2 Samuel 20:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3097 [e]יוֹאָב֙
yō-w-’āḇ
JoabN-proper-ms
6021 [e]לַעֲמָשָׂ֔א
la-‘ă-mā-śā,
to AmasaPrep-l | N-proper-ms
7965 [e]הֲשָׁל֥וֹם
hă-šā-lō-wm
[Are] in healthArt | N-ms
859 [e]אַתָּ֖ה
’at-tāh
youPro-2ms
251 [e]אָחִ֑י
’ā-ḥî;
my brotherN-msc | 1cs
270 [e]וַתֹּ֜חֶז
wat-tō-ḥez
and tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
3027 [e]יַד־
yaḏ-
with his handN-fsc
3225 [e]יְמִ֥ין
yə-mîn
rightN-fsc
3097 [e]יוֹאָ֛ב
yō-w-’āḇ
JoabN-proper-ms
2206 [e]בִּזְקַ֥ן
biz-qan
by the beardPrep-b | N-csc
6021 [e]עֲמָשָׂ֖א
‘ă-mā-śā
AmasaN-proper-ms
5401 [e]לִנְשָׁק־
lin-šāq-
to kissPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
  לֽוֹ׃
lōw.
himPrep | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 20:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר יֹואָב֙ לַעֲמָשָׂ֔א הֲשָׁלֹ֥ום אַתָּ֖ה אָחִ֑י וַתֹּ֜חֶז יַד־יְמִ֥ין יֹואָ֛ב בִּזְקַ֥ן עֲמָשָׂ֖א לִנְשָׁק־לֹֽו׃

שמואל ב 20:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יואב לעמשא השלום אתה אחי ותחז יד־ימין יואב בזקן עמשא לנשק־לו׃

שמואל ב 20:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יואב לעמשא השלום אתה אחי ותחז יד־ימין יואב בזקן עמשא לנשק־לו׃

שמואל ב 20:9 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יואב לעמשא השלום אתה אחי ותחז יד ימין יואב בזקן עמשא לנשק לו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Joab said to Amasa, "Is it well with you, my brother?" And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

King James Bible
And Joab said to Amasa, Art thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joab asked Amasa, "Are you well, my brother?" Then with his right hand Joab grabbed Amasa by the beard to kiss him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Art thou

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took Amasa Thevenot says, that among the Turks it is a great afront to take one by the beard, unless it be to kiss him, in which case they often do it. D'arvieux, describing an assembly of Arab emirs at an entertainment, says, `After the usual civilities, caresses, {kissings of the beard}, and of the hand, which every one gave and received according to his rank and dignity, they sat down upon mats.' The doing this by the Arab emirs corresponds with the conduct of Joab, and illustrates this horrid assassination.

to kiss him

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Luke 22:47,48 And while he yet spoke, behold a multitude, and he that was called …

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