Genesis 47:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֧אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6547 [e]פַּרְעֹ֛ה
par-‘ōh
PharaohN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
251 [e]אֶחָ֖יו
’e-ḥāw
his brothersN-mpc | 3ms
4100 [e]מַה־
mah-
what [is]Interrog
4639 [e]מַּעֲשֵׂיכֶ֑ם
ma-‘ă-śê-ḵem;
your occupationN-mpc | 2mp
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
and they saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
6547 [e]פַּרְעֹ֗ה
par-‘ōh,
PharaohN-proper-ms
7462 [e]רֹעֵ֥ה
rō-‘êh
shepherdingV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
6629 [e]צֹאן֙
ṣōn
flocksN-cs
5650 [e]עֲבָדֶ֔יךָ
‘ă-ḇā-ḏe-ḵā,
your servants [are]N-mpc | 2ms
1571 [e]גַּם־
gam-
bothConj
587 [e]אֲנַ֖חְנוּ
’ă-naḥ-nū
wePro-1cp
1571 [e]גַּם־
gam-
[and] alsoConj
1 [e]אֲבוֹתֵֽינוּ׃
’ă-ḇō-w-ṯê-nū.
our fathersN-mpc | 1cp









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 47:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֧אמֶר פַּרְעֹ֛ה אֶל־אֶחָ֖יו מַה־מַּעֲשֵׂיכֶ֑ם וַיֹּאמְר֣וּ אֶל־פַּרְעֹ֗ה רֹעֵ֥ה צֹאן֙ עֲבָדֶ֔יךָ גַּם־אֲנַ֖חְנוּ גַּם־אֲבֹותֵֽינוּ׃

בראשית 47:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר פרעה אל־אחיו מה־מעשיכם ויאמרו אל־פרעה רעה צאן עבדיך גם־אנחנו גם־אבותינו׃

בראשית 47:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר פרעה אל־אחיו מה־מעשיכם ויאמרו אל־פרעה רעה צאן עבדיך גם־אנחנו גם־אבותינו׃

בראשית 47:3 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר פרעה אל אחיו מה מעשיכם ויאמרו אל פרעה רעה צאן עבדיך גם אנחנו גם אבותינו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Pharaoh said to his brothers, "What is your occupation?" So they said to Pharaoh, "Your servants are shepherds, both we and our fathers."

King James Bible
And Pharaoh said unto his brethren, What is your occupation? And they said unto Pharaoh, Thy servants are shepherds, both we, and also our fathers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Pharaoh asked his brothers, "What is your occupation?" And they said to Pharaoh, "Your servants, both we and our fathers, are shepherds."
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