1 Kings 11:40
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1245 [e]וַיְבַקֵּ֥שׁ
way-ḇaq-qêš
Therefore soughtConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
8010 [e]שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה
šə-lō-mōh
SolomonN-proper-ms
4191 [e]לְהָמִ֣ית
lə-hā-mîṯ
to killPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3379 [e]יָרָבְעָ֑ם
yā-rā-ḇə-‘ām;
JeroboamN-proper-ms
6965 [e]וַיָּ֣קָם
way-yā-qām
But aroseConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3379 [e]יָרָבְעָ֗ם
yā-rā-ḇə-‘ām,
JeroboamN-proper-ms
1272 [e]וַיִּבְרַ֤ח
way-yiḇ-raḥ
and fledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4714 [e]מִצְרַ֙יִם֙
miṣ-ra-yim
to EgyptN-proper-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
7895 [e]שִׁישַׁ֣ק
šî-šaq
ShishakN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶֽלֶךְ־
me-leḵ-
kingN-msc
4714 [e]מִצְרַ֔יִם
miṣ-ra-yim,
of EgyptN-proper-fs
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֥י
way-hî
and wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4714 [e]בְמִצְרַ֖יִם
ḇə-miṣ-ra-yim
in EgyptPrep-b | N-proper-fs
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
untilPrep
4194 [e]מ֥וֹת
mō-wṯ
the deathN-msc
8010 [e]שְׁלֹמֹֽה׃
šə-lō-mōh.
of SolomonN-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 11:40 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְבַקֵּ֥שׁ שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה לְהָמִ֣ית אֶת־יָרָבְעָ֑ם וַיָּ֣קָם יָרָבְעָ֗ם וַיִּבְרַ֤ח מִצְרַ֙יִם֙ אֶל־שִׁישַׁ֣ק מֶֽלֶךְ־מִצְרַ֔יִם וַיְהִ֥י בְמִצְרַ֖יִם עַד־מֹ֥ות שְׁלֹמֹֽה׃

מלכים א 11:40 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבקש שלמה להמית את־ירבעם ויקם ירבעם ויברח מצרים אל־שישק מלך־מצרים ויהי במצרים עד־מות שלמה׃

מלכים א 11:40 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבקש שלמה להמית את־ירבעם ויקם ירבעם ויברח מצרים אל־שישק מלך־מצרים ויהי במצרים עד־מות שלמה׃

מלכים א 11:40 Hebrew Bible
ויבקש שלמה להמית את ירבעם ויקם ירבעם ויברח מצרים אל שישק מלך מצרים ויהי במצרים עד מות שלמה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Solomon sought therefore to put Jeroboam to death; but Jeroboam arose and fled to Egypt to Shishak king of Egypt, and he was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.

King James Bible
Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam. And Jeroboam arose, and fled into Egypt, unto Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, Solomon tried to kill Jeroboam, but he fled to Egypt, to Shishak king of Egypt, where he remained until Solomon's death.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Solomon sought

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Shishak This is the first time we meet with the proper name of an Egyptian king in Scripture, Pharaoh being the general appellation for all the sovereigns of that country. Some are of opinion that Shishak is the same with the celebrated Sesostris of the Greek historians; but it is probable that this king lived long before Solomon's time. Usher thinks him to be Sesonchis, and places the beginning of his reign, A.M.

1 Kings 14:25,26 And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak …

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