1 Kings 3:11
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֜ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
GodN-mp
413 [e]אֵלָ֗יו
’ê-lāw,
to himPrep | 3ms
3282 [e]יַעַן֩
ya-‘an
becauseAdv
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֨ר
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
7592 [e]שָׁאַ֜לְתָּ
šā-’al-tā
you have askedV-Qal-Perf-2ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֣ר
had-dā-ḇār
thingArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֗ה
haz-zeh,
thisArt | Pro-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7592 [e]שָׁאַ֨לְתָּ
šā-’al-tā
have askedV-Qal-Perf-2ms
  לְּךָ֜
lə-ḵā
for yourselfPrep | 2ms
3117 [e]יָמִ֣ים
yā-mîm
lifeN-mp
7227 [e]רַבִּ֗ים
rab-bîm,
longAdj-mp
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
norConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7592 [e]שָׁאַ֤לְתָּ
šā-’al-tā
have askedV-Qal-Perf-2ms
  לְּךָ֙
lə-ḵā
for yourselfPrep | 2ms
6239 [e]עֹ֔שֶׁר
‘ō-šer,
richesN-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
norConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7592 [e]שָׁאַ֖לְתָּ
šā-’al-tā
have askedV-Qal-Perf-2ms
5315 [e]נֶ֣פֶשׁ
ne-p̄eš
the lifeN-fsc
341 [e]אֹיְבֶ֑יךָ
’ō-yə-ḇe-ḵā;
of your enemiesV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc | 2ms
7592 [e]וְשָׁאַ֧לְתָּ
wə-šā-’al-tā
but have askedConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
  לְּךָ֛
lə-ḵā
for yourselfPrep | 2ms
995 [e]הָבִ֖ין
hā-ḇîn
understandingV-Hifil-Inf
8085 [e]לִשְׁמֹ֥עַ
liš-mō-a‘
to discernPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4941 [e]מִשְׁפָּֽט׃
miš-pāṭ.
justiceN-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 3:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֜ים אֵלָ֗יו יַעַן֩ אֲשֶׁ֨ר שָׁאַ֜לְתָּ אֶת־הַדָּבָ֣ר הַזֶּ֗ה וְלֹֽא־שָׁאַ֨לְתָּ לְּךָ֜ יָמִ֣ים רַבִּ֗ים וְלֹֽא־שָׁאַ֤לְתָּ לְּךָ֙ עֹ֔שֶׁר וְלֹ֥א שָׁאַ֖לְתָּ נֶ֣פֶשׁ אֹיְבֶ֑יךָ וְשָׁאַ֧לְתָּ לְּךָ֛ הָבִ֖ין לִשְׁמֹ֥עַ מִשְׁפָּֽט׃

מלכים א 3:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר אלהים אליו יען אשר שאלת את־הדבר הזה ולא־שאלת לך ימים רבים ולא־שאלת לך עשר ולא שאלת נפש איביך ושאלת לך הבין לשמע משפט׃

מלכים א 3:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר אלהים אליו יען אשר שאלת את־הדבר הזה ולא־שאלת לך ימים רבים ולא־שאלת לך עשר ולא שאלת נפש איביך ושאלת לך הבין לשמע משפט׃

מלכים א 3:11 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אלהים אליו יען אשר שאלת את הדבר הזה ולא שאלת לך ימים רבים ולא שאלת לך עשר ולא שאלת נפש איביך ושאלת לך הבין לשמע משפט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,

King James Bible
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So God said to him, "Because you have requested this and did not ask for long life or riches for yourself, or the death of your enemies, but you asked discernment for yourself to understand justice,
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