1 Kings 1:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5291 [e]וְהַֽנַּעֲרָ֖ה
wə-han-na-‘ă-rāh
And the young woman [was]Conj-w, Art | N-fs
3303 [e]יָפָ֣ה
yā-p̄āh
lovelyAdj-fs
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
veryPrep
3966 [e]מְאֹ֑ד
mə-’ōḏ;
veryAdv
1961 [e]וַתְּהִ֨י
wat-tə-hî
and sheConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
4428 [e]לַמֶּ֤לֶךְ
lam-me-leḵ
for the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
5532 [e]סֹכֶ֙נֶת֙
sō-ḵe-neṯ
caredV-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
8334 [e]וַתְּשָׁ֣רְתֵ֔הוּ
wat-tə-šā-rə-ṯê-hū,
and served himConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3fs | 3ms
4428 [e]וְהַמֶּ֖לֶךְ
wə-ham-me-leḵ
but the kingConj-w, Art | N-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יְדָעָֽהּ׃
yə-ḏā-‘āh.
did know herV-Qal-Perf-3ms | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 1:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהַֽנַּעֲרָ֖ה יָפָ֣ה עַד־מְאֹ֑ד וַתְּהִ֨י לַמֶּ֤לֶךְ סֹכֶ֙נֶת֙ וַתְּשָׁ֣רְתֵ֔הוּ וְהַמֶּ֖לֶךְ לֹ֥א יְדָעָֽהּ׃

מלכים א 1:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והנערה יפה עד־מאד ותהי למלך סכנת ותשרתהו והמלך לא ידעה׃

מלכים א 1:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והנערה יפה עד־מאד ותהי למלך סכנת ותשרתהו והמלך לא ידעה׃

מלכים א 1:4 Hebrew Bible
והנערה יפה עד מאד ותהי למלך סכנת ותשרתהו והמלך לא ידעה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king's nurse and served him, but the king did not cohabit with her.

King James Bible
And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The girl was of unsurpassed beauty, and she became the king's caregiver. She served him, but he was not intimate with her.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

knew her not

Matthew 1:25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and …

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