Genesis 21:16
Text Analysis
1980 [e]וַתֵּלֶךְ֩
And she wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
3427 [e]וַתֵּ֨שֶׁב
and sat downConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
toPrep | 3fs
5048 [e]מִנֶּ֗גֶד
opposite [him]Prep-m
7368 [e]הַרְחֵק֙
a distanceV-Hifil-InfAbs
2909 [e]כִּמְטַחֲוֵ֣י
the shotPrep-k | V-Piel-Prtcpl-mpc
7198 [e]קֶ֔שֶׁת
of a bowN-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
559 [e]אָֽמְרָ֔ה
she said [to herself]V-Qal-Perf-3fs
408 [e]אַל־
7200 [e]אֶרְאֶ֖ה
let me seeV-Qal-Imperf.h-1cs
4194 [e]בְּמ֣וֹת
the deathPrep-b | N-msc
3206 [e]הַיָּ֑לֶד
of the boyArt | N-ms
3427 [e]וַתֵּ֣שֶׁב
So she satConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
5048 [e]מִנֶּ֔גֶד
opposite [him]Prep-m
5375 [e]וַתִּשָּׂ֥א
and liftedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
853 [e]אֶת־
6963 [e]קֹלָ֖הּ
her voiceN-msc | 3fs
1058 [e]וַתֵּֽבְךְּ׃
and weptConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 21:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַתֵּלֶךְ֩ וַתֵּ֨שֶׁב לָ֜הּ מִנֶּ֗גֶד הַרְחֵק֙ כִּמְטַחֲוֵ֣י קֶ֔שֶׁת כִּ֣י אָֽמְרָ֔ה אַל־אֶרְאֶ֖ה בְּמֹ֣ות הַיָּ֑לֶד וַתֵּ֣שֶׁב מִנֶּ֔גֶד וַתִּשָּׂ֥א אֶת־קֹלָ֖הּ וַתֵּֽבְךְּ׃

בראשית 21:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל־אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את־קלה ותבך׃

בראשית 21:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל־אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את־קלה ותבך׃

בראשית 21:16 Hebrew Bible
ותלך ותשב לה מנגד הרחק כמטחוי קשת כי אמרה אל אראה במות הילד ותשב מנגד ותשא את קלה ותבך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, for she said, "Do not let me see the boy die." And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice and wept.

King James Bible
And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, "I can't bear to watch the boy die!" So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.
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