Genesis 25:27
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1431 [e]וַֽיִּגְדְּלוּ֙
way-yiḡ-də-lū
So grewConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5288 [e]הַנְּעָרִ֔ים
han-nə-‘ā-rîm,
the boysArt | N-mp
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֣י
way-hî
and wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6215 [e]עֵשָׂ֗ו
‘ê-śāw,
EsauN-proper-ms
376 [e]אִ֛ישׁ
’îš
a manN-ms
3045 [e]יֹדֵ֥עַ
yō-ḏê-a‘
skillfulV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6718 [e]צַ֖יִד
ṣa-yiḏ
a hunterN-ms
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
a manN-msc
7704 [e]שָׂדֶ֑ה
śā-ḏeh;
of the fieldN-ms
3290 [e]וְיַעֲקֹב֙
wə-ya-‘ă-qōḇ
but Jacob wasConj-w | N-proper-ms
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
a manN-ms
8535 [e]תָּ֔ם
tām,
mildAdj-ms
3427 [e]יֹשֵׁ֖ב
yō-šêḇ
dwelling inV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
168 [e]אֹהָלִֽים׃
’ō-hā-lîm.
tentsN-mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 25:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיִּגְדְּלוּ֙ הַנְּעָרִ֔ים וַיְהִ֣י עֵשָׂ֗ו אִ֛ישׁ יֹדֵ֥עַ צַ֖יִד אִ֣ישׁ שָׂדֶ֑ה וְיַעֲקֹב֙ אִ֣ישׁ תָּ֔ם יֹשֵׁ֖ב אֹהָלִֽים׃

בראשית 25:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויגדלו הנערים ויהי עשו איש ידע ציד איש שדה ויעקב איש תם ישב אהלים׃

בראשית 25:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויגדלו הנערים ויהי עשו איש ידע ציד איש שדה ויעקב איש תם ישב אהלים׃

בראשית 25:27 Hebrew Bible
ויגדלו הנערים ויהי עשו איש ידע ציד איש שדה ויעקב איש תם ישב אהלים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became a skillful hunter, a man of the field, but Jacob was a peaceful man, living in tents.

King James Bible
And the boys grew: and Esau was a cunning hunter, a man of the field; and Jacob was a plain man, dwelling in tents.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the boys grew up, Esau became an expert hunter, an outdoorsman, but Jacob was a quiet man who stayed at home.
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