1 Kings 11:13
Text Analysis
7535 [e]רַ֤ק
853 [e]אֶת־
3605 [e]כָּל־
4467 [e]הַמַּמְלָכָה֙
the kingdomArt | N-fs
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
7167 [e]אֶקְרָ֔ע
I will tear awayV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
7626 [e]שֵׁ֥בֶט
259 [e]אֶחָ֖ד
5414 [e]אֶתֵּ֣ן
I will giveV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
1121 [e]לִבְנֶ֑ךָ
to your sonPrep-l | N-msc | 2ms
4616 [e]לְמַ֙עַן֙
for the sakePrep
1732 [e]דָּוִ֣ד
of DavidN-proper-ms
5650 [e]עַבְדִּ֔י
my servantN-msc | 1cs
4616 [e]וּלְמַ֥עַן
for the sakeConj-w | Prep
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם
of JerusalemN-proper-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
977 [e]בָּחָֽרְתִּי׃
I have chosenV-Qal-Perf-1cs

Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 11:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
רַ֤ק אֶת־כָּל־הַמַּמְלָכָה֙ לֹ֣א אֶקְרָ֔ע שֵׁ֥בֶט אֶחָ֖ד אֶתֵּ֣ן לִבְנֶ֑ךָ לְמַ֙עַן֙ דָּוִ֣ד עַבְדִּ֔י וּלְמַ֥עַן יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר בָּחָֽרְתִּי׃

מלכים א 11:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
רק את־כל־הממלכה לא אקרע שבט אחד אתן לבנך למען דוד עבדי ולמען ירושלם אשר בחרתי׃

מלכים א 11:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
רק את־כל־הממלכה לא אקרע שבט אחד אתן לבנך למען דוד עבדי ולמען ירושלם אשר בחרתי׃

מלכים א 11:13 Hebrew Bible
רק את כל הממלכה לא אקרע שבט אחד אתן לבנך למען דוד עבדי ולמען ירושלם אשר בחרתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"However, I will not tear away all the kingdom, but I will give one tribe to your son for the sake of My servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem which I have chosen."

King James Bible
Howbeit I will not rend away all the kingdom; but will give one tribe to thy son for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet I will not tear the entire kingdom away from him. I will give one tribe to your son because of my servant David and because of Jerusalem that I chose."
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