1 Samuel 21:14
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8138 [e]וַיְשַׁנּ֤וֹ
way-šan-nōw
So he changed
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-
2940 [e]טַעְמוֹ֙
ṭa‘-mōw
his behavior
5869 [e]בְּעֵ֣ינֵיהֶ֔ם
bə-‘ê-nê-hem,
before them
1984 [e]וַיִּתְהֹלֵ֖ל
way-yiṯ-hō-lêl
and feigned madness
3027 [e]בְּיָדָ֑ם
bə-yā-ḏām;
in their hands
  [ויתו]
[way-ṯaw
- 
 
ḵ]
 
8427 [e](וַיְתָיו֙)
(way-ṯāw
scratchedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms
 
q)
 
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
on
1817 [e]דַּלְת֣וֹת
dal-ṯō-wṯ
the doorsDirObjM
8179 [e]הַשַּׁ֔עַר
haš-ša-‘ar,
of the gateN-msc | 3ms
3381 [e]וַיּ֥וֹרֶד
way-yō-w-reḏ
and let fall downPrep-b | N-cdc | 3mp
7388 [e]רִיר֖וֹ
rî-rōw
his salivaConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
onPrep-b | N-fsc | 3mp
2206 [e]זְקָנֽוֹ׃
zə-qā-nōw.
his beardConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 21:14 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְשַׁנֹּ֤ו אֶת־טַעְמֹו֙ בְּעֵ֣ינֵיהֶ֔ם וַיִּתְהֹלֵ֖ל בְּיָדָ֑ם [וַיְתַו כ] (וַיְתָיו֙ ק) עַל־דַּלְתֹ֣ות הַשַּׁ֔עַר וַיֹּ֥ורֶד רִירֹ֖ו אֶל־זְקָנֹֽו׃

שמואל א 21:14 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישנו את־טעמו בעיניהם ויתהלל בידם [ויתו כ] (ויתיו ק) על־דלתות השער ויורד רירו אל־זקנו׃

שמואל א 21:14 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישנו את־טעמו בעיניהם ויתהלל בידם [ויתו כ] (ויתיו ק) על־דלתות השער ויורד רירו אל־זקנו׃

שמואל א 21:14 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אכיש אל עבדיו הנה תראו איש משתגע למה תביאו אתו אלי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Achish said to his servants, "Behold, you see the man behaving as a madman. Why do you bring him to me?

King James Bible
Then said Achish unto his servants, Lo, ye see the man is mad: wherefore then have ye brought him to me?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Look! You can see the man is crazy," Achish said to his servants. "Why did you bring him to me?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

is mad. or, playeth the madman

Ecclesiastes 7:7 Surely oppression makes a wise man mad; and a gift destroys the heart.

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