And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.
And the meſſenger anſwered, and ſaid, Iſrael is fled before the Philiſtines, and there hath bene alſo a great ſlaughter among the people, and thy two ſonnes alſo, Hophni & Phinehas, are dead, and the Arke of God is taken.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אָרוֹן , masculine noun, ʾaron — a chest, ark (value 257)
H727, אָרוֹן ʼârôwn, aw-rone'; or אָרֹן ʼârôn; from H717 (in the sense of gathering); a box:—ark, chest, coffin.
Ark of the Covenant
Used in 174 Verses, 15 Books 202  Occurrence Count
בֵּן , masculine noun, beyn — son (value 52)
H1121, בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
son, grandson, child, member of a group
son, male child
children (pl. - male and female)
youth, young men (pl.)
young (of animals)
sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]
people (of a nation) (pl.)
of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)
a member of a guild, order, class
Used in 3654 Verses, 37 Books 4899  Occurrence Count
בָּשַׂר , verb, basar — to bear tidings (value 502)
H1319, בָּשַׂר bâsar, baw-sar'; a primitive root; properly, to be fresh, i.e. full (rosy, figuratively cheerful); to announce (glad news):—messenger, preach, publish, shew forth, (bear, bring, carry, preach, good, tell good) tidings.
to bear news, bear tidings, publish, preach, show forth
to gladden with good news
to bear news
to announce (salvation) as good news, preach
(Hithpael) to receive good news
Used in 21 Verses, 8 Books 24  Occurrence Count
גָּדוֹל , adjective, proper masculine noun, substantive, gadol — great (value 43)
H1419, גָּדוֹל gâdôwl, gaw-dole'; or גָּדֹל gâdôl; (shortened) from H1431; great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent:— aloud, elder(-est), exceeding(-ly), far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, × sore, (×) very.
large (in magnitude and extent)
loud (in sound)
older (in age)
great, distinguished (of men)
God Himself (of God)
proper masculine noun
Used in 497 Verses, 35 Books 525  Occurrence Count
גַּם , adverb, gam — also, moreover, yea (value 43)
H1571, גַּם gam, gam; by contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and:—again, alike, also, (so much) as (soon), both (so)...and, but, either...or, even, for all, (in) likewise (manner), moreover, nay...neither, one, then(-refore), though, what, with, yea.
also, even, indeed, moreover, yea
also, moreover (giving emphasis)
neither, neither...nor (with negative)
even (for stress)
indeed, yea (introducing climax)
also (of correspondence or retribution)
but, yet, though (adversative)
even, yea, yea though (with 'when' in hypothetical case)
(TWOT) again, alike
Used in 661 Verses, 37 Books 769  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
חׇפְנִי , proper masculine noun, hofniy — a son of Eli (value 148)
H2652, חׇפְנִי Chophnîy, khof-nee'; from H2651; perhaps pugilist; Chophni, an Israelite:—Hophni.
Hophni = "pugilist"
one of the two sons of Eli who were priests at Shiloh and were noted for their brutality and lust; their sinfulness provoked a curse against their father's house and were judged by the Lord when they took the ark into battle; the ark was lost and both brothers were killed and Eli died when he heard the news
Used in 5 Verses, 1 Book 5  Occurrence Count
יִשְׂרָאֵל , proper masculine noun, yisraʾeyl — "God strives", another name of Jacob and his desc (value 541)
H3478, יִשְׂרָאֵל Yisrâʼêl, yis-raw-ale'; from H8280 and H410; he will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity:—Israel.
Israel = "God prevails"
the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel
the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob
the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
the name of the nation after the return from exile
Used in 2231 Verses, 34 Books 2505  Occurrence Count
לָקַח , verb, lakah — to take (value 138)
H3947, לָקַח lâqach, law-kakh'; a primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications):—accept, bring, buy, carry away, drawn, fetch, get, infold, × many, mingle, place, receive(-ing), reserve, seize, send for, take (away, -ing, up), use, win.
to take, get, fetch, lay hold of, seize, receive, acquire, buy, bring, marry, take a wife, snatch, take away
to take, take in the hand
to take and carry along
to take from, take out of, take, carry away, take away
to take to or for a person, procure, get, take possession of, select, choose, take in marriage, receive, accept
to take up or upon, put upon
to take, lead, conduct
to take, capture, seize
to take, carry off
to take (vengeance)
to be captured
to be taken away, be removed
to be taken, brought unto
to be taken from or out of
to be stolen from
to be taken captive
to be taken away, be removed
to be taken unto, be brought unto
to be taken out of
to be taken away
to take hold of oneself
to flash about (of lightning)
Used in 909 Verses, 32 Books 964  Occurrence Count
מַגֵּפָה , feminine noun, maggeyfa — a blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence (value 128)
H4046, מַגֵּפָה maggêphâh, mag-gay-faw'; from H5062; a pestilence; by analogy, defeat:—(× be) plague(-d), slaughter, stroke.
blow, slaughter, plague, pestilence, strike, smite
blow (fatal stroke)
slaughter (of battle)
plague, pestilence (divine judgment)
Used in 24 Verses, 9 Books 26  Occurrence Count
מוּת , verb, mut — to die (value 446)
H4191, מוּת mûwth, mooth; a primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill:—× at all, × crying, (be) dead (body, man, one), (put to, worthy of) death, destroy(-er), (cause to, be like to, must) die, kill, necro(-mancer), × must needs, slay, × surely, × very suddenly, × in (no) wise.
