Genesis 42:38
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֕אמֶר
way-yō-mer
But he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3808 [e]לֹֽא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
3381 [e]יֵרֵ֥ד
yê-rêḏ
shall go downV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
1121 [e]בְּנִ֖י
bə-nî
my sonN-msc | 1cs
5973 [e]עִמָּכֶ֑ם
‘im-mā-ḵem;
with youPrep | 2mp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
251 [e]אָחִ֨יו
’ā-ḥîw
his brotherN-msc | 3ms
4191 [e]מֵ֜ת
mêṯ
is deadV-Qal-Perf-3ms
1931 [e]וְה֧וּא
wə-hū
and heConj-w | Pro-3ms
905 [e]לְבַדּ֣וֹ
lə-ḇad-dōw
alonePrep-l | N-msc | 3ms
7604 [e]נִשְׁאָ֗ר
niš-’ār,
is leftV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
7122 [e]וּקְרָאָ֤הוּ
ū-qə-rā-’ā-hū
and if should befall himConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms | 3ms
611 [e]אָסוֹן֙
’ā-sō-wn
any harmN-ms
1870 [e]בַּדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙
bad-de-reḵ
along the wayPrep-b, Art | N-cs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
1980 [e]תֵּֽלְכוּ־
tê-lə-ḵū-
you goV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
  בָ֔הּ
ḇāh,
inPrep | 3fs
3381 [e]וְהוֹרַדְתֶּ֧ם
wə-hō-w-raḏ-tem
then you would bring downConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjPerf-2mp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
7872 [e]שֵׂיבָתִ֛י
śê-ḇā-ṯî
my gray hairN-fsc | 1cs
3015 [e]בְּיָג֖וֹן
bə-yā-ḡō-wn
in sorrowPrep-b | N-ms
7585 [e]שְׁאֽוֹלָה׃
šə-’ō-w-lāh.
to SheolN-cs | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 42:38 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לֹֽא־יֵרֵ֥ד בְּנִ֖י עִמָּכֶ֑ם כִּֽי־אָחִ֨יו מֵ֜ת וְה֧וּא לְבַדֹּ֣ו נִשְׁאָ֗ר וּקְרָאָ֤הוּ אָסֹון֙ בַּדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר תֵּֽלְכוּ־בָ֔הּ וְהֹורַדְתֶּ֧ם אֶת־שֵׂיבָתִ֛י בְּיָגֹ֖ון שְׁאֹֽולָה׃

בראשית 42:38 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לא־ירד בני עמכם כי־אחיו מת והוא לבדו נשאר וקראהו אסון בדרך אשר תלכו־בה והורדתם את־שיבתי ביגון שאולה׃

בראשית 42:38 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לא־ירד בני עמכם כי־אחיו מת והוא לבדו נשאר וקראהו אסון בדרך אשר תלכו־בה והורדתם את־שיבתי ביגון שאולה׃

בראשית 42:38 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לא ירד בני עמכם כי אחיו מת והוא לבדו נשאר וקראהו אסון בדרך אשר תלכו בה והורדתם את שיבתי ביגון שאולה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But Jacob said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left. If harm should befall him on the journey you are taking, then you will bring my gray hair down to Sheol in sorrow."

King James Bible
And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Jacob answered, "My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow."
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