Genesis 11:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֞וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
And they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
3051 [e]הָ֣בָה ׀
hā-ḇāh
comeV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
1129 [e]נִבְנֶה־
niḇ-neh-
let us buildV-Qal-Imperf.h-1cp
  לָּ֣נוּ
lā-nū
ourselvesPrep | 1cp
5892 [e]עִ֗יר
‘îr,
a cityN-fs
4026 [e]וּמִגְדָּל֙
ū-miḡ-dāl
and a towerConj-w | N-ms
7218 [e]וְרֹאשׁ֣וֹ
wə-rō-šōw
and the top [is]Conj-w | N-msc | 3ms
8064 [e]בַשָּׁמַ֔יִם
ḇaš-šā-ma-yim,
in the heavensPrep-b, Art | N-mp
6213 [e]וְנַֽעֲשֶׂה־
wə-na-‘ă-śeh-
and let us makeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp
  לָּ֖נוּ
lā-nū
for ourselvesPrep | 1cp
8034 [e]שֵׁ֑ם
šêm;
a nameN-ms
6435 [e]פֶּן־
pen-
lestConj
6327 [e]נָפ֖וּץ
nā-p̄ūṣ
we be scattered abroadV-Qal-Imperf-1cp
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
overPrep
6440 [e]פְּנֵ֥י
pə-nê
the faceN-cpc
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
of allN-msc
776 [e]הָאָֽרֶץ׃
hā-’ā-reṣ.
the earthArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 11:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֞וּ הָ֣בָה ׀ נִבְנֶה־לָּ֣נוּ עִ֗יר וּמִגְדָּל֙ וְרֹאשֹׁ֣ו בַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וְנַֽעֲשֶׂה־לָּ֖נוּ שֵׁ֑ם פֶּן־נָפ֖וּץ עַל־פְּנֵ֥י כָל־הָאָֽרֶץ׃

בראשית 11:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו הבה ׀ נבנה־לנו עיר ומגדל וראשו בשמים ונעשה־לנו שם פן־נפוץ על־פני כל־הארץ׃

בראשית 11:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו הבה ׀ נבנה־לנו עיר ומגדל וראשו בשמים ונעשה־לנו שם פן־נפוץ על־פני כל־הארץ׃

בראשית 11:4 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו הבה נבנה לנו עיר ומגדל וראשו בשמים ונעשה לנו שם פן נפוץ על פני כל הארץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They said, "Come, let us build for ourselves a city, and a tower whose top will reach into heaven, and let us make for ourselves a name, otherwise we will be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth."

King James Bible
And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the sky. Let us make a name for ourselves; otherwise, we will be scattered over the face of the whole earth."
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