1 Samuel 4:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2388 [e]הִֽתְחַזְּק֞וּ
hiṯ-ḥaz-zə-qū
Be strongV-Hitpael-Imp-mp
1961 [e]וִֽהְי֤וּ
wih-yū
and conduct yourselvesConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-mp
376 [e]לַֽאֲנָשִׁים֙
la-’ă-nā-šîm
like menPrep-l | N-mp
6430 [e]פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים
pə-liš-tîm,
you PhilistinesN-proper-mp
6435 [e]פֶּ֚ן
pen
thatConj
5647 [e]תַּעַבְד֣וּ
ta-‘aḇ-ḏū
you do not become servantsV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
5680 [e]לָעִבְרִ֔ים
lā-‘iḇ-rîm,
of the HebrewsPrep-l | N-proper-mp
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר
ka-’ă-šer
asPrep-k | Pro-r
5647 [e]עָבְד֖וּ
‘ā-ḇə-ḏū
they have beenV-Qal-Perf-3cp
  לָכֶ֑ם
lā-ḵem;
to youPrep | 2mp
1961 [e]וִהְיִיתֶ֥ם
wih-yî-ṯem
Conduct yourselvesConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
376 [e]לַאֲנָשִׁ֖ים
la-’ă-nā-šîm
like menPrep-l | N-mp
3898 [e]וְנִלְחַמְתֶּֽם׃
wə-nil-ḥam-tem.
and fightConj-w | V-Nifal-ConjPerf-2mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 4:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הִֽתְחַזְּק֞וּ וִֽהְי֤וּ לַֽאֲנָשִׁים֙ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים פֶּ֚ן תַּעַבְד֣וּ לָעִבְרִ֔ים כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר עָבְד֖וּ לָכֶ֑ם וִהְיִיתֶ֥ם לַאֲנָשִׁ֖ים וְנִלְחַמְתֶּֽם׃

שמואל א 4:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
התחזקו והיו לאנשים פלשתים פן תעבדו לעברים כאשר עבדו לכם והייתם לאנשים ונלחמתם׃

שמואל א 4:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
התחזקו והיו לאנשים פלשתים פן תעבדו לעברים כאשר עבדו לכם והייתם לאנשים ונלחמתם׃

שמואל א 4:9 Hebrew Bible
התחזקו והיו לאנשים פלשתים פן תעבדו לעברים כאשר עבדו לכם והייתם לאנשים ונלחמתם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Take courage and be men, O Philistines, or you will become slaves to the Hebrews, as they have been slaves to you; therefore, be men and fight."

King James Bible
Be strong, and quit yourselves like men, O ye Philistines, that ye be not servants unto the Hebrews, as they have been to you: quit yourselves like men, and fight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Show some courage and be men, Philistines! Otherwise, you'll serve the Hebrews just as they served you. Now be men and fight!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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as they have

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quit yourselves like men. [heb] be men

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