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“And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Lord hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.”

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Deuteronomy 1:27 Translation & Meaning

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And ye murmured וַתֵּֽרָגְנ֤וּ To grumble, i.e., rebel murmured
in your tents, בְאָֽהֳלֵיכֶם֙ A tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) tents
and said, וַתֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ To say (used with great latitude) said
Because the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Because Lord
hated בְּשִׂנְאַ֤ת To hate (personally) hated
us, he hath brought us forth הֽוֹצִיאָ֖נוּ To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim brought forth
out of the land מֵאֶ֣רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) out land
of Egypt, מִצְרָ֑יִם Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
to deliver לָתֵ֥ת To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) deliver
us into the hand בְּיַ֥ד A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
of the Amorites, הָֽאֱמֹרִ֖י An Emorite, one of the Canaanitish tribes Amorites
to destroy לְהַשְׁמִידֵֽנוּ׃ To desolate destroy
us. לְהַשְׁמִידֵֽנוּ׃ To desolate us

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  • 25  And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us word again, and said, It is a good land which the Lord our God doth give us.

  • 26  Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the Lord your God:

  • 27  And ye murmured in your tents, and said, Because the Lord hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.

  • 28  Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.

  • 29  Then I said unto you, Dread not, neither be afraid of them.


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