Joshua 2:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֨י
way-hî
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8179 [e]הַשַּׁ֜עַר
haš-ša-‘ar
the gateArt | N-ms
5462 [e]לִסְגּ֗וֹר
lis-gō-wr,
as was being shutPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2822 [e]בַּחֹ֙שֶׁךְ֙
ba-ḥō-šeḵ
when it was darkPrep-b, Art | N-ms
376 [e]וְהָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים
wə-hā-’ă-nā-šîm
that the menConj-w, Art | N-mp
3318 [e]יָצָ֔אוּ
yā-ṣā-’ū,
went outV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יָדַ֔עְתִּי
yā-ḏa‘-tî,
I do knowV-Qal-Perf-1cs
575 [e]אָ֥נָה
’ā-nāh
whereInterrog
1980 [e]הָלְכ֖וּ
hā-lə-ḵū
wentV-Qal-Perf-3cp
376 [e]הָֽאֲנָשִׁ֑ים
hā-’ă-nā-šîm;
the menArt | N-mp
7291 [e]רִדְפ֥וּ
riḏ-p̄ū
pursueV-Qal-Imp-mp
4118 [e]מַהֵ֛ר
ma-hêr
quicklyAdv
310 [e]אַחֲרֵיהֶ֖ם
’a-ḥă-rê-hem
themPrep | 3mp
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
forConj
5381 [e]תַשִּׂיגֽוּם׃
ṯaś-śî-ḡūm.
you may overtake themV-Hifil-Imperf-2mp | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
יהושע 2:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֨י הַשַּׁ֜עַר לִסְגֹּ֗ור בַּחֹ֙שֶׁךְ֙ וְהָאֲנָשִׁ֣ים יָצָ֔אוּ לֹ֣א יָדַ֔עְתִּי אָ֥נָה הָלְכ֖וּ הָֽאֲנָשִׁ֑ים רִדְפ֥וּ מַהֵ֛ר אַחֲרֵיהֶ֖ם כִּ֥י תַשִּׂיגֽוּם׃

יהושע 2:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי השער לסגור בחשך והאנשים יצאו לא ידעתי אנה הלכו האנשים רדפו מהר אחריהם כי תשיגום׃

יהושע 2:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי השער לסגור בחשך והאנשים יצאו לא ידעתי אנה הלכו האנשים רדפו מהר אחריהם כי תשיגום׃

יהושע 2:5 Hebrew Bible
ויהי השער לסגור בחשך והאנשים יצאו לא ידעתי אנה הלכו האנשים רדפו מהר אחריהם כי תשיגום׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"It came about when it was time to shut the gate at dark, that the men went out; I do not know where the men went. Pursue them quickly, for you will overtake them."

King James Bible
And it came to pass about the time of shutting of the gate, when it was dark, that the men went out: whither the men went I wot not: pursue after them quickly; for ye shall overtake them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At nightfall, when the gate was about to close, the men went out, and I don't know where they were going. Chase after them quickly, and you can catch up with them!"
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the men went out

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