Genesis 25:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֜ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
  לָ֗הּ
lāh,
to herPrep | 3fs
8147 [e]שְׁנֵ֤י
šə-nê
twoNumber-mdc
  [גיים]
[ḡō-yîm
-Noun - masculine plural N-mp
 
ḵ]
 
1471 [e](גוֹיִם֙)
(ḡō-w-yim
nations [are]N-mp
 
q)
 
990 [e]בְּבִטְנֵ֔ךְ
bə-ḇiṭ-nêḵ,
in your wombPrep-b | N-fsc | 2fs
8147 [e]וּשְׁנֵ֣י
ū-šə-nê
and twoConj-w | Number-mdc
3816 [e]לְאֻמִּ֔ים
lə-’um-mîm,
peoplesN-mp
4578 [e]מִמֵּעַ֖יִךְ
mim-mê-‘a-yiḵ
from your bodyPrep-m | N-mpc | 2fs
6504 [e]יִפָּרֵ֑דוּ
yip-pā-rê-ḏū;
shall be separatedV-Nifal-Imperf-3mp
3816 [e]וּלְאֹם֙
ū-lə-’ōm
and [one] peopleConj-w | N-ms
3816 [e]מִלְאֹ֣ם
mil-’ōm
than the otherPrep-m | N-ms
553 [e]יֶֽאֱמָ֔ץ
ye-’ĕ-māṣ,
shall be strongerV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
7227 [e]וְרַ֖ב
wə-raḇ
and the olderConj-w | Adj-ms
5647 [e]יַעֲבֹ֥ד
ya-‘ă-ḇōḏ
shall serveV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
6810 [e]צָעִֽיר׃
ṣā-‘îr.
the youngerAdj-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 25:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יְהוָ֜ה לָ֗הּ שְׁנֵ֤י [גֹיִים כ] (גֹויִם֙ ק) בְּבִטְנֵ֔ךְ וּשְׁנֵ֣י לְאֻמִּ֔ים מִמֵּעַ֖יִךְ יִפָּרֵ֑דוּ וּלְאֹם֙ מִלְאֹ֣ם יֶֽאֱמָ֔ץ וְרַ֖ב יַעֲבֹ֥ד צָעִֽיר׃

בראשית 25:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהוה לה שני [גיים כ] (גוים ק) בבטנך ושני לאמים ממעיך יפרדו ולאם מלאם יאמץ ורב יעבד צעיר׃

בראשית 25:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהוה לה שני [גיים כ] (גוים ק) בבטנך ושני לאמים ממעיך יפרדו ולאם מלאם יאמץ ורב יעבד צעיר׃

בראשית 25:23 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהוה לה שני גיים בבטנך ושני לאמים ממעיך יפרדו ולאם מלאם יאמץ ורב יעבד צעיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD said to her, "Two nations are in your womb; And two peoples will be separated from your body; And one people shall be stronger than the other; And the older shall serve the younger."

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And the LORD said to her: Two nations are in your womb; two people will come from you and be separated. One people will be stronger than the other, and the older will serve the younger.
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