Genesis 34:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1696 [e]וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר
way-ḏab-bêr
But spokeConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
2544 [e]חֲמ֖וֹר
ḥă-mō-wr
HamorN-proper-ms
854 [e]אִתָּ֣ם
’it-tām
with themPrep | 3mp
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֑ר
lê-mōr;
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
7927 [e]שְׁכֶ֣ם
šə-ḵem
ShechemN-proper-ms
1121 [e]בְּנִ֗י
bə-nî,
my sonN-msc | 1cs
2836 [e]חָֽשְׁקָ֤ה
ḥā-šə-qāh
longsV-Qal-Perf-3fs
5315 [e]נַפְשׁוֹ֙
nap̄-šōw
for the soulN-fsc | 3ms
1323 [e]בְּבִתְּכֶ֔ם
bə-ḇit-tə-ḵem,
of your daughterPrep-b | N-fsc | 2mp
5414 [e]תְּנ֨וּ
tə-nū
giveV-Qal-Imp-mp
4994 [e]נָ֥א
pleaseInterjection
853 [e]אֹתָ֛הּ
’ō-ṯāh
herDirObjM | 3fs
  ל֖וֹ
lōw
to himPrep | 3ms
802 [e]לְאִשָּֽׁה׃
lə-’iš-šāh.
as a wifePrep-l | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 34:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר חֲמֹ֖ור אִתָּ֣ם לֵאמֹ֑ר שְׁכֶ֣ם בְּנִ֗י חָֽשְׁקָ֤ה נַפְשֹׁו֙ בְּבִתְּכֶ֔ם תְּנ֨וּ נָ֥א אֹתָ֛הּ לֹ֖ו לְאִשָּֽׁה׃

בראשית 34:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וידבר חמור אתם לאמר שכם בני חשקה נפשו בבתכם תנו נא אתה לו לאשה׃

בראשית 34:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וידבר חמור אתם לאמר שכם בני חשקה נפשו בבתכם תנו נא אתה לו לאשה׃

בראשית 34:8 Hebrew Bible
וידבר חמור אתם לאמר שכם בני חשקה נפשו בבתכם תנו נא אתה לו לאשה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him in marriage.

King James Bible
And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hamor said to Jacob's sons, "My son Shechem is strongly attracted to your daughter. Please give her to him as a wife.
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