1 Samuel 17:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5975 [e]וַֽיַּעֲמֹ֗ד
way-ya-‘ă-mōḏ,
And he stoodConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָא֙
way-yiq-rā
and cried outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
4634 [e]מַעַרְכֹ֣ת
ma-‘ar-ḵōṯ
the armiesN-fpc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
yiś-rā-’êl,
of IsraelN-proper-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  לָהֶ֔ם
lā-hem,
to themPrep | 3mp
4100 [e]לָ֥מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
3318 [e]תֵצְא֖וּ
ṯê-ṣə-’ū
have you come outV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
6186 [e]לַעֲרֹ֣ךְ
la-‘ă-rōḵ
to line up forPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4421 [e]מִלְחָמָ֑ה
mil-ḥā-māh;
battleN-fs
3808 [e]הֲל֧וֹא
hă-lō-w
[am] notAdv-NegPrt
595 [e]אָנֹכִ֣י
’ā-nō-ḵî
IPro-1cs
6430 [e]הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֗י
hap-pə-liš-tî,
a PhilistineArt | N-proper-ms
859 [e]וְאַתֶּם֙
wə-’at-tem
and youConj-w | Pro-2mp
5650 [e]עֲבָדִ֣ים
‘ă-ḇā-ḏîm
the servantsN-mp
7586 [e]לְשָׁא֔וּל
lə-šā-’ūl,
of SaulPrep-l | N-proper-ms
1262 [e]בְּרוּ־
bə-rū-
ChooseV-Qal-Imp-mp
  לָכֶ֥ם
lā-ḵem
for yourselvesPrep | 2mp
376 [e]אִ֖ישׁ
’îš
a manN-ms
3381 [e]וְיֵרֵ֥ד
wə-yê-rêḏ
and let him come downConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֵלָֽי׃
’ê-lāy.
to mePrep | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 17:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיַּעֲמֹ֗ד וַיִּקְרָא֙ אֶל־מַעַרְכֹ֣ת יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וַיֹּ֣אמֶר לָהֶ֔ם לָ֥מָּה תֵצְא֖וּ לַעֲרֹ֣ךְ מִלְחָמָ֑ה הֲלֹ֧וא אָנֹכִ֣י הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֗י וְאַתֶּם֙ עֲבָדִ֣ים לְשָׁא֔וּל בְּרוּ־לָכֶ֥ם אִ֖ישׁ וְיֵרֵ֥ד אֵלָֽי׃

שמואל א 17:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעמד ויקרא אל־מערכת ישראל ויאמר להם למה תצאו לערך מלחמה הלוא אנכי הפלשתי ואתם עבדים לשאול ברו־לכם איש וירד אלי׃

שמואל א 17:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעמד ויקרא אל־מערכת ישראל ויאמר להם למה תצאו לערך מלחמה הלוא אנכי הפלשתי ואתם עבדים לשאול ברו־לכם איש וירד אלי׃

שמואל א 17:8 Hebrew Bible
ויעמד ויקרא אל מערכת ישראל ויאמר להם למה תצאו לערך מלחמה הלוא אנכי הפלשתי ואתם עבדים לשאול ברו לכם איש וירד אלי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel and said to them, "Why do you come out to draw up in battle array? Am I not the Philistine and you servants of Saul? Choose a man for yourselves and let him come down to me.

King James Bible
And he stood and cried unto the armies of Israel, and said unto them, Why are ye come out to set your battle in array? am not I a Philistine, and ye servants to Saul? choose you a man for you, and let him come down to me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He stood and shouted to the Israelite battle formations: "Why do you come out to line up in battle formation?" He asked them, "Am I not a Philistine and are you not servants of Saul? Choose one of your men and have him come down against me.
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