1 Kings 12:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
  [וידבר]
[way-ḏab-bêr
-Conjunctive waw :: Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular Conj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
 
ḵ]
 
1696 [e](וַיְדַבְּר֨וּ‪‬)
(way-ḏab-bə-rū
And they spokeConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3mp
 
q)
 
413 [e]אֵלָ֜יו
’ê-lāw
to himPrep | 3ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֗ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
3117 [e]הַ֠יּוֹם
hay-yō-wm
todayArt | N-ms
1961 [e]תִּֽהְיֶה־
tih-yeh-
you will beV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
5650 [e]עֶ֜בֶד
‘e-ḇeḏ
a servantN-ms
5971 [e]לָעָ֤ם
lā-‘ām
to peoplePrep-l, Art | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּה֙
haz-zeh
thisArt | Pro-ms
5647 [e]וַֽעֲבַדְתָּ֔ם
wa-‘ă-ḇaḏ-tām,
and serve themConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms | 3mp
6030 [e]וַעֲנִיתָ֕ם
wa-‘ă-nî-ṯām
and answer themConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms | 3mp
1696 [e]וְדִבַּרְתָּ֥
wə-ḏib-bar-tā
and speakConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-2ms
413 [e]אֲלֵיהֶ֖ם
’ă-lê-hem
to themPrep | 3mp
1697 [e]דְּבָרִ֣ים
də-ḇā-rîm
wordsN-mp
2896 [e]טוֹבִ֑ים
ṭō-w-ḇîm;
goodAdj-mp
1961 [e]וְהָי֥וּ
wə-hā-yū
then they will beConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp
  לְךָ֛
lə-ḵā
to youPrep | 2ms
5650 [e]עֲבָדִ֖ים
‘ă-ḇā-ḏîm
your servantsN-mp
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
3117 [e]הַיָּמִֽים׃
hay-yā-mîm.
foreverArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 12:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
[וַיְדַבֵּר כ] (וַיְדַבְּרוּ֙ ק) אֵלָ֜יו לֵאמֹ֗ר אִם־הַ֠יֹּום תִּֽהְיֶה־עֶ֜בֶד לָעָ֤ם הַזֶּה֙ וַֽעֲבַדְתָּ֔ם וַעֲנִיתָ֕ם וְדִבַּרְתָּ֥ אֲלֵיהֶ֖ם דְּבָרִ֣ים טֹובִ֑ים וְהָי֥וּ לְךָ֛ עֲבָדִ֖ים כָּל־הַיָּמִֽים׃

מלכים א 12:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
[וידבר כ] (וידברו ק) אליו לאמר אם־היום תהיה־עבד לעם הזה ועבדתם ועניתם ודברת אליהם דברים טובים והיו לך עבדים כל־הימים׃

מלכים א 12:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
[וידבר כ] (וידברו ק) אליו לאמר אם־היום תהיה־עבד לעם הזה ועבדתם ועניתם ודברת אליהם דברים טובים והיו לך עבדים כל־הימים׃

מלכים א 12:7 Hebrew Bible
וידבר אליו לאמר אם היום תהיה עבד לעם הזה ועבדתם ועניתם ודברת אליהם דברים טובים והיו לך עבדים כל הימים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then they spoke to him, saying, "If you will be a servant to this people today, and will serve them and grant them their petition, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."

King James Bible
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou wilt be a servant unto this people this day, and wilt serve them, and answer them, and speak good words to them, then they will be thy servants for ever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They replied, "Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever."
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