Genesis 50:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4390 [e]וַיִּמְלְאוּ־
way-yim-lə-’ū-
And were requiredConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
  לוֹ֙
lōw
for himPrep | 3ms
705 [e]אַרְבָּעִ֣ים
’ar-bā-‘îm
fortyNumber-cp
3117 [e]י֔וֹם
yō-wm,
daysN-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֛י
forConj
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
kên
suchAdv
4390 [e]יִמְלְא֖וּ
yim-lə-’ū
are requiredV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
3117 [e]יְמֵ֣י
yə-mê
the daysN-mpc
2590 [e]הַחֲנֻטִ֑ים
ha-ḥă-nu-ṭîm;
for the embalmingArt | Adj-mp
1058 [e]וַיִּבְכּ֥וּ
way-yiḇ-kū
and mournedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
853 [e]אֹת֛וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
for himDirObjM | 3ms
4713 [e]מִצְרַ֖יִם
miṣ-ra-yim
EgyptN-proper-fs
7657 [e]שִׁבְעִ֥ים
šiḇ-‘îm
seventyNumber-cp
3117 [e]יֽוֹם׃
yō-wm.
daysN-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 50:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּמְלְאוּ־לֹו֙ אַרְבָּעִ֣ים יֹ֔ום כִּ֛י כֵּ֥ן יִמְלְא֖וּ יְמֵ֣י הַחֲנֻטִ֑ים וַיִּבְכּ֥וּ אֹתֹ֛ו מִצְרַ֖יִם שִׁבְעִ֥ים יֹֽום׃

בראשית 50:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וימלאו־לו ארבעים יום כי כן ימלאו ימי החנטים ויבכו אתו מצרים שבעים יום׃

בראשית 50:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וימלאו־לו ארבעים יום כי כן ימלאו ימי החנטים ויבכו אתו מצרים שבעים יום׃

בראשית 50:3 Hebrew Bible
וימלאו לו ארבעים יום כי כן ימלאו ימי החנטים ויבכו אתו מצרים שבעים יום׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now forty days were required for it, for such is the period required for embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

King James Bible
And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They took 40 days to complete this, for embalming takes that long, and the Egyptians mourned for him 70 days.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

forty days. We learn from the Greek historians, that the time of mourning was while the body remained with the embalmers, which Herodotus says was seventy days. During this time the body lay in nitre, the use of which was to dry up all its superfluous and noxious moisture: and when, in the space of

mourned. Heb. wept. three-score.

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