DEUTERONOMY 28:36

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.”

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Deuteronomy 28:36 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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The Lord יְהוָ֜ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
shall bring יוֹלֵ֨ךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) bring
thee, and thy king מַלְכְּךָ֙ A king king
which אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
thou shalt set תָּקִ֣ים To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) set
over עָלֶ֔יךָ Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications over
thee, unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to thee unto
a nation גּ֕וֹי A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts nation
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
neither לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles neither
thou אַתָּ֣ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
nor thy fathers וַֽאֲבֹתֶ֑יךָ Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application fathers
have known; יָדַ֖עְתָּ To know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively, instruction, designation, punishment, etc.) known
and there שָּׁ֛ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence and there
shalt thou serve וְעָבַ֥דְתָּ To work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc serve
other אֲחֵרִ֖ים Properly, hinder; generally, next, other, etc other
gods, אֱלֹהִ֥ים 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 gods
wood עֵ֥ץ A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) wood
and stone. וָאָֽבֶן׃ A stone stone

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  • 34  So that thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.

  • 35  The Lord shall smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be healed, from the sole of thy foot unto the top of thy head.

  • 36  The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.

  • 37  And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the Lord shall lead thee.

  • 38  Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.




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