1 Samuel 1:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  לָ֜הּ
lāh
to herPrep | 3fs
511 [e]אֶלְקָנָ֣ה
’el-qā-nāh
ElkanahN-proper-ms
376 [e]אִישָׁ֗הּ
’î-šāh,
her husbandN-msc | 3fs
2584 [e]חַנָּה֙
ḥan-nāh
HannahN-proper-fs
4100 [e]לָ֣מֶה
lā-meh
whyInterrog
1058 [e]תִבְכִּ֗י
ṯiḇ-kî,
do you weepV-Qal-Imperf-2fs
4100 [e]וְלָ֙מֶה֙
wə-lā-meh
and whyConj-w | Interrog
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
398 [e]תֹֽאכְלִ֔י
ṯō-ḵə-lî,
do you eatV-Qal-Imperf-2fs
4100 [e]וְלָ֖מֶה
wə-lā-meh
and whyConj-w | Interrog
3415 [e]יֵרַ֣ע
yê-ra‘
is grievedV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3824 [e]לְבָבֵ֑ךְ
lə-ḇā-ḇêḵ;
your heartN-msc | 2fs
3808 [e]הֲל֤וֹא
hă-lō-w
[am] notAdv-NegPrt
595 [e]אָֽנֹכִי֙
’ā-nō-ḵî
IPro-1cs
2896 [e]ט֣וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
betterAdj-ms
  לָ֔ךְ
lāḵ,
to youPrep | 2fs
6235 [e]מֵעֲשָׂרָ֖ה
mê-‘ă-śā-rāh
than tenPrep-m | Number-ms
1121 [e]בָּנִֽים׃
bā-nîm.
sonsN-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 1:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר לָ֜הּ אֶלְקָנָ֣ה אִישָׁ֗הּ חַנָּה֙ לָ֣מֶה תִבְכִּ֗י וְלָ֙מֶה֙ לֹ֣א תֹֽאכְלִ֔י וְלָ֖מֶה יֵרַ֣ע לְבָבֵ֑ךְ הֲלֹ֤וא אָֽנֹכִי֙ טֹ֣וב לָ֔ךְ מֵעֲשָׂרָ֖ה בָּנִֽים׃

שמואל א 1:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לה אלקנה אישה חנה למה תבכי ולמה לא תאכלי ולמה ירע לבבך הלוא אנכי טוב לך מעשרה בנים׃

שמואל א 1:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לה אלקנה אישה חנה למה תבכי ולמה לא תאכלי ולמה ירע לבבך הלוא אנכי טוב לך מעשרה בנים׃

שמואל א 1:8 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לה אלקנה אישה חנה למה תבכי ולמה לא תאכלי ולמה ירע לבבך הלוא אנכי טוב לך מעשרה בנים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat and why is your heart sad? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

King James Bible
Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Hannah, why are you crying?" her husband Elkanah asked. "Why won't you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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am not

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