Judges 8:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
way-yō-mer
And he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3500 [e]לְיֶ֣תֶר
lə-ye-ṯer
to JetherPrep-l | N-proper-ms
1060 [e]בְּכוֹר֔וֹ
bə-ḵō-w-rōw,
his firstbornN-msc | 3ms
6965 [e]ק֖וּם
qūm
RiseV-Qal-Imp-ms
2026 [e]הֲרֹ֣ג
hă-rōḡ
killV-Qal-Imp-ms
853 [e]אוֹתָ֑ם
’ō-w-ṯām;
themDirObjM | 3mp
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
wə-lō-
but notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
8025 [e]שָׁלַ֨ף
šā-lap̄
would drawV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5288 [e]הַנַּ֤עַר
han-na-‘ar
the youthArt | N-ms
2719 [e]חַרְבּוֹ֙
ḥar-bōw
his swordN-fsc | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
3372 [e]יָרֵ֔א
yā-rê,
he was afraidV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
becauseConj
5750 [e]עוֹדֶ֖נּוּ
‘ō-w-ḏen-nū
he [was] stillAdv | 3ms
5288 [e]נָֽעַר׃
nā-‘ar.
a youthN-ms









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 8:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ לְיֶ֣תֶר בְּכֹורֹ֔ו ק֖וּם הֲרֹ֣ג אֹותָ֑ם וְלֹא־שָׁלַ֨ף הַנַּ֤עַר חַרְבֹּו֙ כִּ֣י יָרֵ֔א כִּ֥י עֹודֶ֖נּוּ נָֽעַר׃

שופטים 8:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר ליתר בכורו קום הרג אותם ולא־שלף הנער חרבו כי ירא כי עודנו נער׃

שופטים 8:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר ליתר בכורו קום הרג אותם ולא־שלף הנער חרבו כי ירא כי עודנו נער׃

שופטים 8:20 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר ליתר בכורו קום הרג אותם ולא שלף הנער חרבו כי ירא כי עודנו נער׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So he said to Jether his firstborn, "Rise, kill them." But the youth did not draw his sword, for he was afraid, because he was still a youth.

King James Bible
And he said unto Jether his firstborn, Up, and slay them. But the youth drew not his sword: for he feared, because he was yet a youth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he said to Jether, his firstborn, "Get up and kill them." The youth did not draw his sword, for he was afraid because he was still a youth.
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