1 Samuel 26:8
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
52 [e]אֲבִישַׁי֙
413 [e]אֶל־
1732 [e]דָּוִ֔ד
5462 [e]סִגַּ֨ר
has deliveredV-Piel-Perf-3ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֥ים
3117 [e]הַיּ֛וֹם
this dayArt | N-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
341 [e]אוֹיִבְךָ֖
your enemyV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc | 2ms
3027 [e]בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ
into your handPrep-b | N-fsc | 2ms
6258 [e]וְעַתָּה֩
therefore nowConj-w | Adv
5221 [e]אַכֶּ֨נּוּ
let me strike himV-Hifil-Imperf.h-1cs | 3mse
4994 [e]נָ֜א
2595 [e]בַּחֲנִ֤ית
with the spearPrep-b, Art | N-fs
776 [e]וּבָאָ֙רֶץ֙
and right to the earthConj-w, Prep-b, Art | N-fs
6471 [e]פַּ֣עַם
259 [e]אַחַ֔ת
at oneNumber-fs
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
8138 [e]אֶשְׁנֶ֖ה
I will [have to strike] a second timeV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
himPrep | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 26:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר אֲבִישַׁי֙ אֶל־דָּוִ֔ד סִגַּ֨ר אֱלֹהִ֥ים הַיֹּ֛ום אֶת־אֹויִבְךָ֖ בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ וְעַתָּה֩ אַכֶּ֨נּוּ נָ֜א בַּחֲנִ֤ית וּבָאָ֙רֶץ֙ פַּ֣עַם אַחַ֔ת וְלֹ֥א אֶשְׁנֶ֖ה לֹֽו׃

שמואל א 26:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר אבישי אל־דוד סגר אלהים היום את־אויבך בידך ועתה אכנו נא בחנית ובארץ פעם אחת ולא אשנה לו׃

שמואל א 26:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר אבישי אל־דוד סגר אלהים היום את־אויבך בידך ועתה אכנו נא בחנית ובארץ פעם אחת ולא אשנה לו׃

שמואל א 26:8 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אבישי אל דוד סגר אלהים היום את אויבך בידך ועתה אכנו נא בחנית ובארץ פעם אחת ולא אשנה לו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Abishai said to David, "Today God has delivered your enemy into your hand; now therefore, please let me strike him with the spear to the ground with one stroke, and I will not strike him the second time."

King James Bible
Then said Abishai to David, God hath delivered thine enemy into thine hand this day: now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear even to the earth at once, and I will not smite him the second time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Abishai said to David, "Today God has handed your enemy over to you. Let me thrust the spear through him into the ground just once. I won't have to strike him twice!"
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