Exodus 8:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
So saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֮
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
4872 [e]מֹשֶׁה֒
mō-šeh
MosesN-proper-ms
559 [e]אֱמֹר֙
’ĕ-mōr
SayV-Qal-Imp-ms
413 [e]אֶֽל־
’el-
toPrep
175 [e]אַהֲרֹ֔ן
’a-hă-rōn,
AaronN-proper-ms
5186 [e]נְטֵ֣ה
nə-ṭêh
Stretch outV-Qal-Imp-ms
853 [e]אֶֽת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
4294 [e]מַטְּךָ֔
maṭ-ṭə-ḵā,
your rodN-msc | 2ms
5221 [e]וְהַ֖ךְ
wə-haḵ
and strikeConj-w | V-Hifil-Imp-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6083 [e]עֲפַ֣ר
‘ă-p̄ar
the dustN-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֑רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ;
of the landArt | N-fs
1961 [e]וְהָיָ֥ה
wə-hā-yāh
so that it may becomeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
3654 [e]לְכִנִּ֖ם
lə-ḵin-nim
licePrep-l | N-mp
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
bə-ḵāl
throughout allPrep-b | N-msc
776 [e]אֶ֥רֶץ
’e-reṣ
the landN-fsc
4714 [e]מִצְרָֽיִם׃
miṣ-rā-yim.
of EgyptN-proper-fs









Hebrew Texts
שמות 8:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוָה֮ אֶל־מֹשֶׁה֒ אֱמֹר֙ אֶֽל־אַהֲרֹ֔ן נְטֵ֣ה אֶֽת־מַטְּךָ֔ וְהַ֖ךְ אֶת־עֲפַ֣ר הָאָ֑רֶץ וְהָיָ֥ה לְכִנִּ֖ם בְּכָל־אֶ֥רֶץ מִצְרָֽיִם׃

שמות 8:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהוה אל־משה אמר אל־אהרן נטה את־מטך והך את־עפר הארץ והיה לכנם בכל־ארץ מצרים׃

שמות 8:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהוה אל־משה אמר אל־אהרן נטה את־מטך והך את־עפר הארץ והיה לכנם בכל־ארץ מצרים׃

שמות 8:16 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהוה אל משה אמר אל אהרן נטה את מטך והך את עפר הארץ והיה לכנם בכל ארץ מצרים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the earth, that it may become gnats through all the land of Egypt.'"

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy rod, and smite the dust of the land, that it may become lice throughout all the land of Egypt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Tell Aaron: Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the earth, and it will become gnats throughout the land of Egypt."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

stretch

Exodus 8:5,17 And the LORD spoke to Moses, Say to Aaron, Stretch forth your hand …

lice. Mr. Harmer supposes he has found out the true meaning in the word tarrentes, a species of worm. Bochart, however, seems to have proved that lice, and not gnats, are meant; because,

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