Genesis 38:28
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֥י
way-hî
And so it wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3205 [e]בְלִדְתָּ֖הּ
ḇə-liḏ-tāh
when she was giving birthPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3fs
5414 [e]וַיִּתֶּן־
way-yit-ten-
that [the one] put outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3027 [e]יָ֑ד
yāḏ;
[his] handN-fs
3947 [e]וַתִּקַּ֣ח
wat-tiq-qaḥ
and tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
3205 [e]הַמְיַלֶּ֗דֶת
ham-yal-le-ḏeṯ,
the midwifeArt | V-Piel-Prtcpl-fs
7194 [e]וַתִּקְשֹׁ֨ר
wat-tiq-šōr
and tiedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
3027 [e]יָד֤וֹ
yā-ḏōw
his handN-fsc | 3ms
8144 [e]שָׁנִי֙
šā-nî
a scarlet [thread]N-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2088 [e]זֶ֖ה
zeh
this [one]Pro-ms
3318 [e]יָצָ֥א
yā-ṣā
came outV-Qal-Perf-3ms
7223 [e]רִאשֹׁנָֽה׃
ri-šō-nāh.
firstAdj-fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֥י בְלִדְתָּ֖הּ וַיִּתֶּן־יָ֑ד וַתִּקַּ֣ח הַמְיַלֶּ֗דֶת וַתִּקְשֹׁ֨ר עַל־יָדֹ֤ו שָׁנִי֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר זֶ֖ה יָצָ֥א רִאשֹׁנָֽה׃

בראשית 38:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי בלדתה ויתן־יד ותקח המילדת ותקשר על־ידו שני לאמר זה יצא ראשנה׃

בראשית 38:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי בלדתה ויתן־יד ותקח המילדת ותקשר על־ידו שני לאמר זה יצא ראשנה׃

בראשית 38:28 Hebrew Bible
ויהי בלדתה ויתן יד ותקח המילדת ותקשר על ידו שני לאמר זה יצא ראשנה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Moreover, it took place while she was giving birth, one put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, "This one came out first."

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when she travailed, that the one put out his hand: and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out first.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, "This one came out first."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

came to pass.

Genesis 38:1 And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brothers, …

travailed.

Genesis 35:16 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to …

midwife.

Genesis 35:17 And it came to pass, when she was in hard labor, that the midwife …

scarlet thread.

Joshua 2:18 Behold, when we come into the land, you shall bind this line of scarlet …

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