1 Chronicles 11:17
Strong's Lexicon
David
דָּוִ֖יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David = 'beloved' 1) youngest son of Jesse and second king of Israel

longed for water
(וַיִּתְאָ֥יו) (way·yiṯ·’āw)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 183: 1) desire, incline, covet, wait longingly, wish, sigh, want, be greedy, prefer 1a) (Piel) to desire, crave (food and drink) 1b) (Hithpael) to desire, long for, lust after (of bodily appetites)

and said,
וַיֹּאמַ֑ר (way·yō·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: 1) to say, speak, utter 1a) (Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend 1b) (Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called 1c) (Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly 1d) (Hiphil) to avow, to avouch

“Oh, that someone
מִ֚י ()
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: 1) who?, whose?, whom?, would that, whoever, whosoever

would get me a drink
יַשְׁקֵ֣נִי (yaš·qê·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8248: 1) to give to drink, irrigate, drink, water, cause to drink water 1a) (Hiphil) 1a1) to water, irrigate 1a2) to water, give drink to 1b) (Pual) to be watered 1c) (Niphal) variant

of water
מַ֔יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4325: 1) water, waters 1a) water 1b) water of the feet, urine 1c) of danger, violence, transitory things, refreshment (fig.)

from the well
מִבּ֥וֹר (mib·bō·wr)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 953: 1) pit, well, cistern

near the gate
בַּשָּֽׁעַר׃ (baš·šā·‘ar)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8179: 1) gate 1a) gate (of entrance) 1b) gate (of space inside gate, i.e. marketplace, public meeting place) 1b1) city, town 1c) gate (of palace, royal castle, temple, court of tabernacle) 1d) heaven

of Bethlehem !”
לֶ֖חֶם (le·ḥem)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1035: Beth-lehem = 'house of bread (food)' 1) a city in Judah, birthplace of David 2) a place in Zebulun

אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: 1) (relative part.) 1a) which, who 1b) that which 2) (conj) 2a) that (in obj clause) 2b) when 2c) since 2d) as 2e) conditional if

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
David was extremely thirsty and said, “ If only someone would bring me water to drink from the well at the city gate of Bethlehem! ”

New American Standard Bible
David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"

King James Bible
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, that [is] at the gate!
Parallel Verses
New International Version
David longed for water and said, "Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!"

New Living Translation
David remarked longingly to his men, "Oh, how I would love some of that good water from the well by the gate in Bethlehem."

English Standard Version
And David said longingly, “Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem that is by the gate!”

New American Standard Bible
David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"

King James Bible
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, that is at the gate!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David was extremely thirsty and said, "If only someone would bring me water to drink from the well at the city gate of Bethlehem!"

International Standard Version
David expressed a longing, "Oh, how I wish someone would get me a drink of water from the Bethlehem well that's by the city gate!"

NET Bible
David was thirsty and said, "How I wish someone would give me some water to drink from the cistern in Bethlehem near the city gate!"

American Standard Version
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!

English Revised Version
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!

Young's Literal Translation
and David longeth, and saith, 'Who doth give me to drink water from the well of Beth-Lehem, that is at the gate!'






Cross References
2 Samuel 23:15
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!

1 Chronicles 11:16
And David was then in the hold, and the Philistines' garrison was then at Bethlehem.

1 Chronicles 11:18
And the three brake through the host of the Philistines, and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and took it, and brought it to David: but David would not drink of it, but poured it out to the LORD,

1 Chronicles 1:1
Adam, Sheth, Enosh,

1 Chronicles 11:15
Now three of the thirty captains went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.

1 Chronicles 11:14
And they set themselves in the midst of that parcel, and delivered it, and slew the Philistines; and the LORD saved them by a great deliverance.

1 Chronicles 11:19
And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing: shall I drink the blood of these men that have put their lives in jeopardy? for with the jeopardy of their lives they brought it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mightiest.

1 Chronicles 11:20
And Abishai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three: for lifting up his spear against three hundred, he slew them, and had a name among the three.
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