1 Samuel 13:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
977 [e]וַיִּבְחַר־
way-yiḇ-ḥar-
and choseConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֨וֹ
lōw
for himselfPrep | 3ms
7586 [e]שָׁא֜וּל
šā-’ūl
SaulN-proper-ms
7969 [e]שְׁלֹ֣שֶׁת
šə-lō-šeṯ
threeNumber-msc
505 [e]אֲלָפִים֮
’ă-lā-p̄îm
thousand [men]Number-mp
3478 [e]מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל֒
mî-yiś-rā-’êl
of IsraelPrep-m | N-proper-ms
1961 [e]וַיִּהְי֨וּ
way-yih-yū
and wereConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5973 [e]עִם־
‘im-
withPrep
7586 [e]שָׁא֜וּל
šā-’ūl
SaulN-proper-ms
505 [e]אַלְפַּ֗יִם
’al-pa-yim,
two thousandNumber-md
4363 [e]בְּמִכְמָשׂ֙
bə-miḵ-māś
in MichmashPrep-b | N-proper-fs
2022 [e]וּבְהַ֣ר
ū-ḇə-har
and in the mountainsConj-w, Prep-b | N-msc
  בֵּֽית־
bêṯ-
ofPrep
1008 [e]אֵ֔ל
’êl,
BethelN-proper-fs
505 [e]וְאֶ֗לֶף
wə-’e-lep̄,
and a thousandConj-w | Number-ms
1961 [e]הָיוּ֙
hā-yū
wereV-Qal-Perf-3cp
5973 [e]עִם־
‘im-
withPrep
3129 [e]י֣וֹנָתָ֔ן
yō-w-nā-ṯān,
JonathanN-proper-ms
1390 [e]בְּגִבְעַ֖ת
bə-ḡiḇ-‘aṯ
in GibeahPrep-b | N-proper-fs
1144 [e]בִּנְיָמִ֑ין
bin-yā-mîn;
of BenjaminN-proper-ms
3499 [e]וְיֶ֣תֶר
wə-ye-ṯer
And the restConj-w | N-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֔ם
hā-‘ām,
of the peopleArt | N-ms
7971 [e]שִׁלַּ֖ח
šil-laḥ
he sent awayV-Piel-Perf-3ms
376 [e]אִ֥ישׁ
’îš
every manN-ms
168 [e]לְאֹהָלָֽיו׃
lə-’ō-hā-lāw.
to his tentPrep-l | N-mpc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 13:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּבְחַר־לֹ֨ו שָׁא֜וּל שְׁלֹ֣שֶׁת אֲלָפִים֮ מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל֒ וַיִּהְי֨וּ עִם־שָׁא֜וּל אַלְפַּ֗יִם בְּמִכְמָשׂ֙ וּבְהַ֣ר בֵּֽית־אֵ֔ל וְאֶ֗לֶף הָיוּ֙ עִם־יֹ֣ונָתָ֔ן בְּגִבְעַ֖ת בִּנְיָמִ֑ין וְיֶ֣תֶר הָעָ֔ם שִׁלַּ֖ח אִ֥ישׁ לְאֹהָלָֽיו׃

שמואל א 13:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבחר־לו שאול שלשת אלפים מישראל ויהיו עם־שאול אלפים במכמש ובהר בית־אל ואלף היו עם־יונתן בגבעת בנימין ויתר העם שלח איש לאהליו׃

שמואל א 13:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבחר־לו שאול שלשת אלפים מישראל ויהיו עם־שאול אלפים במכמש ובהר בית־אל ואלף היו עם־יונתן בגבעת בנימין ויתר העם שלח איש לאהליו׃

שמואל א 13:2 Hebrew Bible
ויבחר לו שאול שלשת אלפים מישראל ויהיו עם שאול אלפים במכמש ובהר בית אל ואלף היו עם יונתן בגבעת בנימין ויתר העם שלח איש לאהליו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now Saul chose for himself 3,000 men of Israel, of which 2,000 were with Saul in Michmash and in the hill country of Bethel, while 1,000 were with Jonathan at Gibeah of Benjamin. But he sent away the rest of the people, each to his tent.

King James Bible
Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel; whereof two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and in mount Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin: and the rest of the people he sent every man to his tent.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He chose 3,000 men from Israel for himself: 2,000 were with Saul at Michmash and in Bethel's hill country, and 1,000 were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. He sent the rest of the troops away, each to his own tent.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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in Gibeah

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Joshua 18:28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; …

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