Exodus 34:29
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֗י
way-hî,
And it was soConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3381 [e]בְּרֶ֤דֶת
bə-re-ḏeṯ
when came downPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁה֙
mō-šeh
MosesN-proper-ms
2022 [e]מֵהַ֣ר
mê-har
from MountPrep-m | N-msc
5514 [e]סִינַ֔י
sî-nay,
SinaiN-proper-fs
8147 [e]וּשְׁנֵ֨י
ū-šə-nê
and twoConj-w | Number-mdc
3871 [e]לֻחֹ֤ת
lu-ḥōṯ
the tabletsN-mpc
5715 [e]הָֽעֵדֻת֙
hā-‘ê-ḏuṯ
of the Testimony [were]Art | N-fs
3027 [e]בְּיַד־
bə-yaḏ-
in handPrep-b | N-fsc
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁ֔ה
mō-šeh,
Moses'N-proper-ms
3381 [e]בְּרִדְתּ֖וֹ
bə-riḏ-tōw
when he came downPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
2022 [e]הָהָ֑ר
hā-hār;
the mountainArt | N-ms
4872 [e]וּמֹשֶׁ֣ה
ū-mō-šeh
that MosesConj-w | N-proper-ms
3808 [e]לֹֽא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יָדַ֗ע
yā-ḏa‘,
did knowV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
thatConj
7160 [e]קָרַ֛ן
qā-ran
shoneV-Qal-Perf-3ms
5785 [e]ע֥וֹר
‘ō-wr
the skinN-msc
6440 [e]פָּנָ֖יו
pā-nāw
of his faceN-cpc | 3ms
1696 [e]בְּדַבְּר֥וֹ
bə-ḏab-bə-rōw
while he talkedPrep-b | V-Piel-Inf | 3ms
854 [e]אִתּֽוֹ׃
’it-tōw.
with HimPrep | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
שמות 34:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֗י בְּרֶ֤דֶת מֹשֶׁה֙ מֵהַ֣ר סִינַ֔י וּשְׁנֵ֨י לֻחֹ֤ת הָֽעֵדֻת֙ בְּיַד־מֹשֶׁ֔ה בְּרִדְתֹּ֖ו מִן־הָהָ֑ר וּמֹשֶׁ֣ה לֹֽא־יָדַ֗ע כִּ֥י קָרַ֛ן עֹ֥ור פָּנָ֖יו בְּדַבְּרֹ֥ו אִתֹּֽו׃

שמות 34:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי ברדת משה מהר סיני ושני לחת העדת ביד־משה ברדתו מן־ההר ומשה לא־ידע כי קרן עור פניו בדברו אתו׃

שמות 34:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי ברדת משה מהר סיני ושני לחת העדת ביד־משה ברדתו מן־ההר ומשה לא־ידע כי קרן עור פניו בדברו אתו׃

שמות 34:29 Hebrew Bible
ויהי ברדת משה מהר סיני ושני לחת העדת ביד משה ברדתו מן ההר ומשה לא ידע כי קרן עור פניו בדברו אתו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It came about when Moses was coming down from Mount Sinai (and the two tablets of the testimony were in Moses' hand as he was coming down from the mountain), that Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because of his speaking with Him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As Moses descended from Mount Sinai--with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain--he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the LORD.
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face shone. As the original word karan, signifies to shine out, or dart forth, as horns on the head of an animal, or rays of light reflected from a polished surface, we may suppose that the heavenly glory which filled the soul of this holy man, darted out from his face in coruscations, in the manner in which light is generally represented. The Vulgate renders it, 'and he did not know that his face was horned;' which version, misunderstood, has induced painters to represent Moses with two very large horns, one proceeding from each temple!

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