2 Samuel 23:3
Text Analysis
559 [e]אָמַר֙
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֣י
the GodN-mpc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
of IsraelN-proper-ms
to mePrep | 1cs
1696 [e]דִבֶּ֖ר
6697 [e]צ֣וּר
the RockN-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
of IsraelN-proper-ms
4910 [e]מוֹשֵׁל֙
He who rulesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
120 [e]בָּאָדָ֔ם
over menPrep-b, Art | N-ms
6662 [e]צַדִּ֕יק
[must be] justAdj-ms
4910 [e]מוֹשֵׁ֖ל
3374 [e]יִרְאַ֥ת
in the fearN-fsc
430 [e]אֱלֹהִֽים׃
of GodN-mp

Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 23:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָמַר֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לִ֥י דִבֶּ֖ר צ֣וּר יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל מֹושֵׁל֙ בָּאָדָ֔ם צַדִּ֕יק מֹושֵׁ֖ל יִרְאַ֥ת אֱלֹהִֽים׃

שמואל ב 23:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אמר אלהי ישראל לי דבר צור ישראל מושל באדם צדיק מושל יראת אלהים׃

שמואל ב 23:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אמר אלהי ישראל לי דבר צור ישראל מושל באדם צדיק מושל יראת אלהים׃

שמואל ב 23:3 Hebrew Bible
אמר אלהי ישראל לי דבר צור ישראל מושל באדם צדיק מושל יראת אלהים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

King James Bible
The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me," The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Genesis 33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called it EleloheIsrael.

Exodus 3:15 And God said moreover to Moses, Thus shall you say to the children …

Exodus 19:5,6 Now therefore, if you will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, …

Exodus 20:2 I am the LORD your God, which have brought you out of the land of …

the Rock

2 Samuel 22:2,32 And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer…

Deuteronomy 32:4,30,31 He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: …

Psalm 42:9 I will say to God my rock, Why have you forgotten me? why go I mourning …

he that ruleth. or, Be thou ruler, etc.

Psalm 110:2 The LORD shall send the rod of your strength out of Zion: rule you …

must be just

Exodus 23:6-8 You shall not wrest the judgment of your poor in his cause…

Deuteronomy 16:18-20 Judges and officers shall you make you in all your gates, which the …

Psalm 82:3,4 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy…

Proverbs 31:9 Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

Isaiah 11:4,5 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with …

Isaiah 32:1 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Jeremiah 23:5 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will raise to David …

Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: …

Hebrews 1:8 But to the Son he said, Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: …


Exodus 18:21 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as …

2 Chronicles 19:7-9 Why now let the fear of the LORD be on you; take heed and do it: …

Nehemiah 5:14 Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor …

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