2 Samuel 18:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַתְּהִי־
wat-tə-hî-
For wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
8033 [e]שָׁ֧ם
šām
thereAdv
4421 [e]הַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה
ham-mil-ḥā-māh
the battleArt | N-fs
  [נפצית]
[nā-p̄ō-ṣêṯ
-Verb - Nifal - Participle - feminine plural V-Nifal-Prtcpl-fp
 
ḵ]
 
6327 [e](נָפֹ֖צֶת‪‬)
(nā-p̄ō-ṣeṯ
scatteredV-Nifal-Prtcpl-fs
 
q)
 
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
overPrep
6440 [e]פְּנֵ֣י
pə-nê
the faceN-cpc
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
of wholeN-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֑רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ;
the countrysideArt | N-fs
7235 [e]וַיֶּ֤רֶב
way-ye-reḇ
and moreConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
3293 [e]הַיַּ֙עַר֙
hay-ya-‘ar
the woodsArt | N-ms
398 [e]לֶאֱכֹ֣ל
le-’ĕ-ḵōl
devouredPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5971 [e]בָּעָ֔ם
bā-‘ām,
peoplePrep-b, Art | N-ms
834 [e]מֵאֲשֶׁ֥ר
mê-’ă-šer
thanPrep-m | Pro-r
398 [e]אָכְלָ֛ה
’ā-ḵə-lāh
devouredV-Qal-Perf-3fs
2719 [e]הַחֶ֖רֶב
ha-ḥe-reḇ
The swordArt | N-fs
3117 [e]בַּיּ֥וֹם
bay-yō-wm
dayPrep-b, Art | N-ms
1931 [e]הַהֽוּא׃
ha-hū.
thatArt | Pro-3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 18:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתְּהִי־שָׁ֧ם הַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה [נָפֹצֵית כ] (נָפֹ֖צֶת ק) עַל־פְּנֵ֣י כָל־הָאָ֑רֶץ וַיֶּ֤רֶב הַיַּ֙עַר֙ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל בָּעָ֔ם מֵאֲשֶׁ֥ר אָכְלָ֛ה הַחֶ֖רֶב בַּיֹּ֥ום הַהֽוּא׃

שמואל ב 18:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותהי־שם המלחמה [נפצית כ] (נפצת ק) על־פני כל־הארץ וירב היער לאכל בעם מאשר אכלה החרב ביום ההוא׃

שמואל ב 18:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותהי־שם המלחמה [נפצית כ] (נפצת ק) על־פני כל־הארץ וירב היער לאכל בעם מאשר אכלה החרב ביום ההוא׃

שמואל ב 18:8 Hebrew Bible
ותהי שם המלחמה נפצות על פני כל הארץ וירב היער לאכל בעם מאשר אכלה החרב ביום ההוא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the battle there was spread over the whole countryside, and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

King James Bible
For the battle was there scattered over the face of all the country: and the wood devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The battle spread over the entire region, and that day the forest claimed more people than the sword.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

in the wood That is, probably, many more were slain in pursuit through the wood than in the battle, by falling into swamps, pits, etc., and being entangled and cut down by David's men. Such is the relation of Josephus; but the Chaldee, Syriac, and Arabic state, that they were {devoured by wild beasts} in the wood.

Exodus 15:10 You did blow with your wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead …

Joshua 10:11 And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in …

Judges 5:20,21 They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera…

1 Kings 20:30 But the rest fled to Aphek, into the city; and there a wall fell …

Psalm 3:7 Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for you have smitten all my enemies …

Psalm 43:1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O …

devoured more [heb] multiplied to devour

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