Numbers 22:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֨אמֶר
way-yō-mer
So saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
4124 [e]מוֹאָ֜ב
mō-w-’āḇ
MoabN-proper-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
2205 [e]זִקְנֵ֣י
ziq-nê
the eldersAdj-mpc
4080 [e]מִדְיָ֗ן
miḏ-yān,
of MidianN-proper-ms
6258 [e]עַתָּ֞ה
‘at-tāh
nowAdv
3897 [e]יְלַחֲכ֤וּ
yə-la-ḥă-ḵū
will lick upV-Piel-Imperf-3mp
6951 [e]הַקָּהָל֙
haq-qā-hāl
this companyArt | N-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
everythingN-msc
5439 [e]סְבִ֣יבֹתֵ֔ינוּ
sə-ḇî-ḇō-ṯê-nū,
around usAdv | 1cp
3897 [e]כִּלְחֹ֣ךְ
kil-ḥōḵ
as licks upPrep-k | V-Qal-Inf
7794 [e]הַשּׁ֔וֹר
haš-šō-wr,
an oxArt | N-ms
853 [e]אֵ֖ת
’êṯ
-DirObjM
3418 [e]יֶ֣רֶק
ye-req
the grassN-msc
7704 [e]הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה
haś-śā-ḏeh;
of the fieldArt | N-ms
1111 [e]וּבָלָ֧ק
ū-ḇā-lāq
And BalakConj-w | N-proper-ms
1121 [e]בֶּן־
ben-
sonN-msc
6834 [e]צִפּ֛וֹר
ṣip-pō-wr
of ZipporN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶ֥לֶךְ
me-leḵ
[was] kingN-ms
4124 [e]לְמוֹאָ֖ב
lə-mō-w-’āḇ
of the MoabitesPrep-l | N-proper-fs
6256 [e]בָּעֵ֥ת
bā-‘êṯ
at timePrep-b, Art | N-cs
1931 [e]הַהִֽוא׃
ha-hi-w.
thatArt | Pro-3fs









Hebrew Texts
במדבר 22:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר מֹואָ֜ב אֶל־זִקְנֵ֣י מִדְיָ֗ן עַתָּ֞ה יְלַחֲכ֤וּ הַקָּהָל֙ אֶת־כָּל־סְבִ֣יבֹתֵ֔ינוּ כִּלְחֹ֣ךְ הַשֹּׁ֔ור אֵ֖ת יֶ֣רֶק הַשָּׂדֶ֑ה וּבָלָ֧ק בֶּן־צִפֹּ֛ור מֶ֥לֶךְ לְמֹואָ֖ב בָּעֵ֥ת הַהִֽוא׃

במדבר 22:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר מואב אל־זקני מדין עתה ילחכו הקהל את־כל־סביבתינו כלחך השור את ירק השדה ובלק בן־צפור מלך למואב בעת ההוא׃

במדבר 22:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר מואב אל־זקני מדין עתה ילחכו הקהל את־כל־סביבתינו כלחך השור את ירק השדה ובלק בן־צפור מלך למואב בעת ההוא׃

במדבר 22:4 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר מואב אל זקני מדין עתה ילחכו הקהל את כל סביבתינו כלחך השור את ירק השדה ובלק בן צפור מלך למואב בעת ההוא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this horde will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.

King James Bible
And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Moabites said to the elders of Midian, "This horde will devour everything around us like an ox eats up the green plants in the field." Since Balak son of Zippor was Moab's king at that time,
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and Balak

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