DEUTERONOMY 2:22

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead even unto this day:”

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Deuteronomy 2:22 Translation & Meaning

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As כַּֽאֲשֶׁ֤ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc As
he did עָשָׂה֙ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application did
to the children לִבְנֵ֣י A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children
of Esau, עֵשָׂ֔ו Esav, a son of Isaac, including his posterity Esau
which dwelt הַיֹּֽשְׁבִ֖ים Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry dwelt
in Seir, בְּשֵׂעִ֑יר Seir, a mountain of Idumaea and its indigenous occupants, also one in Palestine Seir
when אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc when
he destroyed הִשְׁמִ֤יד To desolate destroyed
the Horims הַֽחֹרִי֙ A Chorite or indigenous Idumaean Horims
from before מִפְּנֵיהֶ֔ם The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
them; and they succeeded וַיִּֽירָשֻׁם֙ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin succeeded
them, and dwelt וַיֵּֽשְׁב֣וּ Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry dwelt
in their stead תַחְתָּ֔ם The bottom (as depressed); only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc stead
even unto עַ֖ד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) even
this הַזֶּֽה׃ The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
day: הַיּ֥וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day

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  • 20  (That also was accounted a land of giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; and the Ammonites call them Zamzummims;

  • 21  A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the Lord destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:

  • 22  As he did to the children of Esau, which dwelt in Seir, when he destroyed the Horims from before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead even unto this day:

  • 23  And the Avims which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorims, which came forth out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)

  • 24  Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend with him in battle.




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