Exodus 9:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
So saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֮
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁ֣ה
mō-šeh
MosesN-proper-ms
413 [e]וְאֶֽל־
wə-’el-
andConj-w | Prep
175 [e]אַהֲרֹן֒
’a-hă-rōn
AaronN-proper-ms
3947 [e]קְח֤וּ
qə-ḥū
takeV-Qal-Imp-mp
  לָכֶם֙
lā-ḵem
for yourselvesPrep | 2mp
4393 [e]מְלֹ֣א
mə-lō
-N-msc
2651 [e]חָפְנֵיכֶ֔ם
ḥā-p̄ə-nê-ḵem,
handfulsN-mdc | 2mp
6368 [e]פִּ֖יחַ
pî-aḥ
of ashes fromN-msc
3536 [e]כִּבְשָׁ֑ן
kiḇ-šān;
a furnaceN-ms
2236 [e]וּזְרָק֥וֹ
ū-zə-rā-qōw
and let scatter itConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms | 3ms
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁ֛ה
mō-šeh
MosesN-proper-ms
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמַ֖יְמָה
haš-šā-may-māh
the toward heavensArt | N-mp | 3fs
5869 [e]לְעֵינֵ֥י
lə-‘ê-nê
in the sightPrep-l | N-cdc
6547 [e]פַרְעֹֽה׃
p̄ar-‘ōh.
of PharaohN-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
שמות 9:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוָה֮ אֶל־מֹשֶׁ֣ה וְאֶֽל־אַהֲרֹן֒ קְח֤וּ לָכֶם֙ מְלֹ֣א חָפְנֵיכֶ֔ם פִּ֖יחַ כִּבְשָׁ֑ן וּזְרָקֹ֥ו מֹשֶׁ֛ה הַשָּׁמַ֖יְמָה לְעֵינֵ֥י פַרְעֹֽה׃

שמות 9:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהוה אל־משה ואל־אהרן קחו לכם מלא חפניכם פיח כבשן וזרקו משה השמימה לעיני פרעה׃

שמות 9:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהוה אל־משה ואל־אהרן קחו לכם מלא חפניכם פיח כבשן וזרקו משה השמימה לעיני פרעה׃

שמות 9:8 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהוה אל משה ואל אהרן קחו לכם מלא חפניכם פיח כבשן וזרקו משה השמימה לעיני פרעה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Take for yourselves handfuls of soot from a kiln, and let Moses throw it toward the sky in the sight of Pharaoh.

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Moses and unto Aaron, Take to you handfuls of ashes of the furnace, and let Moses sprinkle it toward the heaven in the sight of Pharaoh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "Take handfuls of furnace soot, and Moses is to throw it toward heaven in the sight of Pharaoh.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

take to. This was a significant command; not only referring to the fiery furnace, which was a type of the slavery of the Israelites, but to a cruel rite common among the Egyptians. They had several cities styled Typhonian, in which at particular seasons they sacrificed men, who were burnt alive; and the ashes of the victim were scattered upwards in the air, with the view, probably, that where any atom of dust was carried, a blessing was entailed. The like, therefore, was done by Moses, though with a different intention, and more certain effect.

Exodus 8:16 And the LORD said to Moses, Say to Aaron, Stretch out your rod, and …

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