Judges 15:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1980 [e]וַיֵּ֣לֶךְ
way-yê-leḵ
And wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8123 [e]שִׁמְשׁ֔וֹן
šim-šō-wn,
SamsonN-proper-ms
3920 [e]וַיִּלְכֹּ֖ד
way-yil-kōḏ
and caughtConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7969 [e]שְׁלֹשׁ־
šə-lōš-
threeNumber-fsc
3967 [e]מֵא֣וֹת
mê-’ō-wṯ
hundredNumber-fp
7776 [e]שׁוּעָלִ֑ים
šū-‘ā-lîm;
foxesN-mp
3947 [e]וַיִּקַּ֣ח
way-yiq-qaḥ
and he tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3940 [e]לַפִּדִ֗ים
lap-pi-ḏîm,
torchesN-mp
6437 [e]וַיֶּ֤פֶן
way-ye-p̄en
and turned [the foxes]Conj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
2180 [e]זָנָב֙
zā-nāḇ
tailN-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
2180 [e]זָנָ֔ב
zā-nāḇ,
tailN-ms
7760 [e]וַיָּ֨שֶׂם
way-yā-śem
and putConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3940 [e]לַפִּ֥יד
lap-pîḏ
torchN-ms
259 [e]אֶחָ֛ד
’e-ḥāḏ
aNumber-ms
996 [e]בֵּין־
bên-
betweenPrep
8147 [e]שְׁנֵ֥י
šə-nê
[every] twoNumber-mdc
2180 [e]הַזְּנָב֖וֹת
haz-zə-nā-ḇō-wṯ
tailsArt | N-mp
8432 [e]בַּתָּֽוֶךְ׃
bat-tā-weḵ.
in the middlePrep-b, Art | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 15:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֵּ֣לֶךְ שִׁמְשֹׁ֔ון וַיִּלְכֹּ֖ד שְׁלֹשׁ־מֵאֹ֣ות שׁוּעָלִ֑ים וַיִּקַּ֣ח לַפִּדִ֗ים וַיֶּ֤פֶן זָנָב֙ אֶל־זָנָ֔ב וַיָּ֨שֶׂם לַפִּ֥יד אֶחָ֛ד בֵּין־שְׁנֵ֥י הַזְּנָבֹ֖ות בַּתָּֽוֶךְ׃

שופטים 15:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וילך שמשון וילכד שלש־מאות שועלים ויקח לפדים ויפן זנב אל־זנב וישם לפיד אחד בין־שני הזנבות בתוך׃

שופטים 15:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וילך שמשון וילכד שלש־מאות שועלים ויקח לפדים ויפן זנב אל־זנב וישם לפיד אחד בין־שני הזנבות בתוך׃

שופטים 15:4 Hebrew Bible
וילך שמשון וילכד שלש מאות שועלים ויקח לפדים ויפן זנב אל זנב וישם לפיד אחד בין שני הזנבות בתוך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took torches, and turned the foxes tail to tail and put one torch in the middle between two tails.

King James Bible
And Samson went and caught three hundred foxes, and took firebrands, and turned tail to tail, and put a firebrand in the midst between two tails.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So he went out and caught 300 foxes. He took torches, turned the foxes tail-to-tail, and put a torch between each pair of tails.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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firebrands or touches

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