root
putting their handבְּיָדָם֙
(be·ya·dam)
3027: handa prim. root
to their mouth,פִּיהֶ֔ם
(pi·hem,)
6310: moutha prim. root
was 300שְׁלֹ֥שׁ
(she·losh)
7969: a three, triadof uncertain derivation
men;אִ֑ישׁ
(ish;)
376: manfrom an unused word
but allוְכֹל֙
(ve·chol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the restיֶ֣תֶר
(ye·ter)
3499a: remainder, excess, preeminencefrom yathar
of the peopleהָעָ֔ם
(ha·'am,)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
kneeledכָּרְע֥וּ
(ka·re·'u)
3766: to bow downa prim. root
to drinkלִשְׁתֹּ֥ות
(lish·to·vt)
8354: to drinka prim. root
water.מָֽיִם׃
(ma·yim.)
4325: waters, watera prim. root







KJV Lexicon
And the number
micpar  (mis-pawr')
a number, definite (arithmetical) or indefinite (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration
of them that lapped
laqaq  (law-kak')
to lick or lap -- lap, lick.
putting their hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
to their mouth
peh  (peh)
the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to
were three
shalowsh  (shaw-loshe')
masculine shlowshah {shel-o-shaw'}; or shloshah {shel-o-shaw'}; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multipl.) thrice
hundred
me'ah  (may-aw')
a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction -- hundred(-fold), -th), + sixscore.
men
'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)
but all the rest
yether  (yeh'-ther)
an overhanging, i.e. (by implication) an excess, superiority, remainder; also a small rope (as hanging free)
of the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
bowed down
kara`  (kaw-rah')
to bend the knee; by implication, to sink, to prostrate -- bow (down, self), bring down (low), cast down, couch, fall, feeble, kneeling, sink, smite (stoop) down, subdue, very.
upon their knees
berek  (beh'-rek)
a knee -- knee.
to drink
shathah  (shaw-thaw')
to imbibe -- assuredly, banquet, certainly, drink(-er, -ing), drunk (-ard), surely.
water
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the number of those who lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was 300 men; but all the rest of the people kneeled to drink water.

King James Bible
And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The number of those who lapped with their hands to their mouths was 300 men, and all the rest of the people knelt to drink water.

International Standard Version
The contingent of soldiers who lapped water with their hands to their mouths numbered 300 men, but everyone else kneeled to drink water.

NET Bible
Three hundred men lapped; the rest of the men kneeled to drink water.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Three hundred men lapped water with their hands to their mouths. All the rest of the men knelt down to drink water.

King James 2000 Bible
And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.
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