Deuteronomy 22:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7971 [e]שַׁלֵּ֤חַ
šal-lê-aḥ
surelyV-Piel-InfAbs
7971 [e]תְּשַׁלַּח֙
tə-šal-laḥ
you shall let goV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
517 [e]הָאֵ֔ם
hā-’êm,
the motherArt | N-fs
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
1121 [e]הַבָּנִ֖ים
hab-bā-nîm
the youngArt | N-mp
3947 [e]תִּֽקַּֽח־
tiq-qaḥ-
takeV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
  לָ֑ךְ
lāḵ;
for yourselfPrep | 2ms
4616 [e]לְמַ֙עַן֙
lə-ma-‘an
thatConj
3190 [e]יִ֣יטַב
yî-ṭaḇ
it may be wellV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
  לָ֔ךְ
lāḵ,
with youPrep | 2ms
748 [e]וְהַאֲרַכְתָּ֖
wə-ha-’ă-raḵ-tā
and [that] you may prolongConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjPerf-2ms
3117 [e]יָמִֽים׃
yā-mîm.
[your] daysN-mp
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
דברים 22:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שַׁלֵּ֤חַ תְּשַׁלַּח֙ אֶת־הָאֵ֔ם וְאֶת־הַבָּנִ֖ים תִּֽקַּֽח־לָ֑ךְ לְמַ֙עַן֙ יִ֣יטַב לָ֔ךְ וְהַאֲרַכְתָּ֖ יָמִֽים׃ ס

דברים 22:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שלח תשלח את־האם ואת־הבנים תקח־לך למען ייטב לך והארכת ימים׃ ס

דברים 22:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שלח תשלח את־האם ואת־הבנים תקח־לך למען ייטב לך והארכת ימים׃ ס

דברים 22:7 Hebrew Bible
שלח תשלח את האם ואת הבנים תקח לך למען ייטב לך והארכת ימים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
you shall certainly let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, in order that it may be well with you and that you may prolong your days.

King James Bible
But thou shalt in any wise let the dam go, and take the young to thee; that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You may take the young for yourself, but be sure to let the mother go free, so that you may prosper and live long.
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that it may

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thou mayest

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