Psalm 78:57
Text Analysis
5472 [e]וַיִּסֹּ֣גוּ
But turned backConj-w | V-Nifal-ConsecImperf-3mp
898 [e]וַֽ֭יִּבְגְּדוּ
and acted unfaithfullyConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
1 [e]כַּאֲבוֹתָ֑ם
like their fathersPrep-k | N-mpc | 3mp
2015 [e]נֶ֝הְפְּכ֗וּ
they were turned asideV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
7198 [e]כְּקֶ֣שֶׁת
like a bowPrep-k | N-fsc
7423 [e]רְמִיָּֽה׃

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 78:57 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּסֹּ֣גוּ וַֽ֭יִּבְגְּדוּ כַּאֲבֹותָ֑ם נֶ֝הְפְּכ֗וּ כְּקֶ֣שֶׁת רְמִיָּֽה׃

תהילים 78:57 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויסגו ויבגדו כאבותם נהפכו כקשת רמיה׃

תהילים 78:57 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויסגו ויבגדו כאבותם נהפכו כקשת רמיה׃

תהילים 78:57 Hebrew Bible
ויסגו ויבגדו כאבותם נהפכו כקשת רמיה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow.

King James Bible
But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They treacherously turned away like their fathers; they became warped like a faulty bow.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 78:41 Yes, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.

Judges 3:5-7,12 And the children of Israel dwelled among the Canaanites, Hittites, …

Ezekiel 20:27,28 Therefore, son of man, speak to the house of Israel, and say to them, …

they were

Psalm 78:8,10-37 And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; …

Hosea 7:16 They return, but not to the most High: they are like a deceitful bow…

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