Genesis 13:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7760 [e]וְשַׂמְתִּ֥י
wə-śam-tî
And I will makeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
853 [e]אֶֽת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
2233 [e]זַרְעֲךָ֖
zar-‘ă-ḵā
your descendantsN-msc | 2ms
6083 [e]כַּעֲפַ֣ר
ka-‘ă-p̄ar
like the dustPrep-k | N-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֑רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ;
of the earthArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀
’ă-šer
so thatPro-r
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
3201 [e]יוּכַ֣ל
yū-ḵal
couldV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
582 [e]אִ֗ישׁ
’îš,
a manN-ms
4487 [e]לִמְנוֹת֙
lim-nō-wṯ
numberPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6083 [e]עֲפַ֣ר
‘ă-p̄ar
the dustN-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֔רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ,
of the earthArt | N-fs
1571 [e]גַּֽם־
gam-
[then] alsoConj
2233 [e]זַרְעֲךָ֖
zar-‘ă-ḵā
your descendantsN-msc | 2ms
4487 [e]יִמָּנֶֽה׃
yim-mā-neh.
could be numberedV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 13:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְשַׂמְתִּ֥י אֶֽת־זַרְעֲךָ֖ כַּעֲפַ֣ר הָאָ֑רֶץ אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀ אִם־יוּכַ֣ל אִ֗ישׁ לִמְנֹות֙ אֶת־עֲפַ֣ר הָאָ֔רֶץ גַּֽם־זַרְעֲךָ֖ יִמָּנֶֽה׃

בראשית 13:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ושמתי את־זרעך כעפר הארץ אשר ׀ אם־יוכל איש למנות את־עפר הארץ גם־זרעך ימנה׃

בראשית 13:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ושמתי את־זרעך כעפר הארץ אשר ׀ אם־יוכל איש למנות את־עפר הארץ גם־זרעך ימנה׃

בראשית 13:16 Hebrew Bible
ושמתי את זרעך כעפר הארץ אשר אם יוכל איש למנות את עפר הארץ גם זרעך ימנה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth, so that if anyone can number the dust of the earth, then your descendants can also be numbered.

King James Bible
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust of the earth, then your offspring could be counted.
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