DEUTERONOMY 28:63

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And it shall come to pass, that as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.”

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Deuteronomy 28:63 Translation & Meaning

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And it shall come to pass, וְ֠הָיָה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) come pass
that (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
as כַּֽאֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
the Lord יְהוָ֜ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
rejoiced שָׂ֨שׂ To be bright, i.e., cheerful rejoiced
over עֲלֵיכֶ֗ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications over
you to do you good, לְהֵיטִ֣יב To be (causative) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right) do good
and to multiply וּלְהַרְבּ֣וֹת To increase (in whatever respect) multiply
you; so כֵּ֣ן Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) you so
the Lord יְהוָה֙ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
will rejoice יָשִׂ֤ישׂ To be bright, i.e., cheerful rejoice
over עֲלֵיכֶ֔ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications over
you to destroy לְהַֽאֲבִ֥יד Properly, to wander away, i.e., lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy) destroy
you, and to bring you to nought; וּלְהַשְׁמִ֣יד To desolate bring nought
and ye shall be plucked וְנִסַּחְתֶּם֙ To tear away plucked
from off מֵעַ֣ל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications off
the land הָֽאֲדָמָ֔ה Soil (from its general redness) land
whither אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whither
thou אַתָּ֥ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
goest בָא To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) goest
to possess לְרִשְׁתָּֽהּ׃ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin possess
it. לְרִשְׁתָּֽהּ׃ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin it

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  • 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.

  • 62  And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the Lord thy God.

  • 63  And it shall come to pass, that as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nought; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest to possess it.

  • 64  And the Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.

  • 65  And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:




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