Joshua 22:21
Text Analysis
6030 [e]וַֽיַּעֲנוּ֙
And answeredConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
1121 [e]בְּנֵי־
the sonsN-mpc
7205 [e]רְאוּבֵ֣ן
of ReubenN-proper-ms
1121 [e]וּבְנֵי־
and the sonsConj-w | N-mpc
1410 [e]גָ֔ד
of GadN-proper-ms
2677 [e]וַחֲצִ֖י
and halfConj-w | N-msc
7626 [e]שֵׁ֣בֶט
the tribeN-msc
4519 [e]הַֽמְנַשֶּׁ֑ה
of ManassehArt | N-proper-ms
1696 [e]וַֽיְדַבְּר֔וּ
and saidConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3mp
853 [e]אֶת־
7218 [e]רָאשֵׁ֖י
the headsN-mpc
505 [e]אַלְפֵ֥י
of the divisionsN-mpc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
of IsraelN-proper-ms

Hebrew Texts
יהושע 22:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיַּעֲנוּ֙ בְּנֵי־רְאוּבֵ֣ן וּבְנֵי־גָ֔ד וַחֲצִ֖י שֵׁ֣בֶט הַֽמְנַשֶּׁ֑ה וַֽיְדַבְּר֔וּ אֶת־רָאשֵׁ֖י אַלְפֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃

יהושע 22:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויענו בני־ראובן ובני־גד וחצי שבט המנשה וידברו את־ראשי אלפי ישראל׃

יהושע 22:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויענו בני־ראובן ובני־גד וחצי שבט המנשה וידברו את־ראשי אלפי ישראל׃

יהושע 22:21 Hebrew Bible
ויענו בני ראובן ובני גד וחצי שבט המנשה וידברו את ראשי אלפי ישראל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh answered and spoke to the heads of the families of Israel.

King James Bible
Then the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh answered, and said unto the heads of the thousands of Israel,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh answered the leaders of the Israelite clans, "
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Then the children The conduct and answer of these Reubenites and the associates are worthy of admiration and imitation. Though conscious of the innocence, they permitted Phinehas to finish his speech, though composed of little else than accusations, without any interruption; and taking in good part the suspicions, reproofs, and even harshness of their brethren, with the utmost meekness and solemnity they explain their intention, give all the satisfaction in their power, and with great propriety and reverence, appeal to that God against whom they were supposed to have rebelled.


Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 16:1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, …

Proverbs 18:13 He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 24:26 Every man shall kiss his lips that gives a right answer.

Acts 11:4 But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded …

James 1:19 Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to …

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts…


Exodus 18:21-25 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as …

Micah 5:2 But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, though you be little among the thousands …

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