DEUTERONOMY 28:52

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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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Deuteronomy 28:52 Translation & Meaning

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And he shall besiege וְהֵצַ֨ר To cramp, literally or figuratively, transitive or intransitive besiege
thee in all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
thy gates, שְׁעָרֶ֗יךָ An opening, i.e., door or gate gates
until עַ֣ד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) until
thy high הַגְּבֹהֹ֣ת Elevated (or elated), powerful, arrogant high
and fenced וְהַבְּצֻר֔וֹת To gather grapes; also to be isolated (i.e., inaccessible by height or fortification) fenced
walls חֹֽמֹתֶ֙יךָ֙ A wall of protection walls
come down, רֶ֤דֶת 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
wherein אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc wherein
thou אַתָּ֛ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
trustedst, בֹּטֵ֥חַ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trustedst
throughout all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) throughout all
thy land: אַרְצֶ֑ךָ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
and he shall besiege וְהֵצַ֤ר To cramp, literally or figuratively, transitive or intransitive besiege
thee in all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
thy gates שְׁעָרֶ֔יךָ An opening, i.e., door or gate gates
throughout all בְּכָ֨ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) throughout all
thy land, אַרְצְךָ֔ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the Lord יְהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ 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 God
hath given נָתַ֛ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) given
thee. נָתַ֛ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) thee

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  • 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.

  • 53  And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee:

  • 54  So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave:




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