Exodus 4:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וָאֹמַ֣ר
wā-’ō-mar
So I sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
413 [e]אֵלֶ֗יךָ
’ê-le-ḵā,
to youPrep | 2ms
7971 [e]שַׁלַּ֤ח
šal-laḥ
let goV-Piel-Imp-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1121 [e]בְּנִי֙
bə-nî
My sonN-msc | 1cs
5647 [e]וְיַֽעַבְדֵ֔נִי
wə-ya-‘aḇ-ḏê-nî,
that he may serve MeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms | 1cs
3985 [e]וַתְּמָאֵ֖ן
wat-tə-mā-’ên
But if you refuseConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-2ms
7971 [e]לְשַׁלְּח֑וֹ
lə-šal-lə-ḥōw;
to let him goPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf | 3ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּה֙
hin-nêh
indeedInterjection
595 [e]אָנֹכִ֣י
’ā-nō-ḵî
IPro-1cs
2026 [e]הֹרֵ֔ג
hō-rêḡ,
will killV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1121 [e]בִּנְךָ֖
bin-ḵā
your sonN-msc | 2ms
1060 [e]בְּכֹרֶֽךָ׃
bə-ḵō-re-ḵā.
your firstbornN-msc | 2ms









Hebrew Texts
שמות 4:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֹמַ֣ר אֵלֶ֗יךָ שַׁלַּ֤ח אֶת־בְּנִי֙ וְיַֽעַבְדֵ֔נִי וַתְּמָאֵ֖ן לְשַׁלְּחֹ֑ו הִנֵּה֙ אָנֹכִ֣י הֹרֵ֔ג אֶת־בִּנְךָ֖ בְּכֹרֶֽךָ׃

שמות 4:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואמר אליך שלח את־בני ויעבדני ותמאן לשלחו הנה אנכי הרג את־בנך בכרך׃

שמות 4:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואמר אליך שלח את־בני ויעבדני ותמאן לשלחו הנה אנכי הרג את־בנך בכרך׃

שמות 4:23 Hebrew Bible
ואמר אליך שלח את בני ויעבדני ותמאן לשלחו הנה אנכי הרג את בנך בכרך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"So I said to you, 'Let My son go that he may serve Me'; but you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn."'"

King James Bible
And I say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me: and if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay thy son, even thy firstborn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I told you: Let My son go so that he may worship Me, but you refused to let him go. Now I will kill your firstborn son!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 11:5 And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the first …

Exodus 12:29 And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn …

Psalm 78:51 And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength …

Psalm 105:36 He smote also all the firstborn in their land, the chief of all their strength.

Psalm 135:8 Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast.

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