DEUTERONOMY 28:43

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.”

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Deuteronomy 28:43 Translation & Meaning

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The stranger הַגֵּר֙ Properly, a guest; by implication, a foreigner stranger
that אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
within בְּקִרְבְּךָ֔ Properly, the nearest part, i.e., the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition) within
thee shall get up יַֽעֲלֶ֥ה To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative get up
above עָלֶ֖יךָ Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications above
thee very מַ֣עְלָה Properly,the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc very
high; מָּ֑עְלָה Properly,the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc high
and thou וְאַתָּ֥ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you and thou
shalt come down תֵרֵ֖ד To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) come down
very מַ֥טָּה Downward, below or beneath; often adverbially with or without prefixes very
low. מָּֽטָּה׃ Downward, below or beneath; often adverbially with or without prefixes low

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  • 41  Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.

  • 42  All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust consume.

  • 43  The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.

  • 44  He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

  • 45  Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:




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