Deuteronomy 21:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5066 [e]וְנִגְּשׁ֣וּ
wə-nig-gə-šū
And shall come nearConj-w | V-Nifal-ConjPerf-3cp
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֲנִים֮
hak-kō-hă-nîm
the priestsArt | N-mp
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֣י
bə-nê
the sons ofN-mpc
3878 [e]לֵוִי֒
lê-wî
LeviN-proper-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
forConj
  בָ֗ם
ḇām,
themPrep | 3mp
977 [e]בָּחַ֞ר
bā-ḥar
has chosenV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙
’ĕ-lō-he-ḵā
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
8334 [e]לְשָׁ֣רְת֔וֹ
lə-šā-rə-ṯōw,
to minister to HimPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf | 3ms
1288 [e]וּלְבָרֵ֖ךְ
ū-lə-ḇā-rêḵ
and to blessConj-w, Prep-l | V-Piel-Inf
8034 [e]בְּשֵׁ֣ם
bə-šêm
in the namePrep-b | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֑ה
Yah-weh;
of YahwehN-proper-ms
5921 [e]וְעַל־
wə-‘al-
and byConj-w | Prep
6310 [e]פִּיהֶ֥ם
pî-hem
their wordN-msc | 3mp
1961 [e]יִהְיֶ֖ה
yih-yeh
shall be [settled]V-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
everyN-msc
7379 [e]רִ֥יב
rîḇ
controversyN-ms
3605 [e]וְכָל־
wə-ḵāl
and everyConj-w | N-msc
5061 [e]נָֽגַע׃
nā-ḡa‘.
assaultN-ms









Hebrew Texts
דברים 21:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְנִגְּשׁ֣וּ הַכֹּהֲנִים֮ בְּנֵ֣י לֵוִי֒ כִּ֣י בָ֗ם בָּחַ֞ר יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ לְשָׁ֣רְתֹ֔ו וּלְבָרֵ֖ךְ בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה וְעַל־פִּיהֶ֥ם יִהְיֶ֖ה כָּל־רִ֥יב וְכָל־נָֽגַע׃

דברים 21:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ונגשו הכהנים בני לוי כי בם בחר יהוה אלהיך לשרתו ולברך בשם יהוה ועל־פיהם יהיה כל־ריב וכל־נגע׃

דברים 21:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ונגשו הכהנים בני לוי כי בם בחר יהוה אלהיך לשרתו ולברך בשם יהוה ועל־פיהם יהיה כל־ריב וכל־נגע׃

דברים 21:5 Hebrew Bible
ונגשו הכהנים בני לוי כי בם בחר יהוה אלהיך לשרתו ולברך בשם יהוה ועל פיהם יהיה כל ריב וכל נגע׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Then the priests, the sons of Levi, shall come near, for the LORD your God has chosen them to serve Him and to bless in the name of the LORD; and every dispute and every assault shall be settled by them.

King James Bible
And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD thy God hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of the LORD; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the priests, the sons of Levi, will come forward, for Yahweh your God has chosen them to serve Him and pronounce blessings in His name, and they are to give a ruling in every dispute and case of assault.
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word [heb] mouth

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