1 Samuel 16:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
935 [e]וַיָּבֹ֤א
way-yā-ḇō
So cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָוִד֙
ḏā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
7586 [e]שָׁא֔וּל
šā-’ūl,
SaulN-proper-ms
5975 [e]וַֽיַּעֲמֹ֖ד
way-ya-‘ă-mōḏ
and stoodConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6440 [e]לְפָנָ֑יו
lə-p̄ā-nāw;
before himPrep-l | N-cpc | 3ms
157 [e]וַיֶּאֱהָבֵ֣הֽוּ
way-ye-’ĕ-hā-ḇê-hū
and he loved himConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms
3966 [e]מְאֹ֔ד
mə-’ōḏ,
greatlyAdv
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי־
way-hî-
and he becameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֖וֹ
lōw
hisPrep | 3ms
5375 [e]נֹשֵׂ֥א
nō-śê
bearerV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
3627 [e]כֵלִֽים׃
ḵê-lîm.
armorbearerN-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 16:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּבֹ֤א דָוִד֙ אֶל־שָׁא֔וּל וַֽיַּעֲמֹ֖ד לְפָנָ֑יו וַיֶּאֱהָבֵ֣הֽוּ מְאֹ֔ד וַֽיְהִי־לֹ֖ו נֹשֵׂ֥א כֵלִֽים׃

שמואל א 16:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבא דוד אל־שאול ויעמד לפניו ויאהבהו מאד ויהי־לו נשא כלים׃

שמואל א 16:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבא דוד אל־שאול ויעמד לפניו ויאהבהו מאד ויהי־לו נשא כלים׃

שמואל א 16:21 Hebrew Bible
ויבא דוד אל שאול ויעמד לפניו ויאהבהו מאד ויהי לו נשא כלים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then David came to Saul and attended him; and Saul loved him greatly, and he became his armor bearer.

King James Bible
And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly; and he became his armourbearer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When David came to Saul and entered his service, Saul admired him greatly, and David became his armor-bearer.
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loved him

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