Judges 7:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6258 [e]וְעַתָּ֗ה
wə-‘at-tāh,
Therefore nowConj-w | Adv
7121 [e]קְרָ֨א
qə-rā
proclaimV-Qal-Imp-ms
4994 [e]נָ֜א
nowInterjection
241 [e]בְּאָזְנֵ֤י
bə-’ā-zə-nê
in the hearingPrep-b | N-fdc
5971 [e]הָעָם֙
hā-‘ām
of the peopleArt | N-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4310 [e]מִֽי־
mî-
who [is]Interrog
3373 [e]יָרֵ֣א
yā-rê
fearfulAdj-ms
2730 [e]וְחָרֵ֔ד
wə-ḥā-rêḏ,
and afraidConj-w | Adj-ms
7725 [e]יָשֹׁ֥ב
yā-šōḇ
let him turnV-Qal-Imperf.Jus-3ms
6852 [e]וְיִצְפֹּ֖ר
wə-yiṣ-pōr
and depart at onceConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms
2022 [e]מֵהַ֣ר
mê-har
from MountPrep-m | N-msc
1568 [e]הַגִּלְעָ֑ד
hag-gil-‘āḏ;
GileadArt | N-proper-fs
7725 [e]וַיָּ֣שָׁב
way-yā-šāḇ
And returnedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
ofPrep
5971 [e]הָעָ֗ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
6242 [e]עֶשְׂרִ֤ים
‘eś-rîm
twentyNumber-cp
8147 [e]וּשְׁנַ֙יִם֙
ū-šə-na-yim
and twoConj-w | Number-md
505 [e]אֶ֔לֶף
’e-lep̄,
thousandNumber-ms
6235 [e]וַעֲשֶׂ֥רֶת
wa-‘ă-śe-reṯ
and tenConj-w | Number-msc
505 [e]אֲלָפִ֖ים
’ă-lā-p̄îm
thousandNumber-mp
7604 [e]נִשְׁאָֽרוּ׃
niš-’ā-rū.
remainedV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
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Hebrew Texts
שופטים 7:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְעַתָּ֗ה קְרָ֨א נָ֜א בְּאָזְנֵ֤י הָעָם֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר מִֽי־יָרֵ֣א וְחָרֵ֔ד יָשֹׁ֥ב וְיִצְפֹּ֖ר מֵהַ֣ר הַגִּלְעָ֑ד וַיָּ֣שָׁב מִן־הָעָ֗ם עֶשְׂרִ֤ים וּשְׁנַ֙יִם֙ אֶ֔לֶף וַעֲשֶׂ֥רֶת אֲלָפִ֖ים נִשְׁאָֽרוּ׃ ס

שופטים 7:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ועתה קרא נא באזני העם לאמר מי־ירא וחרד ישב ויצפר מהר הגלעד וישב מן־העם עשרים ושנים אלף ועשרת אלפים נשארו׃ ס

שופטים 7:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ועתה קרא נא באזני העם לאמר מי־ירא וחרד ישב ויצפר מהר הגלעד וישב מן־העם עשרים ושנים אלף ועשרת אלפים נשארו׃ ס

שופטים 7:3 Hebrew Bible
ועתה קרא נא באזני העם לאמר מי ירא וחרד ישב ויצפר מהר הגלעד וישב מן העם עשרים ושנים אלף ועשרת אלפים נשארו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore come, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, 'Whoever is afraid and trembling, let him return and depart from Mount Gilead.'" So 22,000 people returned, but 10,000 remained.

King James Bible
Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whosoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now announce in the presence of the people: 'Whoever is fearful and trembling may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.'" So 22,000 of the people turned back, but 10,000 remained.
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