Genesis 25:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The LORDיְהוָ֜ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
saidוַיֹּ֨אמֶר
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to her, "Twoשְׁנֵ֤י
(she·nei)
8147: two (a card. number)from shanah
nations(גֹויִם֙
(go·v·yim)
1471: nation, peoplefrom the same as gav
are in your womb;בְּבִטְנֵ֔ךְ
(be·vit·nech,)
990: belly, body, wombfrom an unused word
And twoוּשְׁנֵ֣י
(u·she·nei)
8147: two (a card. number)from shanah
peoplesלְאֻמִּ֔ים
(le·'um·mim,)
3816: peoplefrom an unused word
will be separatedיִפָּרֵ֑דוּ
(yip·pa·re·du;)
6504: to dividea prim. root
from your body;מִמֵּעַ֖יִךְ
(mim·me·'a·yich)
4578: internal organs, inward parts, bellyof uncertain derivation
And one peopleוּלְאֹם֙
(u·le·'om)
3816: peoplefrom an unused word
shall be strongerיֶֽאֱמָ֔ץ
(ye·'e·matz,)
553: to be stout, strong, bold, alerta prim. root
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
the other;מִלְאֹ֣ם
(mil·'om)
3816: peoplefrom an unused word
And the olderוְרַ֖ב
(ve·rav)
7227a: much, many, greatfrom rabab
shall serveיַעֲבֹ֥ד
(ya·'a·vod)
5647: to work, servea prim. root
the younger."צָעִֽיר׃
(tza·'ir.)
6810: little, insignificant, youngfrom tsaar









KJV Lexicon
And the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto her Two
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
nations
gowy  (go'-ee)
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
are in thy womb
beten  (beh'-ten)
the belly, especially the womb; also the bosom or body of anything -- belly, body, + as they be born, + within, womb.
and two manner
shnayim  (shen-ah'-yim)
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
of people
lom  (leh-ome')
from an unused root meaning to gather; a community -- nation, people.
shall be separated
parad  (paw-rad')
to break through, i.e. spread or separate (oneself) -- disperse, divide, be out of joint, part, scatter (abroad), separate (self), sever self, stretch, sunder.
from thy bowels
me`ah  (may-aw')
used only in plural the intestines, or (collectively) the abdomen, figuratively, sympathy; by implication, a vest; by extens. the stomach, the uterus (or of men, the seat of generation), the heart (figuratively)
and the one people
lom  (leh-ome')
from an unused root meaning to gather; a community -- nation, people.
shall be stronger
'amats  (aw-mats')
to be alert, physically (on foot) or mentally (in courage)
than the other people
lom  (leh-ome')
from an unused root meaning to gather; a community -- nation, people.
and the elder
rab  (rab)
abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality)
shall serve
`abad  (aw-bad')
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
the younger
tsa`iyr  (tsaw-eer')
little; (in number) few; (in age) young, (in value) ignoble -- least, little (one), small (one), + young(-er, -est).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb; And two peoples will be separated from your body; And one people shall be stronger than the other; And the older shall serve the younger."

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the LORD said to her: Two nations are in your womb; two people will come from you and be separated. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.

International Standard Version
"Two nations are in your womb," the LORD responded, "and two separate people will emerge. One people will be the stronger, and the older one will serve the younger."

NET Bible
and the LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples will be separated from within you. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD said to her, "Two countries are in your womb. Two nations will go their separate ways from birth. One nation will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger."

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in your womb, and two manner of people shall be born of you; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.
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