Exodus 14:12
3808 [e]   12
hă·lō-   12
הֲלֹא־   12
[Is] not   12
Adv‑NegPrt   12
2088 [e]
zeh
זֶ֣ה
this
Pro‑ms
1697 [e]
had·dā·ḇār,
הַדָּבָ֗ר
the word
Art | N‑ms
834 [e]
’ă·šer
אֲשֶׁר֩
that
Pro‑r
1696 [e]
dib·bar·nū
דִּבַּ֨רְנוּ
we told
V‑Piel‑Perf‑1cp
413 [e]
’ê·le·ḵā
אֵלֶ֤יךָ
you
Prep | 2ms
  
 

 
 
 4714 [e]
ḇə·miṣ·ra·yim
בְמִצְרַ֙יִם֙
in Egypt
Prep‑b | N‑proper‑fs
  
 

 
 
 559 [e]
lê·mōr,
לֵאמֹ֔ר
saying
Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
  
 

 
 
 2308 [e]
ḥă·ḏal
חֲדַ֥ל
let alone
V‑Qal‑Imp‑ms
4480 [e]
mim·men·nū
מִמֶּ֖נּוּ
us
Prep | 1cp
5647 [e]
wə·na·‘aḇ·ḏāh
וְנַֽעַבְדָ֣ה
that we may serve
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjImperf.Cohort‑1cp
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
  
 
.
 
 
 4713 [e]
miṣ·rā·yim;
מִצְרָ֑יִם
Egypt
N‑proper‑fs
3588 [e]

כִּ֣י
For
Conj
2896 [e]
ṭō·wḇ
ט֥וֹב
[it would have been] better
Adj‑ms
 
lā·nū
לָ֙נוּ֙
for us
Prep | 1cp
5647 [e]
‘ă·ḇōḏ
עֲבֹ֣ד
to serve
V‑Qal‑Inf
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
4713 [e]
miṣ·ra·yim,
מִצְרַ֔יִם
Egypt
N‑proper‑fs
4191 [e]
mim·mu·ṯê·nū
מִמֻּתֵ֖נוּ
than that we should die
Prep‑m | V‑Qal‑Inf | 1cp
  
 
.
 
 
 4057 [e]
bam·miḏ·bār.
בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
in the wilderness
Prep‑b, Art | N‑ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Isn’t this what we told you in Egypt: Leave us alone so that we may serve the Egyptians? It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.”

New American Standard Bible
"Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness."

King James Bible
[Is] not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For [it had been] better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.
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International Standard Version
Is this not what we told you in Egypt, when we said, 'Leave us alone!' and 'Let us serve the Egyptians!'? Indeed, it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!"

American Standard Version
Is not this the word that we spake unto thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it were better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness.

Young's Literal Translation
Is not this the word which we spake unto thee in Egypt, saying, Cease from us, and we serve the Egyptians; for better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in a wilderness?'
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