1 Samuel 26:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֕אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4100 [e]לָ֥מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
2088 [e]זֶּ֛ה
zeh
[is] this [that]Pro-ms
113 [e]אֲדֹנִ֥י
’ă-ḏō-nî
my lordN-msc | 1cs
7291 [e]רֹדֵ֖ף
rō-ḏêp̄
pursuesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
310 [e]אַחֲרֵ֣י
’a-ḥă-rê
afterPrep
5650 [e]עַבְדּ֑וֹ
‘aḇ-dōw;
his servantN-msc | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֚י
forConj
4100 [e]מֶ֣ה
meh
whatInterrog
6213 [e]עָשִׂ֔יתִי
‘ā-śî-ṯî,
have I doneV-Qal-Perf-1cs
4100 [e]וּמַה־
ū-mah-
or whatConj-w | Interrog
3027 [e]בְּיָדִ֖י
bə-yā-ḏî
in my handPrep-b | N-fsc | 1cs
7451 [e]רָעָֽה׃
rā-‘āh.
evil [is]Adj-fs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 26:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לָ֥מָּה זֶּ֛ה אֲדֹנִ֥י רֹדֵ֖ף אַחֲרֵ֣י עַבְדֹּ֑ו כִּ֚י מֶ֣ה עָשִׂ֔יתִי וּמַה־בְּיָדִ֖י רָעָֽה׃

שמואל א 26:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר למה זה אדני רדף אחרי עבדו כי מה עשיתי ומה־בידי רעה׃

שמואל א 26:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר למה זה אדני רדף אחרי עבדו כי מה עשיתי ומה־בידי רעה׃

שמואל א 26:18 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר למה זה אדני רדף אחרי עבדו כי מה עשיתי ומה בידי רעה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He also said, "Why then is my lord pursuing his servant? For what have I done? Or what evil is in my hand?

King James Bible
And he said, Wherefore doth my lord thus pursue after his servant? for what have I done? or what evil is in mine hand?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he continued, "Why is my lord pursuing his servant? What have I done? What evil is in my hand?
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