Genesis 21:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1980 [e]וַתֵּלֶךְ֩
wat-tê-leḵ
And she wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
3427 [e]וַתֵּ֨שֶׁב
wat-tê-šeḇ
and sat downConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
  לָ֜הּ
lāh
toPrep | 3fs
5048 [e]מִנֶּ֗גֶד
min-ne-ḡeḏ,
opposite [him]Prep-m
7368 [e]הַרְחֵק֙
har-ḥêq
a distanceV-Hifil-InfAbs
2909 [e]כִּמְטַחֲוֵ֣י
kim-ṭa-ḥă-wê
the shotPrep-k | V-Piel-Prtcpl-mpc
7198 [e]קֶ֔שֶׁת
qe-šeṯ,
of a bowN-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
559 [e]אָֽמְרָ֔ה
’ā-mə-rāh,
she said [to herself]V-Qal-Perf-3fs
408 [e]אַל־
’al-
notAdv
7200 [e]אֶרְאֶ֖ה
’er-’eh
let me seeV-Qal-Imperf.h-1cs
4194 [e]בְּמ֣וֹת
bə-mō-wṯ
the deathPrep-b | N-msc
3206 [e]הַיָּ֑לֶד
hay-yā-leḏ;
of the boyArt | N-ms
3427 [e]וַתֵּ֣שֶׁב
wat-tê-šeḇ
So she satConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
5048 [e]מִנֶּ֔גֶד
min-ne-ḡeḏ,
opposite [him]Prep-m
5375 [e]וַתִּשָּׂ֥א
wat-tiś-śā
and liftedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6963 [e]קֹלָ֖הּ
qō-lāh
her voiceN-msc | 3fs
1058 [e]וַתֵּֽבְךְּ׃
wat-tê-ḇək.
and weptConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 21:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתֵּלֶךְ֩ וַתֵּ֨שֶׁב לָ֜הּ מִנֶּ֗גֶד הַרְחֵק֙ כִּמְטַחֲוֵ֣י קֶ֔שֶׁת כִּ֣י אָֽמְרָ֔ה אַל־אֶרְאֶ֖ה בְּמֹ֣ות הַיָּ֑לֶד וַתֵּ֣שֶׁב מִנֶּ֔גֶד וַתִּשָּׂ֥א אֶת־קֹלָ֖הּ וַתֵּֽבְךְּ׃

בראשית 21:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל־אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את־קלה ותבך׃

בראשית 21:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל־אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את־קלה ותבך׃

בראשית 21:16 Hebrew Bible
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את קלה ותבך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, for she said, "Do not let me see the boy die." And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice and wept.

King James Bible
And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, "I can't bear to watch the boy die!" So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.
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