2 Samuel 8:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי֙
way-hî
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
310 [e]אַֽחֲרֵי־
’a-ḥă-rê-
afterPrep
3651 [e]כֵ֔ן
ḵên,
thisAdv
5221 [e]וַיַּ֥ךְ
way-yaḵ
that attackedConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָּוִ֛ד
dā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6430 [e]פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים
pə-liš-tîm
the PhilistinesN-proper-mp
3665 [e]וַיַּכְנִיעֵ֑ם
way-yaḵ-nî-‘êm;
and subdued themConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
3947 [e]וַיִּקַּ֥ח
way-yiq-qaḥ
and tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָּוִ֛ד
dā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
  מֶ֥תֶג
me-ṯeḡ
fromN-msc
4965 [e]הָאַמָּ֖ה
hā-’am-māh
Metheg AmmahArt | N-fs
3027 [e]מִיַּ֥ד
mî-yaḏ
from the handPrep-m | N-fsc
6430 [e]פְּלִשְׁתִּֽים׃
pə-liš-tîm.
of the PhilistinesN-proper-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 8:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיְהִי֙ אַֽחֲרֵי־כֵ֔ן וַיַּ֥ךְ דָּוִ֛ד אֶת־פְּלִשְׁתִּ֖ים וַיַּכְנִיעֵ֑ם וַיִּקַּ֥ח דָּוִ֛ד אֶת־מֶ֥תֶג הָאַמָּ֖ה מִיַּ֥ד פְּלִשְׁתִּֽים׃

שמואל ב 8:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי אחרי־כן ויך דוד את־פלשתים ויכניעם ויקח דוד את־מתג האמה מיד פלשתים׃

שמואל ב 8:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי אחרי־כן ויך דוד את־פלשתים ויכניעם ויקח דוד את־מתג האמה מיד פלשתים׃

שמואל ב 8:1 Hebrew Bible
ויהי אחרי כן ויך דוד את פלשתים ויכניעם ויקח דוד את מתג האמה מיד פלשתים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.

King James Bible
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Methegammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After this, David defeated the Philistines, subdued them, and took Metheg-ammah from Philistine control.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

2 Samuel 7:9 And I was with you wherever you went, and have cut off all your enemies …

2 Samuel 21:15-22 Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David …

Metheg-ammah. or, the bridle of Ammah

2 Samuel 2:24 Joab also and Abishai pursued after Abner: and the sun went down …

1 Chronicles 18:1 Now after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, …

Gath In the parallel passage of Chronicles, we read, `David took Gath and her towns;' and it is probable, that Gath and its districts were called {Metheg-ammah} in David's time; which, being unusual or becoming obsolete, in the time of the author of the Chronicles, led him thus to explain it.

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