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“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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Deuteronomy 28:68 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָ֥ה׀ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
shall bring וֶהֱשִֽׁיבְךָ֙ To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again bring
thee into Egypt מִצְרַיִם֮ Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
again with ships, בָּֽאֳנִיּוֹת֒ A ship again ships
by the way בַּדֶּ֙רֶךְ֙ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb way
whereof אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whereof
I spake אָמַ֣רְתִּֽי To say (used with great latitude) spake
unto thee, Thou shalt see לִרְאֹתָ֑הּ To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) see
it no לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles no
more again: תֹסִ֥יף To add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing) more again
and there שָׁ֧ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence and there
ye shall be sold וְהִתְמַכַּרְתֶּ֨ם To sell, literally (as merchandise, a daughter in marriage, into slavery), or figuratively (to surrender) sold
unto your enemies לְאֹֽיְבֶ֛יךָ Hating; an adversary enemies
for bondmen לַֽעֲבָדִ֥ים A servant bondmen
and bondwomen, וְלִשְׁפָח֖וֹת A female slave (as a member of the household) bondwomen
and no man וְאֵ֥ין A nonentity; generally used as a negative particle no man
shall buy קֹנֶֽה׃ To erect, i.e., create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase (causatively, sell); by implication to own buy
you. (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 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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