Genesis 43:20
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
“Please, sir,” they said, “we really did come down here the first time to buy food.

Young's Literal Translation
and say, ‘O, my lord, we really come down at the commencement to buy food;

King James Bible
And said, O sir, we came indeed down at the first time to buy food:

בִּ֣י (bî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 994: Oh that!, with leave, if it please

אֲדֹנִ֑י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 113: Sovereign, controller

they said,
וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“we really did come down
יָרֹ֥ד (yā·rōḏ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

here the first time
בַּתְּחִלָּ֖ה (bat·tə·ḥil·lāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8462: A commencement, rel, original

to buy
לִשְׁבָּר־ (liš·bār-)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7666: To deal in grain

אֹֽכֶל׃ (’ō·ḵel)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 400: Food


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