Judges 9:29
Text Analysis
4310 [e]וּמִ֨י
And Oh thatConj-w | Interjection
5414 [e]יִתֵּ֜ן
were underDirObjM
853 [e]אֶת־
5971 [e]הָעָ֤ם
peopleArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּה֙
thisArt | Pro-ms
3027 [e]בְּיָדִ֔י
were under my authorityPrep-b | N-fsc | 1cs
5493 [e]וְאָסִ֖ירָה
and I would removeConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjImperf.Cohort-1cs
853 [e]אֶת־
40 [e]אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ
559 [e]וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
So he saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
40 [e]לַאֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ
to AbimelechPrep-l | N-proper-ms
7235 [e]רַבֶּ֥ה
6635 [e]צְבָאֲךָ֖
your armyN-csc | 2ms
3318 [e]וָצֵֽאָה׃
and come outConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs

Hebrew Texts
שופטים 9:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּמִ֨י יִתֵּ֜ן אֶת־הָעָ֤ם הַזֶּה֙ בְּיָדִ֔י וְאָסִ֖ירָה אֶת־אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ לַאֲבִימֶ֔לֶךְ רַבֶּ֥ה צְבָאֲךָ֖ וָצֵֽאָה׃

שופטים 9:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ומי יתן את־העם הזה בידי ואסירה את־אבימלך ויאמר לאבימלך רבה צבאך וצאה׃

שופטים 9:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ומי יתן את־העם הזה בידי ואסירה את־אבימלך ויאמר לאבימלך רבה צבאך וצאה׃

שופטים 9:29 Hebrew Bible
ומי יתן את העם הזה בידי ואסירה את אבימלך ויאמר לאבימלך רבה צבאך וצאה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Would, therefore, that this people were under my authority! Then I would remove Abimelech." And he said to Abimelech, "Increase your army and come out."

King James Bible
And would to God this people were under my hand! then would I remove Abimelech. And he said to Abimelech, Increase thine army, and come out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If only these people were in my power, I would remove Abimelech." So he said to Abimelech, "Gather your army and come out."
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