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Bible Verse Dictionary

1 Samuel 18:25 - Dowry

1 Samuel 18:25 - And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And Saul H7586 שָׁאוּל
said H559 אָמַר
Thus H3541 כֹּה
shall ye say H559 אָמַר
to David H1732 דָּוִד
The king H4428 מֶלֶךְ
desireth H2656 חֵפֶץ
not H369 אַיִן
any dowry H4119 מֹהַר
but H3588 כִּי
an hundred H3967 מֵאָה
foreskins H6190 עׇרְלָה
of the Philistines H6430 פְּלִשְׁתִּי
to be avenged H5358 נָקַם
of the king's enemies H341 אֹיֵב
But H3588 כִּי
Saul H7586 שָׁאוּל
thought H2803 חָשַׁב
to make David H1732 דָּוִד
fall H5307 נָפַל
by the hand H3027 יָד
of the Philistines H6430 פְּלִשְׁתִּי


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.