1 Samuel 17:50
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2388 [e]וַיֶּחֱזַ֨ק
way-ye-ḥĕ-zaq
So prevailedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָּוִ֤ד
dā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
overPrep
6430 [e]הַפְּלִשְׁתִּי֙
hap-pə-liš-tî
the PhilistineArt | N-proper-ms
7050 [e]בַּקֶּ֣לַע
baq-qe-la‘
with a slingPrep-b, Art | N-ms
68 [e]וּבָאֶ֔בֶן
ū-ḇā-’e-ḇen,
and a stoneConj-w, Prep-b, Art | N-fs
5221 [e]וַיַּ֥ךְ
way-yaḵ
and struckConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6430 [e]הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֖י
hap-pə-liš-tî
the PhilistineArt | N-proper-ms
4191 [e]וַיְמִיתֵ֑הוּ
way-mî-ṯê-hū;
and killed himConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms
2719 [e]וְחֶ֖רֶב
wə-ḥe-reḇ
but swordConj-w | N-fs
369 [e]אֵ֥ין
’ên
[there was] noAdv
3027 [e]בְּיַד־
bə-yaḏ-
in the handPrep-b | N-fsc
1732 [e]דָּוִֽד׃
dā-wiḏ.
of DavidN-proper-ms











Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 17:50 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֶּחֱזַ֨ק דָּוִ֤ד מִן־הַפְּלִשְׁתִּי֙ בַּקֶּ֣לַע וּבָאֶ֔בֶן וַיַּ֥ךְ אֶת־הַפְּלִשְׁתִּ֖י וַיְמִיתֵ֑הוּ וְחֶ֖רֶב אֵ֥ין בְּיַד־דָּוִֽד׃

שמואל א 17:50 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויחזק דוד מן־הפלשתי בקלע ובאבן ויך את־הפלשתי וימיתהו וחרב אין ביד־דוד׃

שמואל א 17:50 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויחזק דוד מן־הפלשתי בקלע ובאבן ויך את־הפלשתי וימיתהו וחרב אין ביד־דוד׃

שמואל א 17:50 Hebrew Bible
ויחזק דוד מן הפלשתי בקלע ובאבן ויך את הפלשתי וימיתהו וחרב אין ביד דוד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Thus David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone, and he struck the Philistine and killed him; but there was no sword in David's hand.

King James Bible
So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David defeated the Philistine with a sling and a stone. Even though David had no sword, he struck down the Philistine and killed him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So David prevailed The tradition of the combat between David and Goliath, in which the latter was killed, is preserved among the Arabs; for he is mentioned in the Koran, where he is called Galut or Jalut. The Arabs also call the dynasty of the Philistine kings, who reigned in palestine when the Hebrews came there, Galutiah, or Jalutiah. Achmed Al Fassi say, `Those kings were as well known by the name of Jalaut, as the ancient kings of Egypt by that of Pharaoh. David killed the Jalaut who reigned in his time, and entirely rooted out the Philistines, the rest of whom fled into Africa, and from them descended the Brebers or Berbers, who inhabit the coast of Barbary.' It is remarkable that the Berbers themselves should acknowledge their descent from the Philistines. The name Goliath, which they pronounce Sqhia-lud, is very common among the Brebers, and the history of the champion of the Philistines is very well known to the Moors. When children quarrel, and the bigger one challenges the smaller to fight the latter answers, `Who will fight with you? (Enta men ulid Sgialud.) You are of the race of Golaith.' The Jews who dwell among them, on the mountains, all call them Philistines.

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but there was

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