2 Samuel 16:19
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8145 [e]וְהַשֵּׁנִ֗ית
wə-haš-šê-nîṯ,
And the second [reason]Conj-w, Art | Number-ofs
4310 [e]לְמִי֙
lə-mî
whomPrep-l | Interrog
589 [e]אֲנִ֣י
’ă-nî
should IPro-1cs
5647 [e]אֶֽעֱבֹ֔ד
’e-‘ĕ-ḇōḏ,
serveV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
3808 [e]הֲל֖וֹא
hă-lō-w
[Should [I] not [serve]Adv-NegPrt
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
in the presencePrep-l | N-cpc
1121 [e]בְנ֑וֹ
ḇə-nōw;
of his sonN-msc | 3ms
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֤ר
ka-’ă-šer
asPrep-k | Pro-r
5647 [e]עָבַ֙דְתִּי֙
‘ā-ḇaḏ-tî
I have servedV-Qal-Perf-1cs
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
in presencePrep-l | N-cpc
1 [e]אָבִ֔יךָ
’ā-ḇî-ḵā,
of your fatherN-msc | 2ms
3651 [e]כֵּ֖ן
kên
soAdv
1961 [e]אֶהְיֶ֥ה
’eh-yeh
will I beV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
6440 [e]לְפָנֶֽיךָ׃
li-p̄ā-ne-ḵā.
in your presencePrep-l | N-cpc | 2ms
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Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 16:19 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהַשֵּׁנִ֗ית לְמִי֙ אֲנִ֣י אֶֽעֱבֹ֔ד הֲלֹ֖וא לִפְנֵ֣י בְנֹ֑ו כַּאֲשֶׁ֤ר עָבַ֙דְתִּי֙ לִפְנֵ֣י אָבִ֔יךָ כֵּ֖ן אֶהְיֶ֥ה לִפָנֶֽיךָ׃ פ

שמואל ב 16:19 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והשנית למי אני אעבד הלוא לפני בנו כאשר עבדתי לפני אביך כן אהיה לפניך׃ פ

שמואל ב 16:19 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והשנית למי אני אעבד הלוא לפני בנו כאשר עבדתי לפני אביך כן אהיה לפניך׃ פ

שמואל ב 16:19 Hebrew Bible
והשנית למי אני אעבד הלוא לפני בנו כאשר עבדתי לפני אביך כן אהיה לפניך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Besides, whom should I serve? Should I not serve in the presence of his son? As I have served in your father's presence, so I will be in your presence."

King James Bible
And again, whom should I serve? should I not serve in the presence of his son? as I have served in thy father's presence, so will I be in thy presence.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Furthermore, whom will I serve if not his son? As I served in your father's presence, I will also serve in yours."
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