Genesis 20:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1571 [e]וְגַם־
wə-ḡam-
But trulyConj-w | Conj
546 [e]אָמְנָ֗ה
’ā-mə-nāh,
indeedAdv
269 [e]אֲחֹתִ֤י
’ă-ḥō-ṯî
my sisterN-fsc | 1cs
1323 [e]בַת־
ḇaṯ-
the daughterN-fsc
1 [e]אָבִי֙
’ā-ḇî
of my fatherN-msc | 1cs
1931 [e]הִ֔וא
she [is]Pro-3fs
389 [e]אַ֖ךְ
’aḵ
butAdv
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
1323 [e]בַת־
ḇaṯ-
the daughterN-fsc
517 [e]אִמִּ֑י
’im-mî;
of my motherN-fsc | 1cs
1961 [e]וַתְּהִי־
wat-tə-hî-
And she becameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
  לִ֖י
myPrep | 1cs
802 [e]לְאִשָּֽׁה׃
lə-’iš-šāh.
wifePrep-l | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 20:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְגַם־אָמְנָ֗ה אֲחֹתִ֤י בַת־אָבִי֙ הִ֔וא אַ֖ךְ לֹ֣א בַת־אִמִּ֑י וַתְּהִי־לִ֖י לְאִשָּֽׁה׃

בראשית 20:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וגם־אמנה אחתי בת־אבי הוא אך לא בת־אמי ותהי־לי לאשה׃

בראשית 20:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וגם־אמנה אחתי בת־אבי הוא אך לא בת־אמי ותהי־לי לאשה׃

בראשית 20:12 Hebrew Bible
וגם אמנה אחתי בת אבי הוא אך לא בת אמי ותהי לי לאשה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;

King James Bible
And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife.
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