Joshua 9:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּאמְר֧וּ
way-yō-mə-rū
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
413 [e]אֲלֵיהֶ֛ם
’ă-lê-hem
to themPrep | 3mp
5387 [e]הַנְּשִׂיאִ֖ים
han-nə-śî-’îm
the rulersArt | N-mp
2421 [e]יִֽחְי֑וּ
yiḥ-yū;
let them liveV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
1961 [e]וַ֠יִּֽהְיוּ
way-yih-yū
but let them beConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
2404 [e]חֹטְבֵ֨י
ḥō-ṭə-ḇê
hewersV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
6086 [e]עֵצִ֤ים
‘ê-ṣîm
woodcuttersN-mp
7579 [e]וְשֹֽׁאֲבֵי־
wə-šō-’ă-ḇê-
andConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
4325 [e]מַ֙יִם֙
ma-yim
water carriersN-mp
3605 [e]לְכָל־
lə-ḵāl
for allPrep-l | N-msc
5712 [e]הָ֣עֵדָ֔ה
hā-‘ê-ḏāh,
the congregationArt | N-fs
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר
ka-’ă-šer
asPrep-k | Pro-r
1696 [e]דִּבְּר֥וּ
dib-bə-rū
had promisedV-Piel-Perf-3cp
  לָהֶ֖ם
lā-hem
themPrep | 3mp
5387 [e]הַנְּשִׂיאִֽים׃
han-nə-śî-’îm.
the rulersArt | N-mp









Hebrew Texts
יהושע 9:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּאמְר֧וּ אֲלֵיהֶ֛ם הַנְּשִׂיאִ֖ים יִֽחְי֑וּ וַ֠יִּֽהְיוּ חֹטְבֵ֨י עֵצִ֤ים וְשֹֽׁאֲבֵי־מַ֙יִם֙ לְכָל־הָ֣עֵדָ֔ה כַּאֲשֶׁ֛ר דִּבְּר֥וּ לָהֶ֖ם הַנְּשִׂיאִֽים׃

יהושע 9:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמרו אליהם הנשיאים יחיו ויהיו חטבי עצים ושאבי־מים לכל־העדה כאשר דברו להם הנשיאים׃

יהושע 9:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמרו אליהם הנשיאים יחיו ויהיו חטבי עצים ושאבי־מים לכל־העדה כאשר דברו להם הנשיאים׃

יהושע 9:21 Hebrew Bible
ויאמרו אליהם הנשיאים יחיו ויהיו חטבי עצים ושאבי מים לכל העדה כאשר דברו להם הנשיאים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The leaders said to them, "Let them live." So they became hewers of wood and drawers of water for the whole congregation, just as the leaders had spoken to them.

King James Bible
And the princes said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the princes had promised them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They also said, "Let them live." So the Gibeonites became woodcutters and water carriers for the whole community, as the leaders had promised them.
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