1 SAMUEL 26:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

To get what 1 Samuel 26:11 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

“The Lord forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the Lord's anointed: but, I pray thee, take thou now the spear that is at his bolster, and the cruse of water, and let us go.”

Very low popularity: < 10 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in 1 Samuel chapter 26 using average monthly Google searches.

1 Samuel 26:11 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail.
More 
Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word.
The Lord מֵֽיהוָ֔ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
forbid חָלִ֤ילָה Literal for a profaned thing; used (interj.) far be it! forbid
that I should stretch forth מִשְּׁלֹ֥חַ To send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications) should stretch forth
mine hand יָדִ֖י A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
against the Lord's יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God against Lords
anointed: בִּמְשִׁ֣יחַ Anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically, the Messiah anointed
but, I pray thee, נָ֨א 'I pray', 'now', or 'then'; added mostly to verbs (in the Imperative or Future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjunction pray
take קַח To take (in the widest variety of applications) take
thou now וְ֠עַתָּה At this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive now
the spear הַחֲנִ֜ית A lance (for thrusting, like pitching a tent) spear
that אֲשֶׁ֧ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
at his bolster, מְרַֽאֲשֹׁתָ֛ו Properly, a headpiece, i.e., (plural for adverbial) at (or as) the head-rest (or pillow) bolster
and the cruse צַפַּ֥חַת A saucer (as flat) cruse
of water, הַמַּ֖יִם Water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen water
and let us go. וְנֵֽלְכָה To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) let go

Verse Context

See 1 Samuel 26:11 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance.

Very High
Verse Search Popularity Levels What do people search for?

Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other.

High
Medium
Low
Very Low
  • 9  And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the Lord's anointed, and be guiltless?

  • 10  David said furthermore, As the Lord liveth, the Lord shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

  • 11  The Lord forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the Lord's anointed: but, I pray thee, take thou now the spear that is at his bolster, and the cruse of water, and let us go.

  • 12  So David took the spear and the cruse of water from Saul's bolster; and they gat them away, and no man saw it, nor knew it, neither awaked: for they were all asleep; because a deep sleep from the Lord was fallen upon them.

  • 13  Then David went over to the other side, and stood on the top of an hill afar off; a great space being between them:




Sources:

The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


Share This Page:


Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

Most Searched Bible Verses
Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible
Words of God in dark red
Words of Jesus in light red