Jeremiah 35:6
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ
But they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
8354 [e]נִשְׁתֶּה־
we will drinkV-Qal-Imperf-1cp
3196 [e]יָּ֑יִן
3588 [e]כִּי֩
3122 [e]יוֹנָדָ֨ב
1121 [e]בֶּן־
7394 [e]רֵכָ֜ב
of RechabN-proper-ms
1 [e]אָבִ֗ינוּ
our fatherN-msc | 1cp
6680 [e]צִוָּ֤ה
5921 [e]עָלֵ֙ינוּ֙
usPrep | 1cp
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3808 [e]לֹ֧א
8354 [e]תִשְׁתּוּ־
You shall drinkV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
3196 [e]יַ֛יִן
859 [e]אַתֶּ֥ם
1121 [e]וּבְנֵיכֶ֖ם
nor your sonsConj-w | N-mpc | 2mp
5704 [e]עַד־
5769 [e]עוֹלָֽם׃

Hebrew Texts
ירמיה 35:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ לֹ֣א נִשְׁתֶּה־יָּ֑יִן כִּי֩ יֹונָדָ֨ב בֶּן־רֵכָ֜ב אָבִ֗ינוּ צִוָּ֤ה עָלֵ֙ינוּ֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר לֹ֧א תִשְׁתּוּ־יַ֛יִן אַתֶּ֥ם וּבְנֵיכֶ֖ם עַד־עֹולָֽם׃

ירמיה 35:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו לא נשתה־יין כי יונדב בן־רכב אבינו צוה עלינו לאמר לא תשתו־יין אתם ובניכם עד־עולם׃

ירמיה 35:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו לא נשתה־יין כי יונדב בן־רכב אבינו צוה עלינו לאמר לא תשתו־יין אתם ובניכם עד־עולם׃

ירמיה 35:6 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו לא נשתה יין כי יונדב בן רכב אבינו צוה עלינו לאמר לא תשתו יין אתם ובניכם עד עולם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But they said, "We will not drink wine, for Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, commanded us, saying, 'You shall not drink wine, you or your sons, forever.

King James Bible
But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But they replied, "We do not drink wine, for Jonadab, son of our ancestor Rechab, commanded: 'You and your sons must never drink wine.
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