Genesis 49:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]יְהִי־
yə-hî-
Shall beV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3ms
1835 [e]דָן֙
ḏān
DanN-proper-ms
5175 [e]נָחָ֣שׁ
nā-ḥāš
a serpentN-ms
5921 [e]עֲלֵי־
‘ă-lê-
byPrep
1870 [e]דֶ֔רֶךְ
ḏe-reḵ,
the wayN-cs
8207 [e]שְׁפִיפֹ֖ן
šə-p̄î-p̄ōn
a viperN-ms
5921 [e]עֲלֵי־
‘ă-lê-
byPrep
734 [e]אֹ֑רַח
’ō-raḥ;
the pathN-cs
5391 [e]הַנֹּשֵׁךְ֙
han-nō-šêḵ
that bitesArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6119 [e]עִקְּבֵי־
‘iq-qə-ḇê-
the heelsN-mpc
5483 [e]ס֔וּס
sūs,
of the horseN-ms
5307 [e]וַיִּפֹּ֥ל
way-yip-pōl
so that shall fallConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7392 [e]רֹכְב֖וֹ
rō-ḵə-ḇōw
its riderV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc | 3ms
268 [e]אָחֽוֹר׃
’ā-ḥō-wr.
backwardN-ms









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 49:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יְהִי־דָן֙ נָחָ֣שׁ עֲלֵי־דֶ֔רֶךְ שְׁפִיפֹ֖ן עֲלֵי־אֹ֑רַח הַנֹּשֵׁךְ֙ עִקְּבֵי־ס֔וּס וַיִּפֹּ֥ל רֹכְבֹ֖ו אָחֹֽור׃

בראשית 49:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
יהי־דן נחש עלי־דרך שפיפן עלי־ארח הנשך עקבי־סוס ויפל רכבו אחור׃

בראשית 49:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
יהי־דן נחש עלי־דרך שפיפן עלי־ארח הנשך עקבי־סוס ויפל רכבו אחור׃

בראשית 49:17 Hebrew Bible
יהי דן נחש עלי דרך שפיפן עלי ארח הנשך עקבי סוס ויפל רכבו אחור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Dan shall be a serpent in the way, A horned snake in the path, That bites the horse's heels, So that his rider falls backward.

King James Bible
Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will be a snake by the road, a viper beside the path, that bites the horses' heels so that its rider falls backward.
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an adder. Heb. an arrow-snake.

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