Psalm 81:5
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
He ordained it as a testimony for Joseph when he went out over the land of Egypt, where I heard an unfamiliar language:

Young's Literal Translation
A testimony on Joseph He hath placed it, In his going forth over the land of Egypt. A lip, I have not known—I hear.

King James Bible
This he ordained in Joseph [for] a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt: [where] I heard a language [that] I understood not.

He ordained it
שָׂמ֗וֹ (śā·mōw)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

as a testimony
עֵ֤דוּת ׀ (‘ê·ḏūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5715: Testimony

for Joseph
בִּֽיה֘וֹסֵ֤ף (bî·hō·w·sêp̄)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3084: Jehoseph

when he went out
בְּ֭צֵאתוֹ (bə·ṣê·ṯōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

עַל־ (‘al-)
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the land
אֶ֣רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of Egypt,
מִצְרָ֑יִם (miṣ·rā·yim)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

[where] I heard
אֶשְׁמָֽע׃ (’eš·mā‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

an unfamiliar
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

שְׂפַ֖ת (śə·p̄aṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin


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