Exodus 9:31
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6594 [e]וְהַפִּשְׁתָּ֥ה
wə-hap-piš-tāh
Now the flaxConj-w, Art | N-fs
8184 [e]וְהַשְּׂעֹרָ֖ה
wə-haś-śə-‘ō-rāh
and the barleyConj-w, Art | N-fs
5221 [e]נֻכָּ֑תָה
nuk-kā-ṯāh;
were struckV-Pual-Perf-3fs
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
forConj
8184 [e]הַשְּׂעֹרָה֙
haś-śə-‘ō-rāh
the barleyArt | N-fs
24 [e]אָבִ֔יב
’ā-ḇîḇ,
[was] in the headN-ms
6594 [e]וְהַפִּשְׁתָּ֖ה
wə-hap-piš-tāh
and the flaxConj-w, Art | N-fs
1392 [e]גִּבְעֹֽל׃
giḇ-‘ōl.
[was] in budN-ms









Hebrew Texts
שמות 9:31 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהַפִּשְׁתָּ֥ה וְהַשְּׂעֹרָ֖ה נֻכָּ֑תָה כִּ֤י הַשְּׂעֹרָה֙ אָבִ֔יב וְהַפִּשְׁתָּ֖ה גִּבְעֹֽל׃

שמות 9:31 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והפשתה והשערה נכתה כי השערה אביב והפשתה גבעל׃

שמות 9:31 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והפשתה והשערה נכתה כי השערה אביב והפשתה גבעל׃

שמות 9:31 Hebrew Bible
והפשתה והשערה נכתה כי השערה אביב והפשתה גבעל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
(Now the flax and the barley were ruined, for the barley was in the ear and the flax was in bud.

King James Bible
And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The flax and the barley were destroyed because the barley was ripe and the flax was budding,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

flax. The word pishteh, flax, Mr. Parkhurst thinks may be derived from pashat, to strip, because the substance which we call flax is properly the filaments of the bark or rind of the vegetable, stripped off the stalks. From time immemorial, Egypt was celebrated for the production and manufacture of flax; and hence the linen and fine linen of Egypt, so often spoken of in scripture and ancient authors. The barley. The Hebrew seorah, barley, in Arabic shair, and shairat, is so called from its rough, bristly beard, with which the ears are covered and defended; from saar, to stand on end as the hair of the head; hence sear, the hair of the head. So its Latin name hordeum is from horeo, to stand on end as the hair. Dr. Pococke has observed that there is a double seed time and harvest in Egypt; rice, India wheat, and a grain called the corn of Damascus, are sown and reaped at a very different time from wheat, barley, and flax. The first are sown in March, before the overflowing of the Nile, and reaped about October; whereas the wheat and barley are sown in November and December, as soon as the Nile has gone off, and reaped before May.

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