1 Samuel 20:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
so Jonathan saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
to himPrep | 3ms
2486 [e]חָלִילָה֮
ḥā-lî-lāh
by no meansInterjection | 3fs
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
4191 [e]תָמוּת֒
ṯā-mūṯ
You shall dieV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֡ה
hin-nêh
IndeedInterjection
  [לו־]
[lōw-
-Preposition :: third person masculine singular Prep | 3ms
  [עשה]
‘ā-śāh
-Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular V-Qal-Perf-3ms
 
ḵ]
 
  (לֹֽא־)
(lō-
nothingAdverb - Negative particle Adv-NegPrt
6213 [e](יַעֲשֶׂ֨ה)
ya-‘ă-śeh
will doV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
 
q)
 
1 [e]אָבִ֜י
’ā-ḇî
my fatherN-msc | 1cs
1697 [e]דָּבָ֣ר
dā-ḇār
nothingN-ms
1419 [e]גָּד֗וֹל
gā-ḏō-wl,
either greatAdj-ms
176 [e]א֚וֹ
’ōw
orConj
1697 [e]דָּבָ֣ר
dā-ḇār
thingN-ms
6996 [e]קָטֹ֔ן
qā-ṭōn,
smallAdj-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and withoutConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1540 [e]יִגְלֶ֖ה
yiḡ-leh
first tellingV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
241 [e]אָזְנִ֑י
’ā-zə-nî;
meN-fsc | 1cs
4069 [e]וּמַדּוּעַ֩
ū-mad-dū-a‘
and whyConj-w | Interrog
5641 [e]יַסְתִּ֨יר
yas-tîr
should hideV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
1 [e]אָבִ֥י
’ā-ḇî
my fatherN-msc | 1cs
4480 [e]מִמֶּ֛נִּי
mim-men-nî
from mePrep | 1cs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֥ר
had-dā-ḇār
thingArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֖ה
haz-zeh
thisArt | Pro-ms
369 [e]אֵ֥ין
’ên
notAdv
2063 [e]זֹֽאת׃
zōṯ.
this [is so]Pro-fs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 20:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר לֹ֣ו חָלִילָה֮ לֹ֣א תָמוּת֒ הִנֵּ֡ה [לֹו־עָשָׂה כ] (לֹֽא־יַעֲשֶׂ֨ה ק) אָבִ֜י דָּבָ֣ר גָּדֹ֗ול אֹ֚ו דָּבָ֣ר קָטֹ֔ן וְלֹ֥א יִגְלֶ֖ה אֶת־אָזְנִ֑י וּמַדּוּעַ֩ יַסְתִּ֨יר אָבִ֥י מִמֶּ֛נִּי אֶת־הַדָּבָ֥ר הַזֶּ֖ה אֵ֥ין זֹֽאת׃

שמואל א 20:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לו חלילה לא תמות הנה [לו־עשה כ] (לא־יעשה ק) אבי דבר גדול או דבר קטן ולא יגלה את־אזני ומדוע יסתיר אבי ממני את־הדבר הזה אין זאת׃

שמואל א 20:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לו חלילה לא תמות הנה [לו־עשה כ] (לא־יעשה ק) אבי דבר גדול או דבר קטן ולא יגלה את־אזני ומדוע יסתיר אבי ממני את־הדבר הזה אין זאת׃

שמואל א 20:2 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לו חלילה לא תמות הנה לו עשה אבי דבר גדול או דבר קטן ולא יגלה את אזני ומדוע יסתיר אבי ממני את הדבר הזה אין זאת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He said to him, "Far from it, you shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. So why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so!"

King James Bible
And he said unto him, God forbid; thou shalt not die: behold, my father will do nothing either great or small, but that he will shew it me: and why should my father hide this thing from me? it is not so.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jonathan said to him, "No, you won't die. Listen, my father doesn't do anything, great or small, without telling me. So why would he hide this matter from me? This can't be true."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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shew it me [heb] uncover mine ear

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