Genesis 42:37
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and spokeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7205 [e]רְאוּבֵן֙
rə-’ū-ḇên
ReubenN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
1 [e]אָבִ֣יו
’ā-ḇîw
his fatherN-msc | 3ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
8147 [e]שְׁנֵ֤י
šə-nê
my twoNumber-mdc
1121 [e]בָנַי֙
ḇā-nay
sonsN-mpc | 1cs
4191 [e]תָּמִ֔ית
tā-mîṯ,
you may slayV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
ifConj
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
935 [e]אֲבִיאֶ֖נּוּ
’ă-ḇî-’en-nū
I do bring him [back]V-Hifil-Imperf-1cs | 3mse
413 [e]אֵלֶ֑יךָ
’ê-le-ḵā;
to youPrep | 2ms
5414 [e]תְּנָ֤ה
tə-nāh
putV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
853 [e]אֹתוֹ֙
’ō-ṯōw
himDirObjM | 3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
inPrep
3027 [e]יָדִ֔י
yā-ḏî,
my handsN-fsc | 1cs
589 [e]וַאֲנִ֖י
wa-’ă-nî
and IConj-w | Pro-1cs
7725 [e]אֲשִׁיבֶ֥נּוּ
’ă-šî-ḇen-nū
will bring him backV-Hifil-Imperf-1cs | 3mse
413 [e]אֵלֶֽיךָ׃
’ê-le-ḵā.
to youPrep | 2ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 42:37 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר רְאוּבֵן֙ אֶל־אָבִ֣יו לֵאמֹ֔ר אֶת־שְׁנֵ֤י בָנַי֙ תָּמִ֔ית אִם־לֹ֥א אֲבִיאֶ֖נּוּ אֵלֶ֑יךָ תְּנָ֤ה אֹתֹו֙ עַל־יָדִ֔י וַאֲנִ֖י אֲשִׁיבֶ֥נּוּ אֵלֶֽיךָ׃

בראשית 42:37 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר ראובן אל־אביו לאמר את־שני בני תמית אם־לא אביאנו אליך תנה אתו על־ידי ואני אשיבנו אליך׃

בראשית 42:37 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר ראובן אל־אביו לאמר את־שני בני תמית אם־לא אביאנו אליך תנה אתו על־ידי ואני אשיבנו אליך׃

בראשית 42:37 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר ראובן אל אביו לאמר את שני בני תמית אם לא אביאנו אליך תנה אתו על ידי ואני אשיבנו אליך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Reuben spoke to his father, saying, "You may put my two sons to death if I do not bring him back to you; put him in my care, and I will return him to you."

King James Bible
And Reuben spake unto his father, saying, Slay my two sons, if I bring him not to thee: deliver him into my hand, and I will bring him to thee again.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Reuben said to his father, "You can kill my two sons if I don't bring him back to you. Put him in my care, and I will return him to you."
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