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Genesis Chapter 9

1 and~he~will~much~KNEEL(Verb) (וַיְבָרֶךְ / wai'va'rekh) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) AT (אֶת / et) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) and~AT (וְאֶת / wê'et) SON~s~him (בָּנָיו / ba'naw) and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) to~~them(m) (לָהֶם / la'hem) !(mp)~REPRODUCE(Verb) (פְּרוּ / pê'ru) and~!(mp)~INCREASE(Verb) (וּרְבוּ / ur'vu) and~!(mp)~FILL(Verb) (וּמִלְאוּ / u'mil'u) AT (אֶת / et) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

and Elohiym exalted No'ahh and his sons, and said to them, reproduce and increase and fill the land,

2 and~FEARING~you(mp) (וּמוֹרַאֲכֶם / u'mo'ra'a'khem) and~TREMBLING.IN.FEAR~you(mp) (וְחִתְּכֶם / wê'hhit'khem) he~will~EXIST(Verb) (יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh) UPON (עַל / al) ALL (כָּל / kol) LIVING (חַיַּת / hhai'yat) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets) and~UPON (וְעַל / wê'al) ALL (כָּל / kol) FLYER (עוֹף / oph) the~SKY~s2 (הַשָּׁמָיִם / ha'sha'ma'yim) in~ALL (בְּכֹל / bê'khol) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) she~will~TREAD(Verb) (תִּרְמֹשׂ / tir'mos) the~GROUND (הָאֲדָמָה / ha'a'da'mah) [71] and~in~ALL (וּבְכָל / uv'khol) FISH~s (דְּגֵי / dê'gey) the~SEA (הַיָּם / hai'yam) in~HAND~you(mp) (בְּיֶדְכֶם / bê'yed'khem) they~did~be~GIVE(Verb) (נִתָּנוּ / ni'ta'nu)

and a fearing of you and a trembling in fear of you will exist upon all the living ones of the land, and upon all the flyers of the skies, in all which tread upon the ground, and in all the fish of the sea, in your hand they were given.

3 ALL (כָּל / kol) TREADER (רֶמֶשׂ / re'mes) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) HE (הוּא / hu) LIVING (חַי / hhai) to~~you(mp) (לָכֶם / la'khem) he~will~EXIST(Verb) (יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh) to~FOOD (לְאָכְלָה / lê'akh'lah) like~GREEN (כְּיֶרֶק / kê'ye'req) HERB (עֵשֶׂב / ey'sev) I~did~GIVE(Verb) (נָתַתִּי / na'ta'ti) to~~you(mp) (לָכֶם / la'khem) AT (אֶת / et) ALL (כֹּל / kol)

All the treaders which are living will exist for you for food, like all the green herbs I gave to you.

4 SURELY (אַךְ / akh) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar) in~SOUL~him (בְּנַפְשׁוֹ / bê'naph'sho) BLOOD~him (דָמוֹ / da'mo) NOT (לֹא / lo) you(mp)~will~EAT(Verb) (תֹאכֵלוּ / to'khey'lu)

Surely, flesh is in his soul, you will not eat his blood,

5 and~SURELY (וְאַךְ / wê'akh) AT (אֶת / et) BLOOD~you(mp) (דִּמְכֶם / dim'khem) to~SOUL~s~you(mp) (לְנַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם / lê'naph'sho'tey'khem) I~will~SEEK(Verb) (אֶדְרֹשׁ / ed'rosh) from~HAND (מִיַּד / mi'yad) ALL (כָּל / kol) LIVING (חַיָּה / hhai'yah) I~will~SEEK(Verb)~him (אֶדְרְשֶׁנּוּ / ed're'she'nu) and~from~HAND (וּמִיַּד / u'mi'yad) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam) from~HAND (מִיַּד / mi'yad) MAN (אִישׁ / ish) BROTHER~him (אָחִיו / a'hhiw) I~will~SEEK(Verb) (אֶדְרֹשׁ / ed'rosh) AT (אֶת / et) SOUL (נֶפֶשׁ / ne'phesh) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam)

and surely, for your soul I will seek your blood, from the hand of all the living I will seek him, and from the hand of the human, from the hand of the man of his brother, I will seek the soul of the human.

