Genesis 9:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3947 [e]וַיִּקַּח֩
way-yiq-qaḥ
But tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8035 [e]שֵׁ֨ם
šêm
ShemN-proper-ms
3315 [e]וָיֶ֜פֶת
wā-ye-p̄eṯ
and JaphethConj-w | N-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
8071 [e]הַשִּׂמְלָ֗ה
haś-śim-lāh,
a garmentArt | N-fs
7760 [e]וַיָּשִׂ֙ימוּ֙
way-yā-śî-mū
and laid [it]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
7926 [e]שְׁכֶ֣ם
šə-ḵem
the shouldersN-msc
8147 [e]שְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם
šə-nê-hem,
of the two of themNumber-mdc | 3mp
1980 [e]וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙
way-yê-lə-ḵū
and wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
322 [e]אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית
’ă-ḥō-ran-nîṯ,
backwardAdv
3680 [e]וַיְכַסּ֕וּ
way-ḵas-sū
and coveredConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3mp
853 [e]אֵ֖ת
’êṯ
-DirObjM
6172 [e]עֶרְוַ֣ת
‘er-waṯ
the nakednessN-fsc
1 [e]אֲבִיהֶ֑ם
’ă-ḇî-hem;
of their fatherN-msc | 3mp
6440 [e]וּפְנֵיהֶם֙
ū-p̄ə-nê-hem
and their facesConj-w | N-mpc | 3mp
322 [e]אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית
’ă-ḥō-ran-nîṯ,
[were] backwardAdv
6172 [e]וְעֶרְוַ֥ת
wə-‘er-waṯ
and the nakednessConj-w | N-fsc
1 [e]אֲבִיהֶ֖ם
’ă-ḇî-hem
of their fatherN-msc | 3mp
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
7200 [e]רָאֽוּ׃
rā-’ū.
they sawV-Qal-Perf-3cp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 9:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּקַּח֩ שֵׁ֨ם וָיֶ֜פֶת אֶת־הַשִּׂמְלָ֗ה וַיָּשִׂ֙ימוּ֙ עַל־שְׁכֶ֣ם שְׁנֵיהֶ֔ם וַיֵּֽלְכוּ֙ אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית וַיְכַסּ֕וּ אֵ֖ת עֶרְוַ֣ת אֲבִיהֶ֑ם וּפְנֵיהֶם֙ אֲחֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית וְעֶרְוַ֥ת אֲבִיהֶ֖ם לֹ֥א רָאֽוּ׃

בראשית 9:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקח שם ויפת את־השמלה וישימו על־שכם שניהם וילכו אחרנית ויכסו את ערות אביהם ופניהם אחרנית וערות אביהם לא ראו׃

בראשית 9:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקח שם ויפת את־השמלה וישימו על־שכם שניהם וילכו אחרנית ויכסו את ערות אביהם ופניהם אחרנית וערות אביהם לא ראו׃

בראשית 9:23 Hebrew Bible
ויקח שם ויפת את השמלה וישימו על שכם שניהם וילכו אחרנית ויכסו את ערות אביהם ופניהם אחרנית וערות אביהם לא ראו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were turned away, so that they did not see their father's nakedness.

King James Bible
And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Shem and Japheth took a cloak and placed it over both their shoulders, and walking backward, they covered their father's nakedness. Their faces were turned away, and they did not see their father naked.
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