Judges 7:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2673 [e]וַיַּ֛חַץ
way-ya-ḥaṣ
And he divided [into]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
7969 [e]שְׁלֹשׁ־
šə-lōš-
threeNumber-fsc
3967 [e]מֵא֥וֹת
mê-’ō-wṯ
hundredNumber-fp
376 [e]הָאִ֖ישׁ
hā-’îš
the menArt | N-ms
7969 [e]שְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה
šə-lō-šāh
threeNumber-ms
7218 [e]רָאשִׁ֑ים
rā-šîm;
companiesN-mp
5414 [e]וַיִּתֵּ֨ן
way-yit-tên
and he putConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7782 [e]שׁוֹפָר֤וֹת
šō-w-p̄ā-rō-wṯ
a trumpetN-mp
3027 [e]בְּיַד־
bə-yaḏ-
into handPrep-b | N-fsc
3605 [e]כֻּלָּם֙
kul-lām
of every manN-msc | 3mp
3537 [e]וְכַדִּ֣ים
wə-ḵad-dîm
and with pitchersConj-w | N-fp
7386 [e]רֵקִ֔ים
rê-qîm,
emptyAdj-mp
3940 [e]וְלַפִּדִ֖ים
wə-lap-pi-ḏîm
and torchesConj-w | N-mp
8432 [e]בְּת֥וֹךְ
bə-ṯō-wḵ
insidePrep-b | N-msc
3537 [e]הַכַּדִּֽים׃
hak-kad-dîm.
the pitchersArt | N-fp









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 7:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֛חַץ אֶת־שְׁלֹשׁ־מֵאֹ֥ות הָאִ֖ישׁ שְׁלֹשָׁ֣ה רָאשִׁ֑ים וַיִּתֵּ֨ן שֹׁופָרֹ֤ות בְּיַד־כֻּלָּם֙ וְכַדִּ֣ים רֵקִ֔ים וְלַפִּדִ֖ים בְּתֹ֥וךְ הַכַּדִּֽים׃

שופטים 7:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויחץ את־שלש־מאות האיש שלשה ראשים ויתן שופרות ביד־כלם וכדים רקים ולפדים בתוך הכדים׃

שופטים 7:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויחץ את־שלש־מאות האיש שלשה ראשים ויתן שופרות ביד־כלם וכדים רקים ולפדים בתוך הכדים׃

שופטים 7:16 Hebrew Bible
ויחץ את שלש מאות האיש שלשה ראשים ויתן שופרות ביד כלם וכדים רקים ולפדים בתוך הכדים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He divided the 300 men into three companies, and he put trumpets and empty pitchers into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers.

King James Bible
And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then he divided the 300 men into three companies and gave each of the men a trumpet in one hand and an empty pitcher with a torch inside it in the other."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

three companies. This small number of men, thus divided, would be able to encompass the whole camp of the Midianites. Concealing the lamps in the pitchers, they would pass unobserved to their appointed stations; then, in the dead of the night, when most of the enemy were fast asleep, all at once breaking their pitchers one against another, with as much noise as they could, and blowing the trumpets and shouting; they would occasion an exceedingly great alarm. The obedience of faith alone could have induced such an expedient, which no doubt God directed Gideon to employ. --Scott. a trumpet. Heb. trumpets in the hand of all of them. empty

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency …

lamps. or fire-brands, or torches

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