Psalm 78:57
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
They turned back and were faithless like their fathers, twisted like a faulty bow.

Young's Literal Translation
And they turn back, And deal treacherously like their fathers, They have been turned like a deceitful bow,

King James Bible
But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

They turned back
וַיִּסֹּ֣גוּ (way·yis·sō·ḡū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5472: To move away, backslide

and were faithless
וַֽ֭יִּבְגְּדוּ (way·yiḇ·gə·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 898: To cover, to act covertly, to pillage

like their fathers,
כַּאֲבוֹתָ֑ם (ka·’ă·ḇō·w·ṯām)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father

נֶ֝הְפְּכ֗וּ (neh·pə·ḵū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

like a faulty
רְמִיָּֽה׃ (rə·mî·yāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7423: Remissness, treachery

כְּקֶ֣שֶׁת (kə·qe·šeṯ)
Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 7198: A bow, for, shooting, the iris


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