Genesis 24:60
Text Analysis
1288 [e]וַיְבָרֲכ֤וּ
And they blessedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3mp
853 [e]אֶת־
7259 [e]רִבְקָה֙
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמְרוּ
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
to herPrep | 3fs
269 [e]אֲחֹתֵ֕נוּ
Our sisterN-fsc | 1cp
859 [e]אַ֥תְּ
1961 [e]הֲיִ֖י
may become [the mother]V-Qal-Imp-fs
505 [e]לְאַלְפֵ֣י
of thousandsPrep-l | Number-mpc
7233 [e]רְבָבָ֑ה
of myriadsNumber-fs
3423 [e]וְיִירַ֣שׁ
and may possessConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms
2233 [e]זַרְעֵ֔ךְ
your descendantsN-msc | 2fs
853 [e]אֵ֖ת
8179 [e]שַׁ֥עַר
the gatesN-msc
8130 [e]שֹׂנְאָֽיו׃
of those who hate themV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 24:60 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְבָרֲכ֤וּ אֶת־רִבְקָה֙ וַיֹּ֣אמְרוּ לָ֔הּ אֲחֹתֵ֕נוּ אַ֥תְּ הֲיִ֖י לְאַלְפֵ֣י רְבָבָ֑ה וְיִירַ֣שׁ זַרְעֵ֔ךְ אֵ֖ת שַׁ֥עַר שֹׂנְאָֽיו׃

בראשית 24:60 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויברכו את־רבקה ויאמרו לה אחתנו את היי לאלפי רבבה ויירש זרעך את שער שנאיו׃

בראשית 24:60 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויברכו את־רבקה ויאמרו לה אחתנו את היי לאלפי רבבה ויירש זרעך את שער שנאיו׃

בראשית 24:60 Hebrew Bible
ויברכו את רבקה ויאמרו לה אחתנו את היי לאלפי רבבה ויירש זרעך את שער שנאיו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They blessed Rebekah and said to her, "May you, our sister, Become thousands of ten thousands, And may your descendants possess The gate of those who hate them."

King James Bible
And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions, and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They blessed Rebekah, saying to her: Our sister, may you become thousands upon ten thousands. May your offspring possess the gates of their enemies.
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