Ruth 4:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וְהָ֤יָה
wə-hā-yāh
And may he beConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
  לָךְ֙
lāḵ
to youPrep | 2fs
7725 [e]לְמֵשִׁ֣יב
lə-mê-šîḇ
a restorerPrep-l | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-msc
5315 [e]נֶ֔פֶשׁ
ne-p̄eš,
of lifeN-fs
3557 [e]וּלְכַלְכֵּ֖ל
ū-lə-ḵal-kêl
and a nourisherConj-w, Prep-l | V-Piel-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
ofDirObjM
7872 [e]שֵׂיבָתֵ֑ךְ
śê-ḇā-ṯêḵ;
your old ageN-fsc | 2fs
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
3618 [e]כַלָּתֵ֤ךְ
ḵal-lā-ṯêḵ
your daughter-in-lawN-fsc | 2fs
834 [e]אֲ‍ֽשֶׁר־
’ăšer-
whoPro-r
157 [e]אֲהֵבַ֙תֶךְ֙
’ă-hê-ḇa-ṯeḵ
loves youV-Qal-Perf-3fs | 2fs
3205 [e]יְלָדַ֔תּוּ
yə-lā-ḏat-tū,
has borne himV-Qal-Perf-3fs | 3ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
whoPro-r
1931 [e]הִיא֙
isPro-3fs
2896 [e]ט֣וֹבָה
ṭō-w-ḇāh
betterAdj-fs
  לָ֔ךְ
lāḵ,
to youPrep | 2fs
7651 [e]מִשִּׁבְעָ֖ה
miš-šiḇ-‘āh
than sevenPrep-m | Number-ms
1121 [e]בָּנִֽים׃
bā-nîm.
sonsN-mp









Hebrew Texts
רות 4:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהָ֤יָה לָךְ֙ לְמֵשִׁ֣יב נֶ֔פֶשׁ וּלְכַלְכֵּ֖ל אֶת־שֵׂיבָתֵ֑ךְ כִּ֣י כַלָּתֵ֤ךְ אֲ‍ֽשֶׁר־אֲהֵבַ֙תֶךְ֙ יְלָדַ֔תּוּ אֲשֶׁר־הִיא֙ טֹ֣ובָה לָ֔ךְ מִשִּׁבְעָ֖ה בָּנִֽים׃

רות 4:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והיה לך למשיב נפש ולכלכל את־שיבתך כי כלתך א‍שר־אהבתך ילדתו אשר־היא טובה לך משבעה בנים׃

רות 4:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והיה לך למשיב נפש ולכלכל את־שיבתך כי כלתך א‍שר־אהבתך ילדתו אשר־היא טובה לך משבעה בנים׃

רות 4:15 Hebrew Bible
והיה לך למשיב נפש ולכלכל את שיבתך כי כלתך אשר אהבתך ילדתו אשר היא טובה לך משבעה בנים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"May he also be to you a restorer of life and a sustainer of your old age; for your daughter-in-law, who loves you and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him."

King James Bible
And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age: for thy daughter in law, which loveth thee, which is better to thee than seven sons, hath born him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. Indeed, your daughter-in-law, who loves you and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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for thy

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better

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