Ecclesiastes 12:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3117 [e]בַּיּ֗וֹם
bay-yō-wm,
in the dayPrep-b, Art | N-ms
2111 [e]שֶׁיָּזֻ֙עוּ֙
še-yā-zu-‘ū
when tremblePro-r | V-Qal-Imperf-3mp
8104 [e]שֹׁמְרֵ֣י
šō-mə-rê
the keepersV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
1004 [e]הַבַּ֔יִת
hab-ba-yiṯ,
of the houseArt | N-ms
5791 [e]וְהִֽתְעַוְּת֖וּ
wə-hiṯ-‘aw-wə-ṯū
and bow downConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConjPerf-3cp
376 [e]אַנְשֵׁ֣י
’an-šê
menN-mpc
2428 [e]הֶחָ֑יִל
he-ḥā-yil;
the strongArt | N-ms
988 [e]וּבָטְל֤וּ
ū-ḇā-ṭə-lū
and when ceaseConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp
2912 [e]הַטֹּֽחֲנוֹת֙
haṭ-ṭō-ḥă-nō-wṯ
the grindersArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-fp
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
becauseConj
4592 [e]מִעֵ֔טוּ
mi-‘ê-ṭū,
they are fewV-Piel-Perf-3cp
2821 [e]וְחָשְׁכ֥וּ
wə-ḥā-šə-ḵū
and grow dimConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp
7200 [e]הָרֹא֖וֹת
hā-rō-’ō-wṯ
those that lookArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-fp
699 [e]בָּאֲרֻבּֽוֹת׃
bā-’ă-rub-bō-wṯ.
through the windowsPrep-b, Art | N-fp









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 12:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בַּיֹּ֗ום שֶׁיָּזֻ֙עוּ֙ שֹׁמְרֵ֣י הַבַּ֔יִת וְהִֽתְעַוְּת֖וּ אַנְשֵׁ֣י הֶחָ֑יִל וּבָטְל֤וּ הַטֹּֽחֲנֹות֙ כִּ֣י מִעֵ֔טוּ וְחָשְׁכ֥וּ הָרֹאֹ֖ות בָּאֲרֻבֹּֽות׃

קהלת 12:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ביום שיזעו שמרי הבית והתעותו אנשי החיל ובטלו הטחנות כי מעטו וחשכו הראות בארבות׃

קהלת 12:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ביום שיזעו שמרי הבית והתעותו אנשי החיל ובטלו הטחנות כי מעטו וחשכו הראות בארבות׃

קהלת 12:3 Hebrew Bible
ביום שיזעו שמרי הבית והתעותו אנשי החיל ובטלו הטחנות כי מעטו וחשכו הראות בארבות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
in the day that the watchmen of the house tremble, and mighty men stoop, the grinding ones stand idle because they are few, and those who look through windows grow dim;

King James Bible
In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
on the day when the guardians of the house tremble, and the strong men stoop, the women who grind cease because they are few, and the ones who watch through the windows see dimly,
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