2 Samuel 11:25
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָּוִ֜ד
dā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
4397 [e]הַמַּלְאָ֗ךְ
ham-mal-’āḵ,
the messengerArt | N-ms
3541 [e]כֹּֽה־
kōh-
thusAdv
559 [e]תֹאמַ֤ר
ṯō-mar
you shall sayV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3097 [e]יוֹאָב֙
yō-w-’āḇ
JoabN-proper-ms
408 [e]אַל־
’al-
notAdv
7489 [e]יֵרַ֤ע
yê-ra‘
do let displeaseV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5869 [e]בְּעֵינֶ֙יךָ֙
bə-‘ê-ne-ḵā
youPrep-b | N-cdc | 2ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֣ר
had-dā-ḇār
thingArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֔ה
haz-zeh,
thisArt | Pro-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
2090 [e]כָזֹ֥ה
ḵā-zōh
as thisPrep-k | Pro-fs
2088 [e]וְכָזֶ֖ה
wə-ḵā-zeh
and as thisConj-w, Prep-k | Pro-ms
398 [e]תֹּאכַ֣ל
tō-ḵal
devoursV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
2719 [e]הֶחָ֑רֶב
he-ḥā-reḇ;
the swordArt | N-fs
2388 [e]הַחֲזֵ֨ק
ha-ḥă-zêq
StrengthenV-Hifil-Imp-ms
4421 [e]מִלְחַמְתְּךָ֧
mil-ḥam-tə-ḵā
your attackN-fsc | 2ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
againstPrep
5892 [e]הָעִ֛יר
hā-‘îr
the cityArt | N-fs
2040 [e]וְהָרְסָ֖הּ
wə-hā-rə-sāh
and overthrow itConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
2388 [e]וְחַזְּקֵֽהוּ׃
wə-ḥaz-zə-qê-hū.
and encourage himConj-w | V-Piel-Imp-ms | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 11:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר דָּוִ֜ד אֶל־הַמַּלְאָ֗ךְ כֹּֽה־תֹאמַ֤ר אֶל־יֹואָב֙ אַל־יֵרַ֤ע בְּעֵינֶ֙יךָ֙ אֶת־הַדָּבָ֣ר הַזֶּ֔ה כִּֽי־כָזֹ֥ה וְכָזֶ֖ה תֹּאכַ֣ל הֶחָ֑רֶב הַחֲזֵ֨ק מִלְחַמְתְּךָ֧ אֶל־הָעִ֛יר וְהָרְסָ֖הּ וְחַזְּקֵֽהוּ׃

שמואל ב 11:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר דוד אל־המלאך כה־תאמר אל־יואב אל־ירע בעיניך את־הדבר הזה כי־כזה וכזה תאכל החרב החזק מלחמתך אל־העיר והרסה וחזקהו׃

שמואל ב 11:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר דוד אל־המלאך כה־תאמר אל־יואב אל־ירע בעיניך את־הדבר הזה כי־כזה וכזה תאכל החרב החזק מלחמתך אל־העיר והרסה וחזקהו׃

שמואל ב 11:25 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר דוד אל המלאך כה תאמר אל יואב אל ירע בעיניך את הדבר הזה כי כזה וכזה תאכל החרב החזק מלחמתך אל העיר והרסה וחזקהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall say to Joab, 'Do not let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another; make your battle against the city stronger and overthrow it'; and so encourage him."

King James Bible
Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage thou him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David told the messenger, "Say this to Joab: 'Don't let this matter upset you because the sword devours all alike. Intensify your fight against the city and demolish it.' Encourage him."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

displease thee [heb] be evil in thine eyes
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one [heb] so and such
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make

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