Genesis 43:34
Text Analysis
5375 [e]וַיִּשָּׂ֨א
And he tookConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4864 [e]מַשְׂאֹ֜ת
853 [e]מֵאֵ֣ת
fromPrep-m | DirObjM
6440 [e]פָּנָיו֮
before himN-mpc | 3ms
413 [e]אֲלֵהֶם֒
to themPrep | 3mp
7235 [e]וַתֵּ֜רֶב
but was as muchConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
4864 [e]מַשְׂאַ֧ת
the portionN-fsc
1144 [e]בִּנְיָמִ֛ן
of BenjaminN-proper-ms
4864 [e]מִמַּשְׂאֹ֥ת
asPrep-m | N-fpc
3605 [e]כֻּלָּ֖ם
any of theirsN-msc | 3mp
2568 [e]חָמֵ֣שׁ
3027 [e]יָד֑וֹת
8354 [e]וַיִּשְׁתּ֥וּ
So they drankConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
7937 [e]וַֽיִּשְׁכְּר֖וּ
and were merryConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5973 [e]עִמּֽוֹ׃
with himPrep | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 43:34 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּשָּׂ֨א מַשְׂאֹ֜ת מֵאֵ֣ת פָּנָיו֮ אֲלֵהֶם֒ וַתֵּ֜רֶב מַשְׂאַ֧ת בִּנְיָמִ֛ן מִמַּשְׂאֹ֥ת כֻּלָּ֖ם חָמֵ֣שׁ יָדֹ֑ות וַיִּשְׁתּ֥וּ וַֽיִּשְׁכְּר֖וּ עִמֹּֽו׃

בראשית 43:34 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישא משאת מאת פניו אלהם ותרב משאת בנימן ממשאת כלם חמש ידות וישתו וישכרו עמו׃

בראשית 43:34 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישא משאת מאת פניו אלהם ותרב משאת בנימן ממשאת כלם חמש ידות וישתו וישכרו עמו׃

בראשית 43:34 Hebrew Bible
וישא משאת מאת פניו אלהם ותרב משאת בנימן ממשאת כלם חמש ידות וישתו וישכרו עמו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He took portions to them from his own table, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. So they feasted and drank freely with him.

King James Bible
And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Portions were served to them from Joseph's table, and Benjamin's portion was five times larger than any of theirs. They drank, and they got intoxicated with Joseph.
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