DEUTERONOMY 28:50

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:”

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Deuteronomy 28:50 Translation & Meaning

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A nation גּ֖וֹי A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts nation
of fierce עַ֣ז Strong, vehement, harsh fierce
countenance, פָּנִ֑ים 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.) countenance
which אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
shall not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
regard יִשָּׂ֤א To lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absolute and relative regard
the person פָנִים֙ 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.) person
of the old, לְזָקֵ֔ן Old old
nor לֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles nor
shew favour יָחֹֽן׃ Properly, to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (i.e., move to favor by petition) shew favour
to the young: וְנַ֖עַר (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication, a servant; also (by interch. of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age) young

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  • 48  Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the Lord shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

  • 49  The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;

  • 50  A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:

  • 51  And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.

  • 52  And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the Lord thy God hath given thee.




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