DEUTERONOMY 21:19

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;”

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Deuteronomy 21:19 Translation & Meaning

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Then shall his father אָבִ֣יו Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application Then father
and his mother וְאִמּ֑וֹ A mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively [like father]) mother
lay hold וְתָ֥פְשׂוּ To manipulate, i.e., seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably lay hold
on him, and bring him out וְהוֹצִ֧יאוּ To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim bring out
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the elders זִקְנֵ֥י Old elders
of his city, עִיר֖וֹ A city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post) city
and unto וְאֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to and unto
the gate שַׁ֥עַר An opening, i.e., door or gate gate
of his place; מְקֹמֽוֹ׃ Properly, a standing, i.e., a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind) place

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  • 17  But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated for the firstborn, by giving him a double portion of all that he hath: for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the firstborn is his.

  • 18  If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

  • 19  Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

  • 20  And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

  • 21  And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.




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