1 Kings 20:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֜אמֶר
way-yō-mer
Therefore he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4397 [e]לְמַלְאֲכֵ֣י
lə-mal-’ă-ḵê
to the messengersPrep-l | N-mpc
  בֶן־
ḇen-
ofPrep
1130 [e]הֲדַ֗ד
hă-ḏaḏ,
Ben-hadadN-proper-ms
559 [e]אִמְר֞וּ
’im-rū
TellV-Qal-Imp-mp
113 [e]לַֽאדֹנִ֤י
la-ḏō-nî
my lordPrep-l | N-msc | 1cs
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
3605 [e]כֹּל֩
kōl
allN-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
thatPro-r
7971 [e]שָׁלַ֨חְתָּ
šā-laḥ-tā
you sent forV-Qal-Perf-2ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
5650 [e]עַבְדְּךָ֤
‘aḇ-də-ḵā
your servantN-msc | 2ms
7223 [e]בָרִֽאשֹׁנָה֙
ḇā-ri-šō-nāh
the first timePrep-b, Art | Adj-fs
6213 [e]אֶעֱשֶׂ֔ה
’e-‘ĕ-śeh,
I will doV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
1697 [e]וְהַדָּבָ֣ר
wə-had-dā-ḇār
but thingConj-w, Art | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֔ה
haz-zeh,
thisArt | Pro-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
3201 [e]אוּכַ֖ל
’ū-ḵal
I cannotV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
6213 [e]לַעֲשׂ֑וֹת
la-‘ă-śō-wṯ;
doPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1980 [e]וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙
way-yê-lə-ḵū
And departedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
4397 [e]הַמַּלְאָכִ֔ים
ham-mal-’ā-ḵîm,
the messengersArt | N-mp
7725 [e]וַיְשִׁבֻ֖הוּ
way-ši-ḇu-hū
and brought back to himConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3mp | 3ms
1697 [e]דָּבָֽר׃
dā-ḇār.
wordN-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 20:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֜אמֶר לְמַלְאֲכֵ֣י בֶן־הֲדַ֗ד אִמְר֞וּ לַֽאדֹנִ֤י הַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ כֹּל֩ אֲשֶׁר־שָׁלַ֨חְתָּ אֶל־עַבְדְּךָ֤ בָרִֽאשֹׁנָה֙ אֶעֱשֶׂ֔ה וְהַדָּבָ֣ר הַזֶּ֔ה לֹ֥א אוּכַ֖ל לַעֲשֹׂ֑ות וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙ הַמַּלְאָכִ֔ים וַיְשִׁבֻ֖הוּ דָּבָֽר׃

מלכים א 20:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר למלאכי בן־הדד אמרו לאדני המלך כל אשר־שלחת אל־עבדך בראשנה אעשה והדבר הזה לא אוכל לעשות וילכו המלאכים וישבהו דבר׃

מלכים א 20:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר למלאכי בן־הדד אמרו לאדני המלך כל אשר־שלחת אל־עבדך בראשנה אעשה והדבר הזה לא אוכל לעשות וילכו המלאכים וישבהו דבר׃

מלכים א 20:9 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר למלאכי בן הדד אמרו לאדני המלך כל אשר שלחת אל עבדך בראשנה אעשה והדבר הזה לא אוכל לעשות וילכו המלאכים וישבהו דבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So he said to the messengers of Ben-hadad, "Tell my lord the king, 'All that you sent for to your servant at the first I will do, but this thing I cannot do.'" And the messengers departed and brought him word again.

King James Bible
Wherefore he said unto the messengers of Benhadad, Tell my lord the king, All that thou didst send for to thy servant at the first I will do: but this thing I may not do. And the messengers departed, and brought him word again.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he said to Ben-hadad's messengers, "Say to my lord the king, 'Everything you demanded of your servant the first time, I will do, but this thing I cannot do.'" So the messengers left and took word back to him.
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