"אנחנו רוצים מלך משלנו!"

Translation:We want a king of our own!

August 28, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarinaPaula

Samuel, they are not rejecting you, but Me. Sad story.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KayounKim

I recently found this when I searched for the word 'melech'. I suddenly want to pray.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BG8aa

שִֽׂימָה־לָּ֥נוּ מֶ֛לֶךְ לְשָׁפְטֵ֖נוּ כְּכָל־הַגּוֹיִֽם (שמואל א ח:ה)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KirilMladenov

What is the function of this מ in משלנו?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlmogL

Sort of like the "of" in "of our own". It's just idiomatic. שלנו is "our" or "ours".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YehudaBenAdam

מֶ֔לֶךְ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יִבְחַ֛ר ה׳ אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ, דברים י”ז, ה


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeftakels

Is this a reference to the birth of monarchy within the nation of Israel?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BG8aa

Seems it is: שִֽׂימָה־לָּ֥נוּ מֶ֛לֶךְ לְשָׁפְטֵ֖נוּ כְּכָל־הַגּוֹיִֽם (שמואל א ח:ה)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ClozemasterDBest

Yes, in the First Book of Samuel. Here it goes Saul.

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