וּֽבְגַלְּחֹו֮ אֶת־ רֹאשֹׁו֒ וְֽ֠הָיָה מִקֵּץ֙ יָמִ֤ים לַיָּמִים֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יְגַלֵּ֔חַ כִּֽי־ כָבֵ֥ד עָלָ֖יו וְגִלְּחֹ֑ו וְשָׁקַל֙ אֶת־ שְׂעַ֣ר רֹאשֹׁ֔ו מָאתַ֥יִם שְׁקָלִ֖ים בְּאֶ֥בֶן הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
KJV with Strong's
And when he polled his head for it was at every year's __ end that he polled it because the hair was heavy on him therefore he polled ithe weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king's weight
שמואל ב 14:26 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּֽבְגַלְּחֹו֮ אֶת־רֹאשֹׁו֒ וְֽ֠הָיָה מִקֵּץ֙ יָמִ֤ים ׀ לַיָּמִים֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יְגַלֵּ֔חַ כִּֽי־כָבֵ֥ד עָלָ֖יו וְגִלְּחֹ֑ו וְשָׁקַל֙ אֶת־שְׂעַ֣ר רֹאשֹׁ֔ו מָאתַ֥יִם שְׁקָלִ֖ים בְּאֶ֥בֶן הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
שמואל ב 14:26 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שמואל ב 14:26 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שמואל ב 14:26 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
When he cut the hair of his head (and it was at the end of every year that he cut it, for it was heavy on him so he cut it), he weighed the hair of his head at 200 shekels by the king's weight.
King James Bible
And when he polled his head, (for it was at every year's end that he polled it: because the hair was heavy on him, therefore he polled it:) he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king's weight.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he shaved his head--he shaved it every year because his hair got so heavy for him that he had to shave it off--he would weigh the hair from his head and it would be five pounds according to the royal standard.
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