Now therefore, my lord, as
liveth, and as
thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD
hath withholden thee from coming to shed
blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
Now therefore, my lord, as the Lord liueth, and as thy ſoule liueth, ſeeing the Lord hath withholden thee from comming to ſhed blood, and from † auenging thy ſelfe with thine owne hand: now let thine enemies and they that ſecke euill to my lord, bee as Nabal.
אָדוֹן , masculine noun, ʾadon — lord (value 61)
H113, אָדוֹן ʼâdôwn, aw-done'; or (shortened) אָדֹן ʼâdôn; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):—lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with 'Adoni-'.
firm, strong, lord, master
reference to men
superintendent of household,of affairs
reference to God
the Lord God
Lord of the whole earth
reference to men
proprietor of hill of Samaria
reference to God
Lord of lords (probably = "thy husband, Yahweh")
my lord, my master
reference to men
general recognition of superiority
reference to God
my Lord,my Lord and my God
Adonai (parallel with Yahweh)
Used in 281 Verses, 25 Books 327  Occurrence Count
אֹיֵב , substantive, ʾoyeyv — enemy, foe (value 13)
H341, אֹיֵב ʼôyêb, o-yabe'; or (fully) אוֹיֵב ʼôwyêb; active participle of H340; hating; an adversary:—enemy, foe.
Used in 275 Verses, 28 Books 282  Occurrence Count
אֵל , preposition, ʾeyl — to, into, towards (value 31)
H413, אֵל ʼêl, ale; (but only used in the shortened constructive form אֶל ʼel ); a primitive particle; properly, denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, i.e. near, with or among; often in general, to:—about, according to, after, against, among, as for, at, because(-fore, -side), both...and, by, concerning, for, from, × hath, in(-to), near, (out) of, over, through, to(-ward), under, unto, upon, whether, with(-in).
to, toward, unto (of motion)
into (limit is actually entered)
toward (of direction, not necessarily physical motion)
against (motion or direction of a hostile character)
in addition to, to
concerning, in regard to, in reference to, on account of
according to (rule or standard)
at, by, against (of one's presence)
in between, in within, to within, unto (idea of motion to)
Used in 4202 Verses, 38 Books 5488  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
בּוֹא , verb, boʾ — to come in, come, go in, go (value 9)
H935, בּוֹא bôwʼ, bo; a primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications):—abide, apply, attain, × be, befall, besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, × certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, × doubtless again, eat, employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, have, × indeed, (in-) vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, × (well) stricken (in age), × surely, take (in), way.
to go in, enter, come, go, come in
to enter, come in
to come with
to come upon, fall or light upon, attack (enemy)
to come to pass
to attain to
to be enumerated
to lead in
to carry in
to bring in, cause to come in, gather, cause to come, bring near, bring against, bring upon
to bring to pass
to be brought, brought in
to be introduced, be put
Used in 2304 Verses, 39 Books 2553  Occurrence Count
בָּקַשׁ , verb, bakash — to seek (value 402)
H1245, בָּקַשׁ bâqash, baw-kash'; a primitive root; to search out (by any method, specifically in worship or prayer); by implication, to strive after:—ask, beg, beseech, desire, enquire, get, make inquisition, procure, (make) request, require, seek (for).
to seek, require, desire, exact, request
to seek to find
to seek to secure
to seek the face
to desire, demand
to require, exact
to ask, request
(Pual) to be sought
Used in 215 Verses, 33 Books 225  Occurrence Count
דָּם , masculine noun, dam — blood (value 44)
H1818, דָּם dâm, dawm; from H1826 (compare H119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e. drops of blood):—blood(-y, -guiltiness), (-thirsty), + innocent.
Used in 295 Verses, 28 Books 357  Occurrence Count
הָיָה , verb, haya — to fall out, come to pass, become, be (value 20)
H1961, הָיָה hâyâh, haw-yaw; a primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, i.e. be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary):—beacon, × altogether, be(-come), accomplished, committed, like), break, cause, come (to pass), do, faint, fall, follow, happen, × have, last, pertain, quit (one-) self, require, × use.
to be, become, come to pass, exist, happen, fall out
to happen, fall out, occur, take place, come about, come to pass
to come about, come to pass
to come into being, become
to arise, appear, come
to become like
to be instituted, be established
to exist, be in existence
to abide, remain, continue (with word of place or time)
to stand, lie, be in, be at, be situated (with word of locality)
to accompany, be with
to occur, come to pass, be done, be brought about
to be done, be finished, be gone
Used in 3131 Verses, 39 Books 3543  Occurrence Count
חַי , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, hay — alive, living (value 18)
H2416, חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
green (of vegetation)
flowing, fresh (of water)
lively, active (of man)
reviving (of the springtime)
life (abstract emphatic)
living thing, animal
Used in 450 Verses, 29 Books 497  Occurrence Count
יָד , feminine noun, yad — hand (value 14)
H3027, יָד yâd, yawd; a primitive word; a hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from 3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows]:—( be) able, × about, armholes, at, axletree, because of, beside, border, × bounty, broad, (broken-) handed, × by, charge, coast, consecrate, creditor, custody, debt, dominion, × enough, fellowship, force, × from, hand(-staves, -y work), × he, himself, × in, labour, large, ledge, (left-) handed, means, × mine, ministry, near, × of, × order, ordinance, × our, parts, pain, power, × presumptuously, service, side, sore, state, stay, draw with strength, stroke, swear, terror, × thee, × by them, × themselves, × thine own, × thou, through, × throwing, thumb, times, × to, × under, × us, × wait on, (way-) side, where, wide, × with (him, me, you), work, yield, × yourselves.