to die, kill, have one executed
to die (as penalty), be put to death
to die, perish (of a nation)
to die prematurely (by neglect of wise moral conduct)
(Polel) to kill, put to death, dispatch
(Hiphil) to kill, put to death
to be killed, be put to death
to die prematurely
Used in 695 Verses, 28 Books 779  Occurrence Count
נוּס , verb, nus — to flee, escape (value 116)
H5127, נוּס nûwç, noos; a primitive root; to flit, i.e. vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver):—× abate, away, be displayed, (make to) flee (away, -ing), put to flight, × hide, lift up a standard.
to flee, escape
to take flight,m depart, disappear
to fly (to the attack) on horseback
(Polel) to drive at
(Hithpolel) to take flight
to put to flight
to drive hastily
to cause to disappear, hide
Used in 142 Verses, 21 Books 158  Occurrence Count
עַם , masculine noun, ʿam — people (value 110)
H5971, עַם ʻam, am; from H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock:—folk, men, nation, people.
persons, members of one's people, compatriots, country-men
Used in 1655 Verses, 39 Books 1857  Occurrence Count
עָנָה , verb, ʿana — to answer, respond (value 125)
H6030, עָנָה ʻânâh, aw-naw'; a primitive root; properly, to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce:—give account, afflict (by mistake for 6031), (cause to, give) answer, bring low (by mistake for 6031), cry, hear, Leannoth, lift up, say, × scholar, (give a) shout, sing (together by course), speak, testify, utter, (bear) witness. See also H1042, H1043.
to answer, respond, testify, speak, shout
to answer, respond to
to testify, respond as a witness
to make answer
to be answered, receive answer
(Qal) to sing, utter tunefully
(Qal) to dwell
Used in 316 Verses, 33 Books 329  Occurrence Count
פִּינְחָס , proper masculine noun, piynəhas — three Israelites (value 208)
H6372, פִּינְחָס Pîynechâç, pee-nekh-aws'; apparently from H6310 and a variation of H5175; mouth of a serpent; Pinechas, the name of three Israelites:—Phinehas.
Phinehas = "mouth of brass"
son of Eleazar and grandson of Aaron; his zealousness for the Lord averted a plague on Israel and gained him the promise of the Lord of an everlasting priesthood in his family
a priest and the son of the priest Eli
the father of a helper of Ezra
Used in 24 Verses, 8 Books 24  Occurrence Count
פְּלִשְׁתִּי , adjective, pəlishtiy — inhab. of Philistia (value 820)
H6430, פְּלִשְׁתִּי Pelishtîy, pel-ish-tee'; patrial from H6429; a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth:—Philistine.
Philistine = "immigrants"
an inhabitant of Philistia; descendants of Mizraim who immigrated from Caphtor (Crete?) to the western seacoast of Canaan
Used in 244 Verses, 18 Books 286  Occurrence Count
פָּנִים , masculine noun, paniym — face, faces (value 180)
H6440, פָּנִים pânîym, paw-neem'; plural (but always as singular) of an unused noun פָּנֶה pâneh; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.):— accept, a-(be-) fore(-time), against, anger, × as (long as), at, battle, because (of), beseech, countenance, edge, employ, endure, enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront(-part), form(-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, × him(-self), honourable, impudent, in, it, look(-eth) (-s), × me, meet, × more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), × on, open, out of, over against, the partial, person, please, presence, prospect, was purposed, by reason of, regard, right forth, serve, × shewbread, sight, state, straight, street, × thee, × them(-selves), through ( -out), till, time(-s) past, (un-) to(-ward), upon, upside ( down), with(-in, -stand), × ye, × you.
face (of seraphim or cherubim)
face (of animals)
face, surface (of ground)
as adv of loc/temp
before and behind, toward, in front of, forward, formerly, from beforetime, before
in front of, before, to the front of, in the presence of, in the face of, at the face or front of, from the presence of, from before, from before the face of
Used in 1891 Verses, 38 Books 2118  Occurrence Count
שְׁנַיִם , adjective, dual masculine/feminine noun, shənayim — two (a cardinal number) (value 400)
H8147, שְׁנַיִם shenayim, shen-ah'-yim; dual of H8145; feminine שְׁתַּיִם shettayim; two; also (as ordinal) twofold:—both, couple, double, second, twain, twelfth, twelve, twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
two (the cardinal number)
two, both, double, twice
second (the ordinal number)
in combination with other numbers
both (a dual number)
Used in 646 Verses, 31 Books 762  Occurrence Count
|1 Samuel 4:17Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And the messenger answered and said, Israel is fled before the Philistines, and there hath been also a great slaughter among the people, and thy two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God is taken.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיַּ֨עַן הַֽמְבַשֵּׂ֜ר וַיֹּ֗אמֶר נָ֤ס יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ לִפְנֵ֣י פְלִשְׁתִּ֔ים וְגַ֛ם מַגֵּפָ֥ה גְדוֹלָ֖ה הָיְתָ֣ה בָעָ֑ם וְגַם־שְׁנֵ֨י בָנֶ֜יךָ מֵ֗תוּ חָפְנִי֙ וּפִ֣ינְחָ֔ס וַאֲר֥וֹן הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים נִלְקָֽחָה׃ פ
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And the messenger
|and there hath been also a great
|among the people,
|and thy two
|and the ark
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