And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?
And Iudah ſaide vnto his brethren, What profit is it if we ſlay our brother, and conceale his blood?
אָח , masculine noun, ʾah — a brother (value 9)
H251, אָח ʼâch, awkh; a primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H1]):—another, brother(-ly); kindred, like, other. Compare also the proper names beginning with 'Ah-' or 'Ahi-'.
brother of same parents
half-brother (same father)
relative, kinship, same tribe
each to the other (reciprocal relationship)
(fig.) of resemblance
Used in 572 Verses, 33 Books 628  Occurrence Count
אֵל , preposition, ʾeyl — to, into, towards (value 31)
H413, אֵל ʼêl, ale; (but only used in the shortened constructive form אֶל ʼel ); a primitive particle; properly, denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, i.e. near, with or among; often in general, to:—about, according to, after, against, among, as for, at, because(-fore, -side), both...and, by, concerning, for, from, × hath, in(-to), near, (out) of, over, through, to(-ward), under, unto, upon, whether, with(-in).
to, toward, unto (of motion)
into (limit is actually entered)
toward (of direction, not necessarily physical motion)
against (motion or direction of a hostile character)
in addition to, to
concerning, in regard to, in reference to, on account of
according to (rule or standard)
at, by, against (of one's presence)
in between, in within, to within, unto (idea of motion to)
Used in 4202 Verses, 38 Books 5488  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
בֶּצַע , masculine noun, betzaʿ — gain made by violence, unjust gain, profit (value 162)
H1215, בֶּצַע betsaʻ, beh'-tsah; from H1214; plunder; by extension, gain (usually unjust):—covetousness, (dishonest) gain, lucre, profit.
profit, unjust gain, gain (profit) acquired by violence
Used in 23 Verses, 13 Books 23  Occurrence Count
דָּם , masculine noun, dam — blood (value 44)
H1818, דָּם dâm, dawm; from H1826 (compare H119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e. drops of blood):—blood(-y, -guiltiness), (-thirsty), + innocent.
Used in 295 Verses, 28 Books 357  Occurrence Count
הָרַג , verb, harag — to kill, slay (value 208)
H2026, הָרַג hârag, haw-rag'; a primitive root; to smite with deadly intent:—destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), × surely.
to kill, slay, murder, destroy, murderer, slayer, out of hand
to kill, slay
to destroy, ruin
(Niphal) to be killed
(Pual) to be killed, be slain
Used in 158 Verses, 27 Books 165  Occurrence Count
יְהוּדָה , proper masculine noun, yəhuda — probably "praised", a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Israelites (value 30)
H3063, יְהוּדָה Yehûwdâh, yeh-hoo-daw'; from H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory:—Judah.
Judah = "praised"
the son of Jacob by Leah
the tribe descended from Judah the son of Jacob
the territory occupied by the tribe of Judah
the kingdom comprised of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin which occupied the southern part of Canaan after the nation split upon the death of Solomon
a Levite in Ezra's time
an overseer of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah
a Levite musician in the time of Nehemiah
a priest in the time of Nehemiah
Used in 754 Verses, 33 Books 818  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כָּסָה , verb, kasa — to cover (value 85)
H3680, כָּסָה kâçâh, kaw-saw'; a primitive root; properly, to plump, i.e. fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy):—clad self, close, clothe, conceal, cover (self), (flee to) hide, overwhelm. Compare H3780.
to cover, conceal, hide
(Qal) conceal, covered (participle)
(Niphal) to be covered
to cover, clothe
to cover, conceal
to cover (for protection)
to cover over, spread over
to cover, overwhelm
to be covered
to be clothed
(Hithpael) to cover oneself, clothe oneself
Used in 149 Verses, 26 Books 152  Occurrence Count
מָה , indefinite pronoun, interrogative pronoun, ma — what? how? anything (value 45)
H4100, מָה mâh, maw; or מַה mah; or מָ mâ; or מַ ma; also מֶה meh; a primitive particle; properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses:—how (long, oft, (-soever)), (no-) thing, what (end, good, purpose, thing), whereby(-fore, -in, -to, -with), (for) why.
what, how, of what kind
of what kind
whatsoever, whatever, what
how, how now
wherein?, whereby?, wherewith?, by what means?
because of what?
the like of what?
how much?, how many?, how often?
for how long?
for what reason?, why?, to what purpose?
until when?, how long?, upon what?, wherefore?
anything, aught, what may
Used in 650 Verses, 37 Books 744  Occurrence Count
|Genesis 37:26Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיֹּ֥אמֶר יְהוּדָ֖ה אֶל־אֶחָ֑יו מַה־בֶּ֗צַע כִּ֤י נַהֲרֹג֙ אֶת־אָחִ֔ינוּ וְכִסִּ֖ינוּ אֶת־דָּמֽוֹ׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|unto his brethren,
|is it if we slay
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