Judges 9:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1696 [e]דַּבְּרוּ־
dab-bə-rū-
speakV-Piel-Imp-mp
4994 [e]נָ֞א
pleaseInterjection
241 [e]בְּאָזְנֵ֨י
bə-’ā-zə-nê
in the hearingPrep-b | N-fdc
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
of allN-msc
1167 [e]בַּעֲלֵ֣י
ba-‘ă-lê
the menN-mpc
7927 [e]שְׁכֶם֮
šə-ḵem
of ShechemN-proper-fs
4100 [e]מַה־
mah-
what [is]Interrog
2896 [e]טּ֣וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
betterAdj-ms
  לָכֶם֒
lā-ḵem
for youPrep | 2mp
4910 [e]הַמְשֹׁ֨ל
ham-šōl
[that] reignV-Qal-Inf
  בָּכֶ֜ם
bā-ḵem
over youPrep | 2mp
7657 [e]שִׁבְעִ֣ים
šiḇ-‘îm
seventyNumber-cp
376 [e]אִ֗ישׁ
’îš,
of menN-ms
3605 [e]כֹּ֚ל
kōl
allN-msc
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֣י
bə-nê
the sonsN-mpc
3378 [e]יְרֻבַּ֔עַל
yə-rub-ba-‘al,
of JerubbaalN-proper-ms
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
orConj
4910 [e]מְשֹׁ֥ל
mə-šōl
[that] reignV-Qal-Inf
  בָּכֶ֖ם
bā-ḵem
over youPrep | 2mp
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
manN-ms
259 [e]אֶחָ֑ד
’e-ḥāḏ;
oneNumber-ms
2142 [e]וּזְכַרְתֶּ֕ם
ū-zə-ḵar-tem
and RememberConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
thatConj
6106 [e]עַצְמֵכֶם‪‬‪‬‪‬
‘aṣ-mê-ḵem
your own boneN-fsc | 2mp
1320 [e]וּבְשַׂרְכֶ֖ם
ū-ḇə-śar-ḵem
and fleshConj-w | N-msc | 2mp
589 [e]אָנִֽי׃‪‬
’ā-nî.
I [am]Pro-1cs









Hebrew Texts
שופטים 9:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
דַּבְּרוּ־נָ֞א בְּאָזְנֵ֨י כָל־בַּעֲלֵ֣י שְׁכֶם֮ מַה־טֹּ֣וב לָכֶם֒ הַמְשֹׁ֨ל בָּכֶ֜ם שִׁבְעִ֣ים אִ֗ישׁ כֹּ֚ל בְּנֵ֣י יְרֻבַּ֔עַל אִם־מְשֹׁ֥ל בָּכֶ֖ם אִ֣ישׁ אֶחָ֑ד וּזְכַרְתֶּ֕ם כִּֽי־עַצְמֵכֶ֥ם וּבְשַׂרְכֶ֖ם אָנִֽי׃

שופטים 9:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דברו־נא באזני כל־בעלי שכם מה־טוב לכם המשל בכם שבעים איש כל בני ירבעל אם־משל בכם איש אחד וזכרתם כי־עצמכם ובשרכם אני׃

שופטים 9:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דברו־נא באזני כל־בעלי שכם מה־טוב לכם המשל בכם שבעים איש כל בני ירבעל אם־משל בכם איש אחד וזכרתם כי־עצמכם ובשרכם אני׃

שופטים 9:2 Hebrew Bible
דברו נא באזני כל בעלי שכם מה טוב לכם המשל בכם שבעים איש כל בני ירבעל אם משל בכם איש אחד וזכרתם כי עצמכם ובשרכם אני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Speak, now, in the hearing of all the leaders of Shechem, 'Which is better for you, that seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you, or that one man rule over you?' Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh."

King James Bible
Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Please speak in the presence of all the lords of Shechem, 'Is it better for you that 70 men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you or that one man rule over you?' Remember that I am your own flesh and blood."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

whether, etc. Heb. What is good? whether etc. Threescore

Judges 8:30 And Gideon had three score and ten sons of his body begotten: for …

your bone

Genesis 29:14 And Laban said to him, Surely you are my bone and my flesh. And he …

2 Samuel 19:13 And say you to Amasa, Are you not of my bone, and of my flesh? God …

1 Chronicles 11:1 Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, …

Ephesians 5:30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

Hebrews 2:14 For as much then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, …

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