2 Samuel 1:18
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֕אמֶר
and he told [them]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3925 [e]לְלַמֵּ֥ד
to teachPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
1121 [e]בְּנֵֽי־
the sonsN-mpc
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֖ה
of JudahN-proper-ms
7198 [e]קָ֑שֶׁת
[the Song of] the BowN-fs
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֥ה
3789 [e]כְתוּבָ֖ה
[it is] writtenV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-fs
5921 [e]עַל־
5612 [e]סֵ֥פֶר
the BookN-ms
3477 [e]הַיָּשָֽׁר׃
of JasherArt | Adj-ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 1:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לְלַמֵּ֥ד בְּנֵֽי־יְהוּדָ֖ה קָ֑שֶׁת הִנֵּ֥ה כְתוּבָ֖ה עַל־סֵ֥פֶר הַיָּשָֽׁר׃

שמואל ב 1:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר ללמד בני־יהודה קשת הנה כתובה על־ספר הישר׃

שמואל ב 1:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר ללמד בני־יהודה קשת הנה כתובה על־ספר הישר׃

שמואל ב 1:18 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר ללמד בני יהודה קשת הנה כתובה על ספר הישר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and he told them to teach the sons of Judah the song of the bow; behold, it is written in the book of Jashar.

King James Bible
(Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and he ordered that the Judahites be taught The Song of the Bow. It is written in the Book of Jashar:
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Genesis 49:8 Judah, you are he whom your brothers shall praise: your hand shall …

Deuteronomy 4:10 Specially the day that you stood before the LORD your God in Horeb, …

Kasheth, or the bow, was probably the title of the following threnody; so called, in the oriental style, because Saul's death was occasioned by that weapon, and because the bow of Jonathan, out of which `the arrow was shot beyond the lad,' (

1 Samuel 20:36 And he said to his lad, Run, find out now the arrows which I shoot. …

the book

Joshua 10:13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had …

Jasher. or, the upright. So LXX. (), Targum, {siphra deoritha,} `the book of the law;' the Arabic, `the book of Ashee: this is the book of Samuel.' This book was probably a collection of divine odes, written to commemorate remarkable events.

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