1 Kings 12:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1 [e]אָבִ֖יךָ
’ā-ḇî-ḵā
Your fatherN-msc | 2ms
7185 [e]הִקְשָׁ֣ה
hiq-šāh
heavyV-Hifil-Perf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
madeDirObjM
5923 [e]עֻלֵּ֑נוּ
‘ul-lê-nū;
our yokeN-msc | 1cp
859 [e]וְאַתָּ֡ה
wə-’at-tāh
therefore youConj-w | Pro-2ms
6258 [e]עַתָּ֣ה
‘at-tāh
nowAdv
7043 [e]הָקֵל֩
hā-qêl
lightenV-Hifil-Imp-ms
5656 [e]מֵעֲבֹדַ֨ת
mê-‘ă-ḇō-ḏaṯ
servicePrep-m | N-fsc
1 [e]אָבִ֜יךָ
’ā-ḇî-ḵā
of your fatherN-msc | 2ms
7186 [e]הַקָּשָׁ֗ה
haq-qā-šāh,
the burdensomeArt | Adj-fs
5923 [e]וּמֵעֻלּ֧וֹ
ū-mê-‘ul-lōw
and his yokeConj-w, Prep-m | N-msc | 3ms
3515 [e]הַכָּבֵ֛ד
hak-kā-ḇêḏ
heavyArt | Adj-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
whichPro-r
5414 [e]נָתַ֥ן
nā-ṯan
he putV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5921 [e]עָלֵ֖ינוּ
‘ā-lê-nū
on usPrep | 1cp
5647 [e]וְנַעַבְדֶֽךָּ׃
wə-na-‘aḇ-ḏe-kā.
and we will serve youConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp | 2mse









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 12:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָבִ֖יךָ הִקְשָׁ֣ה אֶת־עֻלֵּ֑נוּ וְאַתָּ֡ה עַתָּ֣ה הָקֵל֩ מֵעֲבֹדַ֨ת אָבִ֜יךָ הַקָּשָׁ֗ה וּמֵעֻלֹּ֧ו הַכָּבֵ֛ד אֲשֶׁר־נָתַ֥ן עָלֵ֖ינוּ וְנַעַבְדֶֽךָּ׃

מלכים א 12:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אביך הקשה את־עלנו ואתה עתה הקל מעבדת אביך הקשה ומעלו הכבד אשר־נתן עלינו ונעבדך׃

מלכים א 12:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אביך הקשה את־עלנו ואתה עתה הקל מעבדת אביך הקשה ומעלו הכבד אשר־נתן עלינו ונעבדך׃

מלכים א 12:4 Hebrew Bible
אביך הקשה את עלנו ואתה עתה הקל מעבדת אביך הקשה ומעלו הכבד אשר נתן עלינו ונעבדך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Your father made our yoke hard; now therefore lighten the hard service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you."

King James Bible
Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your father made our yoke difficult. You, therefore, lighten your father's harsh service and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you."
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