Deuteronomy 28:13
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5414 [e]וּנְתָֽנְךָ֨
ū-nə-ṯā-nə-ḵā
And will make youConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms | 2ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
7218 [e]לְרֹאשׁ֙
lə-rōš
the headPrep-l | N-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
wə-lō
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
2180 [e]לְזָנָ֔ב
lə-zā-nāḇ,
the tailPrep-l | N-ms
1961 [e]וְהָיִ֙יתָ֙
wə-hā-yî-ṯā
and you shall beConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
7535 [e]רַ֣ק
raq
onlyAdv
4605 [e]לְמַ֔עְלָה
lə-ma‘-lāh,
abovePrep-l | Adv | 3fs
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1961 [e]תִהְיֶ֖ה
ṯih-yeh
beV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
4295 [e]לְמָ֑טָּה
lə-māṭ-ṭāh;
beneathPrep-l | Adv
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
ifConj
8085 [e]תִשְׁמַ֞ע
ṯiš-ma‘
you listenV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
untoPrep
4687 [e]מִצְוֺ֣ת ׀
miṣ-wōṯ
the commandmentsN-fpc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֣ה
Yah-weh
of YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֗יךָ
’ĕ-lō-he-ḵā,
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֨ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
595 [e]אָנֹכִ֧י
’ā-nō-ḵî
IPro-1cs
6680 [e]מְצַוְּךָ֛
mə-ṣaw-wə-ḵā
command youV-Piel-Prtcpl-msc | 2ms
3117 [e]הַיּ֖וֹם
hay-yō-wm
todayArt | N-ms
8104 [e]לִשְׁמֹ֥ר
liš-mōr
are carefulPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6213 [e]וְלַעֲשֽׂוֹת׃
wə-la-‘ă-śō-wṯ.
and to observe [them]Conj-w, Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf









Hebrew Texts
דברים 28:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּנְתָֽנְךָ֙ יְהוָ֤ה לְרֹאשׁ֙ וְלֹ֣א לְזָנָ֔ב וְהָיִ֙יתָ֙ רַ֣ק לְמַ֔עְלָה וְלֹ֥א תִהְיֶ֖ה לְמָ֑טָּה כִּֽי־תִשְׁמַ֞ע אֶל־מִצְוֹ֣ת ׀ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֗יךָ אֲשֶׁ֨ר אָנֹכִ֧י מְצַוְּךָ֛ הַיֹּ֖ום לִשְׁמֹ֥ר וְלַעֲשֹֽׂות׃

דברים 28:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ונתנך יהוה לראש ולא לזנב והיית רק למעלה ולא תהיה למטה כי־תשמע אל־מצות ׀ יהוה אלהיך אשר אנכי מצוך היום לשמר ולעשות׃

דברים 28:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ונתנך יהוה לראש ולא לזנב והיית רק למעלה ולא תהיה למטה כי־תשמע אל־מצות ׀ יהוה אלהיך אשר אנכי מצוך היום לשמר ולעשות׃

דברים 28:13 Hebrew Bible
ונתנך יהוה לראש ולא לזנב והיית רק למעלה ולא תהיה למטה כי תשמע אל מצות יהוה אלהיך אשר אנכי מצוך היום לשמר ולעשות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and you will not be underneath, if you listen to the commandments of the LORD your God, which I charge you today, to observe them carefully,

King James Bible
And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the LORD your God's commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.
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