وَكَانَ لَهُ ٱبْنٌ ٱسْمُهُ شَاوُلُ، شَابٌّ وَحَسَنٌ، وَلَمْ يَكُنْ رَجُلٌ فِي بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ أَحْسَنَ مِنْهُ. مِنْ كَتِفِهِ فَمَا فَوْقُ كَانَ أَطْوَلَ مِنْ كُلِّ ٱلشَّعْبِ.٢2
וְלֹו־הָיָ֨ה בֵ֜ן וּשְׁמֹ֤ו שָׁאוּל֙ בָּח֣וּר וָטֹ֔וב וְאֵ֥ין אִ֛ישׁ מִבְּנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל טֹ֣וב מִמֶּ֑נּוּ מִשִּׁכְמֹ֣ו וָמַ֔עְלָה גָּבֹ֖הַּ מִכָּל־הָעָֽם׃
And
he
had
a
son
StrongsID:
h1121
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בֵּן
Transliteration:
bên
Pronounciation:
bane
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from בָּנָה; 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.); [phrase] afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, ([phrase]) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, [phrase] (young) bullock, [phrase] (young) calf, [idiom] came up in, child, colt, [idiom] common, [idiom] corn, daughter, [idiom] of first, [phrase] firstborn, foal, [phrase] very fruitful, [phrase] postage, [idiom] in, [phrase] kid, [phrase] lamb, ([phrase]) man, meet, [phrase] mighty, [phrase] nephew, old, ([phrase]) people, [phrase] rebel, [phrase] robber, [idiom] servant born, [idiom] soldier, son, [phrase] spark, [phrase] steward, [phrase] stranger, [idiom] surely, them of, [phrase] tumultuous one, [phrase] valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
whose
name
StrongsID:
h8034
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
שֵׁם
Transliteration:
shêm
Pronounciation:
shame
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive word (perhaps rather from through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare שָׁמַיִם); an appellation, as amark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character; [phrase] base, (in-) fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
was
Saul
StrongsID:
h7586
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
שָׁאוּל
Transliteration:
Shâʼûwl
Pronounciation:
shaw-ool'
Part of Speech:
Proper Name Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
passive participle of שָׁאַל; asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites; Saul, Shaul.
a
choice
young
man
StrongsID:
h970
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בָּחוּר
Transliteration:
bâchûwr
Pronounciation:
baw-khoor'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
or בָּחֻר; participle passive of בָּחַר; properly, selected, i.e. a youth (often collective); (choice) young (man), chosen, [idiom] hole.
and
a
goodly
StrongsID:
h2896
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
טוֹב
Transliteration:
ṭôwb
Pronounciation:
tobe
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
from טוֹב; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well); beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, [idiom] fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, [idiom] most, pleasant, [phrase] pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
and
there
was
not
among
the
children
StrongsID:
h1121
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בֵּן
Transliteration:
bên
Pronounciation:
bane
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from בָּנָה; 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.); [phrase] afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, ([phrase]) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, [phrase] (young) bullock, [phrase] (young) calf, [idiom] came up in, child, colt, [idiom] common, [idiom] corn, daughter, [idiom] of first, [phrase] firstborn, foal, [phrase] very fruitful, [phrase] postage, [idiom] in, [phrase] kid, [phrase] lamb, ([phrase]) man, meet, [phrase] mighty, [phrase] nephew, old, ([phrase]) people, [phrase] rebel, [phrase] robber, [idiom] servant born, [idiom] soldier, son, [phrase] spark, [phrase] steward, [phrase] stranger, [idiom] surely, them of, [phrase] tumultuous one, [phrase] valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
of
Israel
StrongsID:
h3478
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Transliteration:
Yisrâʼêl
Pronounciation:
yis-raw-ale'
Part of Speech:
Proper Name Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from שָׂרָה and אֵל; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity; Israel.
a
goodlier
StrongsID:
h2896
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
טוֹב
Transliteration:
ṭôwb
Pronounciation:
tobe
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
from טוֹב; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well); beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, [idiom] fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, [idiom] most, pleasant, [phrase] pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
person
StrongsID:
h376
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אִישׁ
Transliteration:
ʼîysh
Pronounciation:
eesh
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
contracted for אֱנוֹשׁ (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation); also, another, any (man), a certain, [phrase] champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-) man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), [phrase] none, one, people, person, [phrase] steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare אִשָּׁה.
than
he
from
his
shoulders
StrongsID:
h7926
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
שְׁכֶם
Transliteration:
shᵉkem
Pronounciation:
shek-em'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from שָׁכַם; the neck (between the shoulders) as the place of burdens; figuratively, the spur of ahill; back, [idiom] consent, portion, shoulder.
and
upward
StrongsID:
h4605
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
מַעַל
Transliteration:
maʻal
Pronounciation:
mah'al
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
from עָלָה; properly, the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.; above, exceeding(-ly), forward, on ([idiom] very) high, over, up(-on, -ward), very.
he
was
higher
StrongsID:
h1364
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
גָּבֹהַּ
Transliteration:
gâbôahh
Pronounciation:
gaw-bo'-ah
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
or גָּבוֹהַּ; (fully) from גָּבַהּ; elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant; haughty, height, high(-er), lofty, proud, [idiom] exceeding proudly.
than
any
of
the
people
StrongsID:
h5971
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
עַם
Transliteration:
ʻam
Pronounciation:
am
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from עָמַם; 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.