2 Samuel 2:18
Text Analysis
1961 [e]וַיִּֽהְיוּ־
And wereConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
8033 [e]שָׁ֗ם
7969 [e]שְׁלֹשָׁה֙
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֣י
the sonsN-mpc
6870 [e]צְרוּיָ֔ה
of ZeruiahN-proper-ms
3097 [e]יוֹאָ֥ב
52 [e]וַאֲבִישַׁ֖י
and AbishaiConj-w | N-proper-ms
6214 [e]וַעֲשָׂהאֵ֑ל
and AsahelConj-w | N-proper-ms
6214 [e]וַעֲשָׂהאֵל֙
and AsahelConj-w | N-proper-ms
7031 [e]קַ֣ל
[was as] fleetAdj-ms
7272 [e]בְּרַגְלָ֔יו
of footPrep-b | N-fdc | 3ms
259 [e]כְּאַחַ֥ד
as onePrep-k | Number-msc
6643 [e]הַצְּבָיִ֖ם
of the gazellesArt | N-mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
7704 [e]בַּשָּׂדֶֽה׃
wildPrep-b, Art | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 2:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּֽהְיוּ־שָׁ֗ם שְׁלֹשָׁה֙ בְּנֵ֣י צְרוּיָ֔ה יֹואָ֥ב וַאֲבִישַׁ֖י וַעֲשָׂהאֵ֑ל וַעֲשָׂהאֵל֙ קַ֣ל בְּרַגְלָ֔יו כְּאַחַ֥ד הַצְּבָיִ֖ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר בַּשָּׂדֶֽה׃

שמואל ב 2:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהיו־שם שלשה בני צרויה יואב ואבישי ועשהאל ועשהאל קל ברגליו כאחד הצבים אשר בשדה׃

שמואל ב 2:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהיו־שם שלשה בני צרויה יואב ואבישי ועשהאל ועשהאל קל ברגליו כאחד הצבים אשר בשדה׃

שמואל ב 2:18 Hebrew Bible
ויהיו שם שלשה בני צרויה יואב ואבישי ועשהאל ועשהאל קל ברגליו כאחד הצבים אשר בשדה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab and Abishai and Asahel; and Asahel was as swift-footed as one of the gazelles which is in the field.

King James Bible
And there were three sons of Zeruiah there, Joab, and Abishai, and Asahel: and Asahel was as light of foot as a wild roe.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The three sons of Zeruiah were there: Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. Asahel was a fast runner, like one of the wild gazelles.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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was as light

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Amos 2:14 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong …

foot [heb] his feet
a wild roe. [heb] one of the roes that is in the field

Psalm 18:33 He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me on my high places.

Songs 2:17 Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, …

Songs 8:14 Make haste, my beloved, and be you like to a roe or to a young hart …

Habakkuk 3:19 The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' …

The word {tzvee}, rather denotes the gazelle or antelope. See note on De.

2 Samuel 15:22 And David said to Ittai, Go and pass over. And Ittai the Gittite …

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