Nehemiah 1:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֞י
way-hî
So it wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8085 [e]כְּשָׁמְעִ֣י ׀
kə-šā-mə-‘î
when I heardPrep-k | V-Qal-Inf | 1cs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]הַדְּבָרִ֣ים
had-də-ḇā-rîm
wordsArt | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵ֗לֶּה
hā-’êl-leh,
theseArt | Pro-cp
3427 [e]יָשַׁ֙בְתִּי֙
yā-šaḇ-tî
that I sat downV-Qal-Perf-1cs
1058 [e]וָֽאֶבְכֶּ֔ה
wā-’eḇ-keh,
and weptConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
56 [e]וָאֶתְאַבְּלָ֖ה
wā-’eṯ-’ab-bə-lāh
and mournedConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-1cs | 3fs
3117 [e]יָמִ֑ים
yā-mîm;
[for many] daysN-mp
1961 [e]וָֽאֱהִ֥י
wā-’ĕ-hî
and I wasConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
6684 [e]צָם֙
ṣām
fastingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6419 [e]וּמִתְפַּלֵּ֔ל
ū-miṯ-pal-lêl,
and prayingConj-w | V-Hitpael-Prtcpl-ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֖י
lip̄-nê
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֥י
’ĕ-lō-hê
the GodN-mpc
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃
haš-šā-mā-yim.
of heavenArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 1:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֞י כְּשָׁמְעִ֣י ׀ אֶת־הַדְּבָרִ֣ים הָאֵ֗לֶּה יָשַׁ֙בְתִּי֙ וָֽאֶבְכֶּ֔ה וָאֶתְאַבְּלָ֖ה יָמִ֑ים וָֽאֱהִ֥י צָם֙ וּמִתְפַּלֵּ֔ל לִפְנֵ֖י אֱלֹהֵ֥י הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃

נחמיה 1:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי כשמעי ׀ את־הדברים האלה ישבתי ואבכה ואתאבלה ימים ואהי צם ומתפלל לפני אלהי השמים׃

נחמיה 1:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי כשמעי ׀ את־הדברים האלה ישבתי ואבכה ואתאבלה ימים ואהי צם ומתפלל לפני אלהי השמים׃

נחמיה 1:4 Hebrew Bible
ויהי כשמעי את הדברים האלה ישבתי ואבכה ואתאבלה ימים ואהי צם ומתפלל לפני אלהי השמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When I heard these words, I sat down and wept. I mourned for a number of days, fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
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