Genesis 37:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
428 [e]אֵ֣לֶּה ׀
’êl-leh
These [are]Pro-cp
8435 [e]תֹּלְד֣וֹת
tō-lə-ḏō-wṯ
the generationsN-fpc
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹ֗ב
ya-‘ă-qōḇ,
of JacobN-proper-ms
3130 [e]יוֹסֵ֞ף
yō-w-sêp̄
JosephN-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּן־
ben-
[being] oldN-msc
7651 [e]שְׁבַֽע־
šə-ḇa‘-
sevenNumber-fsc
6240 [e]עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה
‘eś-rêh
[and] tenNumber-fs
8141 [e]שָׁנָה֙
šā-nāh
yearsN-fs
1961 [e]הָיָ֨ה
hā-yāh
wasV-Qal-Perf-3ms
7462 [e]רֹעֶ֤ה
rō-‘eh
feedingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
854 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
withPrep
251 [e]אֶחָיו֙
’e-ḥāw
his brothersN-mpc | 3ms
6629 [e]בַּצֹּ֔אן
baṣ-ṣōn,
the flockPrep-b, Art | N-cs
1931 [e]וְה֣וּא
wə-hū
and wasConj-w | Pro-3ms
5288 [e]נַ֗עַר
na-‘ar,
the boyN-ms
854 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
withPrep
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֥י
bə-nê
the sonsN-mpc
1090 [e]בִלְהָ֛ה
ḇil-hāh
of BilhahN-proper-fs
854 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | Prep
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֥י
bə-nê
the sonsN-mpc
2153 [e]זִלְפָּ֖ה
zil-pāh
of ZilpahN-proper-fs
802 [e]נְשֵׁ֣י
nə-šê
wivesN-fpc
1 [e]אָבִ֑יו
’ā-ḇîw;
of his fatherN-msc | 3ms
935 [e]וַיָּבֵ֥א
way-yā-ḇê
And broughtConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
3130 [e]יוֹסֵ֛ף
yō-w-sêp̄
JosephN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1681 [e]דִּבָּתָ֥ם
dib-bā-ṯām
a report of themN-fsc | 3mp
7451 [e]רָעָ֖ה
rā-‘āh
badAdj-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
1 [e]אֲבִיהֶֽם׃
’ă-ḇî-hem.
his fatherN-msc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 37:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵ֣לֶּה ׀ תֹּלְדֹ֣ות יַעֲקֹ֗ב יֹוסֵ֞ף בֶּן־שְׁבַֽע־עֶשְׂרֵ֤ה שָׁנָה֙ הָיָ֨ה רֹעֶ֤ה אֶת־אֶחָיו֙ בַּצֹּ֔אן וְה֣וּא נַ֗עַר אֶת־בְּנֵ֥י בִלְהָ֛ה וְאֶת־בְּנֵ֥י זִלְפָּ֖ה נְשֵׁ֣י אָבִ֑יו וַיָּבֵ֥א יֹוסֵ֛ף אֶת־דִּבָּתָ֥ם רָעָ֖ה אֶל־אֲבִיהֶֽם׃

בראשית 37:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אלה ׀ תלדות יעקב יוסף בן־שבע־עשרה שנה היה רעה את־אחיו בצאן והוא נער את־בני בלהה ואת־בני זלפה נשי אביו ויבא יוסף את־דבתם רעה אל־אביהם׃

בראשית 37:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אלה ׀ תלדות יעקב יוסף בן־שבע־עשרה שנה היה רעה את־אחיו בצאן והוא נער את־בני בלהה ואת־בני זלפה נשי אביו ויבא יוסף את־דבתם רעה אל־אביהם׃

בראשית 37:2 Hebrew Bible
אלה תלדות יעקב יוסף בן שבע עשרה שנה היה רעה את אחיו בצאן והוא נער את בני בלהה ואת בני זלפה נשי אביו ויבא יוסף את דבתם רעה אל אביהם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
These are the records of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, when seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought back a bad report about them to their father.

King James Bible
These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad was with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These are the family records of Jacob. At 17 years of age, Joseph tended sheep with his brothers. The young man was working with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives, and he brought a bad report about them to their father.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the generations.
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wives.

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evil report.

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