Genesis 31:27
Text Analysis
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה
2244 [e]נַחְבֵּ֙אתָ֙
did you flee awayV-Nifal-Perf-2ms
1272 [e]לִבְרֹ֔חַ
secretlyPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1589 [e]וַתִּגְנֹ֖ב
and steal away fromConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2ms
853 [e]אֹתִ֑י
meDirObjM | 1cs
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
5046 [e]הִגַּ֣דְתָּ
mePrep | 1cs
7971 [e]וָֽאֲשַׁלֵּחֲךָ֛
for I might have sent you awayConj-w | V-Piel-ConjImperf-1cs | 2ms
8057 [e]בְּשִׂמְחָ֥ה
with joyPrep-b | N-fs
7892 [e]וּבְשִׁרִ֖ים
and singingConj-w, Prep-b | N-mp
8596 [e]בְּתֹ֥ף
with tambourinesPrep-b | N-ms
3658 [e]וּבְכִנּֽוֹר׃
and harpsConj-w, Prep-b | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 31:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לָ֤מָּה נַחְבֵּ֙אתָ֙ לִבְרֹ֔חַ וַתִּגְנֹ֖ב אֹתִ֑י וְלֹא־הִגַּ֣דְתָּ לִּ֔י וָֽאֲשַׁלֵּחֲךָ֛ בְּשִׂמְחָ֥ה וּבְשִׁרִ֖ים בְּתֹ֥ף וּבְכִנֹּֽור׃

בראשית 31:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למה נחבאת לברח ותגנב אתי ולא־הגדת לי ואשלחך בשמחה ובשרים בתף ובכנור׃

בראשית 31:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למה נחבאת לברח ותגנב אתי ולא־הגדת לי ואשלחך בשמחה ובשרים בתף ובכנור׃

בראשית 31:27 Hebrew Bible
למה נחבאת לברח ותגנב אתי ולא הגדת לי ואשלחך בשמחה ובשרים בתף ובכנור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Why did you flee secretly and deceive me, and did not tell me so that I might have sent you away with joy and with songs, with timbrel and with lyre;

King James Bible
Wherefore didst thou flee away secretly, and steal away from me; and didst not tell me, that I might have sent thee away with mirth, and with songs, with tabret, and with harp?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why did you secretly flee from me, deceive me, and not tell me? I would have sent you away with joy and singing, with tambourines and lyres,
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