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1 Samuel 8:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He will take a tenth of your seed and of your vineyards and give to his officers and to his servants.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards, and give to his chamberlains and to his servants.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, your seed, and your vineyards, will he tithe, and give to his courtiers and to his servants;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And your seed and your vineyards he doth tithe, and hath given to his eunuchs, and to his servants.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Moreover he will take the tenth of your corn, and of the revenues of your vineyards, to give to his eunuchs and servants.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and giue to his officers, and to his seruants.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he will take the tithe of your seeds and your vineyards, and give [it] to his eunuchs, and to his servants.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he will take the tenth 6237
{6237} Prime
עָשַׂר
`asar
{aw-sar'}
A primitive root (identical with H6238); to accumulate; but used only as denominative from H6235; to tithe, that is, take or give a tenth.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of your seed, 2233
{2233} Prime
זֶרַע
zera`
{zeh'-rah}
From H2232; seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity.
and of your vineyards, 3754
{3754} Prime
כֶּרֶם
kerem
{keh'-rem}
From an unused root of uncertain meaning; a garden or vineyard.
and give 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to his officers, 5631
{5631} Prime
סָּרִיס
cariyc
{saw-reece'}
From an unused root meaning to castrate; a eunuch; by implication valet (especially of the female apartments), and thus a minister of state.
and to his servants. 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 8:14-18.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 8:4-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Samuel 8:15

The tenth — Besides the several tenths which God hath reserved for his service, he will, when he pleaseth, impose another tenth upon you. Officers — Heb. To his eunuchs, which may imply a farther injury, that he should against the command of God, make some of his people eunuchs; and take those into his court and favour, which God would have cast out of the congregation.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
officers:
Heb. eunuchs,
Genesis 37:36 And the Midianites sold him into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh's, [and] captain of the guard.
Isaiah 39:7 And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, which thou shalt beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.
Daniel 1:3 And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring [certain] of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and of the princes;
Daniel 1:7-10 Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel [the name] of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego. ... And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which [are] of your sort? then shall ye make [me] endanger my head to the king.
Daniel 1:18 Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar.
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Gn 37:36. Is 39:7. Dn 1:3, 7, 18.

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