1 Samuel 23:25
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1980 [e]וַיֵּ֨לֶךְ
way-yê-leḵ
And when wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7586 [e]שָׁא֣וּל
šā-’ūl
SaulN-proper-ms
376 [e]וַאֲנָשָׁיו֮
wa-’ă-nā-šāw
and his menConj-w | N-mpc | 3ms
1245 [e]לְבַקֵּשׁ֒
lə-ḇaq-qêš
to seek [him]Prep-l | V-Piel-Inf
5046 [e]וַיַּגִּ֣דוּ
way-yag-gi-ḏū
and they toldConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3mp
1732 [e]לְדָוִ֔ד
lə-ḏā-wiḏ,
DavidPrep-l | N-proper-ms
3381 [e]וַיֵּ֣רֶד
way-yê-reḏ
therefore he went downConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5553 [e]הַסֶּ֔לַע
has-se-la‘,
to the rockArt | N-ms
3427 [e]וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב
way-yê-šeḇ
and stayedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4057 [e]בְּמִדְבַּ֣ר
bə-miḏ-bar
in the WildernessPrep-b | N-msc
4584 [e]מָע֑וֹן
mā-‘ō-wn;
of MaonN-proper-fs
8085 [e]וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע
way-yiš-ma‘
And when heard [that]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7586 [e]שָׁא֔וּל
šā-’ūl,
SaulN-proper-ms
7291 [e]וַיִּרְדֹּ֥ף
way-yir-dōp̄
and he pursuedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
310 [e]אַחֲרֵֽי־
’a-ḥă-rê-
afterPrep
1732 [e]דָוִ֖ד
ḏā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
4057 [e]מִדְבַּ֥ר
miḏ-bar
in the WildernessN-msc
4584 [e]מָעֽוֹן׃
mā-‘ō-wn.
of MaonN-proper-fs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 23:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֵּ֨לֶךְ שָׁא֣וּל וַאֲנָשָׁיו֮ לְבַקֵּשׁ֒ וַיַּגִּ֣דוּ לְדָוִ֔ד וַיֵּ֣רֶד הַסֶּ֔לַע וַיֵּ֖שֶׁב בְּמִדְבַּ֣ר מָעֹ֑ון וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע שָׁא֔וּל וַיִּרְדֹּ֥ף אַחֲרֵֽי־דָוִ֖ד מִדְבַּ֥ר מָעֹֽון׃

שמואל א 23:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וילך שאול ואנשיו לבקש ויגדו לדוד וירד הסלע וישב במדבר מעון וישמע שאול וירדף אחרי־דוד מדבר מעון׃

שמואל א 23:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וילך שאול ואנשיו לבקש ויגדו לדוד וירד הסלע וישב במדבר מעון וישמע שאול וירדף אחרי־דוד מדבר מעון׃

שמואל א 23:25 Hebrew Bible
וילך שאול ואנשיו לבקש ויגדו לדוד וירד הסלע וישב במדבר מעון וישמע שאול וירדף אחרי דוד מדבר מעון׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When Saul and his men went to seek him, they told David, and he came down to the rock and stayed in the wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard it, he pursued David in the wilderness of Maon.

King James Bible
Saul also and his men went to seek him. And they told David: wherefore he came down into a rock, and abode in the wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard that, he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and Saul and his men went to look for him. When David was told about it, he went down to the rock and stayed in the Wilderness of Maon. Saul heard of this and pursued David there.
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