Exodus 15:20
Text Analysis
3947 [e]וַתִּקַּח֩
And tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
4813 [e]מִרְיָ֨ם
5031 [e]הַנְּבִיאָ֜ה
the prophetessArt | N-fs
269 [e]אֲח֧וֹת
the sisterN-fsc
175 [e]אַהֲרֹ֛ן
of AaronN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
8596 [e]הַתֹּ֖ף
timbrelArt | N-ms
3027 [e]בְּיָדָ֑הּ
in her handPrep-b | N-fsc | 3fs
3318 [e]וַתֵּצֶ֤אןָ
and went outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fp
3605 [e]כָֽל־
802 [e]הַנָּשִׁים֙
the womenArt | N-fp
310 [e]אַחֲרֶ֔יהָ
after herPrep | 3fs
8596 [e]בְּתֻפִּ֖ים
with timbrelsPrep-b | N-mp
4246 [e]וּבִמְחֹלֹֽת׃
and with dancesConj-w, Prep-b | N-fp

Hebrew Texts
שמות 15:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתִּקַּח֩ מִרְיָ֨ם הַנְּבִיאָ֜ה אֲחֹ֧ות אַהֲרֹ֛ן אֶת־הַתֹּ֖ף בְּיָדָ֑הּ וַתֵּצֶ֤אןָ כָֽל־הַנָּשִׁים֙ אַחֲרֶ֔יהָ בְּתֻפִּ֖ים וּבִמְחֹלֹֽת׃

שמות 15:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותקח מרים הנביאה אחות אהרן את־התף בידה ותצאן כל־הנשים אחריה בתפים ובמחלת׃

שמות 15:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותקח מרים הנביאה אחות אהרן את־התף בידה ותצאן כל־הנשים אחריה בתפים ובמחלת׃

שמות 15:20 Hebrew Bible
ותקח מרים הנביאה אחות אהרן את התף בידה ותצאן כל הנשים אחריה בתפים ובמחלת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took the timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dancing.

King James Bible
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her with their tambourines and danced.
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