2 Samuel 20:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6030 [e]וַיַּ֥עַן
way-ya-‘an
and answeredConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3097 [e]יוֹאָ֖ב
yō-w-’āḇ
JoabN-proper-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּאמַ֑ר
way-yō-mar;
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2486 [e]חָלִ֤ילָה
ḥā-lî-lāh
Far be itInterjection | 3fs
2486 [e]חָלִ֙ילָה֙
ḥā-lî-lāh
far be itInterjection | 3fs
  לִ֔י
lî,
from mePrep | 1cs
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
thatConj
1104 [e]אֲבַלַּ֖ע
’ă-ḇal-la‘
I should swallow upV-Piel-Imperf-1cs
518 [e]וְאִם־
wə-’im-
orConj-w | Conj
7843 [e]אַשְׁחִֽית׃
’aš-ḥîṯ.
destroyV-Hifil-Imperf-1cs









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 20:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֥עַן יֹואָ֖ב וַיֹּאמַ֑ר חָלִ֤ילָה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ לִ֔י אִם־אֲבַלַּ֖ע וְאִם־אַשְׁחִֽית׃

שמואל ב 20:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויען יואב ויאמר חלילה חלילה לי אם־אבלע ואם־אשחית׃

שמואל ב 20:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויען יואב ויאמר חלילה חלילה לי אם־אבלע ואם־אשחית׃

שמואל ב 20:20 Hebrew Bible
ויען יואב ויאמר חלילה חלילה לי אם אבלע ואם אשחית׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Joab replied, "Far be it, far be it from me that I should swallow up or destroy!

King James Bible
And Joab answered and said, Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up or destroy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joab protested: "Never! I do not want to destroy!
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