Genesis 15:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֤י
way-hî
And whenConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8121 [e]הַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙
haš-še-meš
the sunArt | N-cs
935 [e]לָב֔וֹא
lā-ḇō-w,
was going [down]Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
8639 [e]וְתַרְדֵּמָ֖ה
wə-ṯar-dê-māh
then a deep sleepConj-w | N-fs
5307 [e]נָפְלָ֣ה
nā-p̄ə-lāh
fellV-Qal-Perf-3fs
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
uponPrep
87 [e]אַבְרָ֑ם
’aḇ-rām;
AbramN-proper-ms
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּ֥ה
wə-hin-nêh
and beholdConj-w | Interjection
367 [e]אֵימָ֛ה
’ê-māh
terrorN-fs
2825 [e]חֲשֵׁכָ֥ה
ḥă-šê-ḵāh
and darknessN-fs
1419 [e]גְדֹלָ֖ה
ḡə-ḏō-lāh
greatAdj-fs
5307 [e]נֹפֶ֥לֶת
nō-p̄e-leṯ
fellV-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
5921 [e]עָלָֽיו׃
‘ā-lāw.
upon himPrep | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 15:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֤י הַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ לָבֹ֔וא וְתַרְדֵּמָ֖ה נָפְלָ֣ה עַל־אַבְרָ֑ם וְהִנֵּ֥ה אֵימָ֛ה חֲשֵׁכָ֥ה גְדֹלָ֖ה נֹפֶ֥לֶת עָלָֽיו׃

בראשית 15:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי השמש לבוא ותרדמה נפלה על־אברם והנה אימה חשכה גדלה נפלת עליו׃

בראשית 15:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי השמש לבוא ותרדמה נפלה על־אברם והנה אימה חשכה גדלה נפלת עליו׃

בראשית 15:12 Hebrew Bible
ויהי השמש לבוא ותרדמה נפלה על אברם והנה אימה חשכה גדלה נפלת עליו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.

King James Bible
And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.
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