Judges 14:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  לָהֶם֙
lā-hem
to themPrep | 3mp
8123 [e]שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן
šim-šō-wn,
SamsonN-proper-ms
2330 [e]אָחֽוּדָה־
’ā-ḥū-ḏāh-
let me poseV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cs
4994 [e]נָּ֥א
I prayInterjection
  לָכֶ֖ם
lā-ḵem
to youPrep | 2mp
2420 [e]חִידָ֑ה
ḥî-ḏāh;
a riddleN-fs
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
5046 [e]הַגֵּ֣ד
hag-gêḏ
correctlyV-Hifil-InfAbs
5046 [e]תַּגִּידוּ֩
tag-gî-ḏū
you can solve and explainV-Hifil-Imperf-2mp
853 [e]אוֹתָ֨הּ
’ō-w-ṯāh
itDirObjM | 3fs
  לִ֜י
to mePrep | 1cs
7651 [e]שִׁבְעַ֨ת
šiḇ-‘aṯ
[within the] sevenNumber-msc
3117 [e]יְמֵ֤י
yə-mê
daysN-mpc
4960 [e]הַמִּשְׁתֶּה֙
ham-miš-teh
of the feastArt | N-ms
4672 [e]וּמְצָאתֶ֔ם
ū-mə-ṣā-ṯem,
andConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
5414 [e]וְנָתַתִּ֤י
wə-nā-ṯat-tî
then I will giveConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
  לָכֶם֙
lā-ḵem
youPrep | 2mp
7970 [e]שְׁלֹשִׁ֣ים
šə-lō-šîm
thirtyNumber-cp
5466 [e]סְדִינִ֔ים
sə-ḏî-nîm,
linen garmentsN-mp
7970 [e]וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֖ים
ū-šə-lō-šîm
and thirtyConj-w | Number-cp
2487 [e]חֲלִפֹ֥ת
ḥă-li-p̄ōṯ
changesN-fpc
899 [e]בְּגָדִֽים׃
bə-ḡā-ḏîm.
of clothingN-mp









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 14:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהֶם֙ שִׁמְשֹׁ֔ון אָחֽוּדָה־נָּ֥א לָכֶ֖ם חִידָ֑ה אִם־הַגֵּ֣ד תַּגִּידוּ֩ אֹותָ֨הּ לִ֜י שִׁבְעַ֨ת יְמֵ֤י הַמִּשְׁתֶּה֙ וּמְצָאתֶ֔ם וְנָתַתִּ֤י לָכֶם֙ שְׁלֹשִׁ֣ים סְדִינִ֔ים וּשְׁלֹשִׁ֖ים חֲלִפֹ֥ת בְּגָדִֽים׃

שופטים 14:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר להם שמשון אחודה־נא לכם חידה אם־הגד תגידו אותה לי שבעת ימי המשתה ומצאתם ונתתי לכם שלשים סדינים ושלשים חלפת בגדים׃

שופטים 14:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר להם שמשון אחודה־נא לכם חידה אם־הגד תגידו אותה לי שבעת ימי המשתה ומצאתם ונתתי לכם שלשים סדינים ושלשים חלפת בגדים׃

שופטים 14:12 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר להם שמשון אחודה נא לכם חידה אם הגד תגידו אותה לי שבעת ימי המשתה ומצאתם ונתתי לכם שלשים סדינים ושלשים חלפת בגדים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Samson said to them, "Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of clothes.

King James Bible
And Samson said unto them, I will now put forth a riddle unto you: if ye can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty change of garments:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let me tell you a riddle," Samson said to them. "If you can explain it to me during the seven days of the feast and figure it out, I will give you 30 linen garments and 30 changes of clothes.
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a riddle

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the seven

Genesis 29:27,28 Fulfill her week, and we will give you this also for the service …

2 Chronicles 7:8 Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all …

sheets. or shirts. This will receive illustration from Mr. Jackson's description of the Moorish dress:--It resembles that of the ancient patriarchs, as represented in paintings; (but the paintings are taken from Asiatic models:) that of the men consists of a red cap and turban, a kumja shirt, which hangs outside of the drawers, and comes below the knee; a caftan coat, which buttons close before, and down to the bottom with large open sleeves; over which, when they go out of doors, they throw carelessly, and sometimes elegantly, a hayk, or garment of white cotton, silk, or wool, five or six yards long, and five feet wide. The arabs often dispense with the caftan, and even with the shirt, wearing nothing but the hayk.

Matthew 27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.

Mark 14:51,52 And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth …

change

Genesis 45:22 To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin …

2 Kings 5:5,22 And the king of Syria said, Go to, go, and I will send a letter to …

Matthew 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust …

James 5:2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

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