1 Samuel 3:2
Text Analysis
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי֙
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3117 [e]בַּיּ֣וֹם
at timePrep-b, Art | N-ms
1931 [e]הַה֔וּא
thatArt | Pro-3ms
5941 [e]וְעֵלִ֖י
and while EliConj-w | N-proper-ms
7901 [e]שֹׁכֵ֣ב
[was] lying downV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
4725 [e]בִּמְקֹמ֑וֹ‪‬
in his placePrep-b | N-msc | 3ms
-Conjunctive waw :: Noun - common singular construct :: third person masculine singular Conj-w | N-csc | 3ms
5869 [e](וְעֵינָיו֙)
and when his eyesConj-w | N-cdc | 3ms
2490 [e]הֵחֵ֣לּוּ
had begunV-Hifil-Perf-3cp
3544 [e]כֵה֔וֹת
to grow so dimAdj-fp
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
3201 [e]יוּכַ֖ל
that he couldV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
7200 [e]לִרְאֽוֹת׃
seePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 3:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיְהִי֙ בַּיֹּ֣ום הַה֔וּא וְעֵלִ֖י שֹׁכֵ֣ב בִּמְקֹמֹ֑ו [וְעֵינֹו כ] (וְעֵינָיו֙ ק) הֵחֵ֣לּוּ כֵהֹ֔ות לֹ֥א יוּכַ֖ל לִרְאֹֽות׃

שמואל א 3:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי ביום ההוא ועלי שכב במקמו [ועינו כ] (ועיניו ק) החלו כהות לא יוכל לראות׃

שמואל א 3:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי ביום ההוא ועלי שכב במקמו [ועינו כ] (ועיניו ק) החלו כהות לא יוכל לראות׃

שמואל א 3:2 Hebrew Bible
ויהי ביום ההוא ועלי שכב במקמו ועינו החלו כהות לא יוכל לראות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It happened at that time as Eli was lying down in his place (now his eyesight had begun to grow dim and he could not see well),

King James Bible
And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One day Eli, whose eyesight was failing, was lying in his room.
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