Exodus 4:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Ifאִם־
(im-)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
they will not believeיַאֲמִ֣ינוּ
(ya·'a·mi·nu)
539: to confirm, supporta prim. root
you or heedיִשְׁמְע֔וּ
(yish·me·'u,)
8085: to heara prim. root
the witnessלְקֹ֖ל
(le·kol)
6963: sound, voicefrom an unused word
of the firstהָרִאשֹׁ֑ון
(ha·ri·sho·vn;)
7223: former, first, chieffrom rosh
sign,הָאֹ֣ת
(ha·'ot)
226: a signfrom avah
they may believeוְהֶֽאֱמִ֔ינוּ
(ve·he·'e·mi·nu,)
539: to confirm, supporta prim. root
the witnessלְקֹ֖ל
(le·kol)
6963: sound, voicefrom an unused word
of the lastהָאַחֲרֹֽון׃
(ha·'a·cha·ro·vn.)
314: coming after or behindfrom achar
sign.הָאֹ֥ת
(ha·'ot)
226: a signfrom avah







KJV Lexicon
And it shall come to pass if they will not believe
'aman  (aw-man')
to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain
thee neither hearken
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
to the voice
qowl  (kole)
from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound
of the first
ri'shown  (ree-shone')
first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun) -- ancestor, (that were) before(-time), beginning, eldest, first, fore(-father) (-most), former (thing), of old time, past.
sign
'owth  (oth)
a signal, as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc. -- mark, miracle, (en-)sign, token.
that they will believe
'aman  (aw-man')
to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain
the voice
qowl  (kole)
from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound
of the latter
'acharown  (akh-ar-one')
after (-ward), to come, following, hind(-er, -ermost, -most), last, latter, rereward, ut(ter)most.
sign
'owth  (oth)
a signal, as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc. -- mark, miracle, (en-)sign, token.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"If they will not believe you or heed the witness of the first sign, they may believe the witness of the last sign.

King James Bible
And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If they will not believe you and will not respond to the evidence of the first sign, they may believe the evidence of the second sign.

International Standard Version
"Then if they don't believe you and respond to the first sign, they may respond to the second sign.

NET Bible
"If they do not believe you or pay attention to the former sign, then they may believe the latter sign.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Then the LORD said,] "If they won't believe you or pay attention to the first miraculous sign, they may believe the second.

King James 2000 Bible
And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe you, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign.
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