1 Kings 20:32
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2296 [e]וַיַּחְגְּרוּ֩
way-yaḥ-gə-rū
So they woreConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
8242 [e]שַׂקִּ֨ים
śaq-qîm
sackclothN-mp
4975 [e]בְּמָתְנֵיהֶ֜ם
bə-mā-ṯə-nê-hem
around their waistsPrep-b | N-mdc | 3mp
2256 [e]וַחֲבָלִ֣ים
wa-ḥă-ḇā-lîm
and [put] ropesConj-w | N-mp
7218 [e]בְּרָאשֵׁיהֶ֗ם
bə-rā-šê-hem,
around their headsPrep-b | N-mpc | 3mp
935 [e]וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙
way-yā-ḇō-’ū
and cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
4428 [e]מֶ֣לֶךְ
me-leḵ
the kingN-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
yiś-rā-’êl,
of IsraelN-proper-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
way-yō-mə-rū,
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5650 [e]עַבְדְּךָ֧
‘aḇ-də-ḵā
Your servantN-msc | 2ms
  בֶן־
ḇen-
inPrep
1130 [e]הֲדַ֛ד
hă-ḏaḏ
Ben-hadadN-proper-ms
559 [e]אָמַ֖ר
’ā-mar
saysV-Qal-Perf-3ms
2421 [e]תְּחִֽי־
tə-ḥî-
let liveV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3fs
4994 [e]נָ֣א
PleaseInterjection
5315 [e]נַפְשִׁ֑י
nap̄-šî;
meN-fsc | 1cs
559 [e]וַיֹּ֛אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5750 [e]הַעוֹדֶ֥נּוּ
ha-‘ō-w-ḏen-nū
[Is] he stillAdv | 3ms
2416 [e]חַ֖י
ḥay
aliveAdj-ms
251 [e]אָחִ֥י
’ā-ḥî
my brotherN-msc | 1cs
1931 [e]הֽוּא׃
hū.
He [is]Pro-3ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 20:32 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּחְגְּרוּ֩ שַׂקִּ֨ים בְּמָתְנֵיהֶ֜ם וַחֲבָלִ֣ים בְּרָאשֵׁיהֶ֗ם וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ אֶל־מֶ֣לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ עַבְדְּךָ֧ בֶן־הֲדַ֛ד אָמַ֖ר תְּחִֽי־נָ֣א נַפְשִׁ֑י וַיֹּ֛אמֶר הַעֹודֶ֥נּוּ חַ֖י אָחִ֥י הֽוּא׃

מלכים א 20:32 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויחגרו שקים במתניהם וחבלים בראשיהם ויבאו אל־מלך ישראל ויאמרו עבדך בן־הדד אמר תחי־נא נפשי ויאמר העודנו חי אחי הוא׃

מלכים א 20:32 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויחגרו שקים במתניהם וחבלים בראשיהם ויבאו אל־מלך ישראל ויאמרו עבדך בן־הדד אמר תחי־נא נפשי ויאמר העודנו חי אחי הוא׃

מלכים א 20:32 Hebrew Bible
ויחגרו שקים במתניהם וחבלים בראשיהם ויבאו אל מלך ישראל ויאמרו עבדך בן הדד אמר תחי נא נפשי ויאמר העודנו חי אחי הוא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So they girded sackcloth on their loins and put ropes on their heads, and came to the king of Israel and said, "Your servant Ben-hadad says, 'Please let me live.'" And he said, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."

King James Bible
So they girded sackcloth on their loins, and put ropes on their heads, and came to the king of Israel, and said, Thy servant Benhadad saith, I pray thee, let me live. And he said, Is he yet alive? he is my brother.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they dressed with sackcloth around their waists and ropes around their heads, went to the king of Israel, and said, "Your servant Ben-hadad says, 'Please spare my life.'" So he said, "Is he still alive? He is my brother."
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