1 Kings 1:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֧אמְרוּ
way-yō-mə-rū
Therefore saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
to himPrep | 3ms
5650 [e]עֲבָדָ֗יו
‘ă-ḇā-ḏāw,
his servantsN-mpc | 3ms
1245 [e]יְבַקְשׁ֞וּ
yə-ḇaq-šū
let be soughtV-Piel-Imperf-3mp
113 [e]לַאדֹנִ֤י
la-ḏō-nî
for our lordPrep-l | N-msc | 1cs
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
5291 [e]נַעֲרָ֣ה
na-‘ă-rāh
a young womanN-fs
1330 [e]בְתוּלָ֔ה
ḇə-ṯū-lāh,
a virginN-fs
5975 [e]וְעָֽמְדָה֙
wə-‘ā-mə-ḏāh
and let her standConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3fs
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ,
the kingArt | N-ms
1961 [e]וּתְהִי־
ū-ṯə-hî-
and let herConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.Jus-3fs
  ל֖וֹ
lōw
for himPrep | 3ms
5532 [e]סֹכֶ֑נֶת
sō-ḵe-neṯ;
careV-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
7901 [e]וְשָׁכְבָ֣ה
wə-šā-ḵə-ḇāh
and let her lieConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3fs
2436 [e]בְחֵיקֶ֔ךָ
ḇə-ḥê-qe-ḵā,
in your bosomPrep-b | N-msc | 2ms
2552 [e]וְחַ֖ם
wə-ḥam
that may be warmConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
113 [e]לַאדֹנִ֥י
la-ḏō-nî
our lordPrep-l | N-msc | 1cs
4428 [e]הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
ham-me-leḵ.
the kingArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 1:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֧אמְרוּ לֹ֣ו עֲבָדָ֗יו יְבַקְשׁ֞וּ לַאדֹנִ֤י הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ נַעֲרָ֣ה בְתוּלָ֔ה וְעָֽמְדָה֙ לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וּתְהִי־לֹ֖ו סֹכֶ֑נֶת וְשָׁכְבָ֣ה בְחֵיקֶ֔ךָ וְחַ֖ם לַאדֹנִ֥י הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃

מלכים א 1:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו לו עבדיו יבקשו לאדני המלך נערה בתולה ועמדה לפני המלך ותהי־לו סכנת ושכבה בחיקך וחם לאדני המלך׃

מלכים א 1:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו לו עבדיו יבקשו לאדני המלך נערה בתולה ועמדה לפני המלך ותהי־לו סכנת ושכבה בחיקך וחם לאדני המלך׃

מלכים א 1:2 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו לו עבדיו יבקשו לאדני המלך נערה בתולה ועמדה לפני המלך ותהי לו סכנת ושכבה בחיקך וחם לאדני המלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So his servants said to him, "Let them seek a young virgin for my lord the king, and let her attend the king and become his nurse; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."

King James Bible
Wherefore his servants said unto him, Let there be sought for my lord the king a young virgin: and let her stand before the king, and let her cherish him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that my lord the king may get heat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So his servants said to him: "Let us search for a young virgin for my lord the king. She is to attend the king and be his caregiver. She is to lie by your side so that my lord the king will get warm."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let there be sought [heb] Let them seek
a young virgin [heb] a damsel, a virgin
stand

Deuteronomy 10:8 At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark …

1 Samuel 16:21,22 And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; …

2 Chronicles 29:11 My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD has chosen you to stand …

cherish him [heb] be a cherisher unto him
lie

Genesis 16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on you: I have given my maid …

Deuteronomy 13:6 If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son, or your daughter, …

2 Samuel 12:3 But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he …

Micah 7:5 Trust you not in a friend, put you not confidence in a guide: keep …

get heat

Ecclesiastes 4:11 Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?

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