Nehemiah 8:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָא־
way-yiq-rā-
And he readConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
  בוֹ֩
ḇōw
from itPrep | 3ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֨י
lip̄-nê
inPrep-l | N-cpc
7339 [e]הָרְח֜וֹב
hā-rə-ḥō-wḇ
the open squareArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀
’ă-šer
that [was]Pro-r
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
in frontPrep-l | N-cpc
8179 [e]שַֽׁעַר־
ša-‘ar-
of GateN-msc
4325 [e]הַמַּ֗יִם
ham-ma-yim,
the WaterArt | N-mp
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
216 [e]הָאוֹר֙
hā-’ō-wr
morningArt | N-cs
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
untilPrep
4276 [e]מַחֲצִ֣ית
ma-ḥă-ṣîṯ
middayN-fsc
3117 [e]הַיּ֔וֹם
hay-yō-wm,
middayArt | N-ms
5048 [e]נֶ֛גֶד
ne-ḡeḏ
beforePrep
376 [e]הָאֲנָשִׁ֥ים
hā-’ă-nā-šîm
the menArt | N-mp
802 [e]וְהַנָּשִׁ֖ים
wə-han-nā-šîm
and the womenConj-w, Art | N-fp
995 [e]וְהַמְּבִינִ֑ים
wə-ham-mə-ḇî-nîm;
and those who could understandConj-w, Art | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-mp
241 [e]וְאָזְנֵ֥י
wə-’ā-zə-nê
and the earsConj-w | N-fdc
3605 [e]כָל־
ḵāl
of allN-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
hā-‘ām
the peopleArt | N-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
[were attentive] toPrep
5612 [e]סֵ֥פֶר
sê-p̄er
BookN-msc
8451 [e]הַתּוֹרָֽה׃
hat-tō-w-rāh.
of the LawArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 8:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּקְרָא־בֹו֩ לִפְנֵ֨י הָרְחֹ֜וב אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀ לִפְנֵ֣י שַֽׁעַר־הַמַּ֗יִם מִן־הָאֹור֙ עַד־מַחֲצִ֣ית הַיֹּ֔ום נֶ֛גֶד הָאֲנָשִׁ֥ים וְהַנָּשִׁ֖ים וְהַמְּבִינִ֑ים וְאָזְנֵ֥י כָל־הָעָ֖ם אֶל־סֵ֥פֶר הַתֹּורָֽה׃

נחמיה 8:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקרא־בו לפני הרחוב אשר ׀ לפני שער־המים מן־האור עד־מחצית היום נגד האנשים והנשים והמבינים ואזני כל־העם אל־ספר התורה׃

נחמיה 8:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקרא־בו לפני הרחוב אשר ׀ לפני שער־המים מן־האור עד־מחצית היום נגד האנשים והנשים והמבינים ואזני כל־העם אל־ספר התורה׃

נחמיה 8:3 Hebrew Bible
ויקרא בו לפני הרחוב אשר לפני שער המים מן האור עד מחצית היום נגד האנשים והנשים והמבינים ואזני כל העם אל ספר התורה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He read from it before the square which was in front of the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of men and women, those who could understand; and all the people were attentive to the book of the law.

King James Bible
And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
While he was facing the square in front of the Water Gate, he read out of it from daybreak until noon before the men, the women, and those who could understand. All the people listened attentively to the book of the law.
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