Deuteronomy 2:21
Text Analysis
5971 [e]עַ֣ם
A peopleN-ms
1419 [e]גָּד֥וֹל
as greatAdj-ms
7227 [e]וְרַ֛ב
and numerousConj-w | Adj-ms
7311 [e]וָרָ֖ם
and tallConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6062 [e]כָּעֲנָקִ֑ים
as the AnakimPrep-k, Art | N-proper-mp
8045 [e]וַיַּשְׁמִידֵ֤ם
but destroyed themConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
6440 [e]מִפְּנֵיהֶ֔ם
before themPrep-m | N-mpc | 3mp
3423 [e]וַיִּירָשֻׁ֖ם
and they dispossessed themConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp | 3mp
3427 [e]וַיֵּשְׁב֥וּ
and dweltConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
8478 [e]תַחְתָּֽם׃
in their placePrep | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
דברים 2:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַ֣ם גָּדֹ֥ול וְרַ֛ב וָרָ֖ם כָּעֲנָקִ֑ים וַיַּשְׁמִידֵ֤ם יְהוָה֙ מִפְּנֵיהֶ֔ם וַיִּירָשֻׁ֖ם וַיֵּשְׁב֥וּ תַחְתָּֽם׃

דברים 2:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עם גדול ורב ורם כענקים וישמידם יהוה מפניהם ויירשם וישבו תחתם׃

דברים 2:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עם גדול ורב ורם כענקים וישמידם יהוה מפניהם ויירשם וישבו תחתם׃

דברים 2:21 Hebrew Bible
עם גדול ורב ורם כענקים וישמידם יהוה מפניהם ויירשם וישבו תחתם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
a people as great, numerous, and tall as the Anakim, but the LORD destroyed them before them. And they dispossessed them and settled in their place,

King James Bible
A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a great and numerous people, tall as the Anakim. The LORD destroyed the Rephaim at the advance of the Ammonites, so that they drove them out and settled in their place.
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