Genesis 44:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
And they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֵלָ֔יו
’ê-lāw,
to himPrep | 3ms
4100 [e]לָ֚מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
1696 [e]יְדַבֵּ֣ר
yə-ḏab-bêr
does sayV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
113 [e]אֲדֹנִ֔י
’ă-ḏō-nî,
my lordN-msc | 1cs
1697 [e]כַּדְּבָרִ֖ים
kad-də-ḇā-rîm
wordsPrep-k, Art | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵ֑לֶּה
hā-’êl-leh;
theseArt | Pro-cp
2486 [e]חָלִ֙ילָה֙
ḥā-lî-lāh
Far be it from usInterjection | 3fs
5650 [e]לַעֲבָדֶ֔יךָ
la-‘ă-ḇā-ḏe-ḵā,
that your servantsPrep-l | N-mpc | 2ms
6213 [e]מֵעֲשׂ֖וֹת
mê-‘ă-śō-wṯ
should doPrep-m | V-Qal-Inf
1697 [e]כַּדָּבָ֥ר
kad-dā-ḇār
a thingPrep-k, Art | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּֽה׃
haz-zeh.
suchArt | Pro-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 44:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ אֵלָ֔יו לָ֚מָּה יְדַבֵּ֣ר אֲדֹנִ֔י כַּדְּבָרִ֖ים הָאֵ֑לֶּה חָלִ֙ילָה֙ לַעֲבָדֶ֔יךָ מֵעֲשֹׂ֖ות כַּדָּבָ֥ר הַזֶּֽה׃

בראשית 44:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו אליו למה ידבר אדני כדברים האלה חלילה לעבדיך מעשות כדבר הזה׃

בראשית 44:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו אליו למה ידבר אדני כדברים האלה חלילה לעבדיך מעשות כדבר הזה׃

בראשית 44:7 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו אליו למה ידבר אדני כדברים האלה חלילה לעבדיך מעשות כדבר הזה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They said to him, "Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing.

King James Bible
And they said unto him, Wherefore saith my lord these words? God forbid that thy servants should do according to this thing:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They said to him, "Why does my lord say these things? Your servants could not possibly do such a thing.
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