Genesis 24:55
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
But saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
251 [e]אָחִ֙יהָ֙
’ā-ḥî-hā
her brotherN-msc | 3fs
517 [e]וְאִמָּ֔הּ
wə-’im-māh,
and her motherConj-w | N-fsc | 3fs
3427 [e]תֵּשֵׁ֨ב
tê-šêḇ
let stayV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
5291 [e]הַנַּעֲרָ֥
han-na-‘ă-rā
the girlArt | N-fs
854 [e]אִתָּ֛נוּ
’it-tā-nū
with usPrep | 1cp
3117 [e]יָמִ֖ים
yā-mîm
[a few] daysN-mp
176 [e]א֣וֹ
’ōw
at leastConj
6218 [e]עָשׂ֑וֹר
‘ā-śō-wr;
tenN-ms
310 [e]אַחַ֖ר
’a-ḥar
after [that]Adv
1980 [e]תֵּלֵֽךְ׃
tê-lêḵ.
she may goV-Qal-Imperf-3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 24:55 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר אָחִ֙יהָ֙ וְאִמָּ֔הּ תֵּשֵׁ֨ב הַנַּעֲרָ֥ אִתָּ֛נוּ יָמִ֖ים אֹ֣ו עָשֹׂ֑ור אַחַ֖ר תֵּלֵֽךְ׃

בראשית 24:55 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר אחיה ואמה תשב הנער אתנו ימים או עשור אחר תלך׃

בראשית 24:55 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר אחיה ואמה תשב הנער אתנו ימים או עשור אחר תלך׃

בראשית 24:55 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר אחיה ואמה תשב הנער אתנו ימים או עשור אחר תלך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But her brother and her mother said, "Let the girl stay with us a few days, say ten; afterward she may go."

King James Bible
And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But her brother and mother said, "Let the girl stay with us for about 10 days. Then she can go."
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