2 Samuel 12:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5650 [e]עֲבָדָיו֙
‘ă-ḇā-ḏāw
his servantsN-mpc | 3ms
413 [e]אֵלָ֔יו
’ê-lāw,
to himPrep | 3ms
4100 [e]מָֽה־
māh-
what [is]Interrog
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֥ר
had-dā-ḇār
thingArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֖ה
haz-zeh
thisArt | Pro-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
6213 [e]עָשִׂ֑יתָה
‘ā-śî-ṯāh;
you have doneV-Qal-Perf-2ms
5668 [e]בַּעֲב֞וּר
ba-‘ă-ḇūr
whilePrep-b | N-ms
3206 [e]הַיֶּ֤לֶד
hay-ye-leḏ
the childArt | N-ms
2416 [e]חַי֙
ḥay
[while he was] aliveN-ms
6684 [e]צַ֣מְתָּ
ṣam-tā
You fastedV-Qal-Perf-2ms
1058 [e]וַתֵּ֔בְךְּ
wat-tê-ḇək,
and wept forConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2ms
834 [e]וְכַֽאֲשֶׁר֙
wə-ḵa-’ă-šer
but whenConj-w, Prep-k | Pro-r
4191 [e]מֵ֣ת
mêṯ
diedV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3206 [e]הַיֶּ֔לֶד
hay-ye-leḏ,
the childArt | N-ms
6965 [e]קַ֖מְתָּ
qam-tā
you aroseV-Qal-Perf-2ms
398 [e]וַתֹּ֥אכַל
wat-tō-ḵal
and ateConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2ms
3899 [e]לָֽחֶם׃
lā-ḥem.
foodN-ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 12:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֤וּ עֲבָדָיו֙ אֵלָ֔יו מָֽה־הַדָּבָ֥ר הַזֶּ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשִׂ֑יתָה בַּעֲב֞וּר הַיֶּ֤לֶד חַי֙ צַ֣מְתָּ וַתֵּ֔בְךְּ וְכַֽאֲשֶׁר֙ מֵ֣ת הַיֶּ֔לֶד קַ֖מְתָּ וַתֹּ֥אכַל לָֽחֶם׃

שמואל ב 12:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו עבדיו אליו מה־הדבר הזה אשר עשיתה בעבור הילד חי צמת ותבך וכאשר מת הילד קמת ותאכל לחם׃

שמואל ב 12:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו עבדיו אליו מה־הדבר הזה אשר עשיתה בעבור הילד חי צמת ותבך וכאשר מת הילד קמת ותאכל לחם׃

שמואל ב 12:21 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו עבדיו אליו מה הדבר הזה אשר עשיתה בעבור הילד חי צמת ותבך וכאשר מת הילד קמת ותאכל לחם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then his servants said to him, "What is this thing that you have done? While the child was alive, you fasted and wept; but when the child died, you arose and ate food."

King James Bible
Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His servants asked him, "What did you just do? While the baby was alive, you fasted and wept, but when he died, you got up and ate food."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What thing

1 Corinthians 2:15 But he that is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.

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