Jonah 1:13
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2864 [e]וַיַּחְתְּר֣וּ
way-yaḥ-tə-rū
And nevertheless rowed hardConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
582 [e]הָאֲנָשִׁ֗ים
hā-’ă-nā-šîm,
the menArt | N-mp
7725 [e]לְהָשִׁ֛יב
lə-hā-šîḇ
to returnPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3004 [e]הַיַּבָּשָׁ֖ה
hay-yab-bā-šāh
landArt | N-fs
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
wə-lō
but notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
3201 [e]יָכֹ֑לוּ
yā-ḵō-lū;
they couldV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
3220 [e]הַיָּ֔ם
hay-yām,
the seaArt | N-ms
1980 [e]הוֹלֵ֥ךְ
hō-w-lêḵ
continued to growV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5590 [e]וְסֹעֵ֖ר
wə-sō-‘êr
and more tempestuousConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃
‘ă-lê-hem.
against themPrep | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
יונה 1:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּחְתְּר֣וּ הָאֲנָשִׁ֗ים לְהָשִׁ֛יב אֶל־הַיַּבָּשָׁ֖ה וְלֹ֣א יָכֹ֑לוּ כִּ֣י הַיָּ֔ם הֹולֵ֥ךְ וְסֹעֵ֖ר עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃

יונה 1:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויחתרו האנשים להשיב אל־היבשה ולא יכלו כי הים הולך וסער עליהם׃

יונה 1:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויחתרו האנשים להשיב אל־היבשה ולא יכלו כי הים הולך וסער עליהם׃

יונה 1:13 Hebrew Bible
ויחתרו האנשים להשיב אל היבשה ולא יכלו כי הים הולך וסער עליהם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
However, the men rowed desperately to return to land but they could not, for the sea was becoming even stormier against them.

King James Bible
Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Nevertheless, the men rowed hard to get back to dry land, but they couldn't because the sea was raging against them more and more.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Nevertheless the. There was great humanity and tender feeling in these men. They were probably affected deeply with the candid confession, the disinterested, submissive conduct of the disobedient prophet, and were unwilling to cast him into the deep, until they found that every effort to save themselves was in vain.

rowed. Heb. digged. but.

Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides …

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

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