Genesis 25:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
428 [e]אֵ֣לֶּה
êl-leh
ThesePro-cp
1992 [e]הֵ֞ם
hêm
werePro-3mp
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֤י
bə-nê
the sonsN-mpc
3458 [e]יִשְׁמָעֵאל֙
yiš-mā-‘êl
of IshmaelN-proper-ms
428 [e]וְאֵ֣לֶּה
wə-’êl-leh
and these [were]Conj-w | Pro-cp
8034 [e]שְׁמֹתָ֔ם
šə-mō-ṯām,
their namesN-mpc | 3mp
2691 [e]בְּחַצְרֵיהֶ֖ם
bə-ḥaṣ-rê-hem
by their townsPrep-b | N-cpc | 3mp
2918 [e]וּבְטִֽירֹתָ֑ם
ū-ḇə-ṭî-rō-ṯām;
and their settlementsConj-w, Prep-b | N-fpc | 3mp
8147 [e]שְׁנֵים־
šə-nêm-
twoNumber-md
6240 [e]עָשָׂ֥ר
‘ā-śār
[and] tenNumber-ms
5387 [e]נְשִׂיאִ֖ם
nə-śî-’im
princesN-mp
523 [e]לְאֻמֹּתָֽם׃
lə-’um-mō-ṯām.
according to their tribesPrep-l | N-fpc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 25:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵ֣לֶּה הֵ֞ם בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׁמָעֵאל֙ וְאֵ֣לֶּה שְׁמֹתָ֔ם בְּחַצְרֵיהֶ֖ם וּבְטִֽירֹתָ֑ם שְׁנֵים־עָשָׂ֥ר נְשִׂיאִ֖ם לְאֻמֹּתָֽם׃

בראשית 25:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אלה הם בני ישמעאל ואלה שמתם בחצריהם ובטירתם שנים־עשר נשיאם לאמתם׃

בראשית 25:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אלה הם בני ישמעאל ואלה שמתם בחצריהם ובטירתם שנים־עשר נשיאם לאמתם׃

בראשית 25:16 Hebrew Bible
אלה הם בני ישמעאל ואלה שמתם בחצריהם ובטירתם שנים עשר נשיאם לאמתם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael and these are their names, by their villages, and by their camps; twelve princes according to their tribes.

King James Bible
These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These are Ishmael's sons, and these are their names by their villages and encampments: 12 leaders of their clans.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

castles.
The word tiroth, rendered 'castles,' is supposed by some to denote here 'towers,' fortified rocks, or mountain-tops, and fastnesses of various kinds in woods and hilly countries; but it rather means, 'shepherds' cots,' surrounded by sufficient enclosures to prevent the cattle from straying, as the cognate Syriac word teyaro, and Arabic tawar, signify 'a sheep-fold.'

twelve.

Genesis 17:20,23 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: Behold, I have blessed him, …

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