1 Samuel 25:22
Text Analysis
3541 [e]כֹּה־
6213 [e]יַעֲשֶׂ֧ה
May doV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֛ים
341 [e]לְאֹיְבֵ֥י
to the enemiesPrep-l | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
1732 [e]דָוִ֖ד
of DavidN-proper-ms
3541 [e]וְכֹ֣ה
and alsoConj-w | Adv
3254 [e]יֹסִ֑יף
518 [e]אִם־
7604 [e]אַשְׁאִ֧יר
I leaveV-Hifil-Imperf-1cs
3605 [e]מִכָּל־
of allPrep-m | N-msc
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
[belong] to himPrep | 3ms
5704 [e]עַד־
1242 [e]הַבֹּ֖קֶר
morning lightArt | N-ms
8366 [e]מַשְׁתִּ֥ין
one maleV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7023 [e]בְּקִֽיר׃
wallPrep-b | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 25:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כֹּה־יַעֲשֶׂ֧ה אֱלֹהִ֛ים לְאֹיְבֵ֥י דָוִ֖ד וְכֹ֣ה יֹסִ֑יף אִם־אַשְׁאִ֧יר מִכָּל־אֲשֶׁר־לֹ֛ו עַד־הַבֹּ֖קֶר מַשְׁתִּ֥ין בְּקִֽיר׃

שמואל א 25:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כה־יעשה אלהים לאיבי דוד וכה יסיף אם־אשאיר מכל־אשר־לו עד־הבקר משתין בקיר׃

שמואל א 25:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כה־יעשה אלהים לאיבי דוד וכה יסיף אם־אשאיר מכל־אשר־לו עד־הבקר משתין בקיר׃

שמואל א 25:22 Hebrew Bible
כה יעשה אלהים לאיבי דוד וכה יסיף אם אשאיר מכל אשר לו עד הבקר משתין בקיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"May God do so to the enemies of David, and more also, if by morning I leave as much as one male of any who belong to him."

King James Bible
So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May God punish me and do so severely if I let any of his men survive until morning."
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