2 Samuel 12:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6258 [e]וְעַתָּ֣ה ׀
wə-‘at-tāh
but nowConj-w | Adv
4191 [e]מֵ֗ת
mêṯ,
he is deadV-Qal-Perf-3ms
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
2088 [e]זֶּה֙
zeh
[is] this [that]Pro-ms
589 [e]אֲנִ֣י
’ă-nî
IPro-1cs
6684 [e]צָ֔ם
ṣām,
should fastV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3201 [e]הַאוּכַ֥ל
ha-’ū-ḵal
can IV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
7725 [e]לַהֲשִׁיב֖וֹ
la-hă-šî-ḇōw
bring him backPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf | 3ms
5750 [e]ע֑וֹד
‘ō-wḏ;
againAdv
589 [e]אֲנִי֙
’ă-nî
IPro-1cs
1980 [e]הֹלֵ֣ךְ
hō-lêḵ
shall goV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֵלָ֔יו
’ê-lāw,
to himPrep | 3ms
1931 [e]וְה֖וּא
wə-hū
but heConj-w | Pro-3ms
3808 [e]לֹֽא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
7725 [e]יָשׁ֥וּב
yā-šūḇ
shall returnV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
413 [e]אֵלָֽי׃
’ê-lāy.
to mePrep | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 12:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְעַתָּ֣ה ׀ מֵ֗ת לָ֤מָּה זֶּה֙ אֲנִ֣י צָ֔ם הַאוּכַ֥ל לַהֲשִׁיבֹ֖ו עֹ֑וד אֲנִי֙ הֹלֵ֣ךְ אֵלָ֔יו וְה֖וּא לֹֽא־יָשׁ֥וּב אֵלָֽי׃

שמואל ב 12:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ועתה ׀ מת למה זה אני צם האוכל להשיבו עוד אני הלך אליו והוא לא־ישוב אלי׃

שמואל ב 12:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ועתה ׀ מת למה זה אני צם האוכל להשיבו עוד אני הלך אליו והוא לא־ישוב אלי׃

שמואל ב 12:23 Hebrew Bible
ועתה מת למה זה אני צם האוכל להשיבו עוד אני הלך אליו והוא לא ישוב אלי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But now he has died; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."

King James Bible
But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I'll go to him, but he will never return to me."
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