1 Samuel 12:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7200 [e]וַתִּרְא֗וּ
wat-tir-’ū,
And when you sawConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2mp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
thatConj
5176 [e]נָחָ֞שׁ
nā-ḥāš
NahashN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶ֣לֶךְ
me-leḵ
kingN-msc
1121 [e]בְּנֵֽי־
bə-nê-
of theN-mpc
5983 [e]עַמּוֹן֮
‘am-mō-wn
AmmonitesN-proper-ms
935 [e]בָּ֣א
cameV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עֲלֵיכֶם֒
‘ă-lê-ḵem
against youPrep | 2mp
559 [e]וַתֹּ֣אמְרוּ
wat-tō-mə-rū
and you saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2mp
  לִ֔י
lî,
to mePrep | 1cs
3808 [e]לֹ֕א
NoAdv-NegPrt
3588 [e]כִּי־
kî-
butConj
4428 [e]מֶ֖לֶךְ
me-leḵ
a kingN-ms
4427 [e]יִמְלֹ֣ךְ
yim-lōḵ
shall reignV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5921 [e]עָלֵ֑ינוּ
‘ā-lê-nū;
over usPrep | 1cp
3068 [e]וַיהוָ֥ה
Yah-weh
when YahwehConj-w | N-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵיכֶ֖ם
’ĕ-lō-hê-ḵem
your GodN-mpc | 2mp
4428 [e]מַלְכְּכֶֽם׃
mal-kə-ḵem.
[was] your kingN-msc | 2mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 12:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתִּרְא֗וּ כִּֽי־נָחָ֞שׁ מֶ֣לֶךְ בְּנֵֽי־עַמֹּון֮ בָּ֣א עֲלֵיכֶם֒ וַתֹּ֣אמְרוּ לִ֔י לֹ֕א כִּי־מֶ֖לֶךְ יִמְלֹ֣ךְ עָלֵ֑ינוּ וַיהוָ֥ה אֱלֹהֵיכֶ֖ם מַלְכְּכֶֽם׃

שמואל א 12:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותראו כי־נחש מלך בני־עמון בא עליכם ותאמרו לי לא כי־מלך ימלך עלינו ויהוה אלהיכם מלככם׃

שמואל א 12:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותראו כי־נחש מלך בני־עמון בא עליכם ותאמרו לי לא כי־מלך ימלך עלינו ויהוה אלהיכם מלככם׃

שמואל א 12:12 Hebrew Bible
ותראו כי נחש מלך בני עמון בא עליכם ותאמרו לי לא כי מלך ימלך עלינו ויהוה אלהיכם מלככם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"When you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, 'No, but a king shall reign over us,' although the LORD your God was your king.

King James Bible
And when ye saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, ye said unto me, Nay; but a king shall reign over us: when the LORD your God was your king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But when you saw that Nahash king of the Ammonites was coming against you, you said to me, 'No, we must have a king rule over us--even though the LORD your God is your king.
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