وَلِمَاذَا أَتَى بِنَا ٱلرَّبُّ إِلَى هَذِهِ ٱلْأَرْضِ لِنَسْقُطَ بِٱلسَّيْفِ؟ تَصِيرُ نِسَاؤُنَا وَأَطْفَالُنَا غَنِيمَةً. أَلَيْسَ خَيْرًا لَنَا أَنْ نَرْجِعَ إِلَى مِصْرَ؟»٣3
And
wherefore
hath
the
LORD
StrongsID:
h3068
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
יְהֹוָה
Transliteration:
Yᵉhôvâh
Pronounciation:
yeh-ho-vaw'
Part of Speech:
Proper Name
Strongs Glossary:
from הָיָה; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God; Jehovah, the Lord. Compare יָהּ, יְהֹוִה.
brought
StrongsID:
h935
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בּוֹא
Transliteration:
bôwʼ
Pronounciation:
bo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications); abide, apply, attain, [idiom] be, befall, [phrase] besiege, bring (forth, in, into, to pass), call, carry, [idiom] certainly, (cause, let, thing for) to come (against, in, out, upon, to pass), depart, [idiom] doubtless again, [phrase] eat, [phrase] employ, (cause to) enter (in, into, -tering, -trance, -try), be fallen, fetch, [phrase] follow, get, give, go (down, in, to war), grant, [phrase] have, [idiom] indeed, (in-) vade, lead, lift (up), mention, pull in, put, resort, run (down), send, set, [idiom] (well) stricken (in age), [idiom] surely, take (in), way.
us
unto
this
land
StrongsID:
h776
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אֶרֶץ
Transliteration:
ʼerets
Pronounciation:
eh'-rets
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land); [idiom] common, country, earth, field, ground, land, [idiom] natins, way, [phrase] wilderness, world.
to
fall
StrongsID:
h5307
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
נָפַל
Transliteration:
nâphal
Pronounciation:
naw-fal'
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative); be accepted, cast (down, self, (lots), out), cease, die, divide (by lot), (let) fail, (cause to, let, make, ready to) fall (away, down, -en, -ing), fell(-ing), fugitive, have (inheritance), inferior, be judged (by mistake for פָּלַל), lay (along), (cause to) lie down, light (down), be ([idiom] hast) lost, lying, overthrow, overwhelm, perish, present(-ed, -ing), (make to) rot, slay, smite out, [idiom] surely, throw down.
by
the
sword
StrongsID:
h2719
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
חֶרֶב
Transliteration:
chereb
Pronounciation:
kheh'-reb
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from חָרַב; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement; axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.
that
our
wives
StrongsID:
h802
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
אִשָּׁה
Transliteration:
ʼishshâh
Pronounciation:
ish-shaw'
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
feminine of אִישׁ or אֱנוֹשׁ; irregular plural, נָשִׁים;(used in the same wide sense as אֱנוֹשׁ); a woman; (adulter) ess, each, every, female, [idiom] many, [phrase] none, one, [phrase] together, wife, woman. Often unexpressed in English.
and
our
children
StrongsID:
h2945
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
טַף
Transliteration:
ṭaph
Pronounciation:
taf
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from טָפַף (perhaps referring to the tripping gait of children); a family (mostly used collectively in the singular); (little) children (ones), families.
should
be
a
prey
StrongsID:
h957
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
בַּז
Transliteration:
baz
Pronounciation:
baz
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from בָּזַז; plunder; booty, prey, spoil(-ed).
were
it
not
better
StrongsID:
h2896
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
טוֹב
Transliteration:
ṭôwb
Pronounciation:
tobe
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
from טוֹב; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well); beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, [idiom] fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, [idiom] most, pleasant, [phrase] pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
for
us
to
return
StrongsID:
h7725
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
שׁוּב
Transliteration:
shûwb
Pronounciation:
shoob
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again; ((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) [idiom] again, (cause to) answer ([phrase] again), [idiom] in any case (wise), [idiom] at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, [idiom] certainly, come again (back), [idiom] consider, [phrase] continually, convert, deliver (again), [phrase] deny, draw back, fetch home again, [idiom] fro, get (oneself) (back) again, [idiom] give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, [idiom] needs, be past, [idiom] pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, [phrase] say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, [idiom] surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.
into
Egypt
StrongsID:
h4714
Language:
Hebrew
Lemma:
מִצְרַיִם
Transliteration:
Mitsrayim
Pronounciation:
mits-rah'-yim
Part of Speech:
Transliterated / Proper Name
Strongs Glossary:
dual of מָצוֹר; Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt; Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.