Nehemiah 8:8
Text Analysis
7121 [e]וַֽיִּקְרְא֥וּ
So they readConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5612 [e]בַסֵּ֛פֶר
from the bookPrep-b, Art | N-ms
8451 [e]בְּתוֹרַ֥ת
in the LawPrep-b | N-fsc
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים
of GodArt | N-mp
6567 [e]מְפֹרָ֑שׁ
7760 [e]וְשׂ֣וֹם
and they gaveConj-w | V-Qal-InfAbs
7922 [e]שֶׂ֔כֶל
the senseN-ms
995 [e]וַיָּבִ֖ינוּ
and helped [them] to understandConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
4744 [e]בַּמִּקְרָֽא׃
the readingPrep-b, Art | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 8:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיִּקְרְא֥וּ בַסֵּ֛פֶר בְּתֹורַ֥ת הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים מְפֹרָ֑שׁ וְשֹׂ֣ום שֶׂ֔כֶל וַיָּבִ֖ינוּ בַּמִּקְרָֽא׃ ס

נחמיה 8:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקראו בספר בתורת האלהים מפרש ושום שכל ויבינו במקרא׃ ס

נחמיה 8:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקראו בספר בתורת האלהים מפרש ושום שכל ויבינו במקרא׃ ס

נחמיה 8:8 Hebrew Bible
ויקראו בספר בתורת האלהים מפרש ושום שכל ויבינו במקרא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They read from the book, from the law of God, translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.

King James Bible
So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They read out of the book of the law of God, translating and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was read.
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