hand (of man)
strength, power (fig.)
side (of land), part, portion (metaph.) (fig.)
(various special, technical senses)
part, fractional part, share
stays, support (for laver)
tenons (in tabernacle)
a phallus, a hand (meaning unsure)
Used in 1445 Verses, 36 Books 1609  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
יָשַׁע , verb, yashaʿ — to deliver (value 380)
H3467, יָשַׁע yâshaʻ, yaw-shah'; a primitive root; properly, to be open, wide or free, i.e. (by implication) to be safe; causatively, to free or succor:—× at all, avenging, defend, deliver(-er), help, preserve, rescue, be safe, bring (having) salvation, save(-iour), get victory.
to save, be saved, be delivered
to be liberated, be saved, be delivered
to be saved (in battle), be victorious
to save, deliver
to save from moral troubles
to give victory to
Used in 198 Verses, 23 Books 204  Occurrence Count
מָנַע , verb, manaʿ — to withhold, hold back (value 160)
H4513, מָנַע mânaʻ, maw-nah'; a primitive root; to debar (negatively or positively) from benefit or injury:—deny, keep (back), refrain, restrain, withhold.
to withhold, hold back, keep back, refrain, deny, keep restrain, hinder
(Qal) to withhold
(Niphal) to be withheld
Used in 29 Verses, 14 Books 29  Occurrence Count
נָבָל , proper masculine noun, naval — a man of Carmel (value 82)
H5037, נָבָל Nâbâl, naw-bawl'; the same as H5036; dolt; Nabal, an Israelite:—Nabal.
Nabhal or Nabal = "fool"
a man of Carmel who spurned David's messengers, then died of shock when he realised it might cause his death; his case was pleaded by his wife Abigail who became David's wife after his death
Used in 18 Verses, 2 Books 22  Occurrence Count
נֶפֶשׁ , feminine noun, nefesh — a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion (value 430)
H5315, נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.
soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
living being (with life in the blood)
the man himself, self, person or individual
seat of the appetites
seat of emotions and passions
activity of mind
activity of the will
activity of the character
Used in 683 Verses, 31 Books 748  Occurrence Count
עַתָּה , adverb, ʿatta — now (value 475)
H6258, עַתָּה ʻattâh, at-taw'; from H6256; at this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive:—henceforth, now, straightway, this time, whereas.
Used in 422 Verses, 31 Books 433  Occurrence Count
רַע , absolute state masculine plural intensive noun, raʿ — bad, evil (value 270)
H7451, רַע raʻ, rah; from H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral):—adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, displease(-ure), distress, evil((-favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, × great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Including feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.)
bad, disagreeable, malignant
bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)
bad (of its kind - land, water, etc)
bad (of value)
worse than, worst (comparison)
bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)
bad, evil, wicked (ethically)
in general, of persons, of thoughts
evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity
evil, distress, adversity
evil, injury, wrong
evil, misery, distress, injury
evil, misery, distress
evil, injury, wrong
Used in 623 Verses, 36 Books 660  Occurrence Count
|1 Samuel 25:26Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Now therefore, my lord, as the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, seeing the LORD hath withholden thee from coming to shed blood, and from avenging thyself with thine own hand, now let thine enemies, and they that seek evil to my lord, be as Nabal.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וְעַתָּ֣ה אֲדֹנִ֗י חַי־יְהוָ֤ה וְחֵֽי־נַפְשְׁךָ֙ אֲשֶׁ֨ר מְנָעֲךָ֤ יְהוָה֙ מִבּ֣וֹא בְדָמִ֔ים וְהוֹשֵׁ֥עַ יָדְךָ֖ לָ֑ךְ וְעַתָּ֗ה יִֽהְי֤וּ כְנָבָל֙ אֹיְבֶ֔יךָ וְהַֽמְבַקְשִׁ֥ים אֶל־אֲדֹנִ֖י רָעָֽה׃
|Verse #7888 (Ch. #261) — 22 words, 85 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Now therefore, my lord,
|as the LORD
|and as thy soul
|seeing the LORD
|thee from coming
|to shed blood,
|and from avenging
|thyself with thine own hand,
|now let thine enemies,
|and they that seek
|to my lord,
|be as Nabal.
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