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- Genesis 3:9
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“And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?”
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Genesis 3:9 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“And the Lord” ||יְהוָ֥ה ||(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God || Lord |
|“God” ||אֱלֹהִ֖ים ||Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative ||God |
|“called” ||וַיִּקְרָ֛א ||To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) ||called |
|“unto” ||אֶל ||Near, with or among; often in general, to ||unto |
|“Adam,” ||הָֽאָדָ֑ם ||Ruddy i.e., a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) ||Adam |
|“and said” ||וַיֹּ֥אמֶר ||To say (used with great latitude) || said |
|“unto him, Where thou?” ||אַיֶּֽכָּה׃ ||Where? hence how? ||unto him Where thou |
|“art” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
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7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.
8 And they heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God amongst the trees of the garden.
9 And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?
10 And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.
11 And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked? Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?
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