1 Samuel 17:40
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3947 [e]וַיִּקַּ֨ח
way-yiq-qaḥ
And he tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4731 [e]מַקְל֜וֹ
maq-lōw
his staffN-msc | 3ms
3027 [e]בְּיָד֗וֹ
bə-yā-ḏōw,
in his handPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
977 [e]וַיִּבְחַר־
way-yiḇ-ḥar-
and he choseConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
for himselfPrep | 3ms
2568 [e]חֲמִשָּׁ֣ה
ḥă-miš-šāh
fiveNumber-ms
2512 [e]חַלֻּקֵֽי־
ḥal-lu-qê-
smoothN-mpc
68 [e]אֲבָנִ֣ים ׀
’ă-ḇā-nîm
stonesN-fp
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
5158 [e]הַנַּ֡חַל
han-na-ḥal
the brookArt | N-ms
7760 [e]וַיָּ֣שֶׂם
way-yā-śem
and putConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹ֠תָם
’ō-ṯām
themDirObjM | 3mp
3627 [e]בִּכְלִ֨י
biḵ-lî
in a bagPrep-b | N-msc
7462 [e]הָרֹעִ֧ים
hā-rō-‘îm
of shepherdArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
whichPro-r
  ל֛וֹ
lōw
he hadPrep | 3ms
3219 [e]וּבַיַּלְק֖וּט
ū-ḇay-yal-qūṭ
and in a pouchConj-w, Prep-b, Art | N-ms
7050 [e]וְקַלְּע֣וֹ
wə-qal-lə-‘ōw
and his sling wasConj-w | N-msc | 3ms
3027 [e]בְיָד֑וֹ
ḇə-yā-ḏōw;
in his handPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
5066 [e]וַיִּגַּ֖שׁ
way-yig-gaš
and he drew nearConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
6430 [e]הַפְּלִשְׁתִּֽי׃
hap-pə-liš-tî.
the PhilistineArt | N-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 17:40 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּקַּ֨ח מַקְלֹ֜ו בְּיָדֹ֗ו וַיִּבְחַר־לֹ֣ו חֲמִשָּׁ֣ה חַלֻּקֵֽי־אֲבָנִ֣ים ׀ מִן־הַנַּ֡חַל וַיָּ֣שֶׂם אֹ֠תָם בִּכְלִ֨י הָרֹעִ֧ים אֲשֶׁר־לֹ֛ו וּבַיַּלְק֖וּט וְקַלְּעֹ֣ו בְיָדֹ֑ו וַיִּגַּ֖שׁ אֶל־הַפְּלִשְׁתִּֽי׃

שמואל א 17:40 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקח מקלו בידו ויבחר־לו חמשה חלקי־אבנים ׀ מן־הנחל וישם אתם בכלי הרעים אשר־לו ובילקוט וקלעו בידו ויגש אל־הפלשתי׃

שמואל א 17:40 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקח מקלו בידו ויבחר־לו חמשה חלקי־אבנים ׀ מן־הנחל וישם אתם בכלי הרעים אשר־לו ובילקוט וקלעו בידו ויגש אל־הפלשתי׃

שמואל א 17:40 Hebrew Bible
ויקח מקלו בידו ויבחר לו חמשה חלקי אבנים מן הנחל וישם אתם בכלי הרעים אשר לו ובילקוט וקלעו בידו ויגש אל הפלשתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd's bag which he had, even in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine.

King James Bible
And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had, even in a scrip; and his sling was in his hand: and he drew near to the Philistine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Instead, he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the wadi and put them in the pouch, in his shepherd's bag. Then, with his sling in his hand, he approached the Philistine.
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