Joshua 8:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6680 [e]וַיְצַ֨ו
way-ṣaw
And he commandedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹתָ֜ם
’ō-ṯām
themDirObjM | 3mp
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֗ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
7200 [e]רְ֠אוּ
rə-’ū
beholdV-Qal-Imp-mp
859 [e]אַתֶּ֞ם
’at-tem
youPro-2mp
693 [e]אֹרְבִ֤ים
’ō-rə-ḇîm
shall lie in ambushV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
5892 [e]לָעִיר֙
lā-‘îr
against the cityPrep-l, Art | N-fs
310 [e]מֵאַחֲרֵ֣י
mê-’a-ḥă-rê
behindPrep-m
5892 [e]הָעִ֔יר
hā-‘îr,
the cityArt | N-fs
408 [e]אַל־
’al-
notAdv
7368 [e]תַּרְחִ֥יקוּ
tar-ḥî-qū
do go farV-Hifil-Imperf-2mp
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
5892 [e]הָעִ֖יר
hā-‘îr
the cityArt | N-fs
3966 [e]מְאֹ֑ד
mə-’ōḏ;
veryAdv
1961 [e]וִהְיִיתֶ֥ם
wih-yî-ṯem
but beConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
3605 [e]כֻּלְּכֶ֖ם
kul-lə-ḵem
all of youN-msc | 2mp
3559 [e]נְכֹנִֽים׃
nə-ḵō-nîm.
readyV-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp









Hebrew Texts
יהושע 8:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְצַ֨ו אֹתָ֜ם לֵאמֹ֗ר רְ֠אוּ אַתֶּ֞ם אֹרְבִ֤ים לָעִיר֙ מֵאַחֲרֵ֣י הָעִ֔יר אַל־תַּרְחִ֥יקוּ מִן־הָעִ֖יר מְאֹ֑ד וִהְיִיתֶ֥ם כֻּלְּכֶ֖ם נְכֹנִֽים׃

יהושע 8:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצו אתם לאמר ראו אתם ארבים לעיר מאחרי העיר אל־תרחיקו מן־העיר מאד והייתם כלכם נכנים׃

יהושע 8:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצו אתם לאמר ראו אתם ארבים לעיר מאחרי העיר אל־תרחיקו מן־העיר מאד והייתם כלכם נכנים׃

יהושע 8:4 Hebrew Bible
ויצו אתם לאמר ראו אתם ארבים לעיר מאחרי העיר אל תרחיקו מן העיר מאד והייתם כלכם נכנים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He commanded them, saying, "See, you are going to ambush the city from behind it. Do not go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.

King James Bible
And he commanded them, saying, Behold, ye shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the city: go not very far from the city, but be ye all ready:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He commanded them: "Pay attention. Lie in ambush behind the city, not too far from it, and all of you be ready.
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