DEUTERONOMY 13:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the Lord thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.”

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Deuteronomy 13:5 Translation & Meaning

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And that הַה֡וּא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are And that
prophet, וְהַנָּבִ֣יא A prophet or (generally) inspired man prophet
or א֣וֹ Desire (and so probably in Proverbs 31:4); hence (by way of alternative) or, also if or
that הַה֜וּא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are that
dreamer חֹלֵם֩ Properly, to bind firmly, i.e., (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump dreamer
of dreams, הַֽחֲל֨וֹם A dream dreams
shall be put to death; יוּמָ֗ת To die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill put death
because כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed because
he hath spoken דִבֶּר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue spoken
to turn סָ֠רָה Apostasy, crime; figuratively, remission turn
you (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
away from עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications away
the Lord יְהוָ֨ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
your God, אֱלֹֽהֵיכֶ֜ם 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
which brought you out הַמּוֹצִ֥יא To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim brought out
of the land מֵאֶ֣רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of Egypt, מִצְרַ֗יִם Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
and redeemed וְהַפֹּֽדְךָ֙ To sever, i.e., ransom; generally to release, preserve redeemed
you out of the house מִבֵּ֣ית A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) out house
of bondage, עֲבָדִ֔ים A servant bondage
to thrust לְהַדִּֽיחֲךָ֙ To push off; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively (to expel, mislead, strike, inflict, etc.) thrust
thee out of מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses out
the way הַדֶּ֔רֶךְ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb way
which אֲשֶׁ֧ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the Lord יְהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ 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
commanded צִוְּךָ֛ (intensively) to constitute, enjoin commanded
thee to walk לָלֶ֣כֶת To walk (literally or figuratively); causatively, to carry (in various senses) walk
in. So shalt thou put וּבִֽעַרְתָּ֥ To kindle, i.e., consume (by fire or by eating) put
the evil הָרָ֖ע Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
away from the midst מִקִּרְבֶּֽךָ׃ Properly, the nearest part, i.e., the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition) away midst
of thee. מִקִּרְבֶּֽךָ׃ Properly, the nearest part, i.e., the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition) of thee

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  • 3  Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

  • 4  Ye shall walk after the Lord your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.

  • 5  And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the Lord thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.

  • 6  If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;

  • 7  Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth;




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