Genesis 30:37
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3947 [e]וַיִּֽקַּֽח־
way-yiq-qaḥ-
And tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
for himselfPrep | 3ms
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹ֗ב
ya-‘ă-qōḇ,
JacobN-proper-ms
4731 [e]מַקַּ֥ל
maq-qal
branchesN-msc
3839 [e]לִבְנֶ֛ה
liḇ-neh
of poplarN-ms
3892 [e]לַ֖ח
laḥ
freshAdj-ms
3869 [e]וְל֣וּז
wə-lūz
and of the almondConj-w | N-ms
6196 [e]וְעֶרְמ֑וֹן‪‬
wə-‘er-mō-wn;
and chestnut treesConj-w | N-ms
6478 [e]וַיְפַצֵּ֤ל
way-p̄aṣ-ṣêl
and peeledConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
  בָּהֵן֙
bā-hên
in themPrep | 3fp
6479 [e]פְּצָל֣וֹת
pə-ṣā-lō-wṯ
stripsN-fp
3836 [e]לְבָנ֔וֹת
lə-ḇā-nō-wṯ,
whiteAdj-fp
4286 [e]מַחְשֹׂף֙
maḥ-śōp̄
and exposedN-msc
3836 [e]הַלָּבָ֔ן
hal-lā-ḇān,
the whiteArt | Adj-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֖ר
’ă-šer
that [was]Pro-r
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
inPrep
4731 [e]הַמַּקְלֽוֹת׃
ham-maq-lō-wṯ.
the branchesArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 30:37 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּֽקַּֽח־לֹ֣ו יַעֲקֹ֗ב מַקַּ֥ל לִבְנֶ֛ה לַ֖ח וְל֣וּז וְעֶרְמֹ֑ון וַיְפַצֵּ֤ל בָּהֵן֙ פְּצָלֹ֣ות לְבָנֹ֔ות מַחְשֹׂף֙ הַלָּבָ֔ן אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־הַמַּקְלֹֽות׃

בראשית 30:37 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקח־לו יעקב מקל לבנה לח ולוז וערמון ויפצל בהן פצלות לבנות מחשף הלבן אשר על־המקלות׃

בראשית 30:37 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקח־לו יעקב מקל לבנה לח ולוז וערמון ויפצל בהן פצלות לבנות מחשף הלבן אשר על־המקלות׃

בראשית 30:37 Hebrew Bible
ויקח לו יעקב מקל לבנה לח ולוז וערמון ויפצל בהן פצלות לבנות מחשף הלבן אשר על המקלות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Jacob took fresh rods of poplar and almond and plane trees, and peeled white stripes in them, exposing the white which was in the rods.

King James Bible
And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chesnut tree; and pilled white strakes in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jacob then took branches of fresh poplar, almond, and plane wood, and peeled the bark, exposing white stripes on the branches.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jacob.

Genesis 31:9-13 Thus God has taken away the cattle of your father, and given them to me…

green poplar. Livneh is the white poplar, so called from the whiteness of its leaves, bark, and wood, from lavan to be white.

hasel. Jerome, Hiller, Celsius, Dr. Shaw, Bochart, and other learned men, say, that luz is not the 'hazel' but the almond-tree, as the word denotes both in Arabic and Syriac.

chestnut tree. The Heb. word armon, signifies 'the plane-tree,' so called from the bark naturally peeling off, and leaving the trunk naked, as its root aram, signifies.

Ezekiel 31:8 The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees …

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