שַׁלֵּ֤חַ תְּשַׁלַּח֙ אֶת־ הָאֵ֔ם וְאֶת־ הַבָּנִ֖ים תִּֽקַּֽח־ לָ֑ךְ לְמַ֙עַן֙ יִ֣יטַב לָ֔ךְ וְהַאֲרַכְתָּ֖ יָמִֽים׃ ס
KJV with Strong's
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
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)
דברים 22:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דברים 22:7 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew 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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But thou shalt The extirpation of any species of birds, whether edible or birds of prey, is often attended with serious consequences, and is always productive of evil; to prevent which was the object of this law. Palestine is situated in a climate producing poisonous snakes and scorpions, and between deserts and mountains, from which it would be inundated by them, as well as with immense swarms of flies, locusts, and mice, if the birds which feed upon them were extirpated. In a moral point of view, it may have been intended to inculcate a spirit of mercy and kindness, and to prevent the exercise of such cruelty will, if circumstances be favourable, be cruel to his fellow-creatures.
that it may
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