1 Samuel 22:2
Text Analysis
6908 [e]וַיִּֽתְקַבְּצ֣וּ
And gatheredConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֵ֠לָיו
to himPrep | 3ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
376 [e]אִ֨ישׁ
4689 [e]מָצ֜וֹק
[who was] in distressN-ms
3605 [e]וְכָל־
andConj-w | N-msc
376 [e]אִ֨ישׁ
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
who [was]Pro-r
toPrep | 3ms
5378 [e]נֹשֶׁא֙
in debtV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3605 [e]וְכָל־
andConj-w | N-msc
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
4751 [e]מַר־
5315 [e]נֶ֔פֶשׁ
[who was] discontentedN-fs
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֥י
so he becameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5921 [e]עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם
over themPrep | 3mp
8269 [e]לְשָׂ֑ר
captainPrep-l | N-ms
1961 [e]וַיִּהְי֣וּ
and there wereConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5973 [e]עִמּ֔וֹ
with himPrep | 3ms
702 [e]כְּאַרְבַּ֥ע
about fourPrep-k | Number-fs
3967 [e]מֵא֖וֹת
376 [e]אִֽישׁ׃

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 22:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּֽתְקַבְּצ֣וּ אֵ֠לָיו כָּל־אִ֨ישׁ מָצֹ֜וק וְכָל־אִ֨ישׁ אֲשֶׁר־לֹ֤ו נֹשֶׁא֙ וְכָל־אִ֣ישׁ מַר־נֶ֔פֶשׁ וַיְהִ֥י עֲלֵיהֶ֖ם לְשָׂ֑ר וַיִּהְי֣וּ עִמֹּ֔ו כְּאַרְבַּ֥ע מֵאֹ֖ות אִֽישׁ׃

שמואל א 22:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויתקבצו אליו כל־איש מצוק וכל־איש אשר־לו נשא וכל־איש מר־נפש ויהי עליהם לשר ויהיו עמו כארבע מאות איש׃

שמואל א 22:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויתקבצו אליו כל־איש מצוק וכל־איש אשר־לו נשא וכל־איש מר־נפש ויהי עליהם לשר ויהיו עמו כארבע מאות איש׃

שמואל א 22:2 Hebrew Bible
ויתקבצו אליו כל איש מצוק וכל איש אשר לו נשא וכל איש מר נפש ויהי עליהם לשר ויהיו עמו כארבע מאות איש׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was discontented gathered to him; and he became captain over them. Now there were about four hundred men with him.

King James Bible
And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In addition, every man who was desperate, in debt, or discontented rallied around him, and he became their leader. About 400 men were with him.
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