DEUTERONOMY 28:66

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:”

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Deuteronomy 28:66 Translation & Meaning

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And thy life חַיֶּ֔יךָ Alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively life
shall hang תְּלֻאִ֥ים To suspend; figuratively (through hesitation) to be uncertain; by implication (of mental dependence) to habituate hang
in doubt before מִנֶּ֑גֶד A front, i.e., part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbial, especially with preposition) over against or before doubt before
thee; and thou shalt fear וּפָֽחַדְתָּ֙ To be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general fear
day וְיוֹמָ֔ם Daily day
and night, לַ֣יְלָה Properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e., night; figuratively, adversity night
and shalt have none assurance תַֽאֲמִ֖ין 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 none assurance
of thy life: בְּחַיֶּֽיךָ׃ Alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively life

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  • 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:

  • 66  And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:

  • 67  In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even! and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning! for the fear of thine heart wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.

  • 68  And the Lord shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.




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