Genesis 38:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7592 [e]וַיִּשְׁאַ֞ל
way-yiš-’al
And he askedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
582 [e]אַנְשֵׁ֤י
’an-šê
the menN-mpc
4725 [e]מְקֹמָהּ֙
mə-qō-māh
of that placeN-msc | 3fs
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
346 [e]אַיֵּ֧ה
’ay-yêh
where isInterrog
6948 [e]הַקְּדֵשָׁ֛ה
haq-qə-ḏê-šāh
the harlotArt | Adj-fs
1931 [e]הִ֥וא
she [was]Pro-3fs
5879 [e]בָעֵינַ֖יִם
ḇā-‘ê-na-yim
in EnaimPrep-b, Art | N-proper-fs
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
byPrep
1870 [e]הַדָּ֑רֶךְ
had-dā-reḵ;
the roadsideArt | N-cs
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ
way-yō-mə-rū,
And they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
noAdv-NegPrt
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֥ה
hā-yə-ṯāh
there wasV-Qal-Perf-3fs
2088 [e]בָזֶ֖ה
ḇā-zeh
in this [place]Prep-b | Pro-ms
6948 [e]קְדֵשָֽׁה׃
qə-ḏê-šāh.
harlotAdj-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּשְׁאַ֞ל אֶת־אַנְשֵׁ֤י מְקֹמָהּ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר אַיֵּ֧ה הַקְּדֵשָׁ֛ה הִ֥וא בָעֵינַ֖יִם עַל־הַדָּ֑רֶךְ וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ לֹא־הָיְתָ֥ה בָזֶ֖ה קְדֵשָֽׁה׃

בראשית 38:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישאל את־אנשי מקמה לאמר איה הקדשה הוא בעינים על־הדרך ויאמרו לא־היתה בזה קדשה׃

בראשית 38:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישאל את־אנשי מקמה לאמר איה הקדשה הוא בעינים על־הדרך ויאמרו לא־היתה בזה קדשה׃

בראשית 38:21 Hebrew Bible
וישאל את אנשי מקמה לאמר איה הקדשה הוא בעינים על הדרך ויאמרו לא היתה בזה קדשה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He asked the men of her place, saying, "Where is the temple prostitute who was by the road at Enaim?" But they said, "There has been no temple prostitute here."

King James Bible
Then he asked the men of that place, saying, Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way side? And they said, There was no harlot in this place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He asked the men of the place, "Where is the cult prostitute who was beside the road at Enaim?"" There has been no cult prostitute here," they answered.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

openly by the way side. or, in Enajim.

Jeremiah 38:14 Then Zedekiah the king sent, and took Jeremiah the prophet to him …

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