Exodus 1:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3372 [e]וַתִּירֶ֤אןָ
wat-tî-re-nā
But fearedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fp
3205 [e]הַֽמְיַלְּדֹת֙
ham-yal-lə-ḏōṯ
the midwivesArt | V-Piel-Prtcpl-fp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
430 [e]הָ֣אֱלֹהִ֔ים
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm,
GodArt | N-mp
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
wə-lō
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
6213 [e]עָשׂ֔וּ
‘ā-śū,
did doV-Qal-Perf-3cp
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר
ka-’ă-šer
asPrep-k | Pro-r
1696 [e]דִּבֶּ֥ר
dib-ber
commandedV-Piel-Perf-3ms
413 [e]אֲלֵיהֶ֖ן
’ă-lê-hen
themPrep | 3fp
4428 [e]מֶ֣לֶךְ
me-leḵ
the kingN-msc
4714 [e]מִצְרָ֑יִם
miṣ-rā-yim;
of EgyptN-proper-fs
2421 [e]וַתְּחַיֶּ֖יןָ
wat-tə-ḥay-ye-nā
but saved aliveConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3fp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3206 [e]הַיְלָדִֽים׃
hay-lā-ḏîm.
the male childrenArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
שמות 1:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתִּירֶ֤אןָ הַֽמְיַלְּדֹת֙ אֶת־הָ֣אֱלֹהִ֔ים וְלֹ֣א עָשׂ֔וּ כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר דִּבֶּ֥ר אֲלֵיהֶ֖ן מֶ֣לֶךְ מִצְרָ֑יִם וַתְּחַיֶּ֖יןָ אֶת־הַיְלָדִֽים׃

שמות 1:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותיראן המילדת את־האלהים ולא עשו כאשר דבר אליהן מלך מצרים ותחיין את־הילדים׃

שמות 1:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותיראן המילדת את־האלהים ולא עשו כאשר דבר אליהן מלך מצרים ותחיין את־הילדים׃

שמות 1:17 Hebrew Bible
ותיראן המילדת את האלהים ולא עשו כאשר דבר אליהן מלך מצרים ותחיין את הילדים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.

King James Bible
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Hebrew midwives, however, feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live.
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