2 Samuel 23:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
183 [e]וַיִּתְאַוֶּ֥ה
way-yiṯ-’aw-weh
And with longingConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
1732 [e]דָוִ֖ד
ḏā-wiḏ
DavidN-proper-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּאמַ֑ר
way-yō-mar;
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4310 [e]מִ֚י
whoInterrog
8248 [e]יַשְׁקֵ֣נִי
yaš-qê-nî
will give me a drinkV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms | 1cs
4325 [e]מַ֔יִם
ma-yim,
of the waterN-mp
877 [e]מִבֹּ֥אר
mib-bōr
from the wellPrep-m | N-msc
  בֵּֽית־
bêṯ-
ofPrep
1035 [e]לֶ֖חֶם
le-ḥem
BethlehemN-proper-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
’ă-šer
which [is]Pro-r
8179 [e]בַּשָּֽׁעַר׃
baš-šā-‘ar.
by the gatePrep-b, Art | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
שמואל ב 23:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּתְאַוֶּ֥ה דָוִ֖ד וַיֹּאמַ֑ר מִ֚י יַשְׁקֵ֣נִי מַ֔יִם מִבֹּ֥אר בֵּֽית־לֶ֖חֶם אֲשֶׁ֥ר בַּשָּֽׁעַר׃

שמואל ב 23:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויתאוה דוד ויאמר מי ישקני מים מבאר בית־לחם אשר בשער׃

שמואל ב 23:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויתאוה דוד ויאמר מי ישקני מים מבאר בית־לחם אשר בשער׃

שמואל ב 23:15 Hebrew Bible
ויתאוה דוד ויאמר מי ישקני מים מבאר בית לחם אשר בשער׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!"

King James Bible
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David was extremely thirsty and said, "If only someone would bring me water to drink from the well at the city gate of Bethlehem!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Bethlehem Bethlehem signifies the `house of bread,' and the place was likewise noted for excellent water. There Christ was born, who is the `bread of life,' and who also gives us the `water of life.' `The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.'

John 4:14 But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst…

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