Genesis 15:17
Text Analysis
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֤י
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8121 [e]הַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙
when the sunArt | N-cs
935 [e]בָּ֔אָה
went [down]V-Qal-Perf-3fs
5939 [e]וַעֲלָטָ֖ה
and darkConj-w | N-fs
1961 [e]הָיָ֑ה
it wasV-Qal-Perf-3ms
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּ֨ה
that behold there appearedConj-w | Interjection
8574 [e]תַנּ֤וּר
a firepotN-csc
6227 [e]עָשָׁן֙
3940 [e]וְלַפִּ֣יד
and a torchConj-w | N-msc
784 [e]אֵ֔שׁ
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
5674 [e]עָבַ֔ר
996 [e]בֵּ֖ין
1506 [e]הַגְּזָרִ֥ים
piecesArt | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵֽלֶּה׃
theseArt | Pro-cp

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 15:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֤י הַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ בָּ֔אָה וַעֲלָטָ֖ה הָיָ֑ה וְהִנֵּ֨ה תַנּ֤וּר עָשָׁן֙ וְלַפִּ֣יד אֵ֔שׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָבַ֔ר בֵּ֖ין הַגְּזָרִ֥ים הָאֵֽלֶּה׃

בראשית 15:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי השמש באה ועלטה היה והנה תנור עשן ולפיד אש אשר עבר בין הגזרים האלה׃

בראשית 15:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי השמש באה ועלטה היה והנה תנור עשן ולפיד אש אשר עבר בין הגזרים האלה׃

בראשית 15:17 Hebrew Bible
ויהי השמש באה ועלטה היה והנה תנור עשן ולפיד אש אשר עבר בין הגזרים האלה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It came about when the sun had set, that it was very dark, and behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a flaming torch which passed between these pieces.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.
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