6 POUR.OUT(Verb)~ing(ms) (שֹׁפֵךְ / sho'pheykh) BLOOD (דַּם / dam) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam) in~the~HUMAN (בָּאָדָם / ba'a'dam) BLOOD~him (דָּמוֹ / da'mo) he~will~be~POUR.OUT(Verb) (יִשָּׁפֵךְ / yi'sha'pheykh) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) in~IMAGE (בְּצֶלֶם / bê'tse'lem) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) he~did~DO(Verb) (עָשָׂה / a'sah) AT (אֶת / et) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam)

One pouring out the blood of the human by the human, his blood will be poured out, given that in the image of Elohiym he made the human,

7 and~YOU(MP) (וְאַתֶּם / wê'a'tem) !(mp)~REPRODUCE(Verb) (פְּרוּ / pê'ru) and~!(mp)~INCREASE(Verb) (וּרְבוּ / ur'vu) !(mp)~SWARM(Verb) (שִׁרְצוּ / shir'tsu) in~the~LAND (בָאָרֶץ / va'a'rets) and~!(mp)~INCREASE(Verb) (וּרְבוּ / ur'vu) in~~her (בָהּ / vah)

and you, reproduce and increase, swarm in the land and increase in her,

8 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) TO (אֶל / el) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) and~TO (וְאֶל / wê'el) SON~s~him (בָּנָיו / ba'naw) AT~him (אִתּוֹ / i'to) to~>~SAY(Verb) (לֵאמֹר / ley'mor)

and Elohiym said to No'ahh and to his sons with him, saying,

9 and~I (וַאֲנִי / wa'ani) LOOK~me (הִנְנִי / hin'ni) make~RISE(Verb)~ing(ms) (מֵקִים / mey'qim) AT (אֶת / et) COVENANT~me (בְּרִיתִי / bê'ri'ti) AT~you(mp) (אִתְּכֶם / it'khem) and~AT (וְאֶת / wê'et) SEED~you(mp) (זַרְעֲכֶם / zar'a'khem) AFTER~you(mp) (אַחֲרֵיכֶם / a'hha'rey'khem)

and I, look at me, am making my covenant rise with you and your seed after you,

10 and~AT (וְאֵת / wê'eyt) ALL (כָּל / kol) SOUL (נֶפֶשׁ / ne'phesh) the~LIVING (הַחַיָּה / ha'hha'yah) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) AT~you(mp) (אִתְּכֶם / it'khem) in~the~FLYER (בָּעוֹף / ba'oph) in~the~BEAST (בַּבְּהֵמָה / ba'be'hey'mah) and~in~ALL (וּבְכָל / uv'khol) LIVING (חַיַּת / hhai'yat) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets) AT~you(mp) (אִתְּכֶם / it'khem) from~ALL (מִכֹּל / mi'kol) GO.OUT(Verb)~ing(mp) (יֹצְאֵי / yots'ey) the~VESSEL (הַתֵּבָה / ha'tey'vah) to~ALL (לְכֹל / lê'khol) LIVING (חַיַּת / hhai'yat) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

and with all the souls of the living ones which are with you, with the flyer, with the beast, and with all the living ones of the land with you, from all the ones going out of the vessel, to all the living ones of the land,

11 and~I~did~make~RISE(Verb) (וַהֲקִמֹתִי / wa'ha'qi'mo'ti) AT (אֶת / et) COVENANT~me (בְּרִיתִי / bê'ri'ti) AT~you(mp) (אִתְּכֶם / it'khem) and~NOT (וְלֹא / wê'lo) he~will~be~CUT(Verb) (יִכָּרֵת / yi'ka'reyt) ALL (כָּל / kol) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar) YET.AGAIN (עוֹד / od) from~WATER~s2 (מִמֵּי / mi'mey) the~FLOOD (הַמַּבּוּל / ha'ma'bul) and~NOT (וְלֹא / wê'lo) he~will~EXIST(Verb) (יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh) YET.AGAIN (עוֹד / od) FLOOD (מַבּוּל / ma'bul) to~>~much~DAMAGE(Verb) (לְשַׁחֵת / lê'sha'hheyt) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

and I made my covenant rise with you, and all the flesh will not be cut again from the waters of the flood, the flood will not exist again to damage the land,

