Genesis 26:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7592 [e]וַֽיִּשְׁאֲל֞וּ
way-yiš-’ă-lū
And askedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
376 [e]אַנְשֵׁ֤י
’an-šê
the menN-mpc
4725 [e]הַמָּקוֹם֙
ham-mā-qō-wm
of that placeArt | N-ms
802 [e]לְאִשְׁתּ֔וֹ
lə-’iš-tōw,
about his wifePrep-l | N-fsc | 3ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֖אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
269 [e]אֲחֹ֣תִי
’ă-ḥō-ṯî
my sisterN-fsc | 1cs
1931 [e]הִ֑וא
she [is]Pro-3fs
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
ForConj
3372 [e]יָרֵא֙
yā-rê
he was afraidV-Qal-Perf-3ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֣ר
lê-mōr
to sayPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
802 [e]אִשְׁתִּ֔י
’iš-tî,
[She is] my wifeN-fsc | 1cs
6435 [e]פֶּן־
pen-
LestConj
2026 [e]יַֽהַרְגֻ֜נִי
ya-har-ḡu-nî
kill meV-Qal-Imperf-3mp | 1cs
376 [e]אַנְשֵׁ֤י
’an-šê
the menN-mpc
4725 [e]הַמָּקוֹם֙
ham-mā-qō-wm
of the placeArt | N-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
on account ofPrep
7259 [e]רִבְקָ֔ה
riḇ-qāh,
RebekahN-proper-fs
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
becauseConj
2896 [e]טוֹבַ֥ת
ṭō-w-ḇaṯ
beautifulAdj-fsc
4758 [e]מַרְאֶ֖ה
mar-’eh
to beholdN-ms
1931 [e]הִֽיא׃
hî.
she [is]Pro-3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 26:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיִּשְׁאֲל֞וּ אַנְשֵׁ֤י הַמָּקֹום֙ לְאִשְׁתֹּ֔ו וַיֹּ֖אמֶר אֲחֹ֣תִי הִ֑וא כִּ֤י יָרֵא֙ לֵאמֹ֣ר אִשְׁתִּ֔י פֶּן־יַֽהַרְגֻ֜נִי אַנְשֵׁ֤י הַמָּקֹום֙ עַל־רִבְקָ֔ה כִּֽי־טֹובַ֥ת מַרְאֶ֖ה הִֽיא׃

בראשית 26:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישאלו אנשי המקום לאשתו ויאמר אחתי הוא כי ירא לאמר אשתי פן־יהרגני אנשי המקום על־רבקה כי־טובת מראה היא׃

בראשית 26:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישאלו אנשי המקום לאשתו ויאמר אחתי הוא כי ירא לאמר אשתי פן־יהרגני אנשי המקום על־רבקה כי־טובת מראה היא׃

בראשית 26:7 Hebrew Bible
וישאלו אנשי המקום לאשתו ויאמר אחתי הוא כי ירא לאמר אשתי פן יהרגני אנשי המקום על רבקה כי טובת מראה היא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "my wife," thinking, "the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful."

King James Bible
And the men of the place asked him of his wife; and he said, She is my sister: for he feared to say, She is my wife; lest, said he, the men of the place should kill me for Rebekah; because she was fair to look upon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say "my wife," thinking, "The men of the place will kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is a beautiful woman."
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fair.

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