Nehemiah 13:2
3588 [e]   2
   2
כִּ֣י   2
because   2
Conj   2
3808 [e]

לֹ֧א
not
Adv‑NegPrt
6923 [e]
qid·də·mū
קִדְּמ֛וּ
they had met
V‑Piel‑Perf‑3cp
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
1121 [e]
bə·nê
בְּנֵ֥י
the sons
N‑mpc
3478 [e]
yiś·rā·’êl
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל
of Israel
N‑proper‑ms
3899 [e]
bal·le·ḥem
בַּלֶּ֣חֶם
with bread
Prep‑b, Art | N‑ms
  
 

 
 
 4325 [e]
ū·ḇam·mā·yim;
וּבַמָּ֑יִם
and water
Conj‑w, Prep‑b, Art | N‑mp
7936 [e]
way·yiś·kōr
וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֨ר
but hired
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
5921 [e]
‘ā·lāw
עָלָ֤יו
against them
Prep | 3ms
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
1109 [e]
bil·‘ām
בִּלְעָם֙
Balaam
N‑proper‑ms
7043 [e]
lə·qal·lōw,
לְקַֽלְל֔וֹ
to curse them
Prep‑l | V‑Piel‑Inf | 3ms
2015 [e]
way·ya·hă·p̄ōḵ
וַיַּהֲפֹ֧ךְ
and However turned
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConsecImperf‑3ms
430 [e]
’ĕ·lō·hê·nū
אֱלֹהֵ֛ינוּ
our God
N‑mpc | 1cp
7045 [e]
haq·qə·lā·lāh
הַקְּלָלָ֖ה
the curse
Art | N‑fs
  
 
.
 
 
 1293 [e]
liḇ·rā·ḵāh.
לִבְרָכָֽה׃
into a blessing
Prep‑l | N‑fs








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
because they did not meet the Israelites with food and water. Instead, they hired Balaam against them to curse them, but our God turned the curse into a blessing.

New American Standard Bible
because they did not meet the sons of Israel with bread and water, but hired Balaam against them to curse them. However, our God turned the curse into a blessing.

King James Bible
Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
because they did not greet the Israelis with food and water, but instead hired Balaam to oppose them by cursing them, even though our God turned the curse into a blessing.

American Standard Version
because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, to curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.

Young's Literal Translation
because they have not come before the sons of Israel with bread and with water, and hire against them Balaam to revile them, and our God turneth the reviling into a blessing.
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