Nehemiah 5:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3426 [e]וְיֵשׁ֙
wə-yêš
For there wereConj-w | Adv
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
thosePro-r
559 [e]אֹמְרִ֔ים
’ō-mə-rîm,
who saidV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
1121 [e]בָּנֵ֥ינוּ
bā-nê-nū
our sonsN-mpc | 1cp
1323 [e]וּבְנֹתֵ֖ינוּ
ū-ḇə-nō-ṯê-nū
and our daughtersConj-w | N-fpc | 1cp
587 [e]אֲנַ֣חְנוּ
’ă-naḥ-nū
we [are]Pro-1cp
7227 [e]רַבִּ֑ים
rab-bîm;
manyAdj-mp
3947 [e]וְנִקְחָ֥ה
wə-niq-ḥāh
therefore let us getConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.Cohort-1cp
1715 [e]דָגָ֖ן
ḏā-ḡān
grainN-ms
398 [e]וְנֹאכְלָ֥ה
wə-nō-ḵə-lāh
that we may eatConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.Cohort-1cp
2421 [e]וְנִחְיֶֽה׃
wə-niḥ-yeh.
and liveConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 5:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְיֵשׁ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֹמְרִ֔ים בָּנֵ֥ינוּ וּבְנֹתֵ֖ינוּ אֲנַ֣חְנוּ רַבִּ֑ים וְנִקְחָ֥ה דָגָ֖ן וְנֹאכְלָ֥ה וְנִחְיֶֽה׃

נחמיה 5:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויש אשר אמרים בנינו ובנתינו אנחנו רבים ונקחה דגן ונאכלה ונחיה׃

נחמיה 5:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויש אשר אמרים בנינו ובנתינו אנחנו רבים ונקחה דגן ונאכלה ונחיה׃

נחמיה 5:2 Hebrew Bible
ויש אשר אמרים בנינו ובנתינו אנחנו רבים ונקחה דגן ונאכלה ונחיה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain that we may eat and live."

King James Bible
For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some were saying, "We, our sons, and our daughters are numerous. Let us get grain so that we can eat and live."
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