DEUTERONOMY 28:30

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

To get what Deuteronomy 28:30 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

“Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.”

Medium popularity: 140 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in Deuteronomy chapter 28 using average monthly Google searches.

Deuteronomy 28:30 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.
Thou shalt betroth תְאָרֵ֗שׂ To promise to marry betroth
a wife, אִשָּׁ֣ה A woman wife
and another אַחֵר֙ Properly, hinder; generally, next, other, etc another
man וְאִ֤ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) man
shall lie יִשְׁגָּלֶנָּה To copulate with lie
with her: thou shalt build תִּבְנֶ֖ה To build (literally and figuratively) build
an house, בַּ֥יִת A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) house
and thou shalt not וְלֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
dwell תֵשֵׁ֣ב Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry dwell
therein: thou shalt plant תִּטַּ֖ע Properly, to strike in, i.e., fix; specifically, to plant (literally or figuratively) therein plant
a vineyard, כֶּ֥רֶם A garden or vineyard vineyard
and shalt not וְלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
gather the grapes תְחַלְּלֶֽנּוּ׃ Properly, to bore, i.e., (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute) gather grapes
thereof. תְחַלְּלֶֽנּוּ׃ Properly, to bore, i.e., (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute) thereof

Verse Context

See Deuteronomy 28:30 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
  • 28  The Lord shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart:

  • 29  And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.

  • 30  Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

  • 31  Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them.

  • 32  Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand.




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:


Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

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