1 Kings 1:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5046 [e]וַיַּגִּ֤ידוּ
way-yag-gî-ḏū
So they toldConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3mp
4428 [e]לַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙
lam-me-leḵ
the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֖ה
hin-nêh
Here isInterjection
5416 [e]נָתָ֣ן
nā-ṯān
NathanN-proper-ms
5030 [e]הַנָּבִ֑יא
han-nā-ḇî;
the prophetArt | N-ms
935 [e]וַיָּבֹא֙
way-yā-ḇō
And when he came inConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ,
the kingArt | N-ms
7812 [e]וַיִּשְׁתַּ֧חוּ
way-yiš-ta-ḥū
and he bowed downConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
4428 [e]לַמֶּ֛לֶךְ
lam-me-leḵ
before the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
withPrep
639 [e]אַפָּ֖יו
’ap-pāw
his faceN-mdc | 3ms
776 [e]אָֽרְצָה׃
’ā-rə-ṣāh.
to the groundN-fs | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 1:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּגִּ֤ידוּ לַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר הִנֵּ֖ה נָתָ֣ן הַנָּבִ֑יא וַיָּבֹא֙ לִפְנֵ֣י הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וַיִּשְׁתַּ֧חוּ לַמֶּ֛לֶךְ עַל־אַפָּ֖יו אָֽרְצָה׃

מלכים א 1:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויגידו למלך לאמר הנה נתן הנביא ויבא לפני המלך וישתחו למלך על־אפיו ארצה׃

מלכים א 1:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויגידו למלך לאמר הנה נתן הנביא ויבא לפני המלך וישתחו למלך על־אפיו ארצה׃

מלכים א 1:23 Hebrew Bible
ויגידו למלך לאמר הנה נתן הנביא ויבא לפני המלך וישתחו למלך על אפיו ארצה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground.

King James Bible
And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and it was announced to the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." He came into the king's presence and bowed to him with his face to the ground."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he bowed

1 Kings 1:16 And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. And the king …

Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; …

1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

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