12 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) THIS (זֹאת / zot) SIGN (אוֹת / ot) the~COVENANT (הַבְּרִית / ha'be'rit) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) I (אֲנִי / a'ni) GIVE(Verb)~ing(ms) (נֹתֵן / no'teyn) BETWEEN~me (בֵּינִי / bey'ni) and~BETWEEN~you(mp) (וּבֵינֵיכֶם / u'vey'ney'khem) and~BETWEEN (וּבֵין / u'veyn) ALL (כָּל / kol) SOUL (נֶפֶשׁ / ne'phesh) LIVING (חַיָּה / hhai'yah) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) AT~you(mp) (אִתְּכֶם / it'khem) to~GENERATION~s (לְדֹרֹת / lê'do'rot) DISTANT (עוֹלָם / o'lam)

and Elohiym said, this is the sign of the covenant which I am giving between me and you and all the living souls which are with you, for generations of a distant time.

13 AT (אֶת / et) BOW~me (קַשְׁתִּי / qash'ti) [72] I~did~GIVE(Verb) (נָתַתִּי / na'ta'ti) in~CLOUD (בֶּעָנָן / be'a'nan) and~she~did~EXIST(Verb) (וְהָיְתָה / wê'hai'tah) to~SIGN (לְאוֹת / lê'ot) COVENANT (בְּרִית / bê'rit) BETWEEN~me (בֵּינִי / bey'ni) and~BETWEEN (וּבֵין / u'veyn) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

I placed my bow in the cloud, and she will exist for a sign of the covenant between me and the land,

14 and~he~did~EXIST(Verb) (וְהָיָה / wê'hai'yah) in~>~much~CONJURE(Verb)~me (בְּעַנְנִי / bê'an'ni) CLOUD (עָנָן / a'nan) UPON (עַל / al) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets) and~she~did~be~SEE(Verb) (וְנִרְאֲתָה / wê'nir'a'tah) the~BOW (הַקֶּשֶׁת / ha'qe'shet) in~CLOUD (בֶּעָנָן / be'a'nan)

and it will come to pass, with my conjuring a cloud over the land, and the bow will appear in the cloud,

15 and~I~did~REMEMBER(Verb) (וְזָכַרְתִּי / wê'za'khar'ti) AT (אֶת / et) COVENANT~me (בְּרִיתִי / bê'ri'ti) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) BETWEEN~me (בֵּינִי / bey'ni) and~BETWEEN~you(mp) (וּבֵינֵיכֶם / u'vey'ney'khem) and~BETWEEN (וּבֵין / u'veyn) ALL (כָּל / kol) SOUL (נֶפֶשׁ / ne'phesh) LIVING (חַיָּה / hhai'yah) in~ALL (בְּכָל / bê'khol) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar) and~NOT (וְלֹא / wê'lo) he~will~EXIST(Verb) (יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh) YET.AGAIN (עוֹד / od) the~WATER~s2 (הַמַּיִם / ha'ma'yim) to~FLOOD (לְמַבּוּל / lê'ma'bul) to~>~much~DAMAGE(Verb) (לְשַׁחֵת / lê'sha'hheyt) ALL (כָּל / kol) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar)

and I will remember my covenant which is between me and you and all the living souls, with all the flesh, and the waters for a flood will not again exist to damage all the flesh,

16 and~she~did~EXIST(Verb) (וְהָיְתָה / wê'hai'tah) the~BOW (הַקֶּשֶׁת / ha'qe'shet) in~CLOUD (בֶּעָנָן / be'a'nan) and~I~did~SEE(Verb)~her (וּרְאִיתִיהָ / ur'i'ti'ah) to~>~REMEMBER(Verb) (לִזְכֹּר / liz'kor) COVENANT (בְּרִית / bê'rit) DISTANT (עוֹלָם / o'lam) BETWEEN (בֵּין / beyn) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) and~BETWEEN (וּבֵין / u'veyn) ALL (כָּל / kol) SOUL (נֶפֶשׁ / ne'phesh) LIVING (חַיָּה / hhai'yah) in~ALL (בְּכָל / bê'khol) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) UPON (עַל / al) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

and the bow will exist in the cloud, and I will see her to remember the covenant of a distant time, that is between Elohiym and all living souls with all the flesh which is upon the land,

