DEUTERONOMY 28:59

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then the Lord will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.”

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Deuteronomy 28:59 Translation & Meaning

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Then the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Then Lord
will make וְהִפְלָ֤א Properly, perhaps to separate, i.e., distinguish (literally or figuratively); by implication, to be (causatively, make) great, difficult, wonderful make
thy plagues מַכֹּ֣תְךָ֔ A blow (in 2 Chronicles 2:10, of the flail); by implication, a wound; figuratively, carnage, also pestilence plagues
wonderful, and the plagues מַכּ֣וֹת A blow (in 2 Chronicles 2:10, of the flail); by implication, a wound; figuratively, carnage, also pestilence wonderful plagues
of thy seed, זַרְעֶ֑ךָ Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity seed
even (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
great גְּדֹלֹת֙ Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
plagues, מַכּ֤וֹת A blow (in 2 Chronicles 2:10, of the flail); by implication, a wound; figuratively, carnage, also pestilence plagues
and of long continuance, וְנֶ֣אֱמָנ֔וֹת Properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain long continuance
and sore רָעִ֖ים Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) sore
sicknesses, וָֽחֳלָיִ֥ם Malady, anxiety, calamity sicknesses
and of long continuance. וְנֶֽאֱמָנִֽים׃ Properly, to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain long continuance

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  • 57  And toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.

  • 58  If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;

  • 59  Then the Lord will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.

  • 60  Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.

  • 61  Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the Lord bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.




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