DEUTERONOMY 14:29

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

To get what Deuteronomy 14:29 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

“And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the Lord thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.”

Low popularity: 40 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in Deuteronomy chapter 14 using average monthly Google searches.

Deuteronomy 14:29 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail.
More 
Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word.
And the Levite, הַלֵּוִ֡י A Levite or descendant of Levi Levite
(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 no אֵֽין A nonentity; generally used as a negative particle no
part חֵ֨לֶק Properly, smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment part
nor inheritance וְנַֽחֲלָ֜ה Properly, something inherited, i.e., (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion inheritance
with עִמָּ֗ךְ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
thee,) and the stranger, וְ֠הַגֵּר Properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner stranger
and the fatherless, וְהַיָּת֤וֹם A bereaved person fatherless
and the widow, וְהָֽאַלְמָנָה֙ A widow; also a desolate place widow
which אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
within thy gates, בִּשְׁעָרֶ֔יךָ An opening, i.e., door or gate within gates
shall come, וּבָ֣א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
and shall eat וְאָֽכְל֖וּ To eat (literally or figuratively) eat
and be satisfied; וְשָׂבֵ֑עוּ To sate, i.e., fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively) satisfied
that לְמַ֤עַן Properly, heed, i.e., purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically, in order that that
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ 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
may bless יְבָֽרֶכְךָ֙ To kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason) bless
thee in all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the work מַֽעֲשֵׂ֥ה An action (good or bad); generally, a transaction; abstractly, activity; by implication, a product (specifically, a poem) or (generally) property work
of thine hand יָֽדְךָ֖ 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] thine hand
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
thou doest. תַּֽעֲשֶֽׂה׃ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application doest

Verse Context

See Deuteronomy 14:29 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance.

Very High
Verse Search Popularity Levels What do people search for?

Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other.

High
Medium
Low
Very Low
  • 27  And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee.

  • 28  At the end of three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase the same year, and shalt lay it up within thy gates:

  • 29  And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the Lord thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.




Sources:

The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


Share This Page:

Most Searched Bible Verses
Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible
Words of God in dark red
Words of Jesus in light red

Popular Bible Topics

What does the Bible say about...?