17 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) TO (אֶל / el) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) THIS (זֹאת / zot) SIGN (אוֹת / ot) the~COVENANT (הַבְּרִית / ha'be'rit) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) I~did~make~RISE(Verb) (הֲקִמֹתִי / ha'qi'mo'ti) BETWEEN~me (בֵּינִי / bey'ni) and~BETWEEN (וּבֵין / u'veyn) ALL (כָּל / kol) FLESH (בָּשָׂר / ba'sar) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) UPON (עַל / al) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

and Elohiym said to No'ahh, this is the sign of the covenant which I made rise between me and all the flesh which is upon the land,

18 and~they(m)~will~EXIST(Verb) (וַיִּהְיוּ / wai'yih'yu) SON~s (בְנֵי / vê'ney) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) the~GO.OUT(Verb)~ing(mp) (הַיֹּצְאִים / hai'yots'im) FROM (מִן / min) the~VESSEL (הַתֵּבָה / ha'tey'vah) Shem (שֵׁם / sheym) and~Hham (וְחָם / wê'hham) and~Yaphet (וָיָפֶת / wa'ya'phet) and~Hham (וְחָם / wê'hham) HE (הוּא / hu) FATHER~of (אֲבִי / a'vi) Kena'an (כְנָעַן / khê'na'an)

and the sons of No'ahh going out from the vessel were Shem and Hham and Yaphet, and Hham, he is the father of Kena'an.

19 THREE (שְׁלֹשָׁה / shê'lo'shah) THESE (אֵלֶּה / ey'leh) SON~s (בְּנֵי / bê'ney) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) and~from~THESE (וּמֵאֵלֶּה / u'mey'ey'leh) she~did~SCATTER(Verb) (נָפְצָה / naph'tsah) [73] ALL (כָל / khol) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets)

These three are the sons of No'ahh, and from these all the land scattered,

20 and~he~will~make~DRILL(Verb) (וַיָּחֶל / wai'ya'hhel) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) MAN (אִישׁ / ish) the~GROUND (הָאֲדָמָה / ha'a'da'mah) and~he~will~PLANT(Verb) (וַיִּטַּע / wai'yi'ta) VINEYARD (כָּרֶם / ka'rem)

and No'ahh began as a man of the ground, and he planted a vineyard,

21 and~he~will~GULP(Verb) (וַיֵּשְׁתְּ / wai'yeysh'te) FROM (מִן / min) the~WINE (הַיַּיִן / hai'ya'yin) and~he~will~BE.DRUNK(Verb) (וַיִּשְׁכָּר / wai'yish'kar) and~he~will~make~self~REMOVE.THE.COVER(Verb) (וַיִּתְגַּל / wai'yit'gal) in~MIDST (בְּתוֹךְ / bê'tokh) TENT~her (אָהֳלֹה / a'ha'loh) [74]

and he gulped from the wine and he became drunk, and he uncovered himself in the midst of her tent,

22 and~he~will~SEE(Verb) (וַיַּרְא / wai'yar) Hham (חָם / hham) FATHER~of (אֲבִי / a'vi) Kena'an (כְנַעַן / khê'na'an) AT (אֵת / eyt) NAKEDNESS (עֶרְוַת / er'wat) FATHER~him (אָבִיו / a'viw) [75] and~he~will~make~BE.FACE.TO.FACE(Verb) (וַיַּגֵּד / wai'ya'geyd) to~TWO (לִשְׁנֵי / lish'ney) BROTHER~s~him (אֶחָיו / e'hhaw) in~the~OUTSIDE (בַּחוּץ / ba'hhuts)

and Hham, the father of Kena'an, saw the nakedness of his father, and he told his two brothers in the outside,

23 and~he~will~TAKE(Verb) (וַיִּקַּח / wai'yi'qahh) Shem (שֵׁם / sheym) and~Yaphet (וָיֶפֶת / wa'ye'phet) AT (אֶת / et) the~APPAREL (הַשִּׂמְלָה / ha'sim'lah) and~they(m)~will~PLACE(Verb) (וַיָּשִׂימוּ / wai'ya'si'mu) UPON (עַל / al) SHOULDER (שְׁכֶם / shê'khem) TWO~them(m) (שְׁנֵיהֶם / shê'ney'hem) and~they(m)~will~WALK(Verb) (וַיֵּלְכוּ / wai'yeyl'khu) BACKWARD (אֲחֹרַנִּית / a'hho'ra'nit) and~they(m)~will~much~COVER.OVER(Verb) (וַיְכַסּוּ / wai'kha'su) AT (אֵת / eyt) NAKEDNESS (עֶרְוַת / er'wat) FATHER~them(m) (אֲבִיהֶם / a'vi'hem) and~FACE~s~them(m) (וּפְנֵיהֶם / uph'ney'hem) BACKWARD (אֲחֹרַנִּית / a'hho'ra'nit) and~NAKEDNESS (וְעֶרְוַת / wê'e're'wat) FATHER~them(m) (אֲבִיהֶם / a'vi'hem) NOT (לֹא / lo) they~did~SEE(Verb) (רָאוּ / ra'u)

