Deuteronomy 17:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3808 [e]וְלֹ֤א
wə-lō
And neitherConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7235 [e]יַרְבֶּה־
yar-beh-
shall he multiplyV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
  לּוֹ֙
lōw
for himselfPrep | 3ms
802 [e]נָשִׁ֔ים
nā-šîm,
wivesN-fp
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and lestConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
5493 [e]יָס֖וּר
yā-sūr
turn awayV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3824 [e]לְבָב֑וֹ
lə-ḇā-ḇōw;
his heartN-msc | 3ms
3701 [e]וְכֶ֣סֶף
wə-ḵe-sep̄
and silverConj-w | N-ms
2091 [e]וְזָהָ֔ב
wə-zā-hāḇ,
and goldConj-w | N-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
NorAdv-NegPrt
7235 [e]יַרְבֶּה־
yar-beh-
shall he multiplyV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
  לּ֖וֹ
lōw
for himselfPrep | 3ms
3966 [e]מְאֹֽד׃
mə-’ōḏ.
greatlyAdv









Hebrew Texts
דברים 17:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְלֹ֤א יַרְבֶּה־לֹּו֙ נָשִׁ֔ים וְלֹ֥א יָס֖וּר לְבָבֹ֑ו וְכֶ֣סֶף וְזָהָ֔ב לֹ֥א יַרְבֶּה־לֹּ֖ו מְאֹֽד׃

דברים 17:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ולא ירבה־לו נשים ולא יסור לבבו וכסף וזהב לא ירבה־לו מאד׃

דברים 17:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ולא ירבה־לו נשים ולא יסור לבבו וכסף וזהב לא ירבה־לו מאד׃

דברים 17:17 Hebrew Bible
ולא ירבה לו נשים ולא יסור לבבו וכסף וזהב לא ירבה לו מאד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"He shall not multiply wives for himself, or else his heart will turn away; nor shall he greatly increase silver and gold for himself.

King James Bible
Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He must not acquire many wives for himself so that his heart won't go astray. He must not acquire very large amounts of silver and gold for himself.
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