1 Samuel 25:21
Text Analysis
1732 [e]וְדָוִ֣ד
Now DavidConj-w | N-proper-ms
559 [e]אָמַ֗ר
had saidV-Qal-Perf-3ms
389 [e]אַךְ֩
8267 [e]לַשֶּׁ֨קֶר
in vainPrep-l, Art | N-ms
8104 [e]שָׁמַ֜רְתִּי
I have protectedV-Qal-Perf-1cs
853 [e]אֶֽת־
3605 [e]כָּל־
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֤ר
2088 [e]לָזֶה֙
this [fellow has]Prep-l | Pro-ms
4057 [e]בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר
in the wildernessPrep-b, Art | N-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
so that nothingConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
6485 [e]נִפְקַ֥ד
was missedV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
3605 [e]מִכָּל־
of allPrep-m | N-msc
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
[belongs] to himPrep | 3ms
3972 [e]מְא֑וּמָה
7725 [e]וַיָּֽשֶׁב־
and he has repaidConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
mePrep | 1cs
7451 [e]רָעָ֖ה
8478 [e]תַּ֥חַת
2896 [e]טוֹבָֽה׃

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 25:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְדָוִ֣ד אָמַ֗ר אַךְ֩ לַשֶּׁ֨קֶר שָׁמַ֜רְתִּי אֶֽת־כָּל־אֲשֶׁ֤ר לָזֶה֙ בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר וְלֹא־נִפְקַ֥ד מִכָּל־אֲשֶׁר־לֹ֖ו מְא֑וּמָה וַיָּֽשֶׁב־לִ֥י רָעָ֖ה תַּ֥חַת טֹובָֽה׃

שמואל א 25:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ודוד אמר אך לשקר שמרתי את־כל־אשר לזה במדבר ולא־נפקד מכל־אשר־לו מאומה וישב־לי רעה תחת טובה׃

שמואל א 25:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ודוד אמר אך לשקר שמרתי את־כל־אשר לזה במדבר ולא־נפקד מכל־אשר־לו מאומה וישב־לי רעה תחת טובה׃

שמואל א 25:21 Hebrew Bible
ודוד אמר אך לשקר שמרתי את כל אשר לזה במדבר ולא נפקד מכל אשר לו מאומה וישב לי רעה תחת טובה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now David had said, "Surely in vain I have guarded all that this man has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him; and he has returned me evil for good.

King James Bible
Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David had just said, "I guarded everything that belonged to this man in the wilderness for nothing. He was not missing anything, yet he paid me back evil for good.
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