Judges 8:27
Text Analysis
6213 [e]וַיַּעַשׂ֩
And madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אוֹת֨וֹ
itDirObjM | 3ms
1439 [e]גִדְע֜וֹן
646 [e]לְאֵפ֗וֹד
into an ephodPrep-l | N-ms
3322 [e]וַיַּצֵּ֨ג
and set upConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אוֹת֤וֹ
itDirObjM | 3ms
5892 [e]בְעִירוֹ֙
in his cityPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
6084 [e]בְּעָפְרָ֔ה
OphrahPrep-b | N-proper-fs
2181 [e]וַיִּזְנ֧וּ
and played the harlotConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
3605 [e]כָֽל־
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל
310 [e]אַחֲרָ֖יו
with itPrep | 3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֑ם
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֛י
and it becameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1439 [e]לְגִדְע֥וֹן
to GideonPrep-l | N-proper-ms
1004 [e]וּלְבֵית֖וֹ
and to his houseConj-w, Prep-l | N-msc | 3ms
4170 [e]לְמוֹקֵֽשׁ׃
a snarePrep-l | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
שופטים 8:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּעַשׂ֩ אֹותֹ֨ו גִדְעֹ֜ון לְאֵפֹ֗וד וַיַּצֵּ֨ג אֹותֹ֤ו בְעִירֹו֙ בְּעָפְרָ֔ה וַיִּזְנ֧וּ כָֽל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל אַחֲרָ֖יו שָׁ֑ם וַיְהִ֛י לְגִדְעֹ֥ון וּלְבֵיתֹ֖ו לְמֹוקֵֽשׁ׃

שופטים 8:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעש אותו גדעון לאפוד ויצג אותו בעירו בעפרה ויזנו כל־ישראל אחריו שם ויהי לגדעון ולביתו למוקש׃

שופטים 8:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעש אותו גדעון לאפוד ויצג אותו בעירו בעפרה ויזנו כל־ישראל אחריו שם ויהי לגדעון ולביתו למוקש׃

שופטים 8:27 Hebrew Bible
ויעש אותו גדעון לאפוד ויצג אותו בעירו בעפרה ויזנו כל ישראל אחריו שם ויהי לגדעון ולביתו למוקש׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Gideon made it into an ephod, and placed it in his city, Ophrah, and all Israel played the harlot with it there, so that it became a snare to Gideon and his household.

King James Bible
And Gideon made an ephod thereof, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel went thither a whoring after it: which thing became a snare unto Gideon, and to his house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gideon made an ephod from all this and put it in Ophrah, his hometown. Then all Israel prostituted themselves with it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his household.
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