Judges 20:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3605 [e]מִכֹּ֣ל ׀
mik-kōl
Among [were] allPrep-m | N-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֣ם
hā-‘ām
peopleArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֗ה
haz-zeh,
thisArt | Pro-ms
7651 [e]שְׁבַ֤ע
šə-ḇa‘
sevenNumber-fsc
3967 [e]מֵאוֹת֙
mê-’ō-wṯ
hundredNumber-fp
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
menN-ms
970 [e]בָּח֔וּר
bā-ḥūr,
selectV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
334 [e]אִטֵּ֖ר
’iṭ-ṭêr
restrictedAdj-ms
3027 [e]יַד־
yaḏ-
of handN-fsc
3225 [e]יְמִינ֑וֹ
yə-mî-nōw;
rightN-fsc | 3ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
every [one of]N-msc
2088 [e]זֶ֗ה
zeh,
this [army]Pro-ms
7049 [e]קֹלֵ֧עַ
qō-lê-a‘
could slingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
68 [e]בָּאֶ֛בֶן
bā-’e-ḇen
a stonePrep-b, Art | N-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
atPrep
8185 [e]הַֽשַּׂעֲרָ֖ה
haś-śa-‘ă-rāh
a hair's [breadth]Art | N-fs
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
2398 [e]יַחֲטִֽא׃
ya-ḥă-ṭi.
missV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
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Hebrew Texts
שופטים 20:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מִכֹּ֣ל ׀ הָעָ֣ם הַזֶּ֗ה שְׁבַ֤ע מֵאֹות֙ אִ֣ישׁ בָּח֔וּר אִטֵּ֖ר יַד־יְמִינֹ֑ו כָּל־זֶ֗ה קֹלֵ֧עַ בָּאֶ֛בֶן אֶל־הַֽשַּׂעֲרָ֖ה וְלֹ֥א יַחֲטִֽא׃ פ

שופטים 20:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מכל ׀ העם הזה שבע מאות איש בחור אטר יד־ימינו כל־זה קלע באבן אל־השערה ולא יחטא׃ פ

שופטים 20:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מכל ׀ העם הזה שבע מאות איש בחור אטר יד־ימינו כל־זה קלע באבן אל־השערה ולא יחטא׃ פ

שופטים 20:16 Hebrew Bible
מכל העם הזה שבע מאות איש בחור אטר יד ימינו כל זה קלע באבן אל השערה ולא יחטא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

King James Bible
Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There were 700 choice men who were left-handed among all these people; all could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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sling stones
The sling was a very ancient warlike instrument; and, in the hands of those who were skilled in the use of it, produced astonishing effects. The inhabitants of the islands of Baleares, now Majorca and Minorca, were the most celebrated slingers of antiquity. They did not permit their children to break their fast, till they had struck down the bread they had to eat from the top of a pole, on some distant eminence. Vegetius tells us, that slingers could in general hit the mark at

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2 Chronicles 26:14 And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and …

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