2 Samuel 17:16
Text Analysis
6258 [e]וְעַתָּ֡ה
Therefore nowConj-w | Adv
7971 [e]שִׁלְח֣וּ
4120 [e]מְהֵרָה֩
5046 [e]וְהַגִּ֨ידוּ
and tellConj-w | V-Hifil-Imp-mp
1732 [e]לְדָוִ֜ד
DavidPrep-l | N-proper-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֗ר
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
408 [e]אַל־
3885 [e]תָּ֤לֶן
do spendV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-2ms
3915 [e]הַלַּ֙יְלָה֙
this nightArt | N-ms
6160 [e]בְּעַֽרְב֣וֹת
in the plainsPrep-b | N-fpc
4057 [e]הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר
of the wildernessArt | N-ms
1571 [e]וְגַ֖ם
butConj-w | Conj
5674 [e]עָב֣וֹר
5674 [e]תַּעֲב֑וֹר
cross overV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
6435 [e]פֶּ֚ן
1104 [e]יְבֻלַּ֣ע
be swallowed upV-Pual-Imperf-3ms
4428 [e]לַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
3605 [e]וּלְכָל־
and allConj-w, Prep-l | N-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
the peopleArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
who [are]Pro-r
854 [e]אִתּֽוֹ׃
with himPrep | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 17:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְעַתָּ֡ה שִׁלְח֣וּ מְהֵרָה֩ וְהַגִּ֨ידוּ לְדָוִ֜ד לֵאמֹ֗ר אַל־תָּ֤לֶן הַלַּ֙יְלָה֙ בְּעַֽרְבֹ֣ות הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר וְגַ֖ם עָבֹ֣ור תַּעֲבֹ֑ור פֶּ֚ן יְבֻלַּ֣ע לַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וּלְכָל־הָעָ֖ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר אִתֹּֽו׃

שמואל ב 17:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ועתה שלחו מהרה והגידו לדוד לאמר אל־תלן הלילה בערבות המדבר וגם עבור תעבור פן יבלע למלך ולכל־העם אשר אתו׃

שמואל ב 17:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ועתה שלחו מהרה והגידו לדוד לאמר אל־תלן הלילה בערבות המדבר וגם עבור תעבור פן יבלע למלך ולכל־העם אשר אתו׃

שמואל ב 17:16 Hebrew Bible
ועתה שלחו מהרה והגידו לדוד לאמר אל תלן הלילה בערבות המדבר וגם עבור תעבור פן יבלע למלך ולכל העם אשר אתו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore, send quickly and tell David, saying, 'Do not spend the night at the fords of the wilderness, but by all means cross over, or else the king and all the people who are with him will be destroyed.'"

King James Bible
Now therefore send quickly, and tell David, saying, Lodge not this night in the plains of the wilderness, but speedily pass over; lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people that are with him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now send someone quickly and tell David, 'Don't spend the night at the wilderness ford of the Jordan, but be sure to cross over, or the king and all the people with him will be destroyed.'"
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