Genesis 43:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
994 [e]בִּ֣י
-Prep | 1cs
113 [e]אֲדֹנִ֑י
’ă-ḏō-nî;
sirN-msc | 1cs
3381 [e]יָרֹ֥ד
yā-rōḏ
indeedV-Qal-InfAbs
3381 [e]יָרַ֛דְנוּ
yā-raḏ-nū
we came downV-Qal-Perf-1cp
8462 [e]בַּתְּחִלָּ֖ה
bat-tə-ḥil-lāh
the first timePrep-b, Art | N-fs
7666 [e]לִשְׁבָּר־
liš-bār-
to buyPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
400 [e]אֹֽכֶל׃
’ō-ḵel.
foodN-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 43:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ בִּ֣י אֲדֹנִ֑י יָרֹ֥ד יָרַ֛דְנוּ בַּתְּחִלָּ֖ה לִשְׁבָּר־אֹֽכֶל׃

בראשית 43:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו בי אדני ירד ירדנו בתחלה לשבר־אכל׃

בראשית 43:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו בי אדני ירד ירדנו בתחלה לשבר־אכל׃

בראשית 43:20 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו בי אדני ירד ירדנו בתחלה לשבר אכל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
and said, "Oh, my lord, we indeed came down the first time to buy food,

King James Bible
And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They said, "Sir, we really did come down here the first time only to buy food.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

we came indeed down. Heb. coming down we came down.

Genesis 43:3,7 And Judah spoke to him, saying, The man did solemnly protest to us, …

Genesis 42:3,10,27,35 And Joseph's ten brothers went down to buy corn in Egypt…

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