Judges 5:8
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
When they chose new gods, then war came to their gates. Not a shield or spear was found among forty thousand in Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
He chooseth new gods, Then war [is] at the gates! A shield is not seen—and a spear Among forty thousand in Israel.

King James Bible
They chose new gods; then [was] war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

When they chose
יִבְחַר֙ (yiḇ·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

חֲדָשִׁ֔ים (ḥă·ḏā·šîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 2319: New

אֱלֹהִ֣ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

אָ֖ז (’āz)
Strong's 227: At that time, place, therefore

לָחֶ֣ם (lā·ḥem)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3901: Perhaps war

came to their gates.
שְׁעָרִ֑ים (šə·‘ā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

אִם־ (’im-)
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

a shield
מָגֵ֤ן (mā·ḡên)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 4043: A shield, a protector, the scaly hide of the crocodile

or spear
וָרֹ֔מַח (wā·rō·maḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7420: A lance, the iron point

was found
יֵֽרָאֶה֙ (yê·rā·’eh)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

among forty
בְּאַרְבָּעִ֥ים (bə·’ar·bā·‘îm)
Preposition-b | Number - common plural
Strong's 705: Forty

אֶ֖לֶף (’e·lep̄)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 505: A thousand

in Israel.
בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (bə·yiś·rā·’êl)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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