Exodus 18:7
Text Analysis
3318 [e]וַיֵּצֵ֨א
So went outConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁ֜ה
7125 [e]לִקְרַ֣את
to meetPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2859 [e]חֹֽתְנ֗וֹ
his father-in-lawN-msc | 3ms
7812 [e]וַיִּשְׁתַּ֙חוּ֙
and bowed downConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
5401 [e]וַיִּשַּׁק־
and kissedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
himPrep | 3ms
7592 [e]וַיִּשְׁאֲל֥וּ
and they askedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
376 [e]אִישׁ־
7453 [e]לְרֵעֵ֖הוּ
otherPrep-l | N-msc | 3ms
7965 [e]לְשָׁל֑וֹם
about [their] well-beingPrep-l | N-ms
935 [e]וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ
and they went intoConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
168 [e]הָאֹֽהֱלָה׃
the tentArt | N-ms | 3fs

Hebrew Texts
שמות 18:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֵּצֵ֨א מֹשֶׁ֜ה לִקְרַ֣את חֹֽתְנֹ֗ו וַיִּשְׁתַּ֙חוּ֙ וַיִּשַּׁק־לֹ֔ו וַיִּשְׁאֲל֥וּ אִישׁ־לְרֵעֵ֖הוּ לְשָׁלֹ֑ום וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ הָאֹֽהֱלָה׃

שמות 18:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצא משה לקראת חתנו וישתחו וישק־לו וישאלו איש־לרעהו לשלום ויבאו האהלה׃

שמות 18:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצא משה לקראת חתנו וישתחו וישק־לו וישאלו איש־לרעהו לשלום ויבאו האהלה׃

שמות 18:7 Hebrew Bible
ויצא משה לקראת חתנו וישתחו וישק לו וישאלו איש לרעהו לשלום ויבאו האהלה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, and he bowed down and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare and went into the tent.

King James Bible
And Moses went out to meet his father in law, and did obeisance, and kissed him; and they asked each other of their welfare; and they came into the tent.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Moses went out to meet his father-in-law, bowed down, and then kissed him. They asked each other how they had been and went into the tent.
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