1 Samuel 6:6
Text Analysis
4100 [e]וְלָ֤מָּה
Then whyConj-w | Interrog
3513 [e]תְכַבְּדוּ֙
do you hardenV-Piel-Imperf-2mp
853 [e]אֶת־
3824 [e]לְבַבְכֶ֔ם
your heartsN-msc | 2mp
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֧ר
asPrep-k | Pro-r
3513 [e]כִּבְּד֛וּ
4713 [e]מִצְרַ֥יִם
6547 [e]וּפַרְעֹ֖ה
and PharaohConj-w | N-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
3820 [e]לִבָּ֑ם
their heartsN-msc | 3mp
3808 [e]הֲלוֹא֙
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר
whenPrep-k | Pro-r
5953 [e]הִתְעַלֵּ֣ל
He did mighty thingsV-Hitpael-Perf-3ms
among themPrep | 3mp
7971 [e]וַֽיְשַׁלְּח֖וּם
and they did let the people goConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3mp | 3mp
1980 [e]וַיֵּלֵֽכוּ׃
that they might departConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 6:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְלָ֤מָּה תְכַבְּדוּ֙ אֶת־לְבַבְכֶ֔ם כַּאֲשֶׁ֧ר כִּבְּד֛וּ מִצְרַ֥יִם וּפַרְעֹ֖ה אֶת־לִבָּ֑ם הֲלֹוא֙ כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר הִתְעַלֵּ֣ל בָּהֶ֔ם וַֽיְשַׁלְּח֖וּם וַיֵּלֵֽכוּ׃

שמואל א 6:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ולמה תכבדו את־לבבכם כאשר כבדו מצרים ופרעה את־לבם הלוא כאשר התעלל בהם וישלחום וילכו׃

שמואל א 6:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ולמה תכבדו את־לבבכם כאשר כבדו מצרים ופרעה את־לבם הלוא כאשר התעלל בהם וישלחום וילכו׃

שמואל א 6:6 Hebrew Bible
ולמה תכבדו את לבבכם כאשר כבדו מצרים ופרעה את לבם הלוא כאשר התעלל בהם וישלחום וילכו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Why then do you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? When He had severely dealt with them, did they not allow the people to go, and they departed?

King James Bible
Wherefore then do ye harden your hearts, as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? when he had wrought wonderfully among them, did they not let the people go, and they departed?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened theirs? When He afflicted them, didn't they send Israel away, and Israel left?
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the Egyptians

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wonderfully. or, reproachfully
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the people [heb] them

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