Exodus 6:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7200 [e]וָאֵרָ֗א
wā-’ê-rā,
and I appearedConj-w | V-Nifal-ConsecImperf-1cs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
85 [e]אַבְרָהָ֛ם
’aḇ-rā-hām
AbrahamN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3327 [e]יִצְחָ֥ק
yiṣ-ḥāq
IsaacN-proper-ms
413 [e]וְאֶֽל־
wə-’el-
and toConj-w | Prep
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹ֖ב
ya-‘ă-qōḇ
JacobN-proper-ms
410 [e]בְּאֵ֣ל
bə-’êl
as GodPrep-b | N-ms
7706 [e]שַׁדָּ֑י
šad-dāy;
AlmightyN-proper-ms
8034 [e]וּשְׁמִ֣י
ū-šə-mî
but [by] My nameConj-w | N-msc | 1cs
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
YahwehN-proper-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]נוֹדַ֖עְתִּי
nō-w-ḏa‘-tî
I was knownV-Nifal-Perf-1cs
  לָהֶֽם׃
lā-hem.
to themPrep | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
שמות 6:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֵרָ֗א אֶל־אַבְרָהָ֛ם אֶל־יִצְחָ֥ק וְאֶֽל־יַעֲקֹ֖ב בְּאֵ֣ל שַׁדָּ֑י וּשְׁמִ֣י יְהוָ֔ה לֹ֥א נֹודַ֖עְתִּי לָהֶֽם׃

שמות 6:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וארא אל־אברהם אל־יצחק ואל־יעקב באל שדי ושמי יהוה לא נודעתי להם׃

שמות 6:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וארא אל־אברהם אל־יצחק ואל־יעקב באל שדי ושמי יהוה לא נודעתי להם׃

שמות 6:3 Hebrew Bible
וארא אל אברהם אל יצחק ואל יעקב באל שדי ושמי יהוה לא נודעתי להם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as God Almighty, but by My name, LORD, I did not make Myself known to them.

King James Bible
And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but I did not reveal My name Yahweh to them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God Almighty. El shadday, God Almighty; for shadday is evidently of affinity with the Arabic shadid, strong, mighty, and shiddat, strength, might;

Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to …

Genesis 28:3 And God Almighty bless you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, …

Genesis 35:11 And God said to him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; …

Genesis 48:3 And Jacob said to Joseph, God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the …

but by my name. If Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, did not know the name Jehovah, then Moses must have used it in Genesis by prolepsis, or anticipation. Mr. Locke and others read it interrogatively, for the negative particle, lo, not, has frequently this power in Hebrew: 'I appeared unto Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, and by my name Jehovah was I not also made known unto them?' JEHOVAH

Exodus 3:14 And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shall you …

Genesis 12:7,8 And the LORD appeared to Abram, and said, To your seed will I give …

Genesis 13:18 Then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelled in the plain of …

Genesis 22:14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is …

Psalm 68:4 Sing to God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rides on the …

Psalm 83:18 That men may know that you, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, are the …

Isaiah 42:8 I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, …

Isaiah 44:6 Thus said the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD …

Isaiah 52:5,6 Now therefore, what have I here, said the LORD, that my people is …

John 8:58 Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham was, I am.

Revelation 1:4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be to you, and …

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