2 Samuel 19:37
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7725 [e]יָֽשָׁב־
yā-šāḇ-
let turn back againV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3ms
4994 [e]נָ֤א
pleaseInterjection
5650 [e]עַבְדְּךָ֙
‘aḇ-də-ḵā
your servantN-msc | 2ms
4191 [e]וְאָמֻ֣ת
wə-’ā-muṯ
that I may dieConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cs
5892 [e]בְּעִירִ֔י
bə-‘î-rî,
in my own cityPrep-b | N-fsc | 1cs
5973 [e]עִ֛ם
‘im
nearPrep
6913 [e]קֶ֥בֶר
qe-ḇer
the graveN-msc
1 [e]אָבִ֖י
’ā-ḇî
of my fatherN-msc | 1cs
517 [e]וְאִמִּ֑י
wə-’im-mî;
and motherConj-w | N-fsc | 1cs
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּ֣ה ׀
wə-hin-nêh
But here isConj-w | Interjection
5650 [e]עַבְדְּךָ֣
‘aḇ-də-ḵā
your servantN-msc | 2ms
3643 [e]כִמְהָ֗ם
ḵim-hām,
ChimhamN-proper-ms
5674 [e]יַֽעֲבֹר֙
ya-‘ă-ḇōr
let him cross overV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5973 [e]עִם־
‘im-
withPrep
113 [e]אֲדֹנִ֣י
’ă-ḏō-nî
my lordN-msc | 1cs
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ,
the kingArt | N-ms
6213 [e]וַעֲשֵׂה־
wa-‘ă-śêh-
and doConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms
  ל֕וֹ
lōw
for himPrep | 3ms
853 [e]אֵ֥ת
’êṯ
-DirObjM
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
whatPro-r
2896 [e]ט֖וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
is goodV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5869 [e]בְּעֵינֶֽיךָ׃
bə-‘ê-ne-ḵā.
in your sightPrep-b | N-cdc | 2ms
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 19:37 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יָֽשָׁב־נָ֤א עַבְדְּךָ֙ וְאָמֻ֣ת בְּעִירִ֔י עִ֛ם קֶ֥בֶר אָבִ֖י וְאִמִּ֑י וְהִנֵּ֣ה ׀ עַבְדְּךָ֣ כִמְהָ֗ם יַֽעֲבֹר֙ עִם־אֲדֹנִ֣י הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וַעֲשֵׂה־לֹ֕ו אֵ֥ת אֲשֶׁר־טֹ֖וב בְּעֵינֶֽיךָ׃ ס

שמואל ב 19:37 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ישב־נא עבדך ואמת בעירי עם קבר אבי ואמי והנה ׀ עבדך כמהם יעבר עם־אדני המלך ועשה־לו את אשר־טוב בעיניך׃ ס

שמואל ב 19:37 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ישב־נא עבדך ואמת בעירי עם קבר אבי ואמי והנה ׀ עבדך כמהם יעבר עם־אדני המלך ועשה־לו את אשר־טוב בעיניך׃ ס

שמואל ב 19:37 Hebrew Bible
ישב נא עבדך ואמת בעירי עם קבר אבי ואמי והנה עבדך כמהם יעבר עם אדני המלך ועשה לו את אשר טוב בעיניך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Please let your servant return, that I may die in my own city near the grave of my father and my mother. However, here is your servant Chimham, let him cross over with my lord the king, and do for him what is good in your sight."

King James Bible
Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let thy The whole of this little episode is extremely interesting, and contains an affecting description of the infirmities of old age. The venerable and kind Barzillai was fourscore years old; his ear was become dull of hearing, and his {relish} for even royal dainties was gone: the evil days had arrived in which he was constrained to say, `I have no pleasure in them.'

Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil …

I may die

Genesis 48:21 And Israel said to Joseph, Behold, I die: but God shall be with you, …

Joshua 23:14 And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and you …

Luke 2:29,30 Lord, now let you your servant depart in peace, according to your word…

2 Timothy 4:6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our …

by the grave

Genesis 47:30 But I will lie with my fathers, and you shall carry me out of Egypt, …

Genesis 49:29-31 And he charged them, and said to them, I am to be gathered to my people…

Genesis 50:13 For his sons carried him into the land of Canaan, and buried him …

1 Kings 13:22 But came back, and have eaten bread and drunk water in the place, …

Chimham

2 Samuel 19:40 Then the king went on to Gilgal, and Chimham went on with him: and …

1 Kings 2:7 But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let …

Jeremiah 41:17 And they departed, and dwelled in the habitation of Chimham, which …

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