Genesis 37:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6258 [e]וְעַתָּ֣ה ׀
wə-‘at-tāh
ThereforeConj-w | Adv
1980 [e]לְכ֣וּ
lə-ḵū
comeV-Qal-Imp-mp
2026 [e]וְנַֽהַרְגֵ֗הוּ
wə-na-har-ḡê-hū,
and let us kill himConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp | 3ms
7993 [e]וְנַשְׁלִכֵ֙הוּ֙
wə-naš-li-ḵê-hū
and cast himConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjImperf.h-1cp | 3ms
259 [e]בְּאַחַ֣ד
bə-’a-ḥaḏ
into onePrep-b | Number-msc
953 [e]הַבֹּר֔וֹת
hab-bō-rō-wṯ,
of the pitsArt | N-mp
559 [e]וְאָמַ֕רְנוּ
wə-’ā-mar-nū
and we shall sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cp
2416 [e]חַיָּ֥ה
ḥay-yāh
a beastN-fs
7451 [e]רָעָ֖ה
rā-‘āh
wildAdj-fs
398 [e]אֲכָלָ֑תְהוּ
’ă-ḵā-lā-ṯə-hū;
has devoured himV-Qal-Perf-3fs | 3ms
7200 [e]וְנִרְאֶ֕ה
wə-nir-’eh
and we shall seeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-1cp
4100 [e]מַה־
mah-
whatInterrog
1961 [e]יִּהְי֖וּ
yih-yū
will becomeV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
2472 [e]חֲלֹמֹתָֽיו׃
ḥă-lō-mō-ṯāw.
of his dreamsN-mpc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 37:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְעַתָּ֣ה ׀ לְכ֣וּ וְנַֽהַרְגֵ֗הוּ וְנַשְׁלִכֵ֙הוּ֙ בְּאַחַ֣ד הַבֹּרֹ֔ות וְאָמַ֕רְנוּ חַיָּ֥ה רָעָ֖ה אֲכָלָ֑תְהוּ וְנִרְאֶ֕ה מַה־יִּהְי֖וּ חֲלֹמֹתָֽיו׃

בראשית 37:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ועתה ׀ לכו ונהרגהו ונשלכהו באחד הברות ואמרנו חיה רעה אכלתהו ונראה מה־יהיו חלמתיו׃

בראשית 37:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ועתה ׀ לכו ונהרגהו ונשלכהו באחד הברות ואמרנו חיה רעה אכלתהו ונראה מה־יהיו חלמתיו׃

בראשית 37:20 Hebrew Bible
ועתה לכו ונהרגהו ונשלכהו באחד הברות ואמרנו חיה רעה אכלתהו ונראה מה יהיו חלמתיו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now then, come and let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits; and we will say, 'A wild beast devoured him.' Then let us see what will become of his dreams!"

King James Bible
Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Come on, let's kill him and throw him into one of the pits. We can say that a vicious animal ate him. Then we'll see what becomes of his dreams!"
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