Nehemiah 2:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וָאוֹמַר֮
wā-’ō-w-mar
And Furthermore I saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
4428 [e]לַמֶּלֶךְ֒
lam-me-leḵ
to the kingPrep-l, Art | N-ms
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
2895 [e]ט֔וֹב
ṭō-wḇ,
it pleasesAdj-ms
107 [e]אִגְּרוֹת֙
’ig-gə-rō-wṯ
let lettersN-fp
5414 [e]יִתְּנוּ־
yit-tə-nū-
be givenV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
  לִ֔י
lî,
to mePrep | 1cs
5921 [e]עַֽל־
‘al-
forPrep
6346 [e]פַּחֲו֖וֹת
pa-ḥă-wō-wṯ
the governors [of the region]N-mpc
5676 [e]עֵ֣בֶר
‘ê-ḇer
beyondN-msc
5104 [e]הַנָּהָ֑ר
han-nā-hār;
the RiverArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֙
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
5674 [e]יַעֲבִיר֔וּנִי
ya-‘ă-ḇî-rū-nî,
they must permit me to pass throughV-Hifil-Imperf-3mp | 1cs
5704 [e]עַ֥ד
‘aḏ
untilPrep
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
tillPro-r
935 [e]אָב֖וֹא
’ā-ḇō-w
I comeV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
3063 [e]יְהוּדָֽה׃
yə-hū-ḏāh.
JudahN-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 2:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֹומַר֮ לַמֶּלֶךְ֒ אִם־עַל־הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ טֹ֔וב אִגְּרֹות֙ יִתְּנוּ־לִ֔י עַֽל־פַּחֲוֹ֖ות עֵ֣בֶר הַנָּהָ֑ר אֲשֶׁר֙ יַעֲבִיר֔וּנִי עַ֥ד אֲשֶׁר־אָבֹ֖וא אֶל־יְהוּדָֽה׃

נחמיה 2:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואומר למלך אם־על־המלך טוב אגרות יתנו־לי על־פחוות עבר הנהר אשר יעבירוני עד אשר־אבוא אל־יהודה׃

נחמיה 2:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואומר למלך אם־על־המלך טוב אגרות יתנו־לי על־פחוות עבר הנהר אשר יעבירוני עד אשר־אבוא אל־יהודה׃

נחמיה 2:7 Hebrew Bible
ואומר למלך אם על המלך טוב אגרות יתנו לי על פחוות עבר הנהר אשר יעבירוני עד אשר אבוא אל יהודה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
And I said to the king, "If it please the king, let letters be given me for the governors of the provinces beyond the River, that they may allow me to pass through until I come to Judah,

King James Bible
Moreover I said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I also said to the king: "If it pleases the king, let me have letters written to the governors of the region west of the Euphrates River, so that they will grant me safe passage until I reach Judah.
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