Nehemiah 8:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6605 [e]וַיִּפְתַּ֨ח
way-yip̄-taḥ
And openedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5830 [e]עֶזְרָ֤א
‘ez-rā
EzraN-proper-ms
5612 [e]הַסֵּ֙פֶר֙
has-sê-p̄er
the bookArt | N-ms
5869 [e]לְעֵינֵ֣י
lə-‘ê-nê
in the sightPrep-l | N-cdc
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
of allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֔ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
5921 [e]מֵעַ֥ל
mê-‘al
abovePrep-m
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
hā-‘ām
the peopleArt | N-ms
1961 [e]הָיָ֑ה
hā-yāh;
he was [standing]V-Qal-Perf-3ms
6605 [e]וּכְפִתְח֖וֹ
ū-ḵə-p̄iṯ-ḥōw
and when he opened itConj-w, Prep-k | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
5975 [e]עָֽמְד֥וּ
‘ā-mə-ḏū
stood upV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָֽם׃
hā-‘ām.
the peopleArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 8:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּפְתַּ֨ח עֶזְרָ֤א הַסֵּ֙פֶר֙ לְעֵינֵ֣י כָל־הָעָ֔ם כִּֽי־מֵעַ֥ל כָּל־הָעָ֖ם הָיָ֑ה וּכְפִתְחֹ֖ו עָֽמְד֥וּ כָל־הָעָֽם׃

נחמיה 8:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויפתח עזרא הספר לעיני כל־העם כי־מעל כל־העם היה וכפתחו עמדו כל־העם׃

נחמיה 8:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויפתח עזרא הספר לעיני כל־העם כי־מעל כל־העם היה וכפתחו עמדו כל־העם׃

נחמיה 8:5 Hebrew Bible
ויפתח עזרא הספר לעיני כל העם כי מעל כל העם היה וכפתחו עמדו כל העם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people for he was standing above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

King James Bible
And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ezra opened the book in full view of all the people, since he was elevated above everyone. As he opened it, all the people stood up.
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