Joshua 18:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1980 [e]וַיֵּלְכ֤וּ
way-yê-lə-ḵū
So wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
582 [e]הָֽאֲנָשִׁים֙
hā-’ă-nā-šîm
the menArt | N-mp
5674 [e]וַיַּעַבְר֣וּ
way-ya-‘aḇ-rū
and passedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
776 [e]בָאָ֔רֶץ
ḇā-’ā-reṣ,
through the landPrep-b, Art | N-fs
3789 [e]וַיִּכְתְּב֧וּהָ
way-yiḵ-tə-ḇū-hā
and wrote the surveyConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp | 3fs
5892 [e]לֶֽעָרִ֛ים
le-‘ā-rîm
by citiesPrep-l, Art | N-fp
7651 [e]לְשִׁבְעָ֥ה
lə-šiḇ-‘āh
in sevenPrep-l | Number-ms
2506 [e]חֲלָקִ֖ים
ḥă-lā-qîm
partsN-mp
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
inPrep
5612 [e]סֵ֑פֶר
sê-p̄er;
a bookN-ms
935 [e]וַיָּבֹ֧אוּ
way-yā-ḇō-’ū
and they cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3091 [e]יְהוֹשֻׁ֛עַ
yə-hō-wō-šu-a‘
JoshuaN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
atPrep
4264 [e]הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה
ham-ma-ḥă-neh
the campArt | N-cs
7887 [e]שִׁלֹֽה׃
ši-lōh.
in ShilohN-proper-fs









Hebrew Texts
יהושע 18:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֵּלְכ֤וּ הָֽאֲנָשִׁים֙ וַיַּעַבְר֣וּ בָאָ֔רֶץ וַיִּכְתְּב֧וּהָ לֶֽעָרִ֛ים לְשִׁבְעָ֥ה חֲלָקִ֖ים עַל־סֵ֑פֶר וַיָּבֹ֧אוּ אֶל־יְהֹושֻׁ֛עַ אֶל־הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֖ה שִׁלֹֽה׃

יהושע 18:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וילכו האנשים ויעברו בארץ ויכתבוה לערים לשבעה חלקים על־ספר ויבאו אל־יהושע אל־המחנה שלה׃

יהושע 18:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וילכו האנשים ויעברו בארץ ויכתבוה לערים לשבעה חלקים על־ספר ויבאו אל־יהושע אל־המחנה שלה׃

יהושע 18:9 Hebrew Bible
וילכו האנשים ויעברו בארץ ויכתבוה לערים לשבעה חלקים על ספר ויבאו אל יהושע אל המחנה שלה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities in seven divisions in a book; and they came to Joshua to the camp at Shiloh.

King James Bible
And the men went and passed through the land, and described it by cities into seven parts in a book, and came again to Joshua to the host at Shiloh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the men left, went through the land, and described it by towns in a document of seven sections. They returned to Joshua at the camp in Shiloh.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

described The surveyors seem to have formed some kind of map of the country, as well as a description of it in writing. The Egyptians, from the situation of their fields, as annually overflowed by the Nile, acquired great skill in mensuration and land surveying; and some of the Israelites had, no doubt, learned these from them, without a knowledge of which they could not properly have divided the land. This is probably the act of surveying on record.

into seven

Acts 13:19 And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he …

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