Genesis 49:27
Text Analysis
1144 [e]בִּנְיָמִין֙
Benjamin isN-proper-ms
2061 [e]זְאֵ֣ב
a wolfN-ms
2963 [e]יִטְרָ֔ף
1242 [e]בַּבֹּ֖קֶר
in the morningPrep-b, Art | N-ms
398 [e]יֹ֣אכַל
he shall devourV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5706 [e]עַ֑ד
the preyN-ms
6153 [e]וְלָעֶ֖רֶב
and at nightConj-w, Prep-l, Art | N-ms
2505 [e]יְחַלֵּ֥ק
he shall divideV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
7998 [e]שָׁלָֽל׃
the spoilN-ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 49:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בִּנְיָמִין֙ זְאֵ֣ב יִטְרָ֔ף בַּבֹּ֖קֶר יֹ֣אכַל עַ֑ד וְלָעֶ֖רֶב יְחַלֵּ֥ק שָׁלָֽל׃

בראשית 49:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בנימין זאב יטרף בבקר יאכל עד ולערב יחלק שלל׃

בראשית 49:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בנימין זאב יטרף בבקר יאכל עד ולערב יחלק שלל׃

בראשית 49:27 Hebrew Bible
בנימין זאב יטרף בבקר יאכל עד ולערב יחלק שלל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf; In the morning he devours the prey, And in the evening he divides the spoil."

King James Bible
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Benjamin is a wolf; he tears his prey. In the morning he devours the prey, and in the evening he divides the plunder."
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a wolf.

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at night.

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