فَقَالَ لَهُ رِجَالُ ٱلْمَدِينَةِ فِي ٱلْيَوْمِ ٱلسَّابِعِ قَبْلَ غُرُوبِ ٱلشَّمْسِ: «أَيُّ شَيْءٍ أَحْلَى مِنَ ٱلْعَسَلِ، وَمَا أَجْفَى مِنَ ٱلْأَسَدِ؟» فَقَالَ لَهُمْ: «لَوْ لَمْ تَحْرُثُوا عَلَى عِجْلَتِي، لَمَا وَجَدْتُمْ أُحْجِيَّتِي».١٨18
And
the
men
StrongsID:
h582
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אֱנוֹשׁ
Transliteration:
ʼĕnôwsh
Pronounciation:
en-oshe'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from אָנַשׁ; properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified אָדָם); hence,; a man in general (singly or collectively); another, [idiom] (blood-) thirsty, certain, chap(-man); divers, fellow, [idiom] in the flower of their age, husband, (certain, mortal) man, people, person, servant, some ([idiom] of them), [phrase] stranger, those, [phrase] their trade. It is often unexpressed in the English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word. Compare אִישׁ.
of
the
city
StrongsID:
h5892
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
עִיר
Transliteration:
ʻîyr
Pronounciation:
eer
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
or (in the plural) עָר; or עָיַר; (Judges 10:4), from עוּר; a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post); Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
said
StrongsID:
h559
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אָמַר
Transliteration:
ʼâmar
Pronounciation:
aw-mar'
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude); answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, [phrase] (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, [idiom] desire, determine, [idiom] expressly, [idiom] indeed, [idiom] intend, name, [idiom] plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), [idiom] still, [idiom] suppose, talk, tell, term, [idiom] that is, [idiom] think, use (speech), utter, [idiom] verily, [idiom] yet.
unto
him
on
the
seventh
StrongsID:
h7637
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
שְׁבִיעִי
Transliteration:
shᵉbîyʻîy
Pronounciation:
sheb-ee-ee'
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
or שְׁבִעִי; ordinal from שִׁבְעִים; seventh; seventh (time).
day
StrongsID:
h3117
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
יוֹם
Transliteration:
yôwm
Pronounciation:
yome
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb); age, [phrase] always, [phrase] chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), [phrase] elder, [idiom] end, [phrase] evening, [phrase] (for) ever(-lasting, -more), [idiom] full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, [phrase] old, [phrase] outlived, [phrase] perpetually, presently, [phrase] remaineth, [idiom] required, season, [idiom] since, space, then, (process of) time, [phrase] as at other times, [phrase] in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), [idiom] whole ([phrase] age), (full) year(-ly), [phrase] younger.
before
the
sun
StrongsID:
h2775
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
חֶרֶס
Transliteration:
chereç
Pronounciation:
kheh'-res
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
or (with a directive enclitic) חַרְסָה; from an unused root meaning to scrape; also perhaps from the mediating idea of חַרְסוּת; the itch; the sun; itch, sun.
went
down
StrongsID:
h935
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בּוֹא
Transliteration:
bôwʼ
Pronounciation:
bo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications); abide, apply, attain, [idiom] be, befall, [phrase] besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, [idiom] certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, [idiom] doubtless again, [phrase] eat, [phrase] employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, [phrase] follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, [phrase] have, [idiom] indeed, (in-) vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, [idiom] (well) stricken (in age), [idiom] surely, take (in), way.
What
is
sweeter
StrongsID:
h4966
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
מָתוֹק
Transliteration:
mâthôwq
Pronounciation:
maw-thoke'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
or מָתוּק; from מָתַק; sweet; sweet(-er, -ness).
than
honey
StrongsID:
h1706
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
דְּבַשׁ
Transliteration:
dᵉbash
Pronounciation:
deb-ash'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from an unused root meaning to be gummy; honey (from its stickiness); by analogy, syrup; honey(-comb).
and
what
is
stronger
StrongsID:
h5794
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
עַז
Transliteration:
ʻaz
Pronounciation:
az
Part of Speech:
Adjective
Strongs Glossary:
from עָזַז; strong, vehement, harsh; fierce, [phrase] greedy, mighty, power, roughly, strong.
than
a
lion
StrongsID:
h738
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אֲרִי
Transliteration:
ʼărîy
Pronounciation:
ar-ee'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
or (prolonged) [ar-yay']; from אָרָה (in the sense of violence); a lion; (young) lion, [phrase] pierce (from the margin).
And
he
said
StrongsID:
h559
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אָמַר
Transliteration:
ʼâmar
Pronounciation:
aw-mar'
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude); answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, [phrase] (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, [idiom] desire, determine, [idiom] expressly, [idiom] indeed, [idiom] intend, name, [idiom] plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), [idiom] still, [idiom] suppose, talk, tell, term, [idiom] that is, [idiom] think, use (speech), utter, [idiom] verily, [idiom] yet.
unto
them
If
StrongsID:
h3884
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
לוּלֵא
Transliteration:
lûwlêʼ
Pronounciation:
loo-lay'
Part of Speech:
Prepositionconjunction
Strongs Glossary:
or לוּלֵי; from לוּא and לֹא; if not; except, had not, if (...not), unless, were it not that.
ye
had
not
plowed
StrongsID:
h2790
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
חָרַשׁ
Transliteration:
chârash
Pronounciation:
khaw-rash'
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to scratch, i.e. (by implication) to engrave, plough; hence (from the use of tools) to fabricate (of any material); figuratively, to devise (in a bad sense); hence (from the idea of secrecy) to be silent, to let alone; hence (by implication) to be deaf (as an accompaniment of dumbness); [idiom] altogether, cease, conceal, be deaf, devise, ear, graven, imagine, leave off speaking, hold peace, plow(-er, man), be quiet, rest, practise secretly, keep silence, be silent, speak not a word, be still, hold tongue, worker.
with
my
heifer
StrongsID:
h5697
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
עֶגְלָה
Transliteration:
ʻeglâh
Pronounciation:
eg-law'
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
feminine of עֵגֶל; a (female) calf, especially one nearly grown (i.e. a heifer); calf, cow, heifer.
ye
had
not
found
out
StrongsID:
h4672
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
מָצָא
Transliteration:
mâtsâʼ
Pronounciation:
maw-tsaw'
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; properly, to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present; [phrase] be able, befall, being, catch, [idiom] certainly, (cause to) come (on, to, to hand), deliver, be enough (cause to) find(-ing, occasion, out), get (hold upon), [idiom] have (here), be here, hit, be left, light (up-) on, meet (with), [idiom] occasion serve, (be) present, ready, speed, suffice, take hold on.
my
riddle
StrongsID:
h2420
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
חִידָה
Transliteration:
chîydâh
Pronounciation:
khee-daw'
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from חוּד; a puzzle, hence, a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim; dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.