Genesis 42:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֕אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֣ה
hin-nêh
indeedInterjection
8085 [e]שָׁמַ֔עְתִּי
šā-ma‘-tî,
I have heardV-Qal-Perf-1cs
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
thatConj
3426 [e]יֶשׁ־
yeš-
there isAdv
7668 [e]שֶׁ֖בֶר
še-ḇer
grainN-ms
4714 [e]בְּמִצְרָ֑יִם
bə-miṣ-rā-yim;
in EgyptPrep-b | N-proper-fs
3381 [e]רְדוּ־
rə-ḏū-
go downV-Qal-Imp-mp
8033 [e]שָׁ֙מָּה֙
šām-māh
to that placeAdv | 3fs
7666 [e]וְשִׁבְרוּ־
wə-šiḇ-rū-
and buyConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-mp
  לָ֣נוּ
lā-nū
for usPrep | 1cp
8033 [e]מִשָּׁ֔ם
miš-šām,
therePrep-m | Adv
2421 [e]וְנִחְיֶ֖ה
wə-niḥ-yeh
that we may liveConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
4191 [e]נָמֽוּת׃
nā-mūṯ.
dieV-Qal-Imperf-1cp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 42:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֕אמֶר הִנֵּ֣ה שָׁמַ֔עְתִּי כִּ֥י יֶשׁ־שֶׁ֖בֶר בְּמִצְרָ֑יִם רְדוּ־שָׁ֙מָּה֙ וְשִׁבְרוּ־לָ֣נוּ מִשָּׁ֔ם וְנִחְיֶ֖ה וְלֹ֥א נָמֽוּת׃

בראשית 42:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר הנה שמעתי כי יש־שבר במצרים רדו־שמה ושברו־לנו משם ונחיה ולא נמות׃

בראשית 42:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר הנה שמעתי כי יש־שבר במצרים רדו־שמה ושברו־לנו משם ונחיה ולא נמות׃

בראשית 42:2 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר הנה שמעתי כי יש שבר במצרים רדו שמה ושברו לנו משם ונחיה ולא נמות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He said, "Behold, I have heard that there is grain in Egypt; go down there and buy some for us from that place, so that we may live and not die."

King James Bible
And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen," he went on, "I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there and buy some for us so that we will live and not die."
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