2 Samuel 2:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3985 [e]וַיְמָאֵ֣ן
way-mā-’ên
and However he refusedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
5493 [e]לָס֗וּר
lā-sūr,
to turn asidePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5221 [e]וַיַּכֵּ֣הוּ
way-yak-kê-hū
therefore struck himConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms
74 [e]אַבְנֵר֩
’aḇ-nêr
AbnerN-proper-ms
310 [e]בְּאַחֲרֵ֨י
bə-’a-ḥă-rê
with the backPrep-b | N-mpc
2595 [e]הַחֲנִ֜ית
ha-ḥă-nîṯ
of the spearArt | N-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
inPrep
2570 [e]הַחֹ֗מֶשׁ
ha-ḥō-meš,
the stomachArt | N-ms
3318 [e]וַתֵּצֵ֤א
wat-tê-ṣê
so that came outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
2595 [e]הַֽחֲנִית֙
ha-ḥă-nîṯ
the spearArt | N-fs
310 [e]מֵאַחֲרָ֔יו
mê-’a-ḥă-rāw,
of his backPrep-m | N-mpc | 3ms
5307 [e]וַיִּפָּל־
way-yip-pāl-
and he fell downConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֖ם
šām
thereAdv
4191 [e]וַיָּ֣מָת
way-yā-māṯ
and diedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  [תחתו]
[ta-ḥa-ṯōw
-Preposition :: third person masculine singular Prep | 3ms
 
ḵ]
 
8478 [e](תַּחְתָּ֑יו)
(taḥ-tāw;
on the spotPrep | 3ms
 
q)
 
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֡י
way-hî
So it was [that]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
as many asN-msc
935 [e]הַבָּ֣א
hab-bā
cameArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֶֽל־
’el-
toPrep
4725 [e]הַמָּקוֹם֩
ham-mā-qō-wm
the placeArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
wherePro-r
5307 [e]נָ֨פַל
nā-p̄al
fell downV-Qal-Perf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֧ם
šām
thereAdv
6214 [e]עֲשָׂהאֵ֛ל
‘ă-śā-h-’êl
AsahelN-proper-ms
4191 [e]וַיָּמֹ֖ת
way-yā-mōṯ
and diedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5975 [e]וַֽיַּעֲמֹֽדוּ׃
way-ya-‘ă-mō-ḏū.
and stood stillConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 2:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְמָאֵ֣ן לָס֗וּר וַיַּכֵּ֣הוּ אַבְנֵר֩ בְּאַחֲרֵ֨י הַחֲנִ֜ית אֶל־הַחֹ֗מֶשׁ וַתֵּצֵ֤א הַֽחֲנִית֙ מֵאַחֲרָ֔יו וַיִּפָּל־שָׁ֖ם וַיָּ֣מָת [תַּחַתֹו כ] (תַּחְתָּ֑יו ק) וַיְהִ֡י כָּל־הַבָּ֣א אֶֽל־הַמָּקֹום֩ אֲשֶׁר־נָ֨פַל שָׁ֧ם עֲשָׂהאֵ֛ל וַיָּמֹ֖ת וַֽיַּעֲמֹֽדוּ׃

שמואל ב 2:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וימאן לסור ויכהו אבנר באחרי החנית אל־החמש ותצא החנית מאחריו ויפל־שם וימת [תחתו כ] (תחתיו ק) ויהי כל־הבא אל־המקום אשר־נפל שם עשהאל וימת ויעמדו׃

שמואל ב 2:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וימאן לסור ויכהו אבנר באחרי החנית אל־החמש ותצא החנית מאחריו ויפל־שם וימת [תחתו כ] (תחתיו ק) ויהי כל־הבא אל־המקום אשר־נפל שם עשהאל וימת ויעמדו׃

שמואל ב 2:23 Hebrew Bible
וימאן לסור ויכהו אבנר באחרי החנית אל החמש ותצא החנית מאחריו ויפל שם וימת תחתו ויהי כל הבא אל המקום אשר נפל שם עשהאל וימת ויעמדו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
However, he refused to turn aside; therefore Abner struck him in the belly with the butt end of the spear, so that the spear came out at his back. And he fell there and died on the spot. And it came about that all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, stood still.

King James Bible
Howbeit he refused to turn aside: wherefore Abner with the hinder end of the spear smote him under the fifth rib, that the spear came out behind him; and he fell down there, and died in the same place: and it came to pass, that as many as came to the place where Asahel fell down and died stood still.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Asahel refused to turn away, so Abner hit him in the stomach with the end of his spear. The spear went through his body, and he fell and died right there. When all who came to the place where Asahel had fallen and died, they stopped,
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