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2 Samuel 1:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I answered him, I am an Amalekite.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said unto me, Who [art] thou? And I answered him, I [am] an Amalekite.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “He said to me, ‘Who are you?’ And I answered him, ‘I am an Amalekite.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said to me, Who [art] thou? And I answered him, I [am] an Amalekite.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to me, Who art thou? And I said to him, I am an Amalekite.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said unto me, Who art thou? And I said unto him, An Amalekite, am I.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he saith to me, Who [art] thou? and I say unto him, An Amalekite I [am].'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said to me: Who art thou? And I said to him: I am an Amalecite.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee said vnto mee, Who [art] thou? and I answered him, I [am] an Amalekite.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he said to me, Who art thou? and I said, I am an Amalekite.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he said unto me, Who [art] thou? And I answered him, I [am] an Amaleqi.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he said 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto me, Who x4310
(4310) Complement
מִי
miy
{me}
An interrogitive pronoun of persons, as H4100 is of things, who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix.
[art] thou? x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
And I answered 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him, x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
I x595
(0595) Complement
אָנֹכִי
'anokiy
{aw-no-kee'}
A primitive pronoun; I.
[am] an `mlk עֲמָלֵקִי. 6003
{6003} Prime
עֲמָלֵקִי
`Amaleqiy
{am-aw-lay-kee'}
Patronymic from H6002; an Amalekite (or collectively the Amalekites) or descendant of Amalek.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 1:2-12.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 1:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 1:8

And he said unto me, Who [art] thou? And I answered him, I [am] an (c) Amalekite.

(c) He was an Amalekite born, but renounced his country and joined with the Israelites.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
an Amalekite:

Genesis 14:7 And they returned, and came to Enmishpat, which [is] Kadesh, and smote all the country of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites, that dwelt in Hazezontamar.
Exodus 17:8-16 Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim. ... For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn [that] the LORD [will have] war with Amalek from generation to generation.
Numbers 24:20 And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, and said, Amalek [was] the first of the nations; but his latter end [shall be] that he perish for ever.
Deuteronomy 25:17-19 Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt; ... Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance to possess it, [that] thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not forget [it].
1 Samuel 15:3 Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.
1 Samuel 27:8 And David and his men went up, and invaded the Geshurites, and the Gezrites, and the Amalekites: for those [nations were] of old the inhabitants of the land, as thou goest to Shur, even unto the land of Egypt.
1 Samuel 30:1 And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire;
1 Samuel 30:13 And David said unto him, To whom [belongest] thou? and whence [art] thou? And he said, I [am] a young man of Egypt, servant to an Amalekite; and my master left me, because three days agone I fell sick.
1 Samuel 30:17 And David smote them from the twilight even unto the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them, save four hundred young men, which rode upon camels, and fled.
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Gn 14:7. Ex 17:8. Nu 24:20. Dt 25:17. 1S 15:3; 27:8; 30:1, 13, 17.

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