and Shem and Yaphet took the apparel and they placed it upon the shoulder of the two of them, and they walked backward, and they covered over the nakedness of their father, and their faces were backward and they did not see the nakedness of their father,

24 and~he~will~AWAKE(Verb) (וַיִּיקֶץ / wai'yi'qets) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) from~WINE~him (מִיֵּינוֹ / mi'yey'no) and~he~will~KNOW(Verb) (וַיֵּדַע / wai'yey'da) AT (אֵת / eyt) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) he~did~DO(Verb) (עָשָׂה / a'sah) to~~him (לוֹ / lo) SON~him (בְּנוֹ / bê'no) the~SMALL (הַקָּטָן / ha'qa'tan)

and No'ahh awoke from his wine and he knew what his small son did to him,

25 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) SPIT.UPON(Verb)~ed(ms) (אָרוּר / a'rur) Kena'an (כְּנָעַן / kê'na'an) SERVANT (עֶבֶד / e'ved) SERVANT~s (עֲבָדִים / a'va'dim) he~will~EXIST(Verb) (יִהְיֶה / yih'yeh) to~BROTHER~s~him (לְאֶחָיו / lê'e'hhaw)

and he said, spitted upon is Kena'an, he will exist as a servant of servants to his brothers,

26 and~he~will~SAY(Verb) (וַיֹּאמֶר / wai'yo'mer) KNEEL(Verb)~ed(ms) (בָּרוּךְ / ba'rukh) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym (אֱלֹהֵי / e'lo'hey) Shem (שֵׁם / sheym) and~he~will~EXIST(Verb) (וִיהִי / wi'hi) Kena'an (כְנַעַן / khê'na'an) SERVANT (עֶבֶד / e'ved) to~~them(m) (לָמוֹ / la'mo)

and he said, YHWH the Elohiym of Shem is exalted, and Kena'an will exist as a servant to them.

27 he~will~make~SPREAD.WIDE(Verb) (יַפְתְּ / yaph'te) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) to~Yaphet (לְיֶפֶת / lê'ye'phet) and~he~will~DWELL(Verb) (וְיִשְׁכֹּן / wê'yish'kon) in~TENT~s (בְּאָהֳלֵי / bê'a'ha'ley) Shem (שֵׁם / sheym) and~he~will~EXIST(Verb) (וִיהִי / wi'hi) Kena'an (כְנַעַן / khê'na'an) SERVANT (עֶבֶד / e'ved) to~~them(m) (לָמוֹ / la'mo)

Elohiym will make Yaphet spread wide, and he will dwell in the tents of Shem, and Kena'an will exist as a servant to them,

28 and~he~will~LIVE(Verb) (וַיְחִי / wa'ye'hhi) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) AFTER (אַחַר / a'hhar) the~FLOOD (הַמַּבּוּל / ha'ma'bul) THREE (שְׁלֹשׁ / shê'losh) HUNDRED~s (מֵאוֹת / mey'ot) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah) and~FIVE~s (וַחֲמִשִּׁים / wa'hha'mi'shim) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah)

and No'ahh lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years,

29 and~they(m)~will~EXIST(Verb) (וַיִּהְיוּ / wai'yih'yu) ALL (כָּל / kol) DAY~s (יְמֵי / yê'mey) No'ahh (נֹחַ / no'ahh) NINE (תְּשַׁע / tê'sha) HUNDRED~s (מֵאוֹת / mey'ot) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah) and~FIVE~s (וַחֲמִשִּׁים / wa'hha'mi'shim) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah) and~he~will~DIE(Verb) (וַיָּמֹת / wai'ya'mot)

and all the days of No'ahh existed nine hundred and fifty years and he died,