1 Kings 18:28
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
So they shouted louder and cut themselves with knives and lances, as was their custom, until the blood gushed over them.

Young's Literal Translation
And they call with a loud voice, and cut themselves, according to their ordinance, with swords and with spears, till a flowing of blood [is] on them;

King James Bible
And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.

So they shouted louder
וַֽיִּקְרְאוּ֙ (way·yiq·rə·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

and cut
וַיִּתְגֹּֽדְדוּ֙ (way·yiṯ·gō·ḏə·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1413: To crowd, to gash

themselves with knives
בַּחֲרָב֖וֹת (ba·ḥă·rā·ḇō·wṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

and lances,
וּבָֽרְמָחִ֑ים (ū·ḇā·rə·mā·ḥîm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7420: A lance, the iron point

as [was] their custom,
כְּמִשְׁפָּטָ֔ם (kə·miš·pā·ṭām)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

the blood
דָּ֖ם (dām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

gushed out
שְׁפָךְ־ (šə·p̄āḵ-)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8210: To spill forth, to expend, to sprawl out

upon them.
עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃ (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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