Genesis 11:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֞וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
And they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
oneN-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
7453 [e]רֵעֵ֗הוּ
rê-‘ê-hū,
anotherN-msc | 3ms
3051 [e]הָ֚בָה
hā-ḇāh
comeV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
3835 [e]נִלְבְּנָ֣ה
nil-bə-nāh
let us makeV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cp
3843 [e]לְבֵנִ֔ים
lə-ḇê-nîm,
bricksN-fp
8313 [e]וְנִשְׂרְפָ֖ה
wə-niś-rə-p̄āh
and bake [them]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.Cohort-1cp
8316 [e]לִשְׂרֵפָ֑ה
liś-rê-p̄āh;
thoroughlyPrep-l | N-fs
1961 [e]וַתְּהִ֨י
wat-tə-hî
And they hadConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
  לָהֶ֤ם
lā-hem
-Prep | 3mp
3843 [e]הַלְּבֵנָה֙
hal-lə-ḇê-nāh
brickArt | N-fs
68 [e]לְאָ֔בֶן
lə-’ā-ḇen,
for stonePrep-l | N-fs
2564 [e]וְהַ֣חֵמָ֔ר
wə-ha-ḥê-mār,
and asphaltConj-w, Art | N-ms
1961 [e]הָיָ֥ה
hā-yāh
they hadV-Qal-Perf-3ms
  לָהֶ֖ם
lā-hem
-Prep | 3mp
2563 [e]לַחֹֽמֶר׃
la-ḥō-mer.
for mortarPrep-l, Art | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 11:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֞וּ אִ֣ישׁ אֶל־רֵעֵ֗הוּ הָ֚בָה נִלְבְּנָ֣ה לְבֵנִ֔ים וְנִשְׂרְפָ֖ה לִשְׂרֵפָ֑ה וַתְּהִ֨י לָהֶ֤ם הַלְּבֵנָה֙ לְאָ֔בֶן וְהַ֣חֵמָ֔ר הָיָ֥ה לָהֶ֖ם לַחֹֽמֶר׃

בראשית 11:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו איש אל־רעהו הבה נלבנה לבנים ונשרפה לשרפה ותהי להם הלבנה לאבן והחמר היה להם לחמר׃

בראשית 11:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו איש אל־רעהו הבה נלבנה לבנים ונשרפה לשרפה ותהי להם הלבנה לאבן והחמר היה להם לחמר׃

בראשית 11:3 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו איש אל רעהו הבה נלבנה לבנים ונשרפה לשרפה ותהי להם הלבנה לאבן והחמר היה להם לחמר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and burn them thoroughly." And they used brick for stone, and they used tar for mortar.

King James Bible
And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They said to each other, "Come, let us make oven-fired bricks." They used brick for stone and asphalt for mortar.
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