1 Kings 12:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
So notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
8085 [e]שָׁמַ֥ע
šā-ma‘
did listenV-Qal-Perf-3ms
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
5971 [e]הָעָ֑ם
hā-‘ām;
the peopleArt | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֤ה
hā-yə-ṯāh
wasV-Qal-Perf-3fs
5438 [e]סִבָּה֙
sib-bāh
the turn [of events]N-fs
5973 [e]מֵעִ֣ם
mê-‘im
fromPrep-m
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
YahwehN-proper-ms
4616 [e]לְמַ֜עַן
lə-ma-‘an
thatConj
6965 [e]הָקִ֣ים
hā-qîm
He might fulfillV-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]דְּבָר֗וֹ
də-ḇā-rōw,
His wordN-msc | 3ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֨ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
1696 [e]דִּבֶּ֤ר
dib-ber
had spokenV-Piel-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
3027 [e]בְּיַד֙
bə-yaḏ
byPrep-b | N-fsc
281 [e]אֲחִיָּ֣ה
’ă-ḥî-yāh
AhijahN-proper-ms
7888 [e]הַשִּׁילֹנִ֔י
haš-šî-lō-nî,
the ShiloniteArt | N-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3379 [e]יָרָבְעָ֖ם
yā-rā-ḇə-‘ām
JeroboamN-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּן־
ben-
sonN-msc
5028 [e]נְבָֽט׃
nə-ḇāṭ.
of NebatN-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 12:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְלֹֽא־שָׁמַ֥ע הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ אֶל־הָעָ֑ם כִּֽי־הָיְתָ֤ה סִבָּה֙ מֵעִ֣ם יְהוָ֔ה לְמַ֜עַן הָקִ֣ים אֶת־דְּבָרֹ֗ו אֲשֶׁ֨ר דִּבֶּ֤ר יְהוָה֙ בְּיַד֙ אֲחִיָּ֣ה הַשִּׁילֹנִ֔י אֶל־יָרָבְעָ֖ם בֶּן־נְבָֽט׃

מלכים א 12:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ולא־שמע המלך אל־העם כי־היתה סבה מעם יהוה למען הקים את־דברו אשר דבר יהוה ביד אחיה השילני אל־ירבעם בן־נבט׃

מלכים א 12:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ולא־שמע המלך אל־העם כי־היתה סבה מעם יהוה למען הקים את־דברו אשר דבר יהוה ביד אחיה השילני אל־ירבעם בן־נבט׃

מלכים א 12:15 Hebrew Bible
ולא שמע המלך אל העם כי היתה סבה מעם יהוה למען הקים את דברו אשר דבר יהוה ביד אחיה השילני אל ירבעם בן נבט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the king did not listen to the people; for it was a turn of events from the LORD, that He might establish His word, which the LORD spoke through Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat.

King James Bible
Wherefore the king hearkened not unto the people; for the cause was from the LORD, that he might perform his saying, which the LORD spake by Ahijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king did not listen to the people, because this turn of events came from the LORD to carry out His word, which the LORD had spoken through Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam son of Nebat.
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