Genesis 50:2
Text Analysis
6680 [e]וַיְצַ֨ו
And commandedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
3130 [e]יוֹסֵ֤ף
853 [e]אֶת־
5650 [e]עֲבָדָיו֙
his servantsN-mpc | 3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
7495 [e]הָרֹ֣פְאִ֔ים
the physiciansArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
2590 [e]לַחֲנֹ֖ט
to embalmPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
1 [e]אָבִ֑יו
his fatherN-msc | 3ms
2590 [e]וַיַּחַנְט֥וּ
So embalmedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
7495 [e]הָרֹפְאִ֖ים
the physiciansArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
853 [e]אֶת־
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 50:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְצַ֨ו יֹוסֵ֤ף אֶת־עֲבָדָיו֙ אֶת־הָרֹ֣פְאִ֔ים לַחֲנֹ֖ט אֶת־אָבִ֑יו וַיַּחַנְט֥וּ הָרֹפְאִ֖ים אֶת־יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃

בראשית 50:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצו יוסף את־עבדיו את־הרפאים לחנט את־אביו ויחנטו הרפאים את־ישראל׃

בראשית 50:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצו יוסף את־עבדיו את־הרפאים לחנט את־אביו ויחנטו הרפאים את־ישראל׃

בראשית 50:2 Hebrew Bible
ויצו יוסף את עבדיו את הרפאים לחנט את אביו ויחנטו הרפאים את ישראל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.

King James Bible
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He commanded his servants who were physicians to embalm his father. So they embalmed Israel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the physicians. The Hebrew {ropheim,} from {rapha,} to heal, is literally the healers, those whose business it was to heal, or restore the body from sickness, by administering proper medicines; and when death took place, to heal or preserve it from decomposition by embalming. The word {chanat,} to embalm, is also used in Arabic to express the reddening of leather; somewhat analogous to our tanning; which is probably the grand principal in embalming.


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