2 Samuel 12:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
935 [e]וַיָּ֣בֹא
way-yā-ḇō
And cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1982 [e]הֵלֶךְ֮
hê-leḵ
a travelerN-ms
376 [e]לְאִ֣ישׁ
lə-’îš
to manPrep-l | N-msc
6223 [e]הֶֽעָשִׁיר֒
he-‘ā-šîr
the richArt | Adj-ms
2550 [e]וַיַּחְמֹ֗ל
way-yaḥ-mōl,
and who refusedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3947 [e]לָקַ֤חַת
lā-qa-ḥaṯ
to takePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6629 [e]מִצֹּאנוֹ֙
miṣ-ṣō-nōw
from his own flockPrep-m | N-fsc | 3ms
1241 [e]וּמִבְּקָר֔וֹ
ū-mib-bə-qā-rōw,
and from his own herdConj-w, Prep-m | N-msc | 3ms
6213 [e]לַעֲשׂ֕וֹת
la-‘ă-śō-wṯ
to prepare onePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
732 [e]לָאֹרֵ֖חַ
lā-’ō-rê-aḥ
for the wayfaring manPrep-l, Art | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
935 [e]הַבָּא־
hab-bā-
who had comeArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
  ל֑וֹ
lōw;
to himPrep | 3ms
3947 [e]וַיִּקַּ֗ח
way-yiq-qaḥ,
but he tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3535 [e]כִּבְשַׂת֙
kiḇ-śaṯ
lambN-fsc
376 [e]הָאִ֣ישׁ
hā-’îš
of the manArt | N-ms
7326 [e]הָרָ֔אשׁ
hā-rāš,
poorArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6213 [e]וַֽיַּעֲשֶׂ֔הָ
way-ya-‘ă-śe-hā,
and prepared itConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3fs
376 [e]לָאִ֖ישׁ
lā-’îš
for the manPrep-l, Art | N-ms
935 [e]הַבָּ֥א
hab-bā
who had comeArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֵלָֽיו׃
’ê-lāw.
to himPrep | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 12:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּ֣בֹא הֵלֶךְ֮ לְאִ֣ישׁ הֶֽעָשִׁיר֒ וַיַּחְמֹ֗ל לָקַ֤חַת מִצֹּאנֹו֙ וּמִבְּקָרֹ֔ו לַעֲשֹׂ֕ות לָאֹרֵ֖חַ הַבָּא־לֹ֑ו וַיִּקַּ֗ח אֶת־כִּבְשַׂת֙ הָאִ֣ישׁ הָרָ֔אשׁ וַֽיַּעֲשֶׂ֔הָ לָאִ֖ישׁ הַבָּ֥א אֵלָֽיו׃

שמואל ב 12:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבא הלך לאיש העשיר ויחמל לקחת מצאנו ומבקרו לעשות לארח הבא־לו ויקח את־כבשת האיש הראש ויעשה לאיש הבא אליו׃

שמואל ב 12:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבא הלך לאיש העשיר ויחמל לקחת מצאנו ומבקרו לעשות לארח הבא־לו ויקח את־כבשת האיש הראש ויעשה לאיש הבא אליו׃

שמואל ב 12:4 Hebrew Bible
ויבא הלך לאיש העשיר ויחמל לקחת מצאנו ומבקרו לעשות לארח הבא לו ויקח את כבשת האיש הראש ויעשה לאיש הבא אליו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now a traveler came to the rich man, And he was unwilling to take from his own flock or his own herd, To prepare for the wayfarer who had come to him; Rather he took the poor man's ewe lamb and prepared it for the man who had come to him."

King James Bible
And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now a traveler came to the rich man, but the rich man could not bring himself to take one of his own sheep or cattle to prepare for the traveler who had come to him. Instead, he took the poor man's lamb and prepared it for his guest.
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