DEUTERONOMY 31:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“When all Israel is come to appear before the Lord thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.”

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Deuteronomy 31:11 Translation & Meaning

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When all כָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
is come בְּב֣וֹא To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
to appear לֵֽרָאוֹת֙ To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) appear
before פְּנֵי֙ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ 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
in the place בַּמָּק֖וֹם Properly, a standing, i.e., a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind) place
which אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
he shall choose, יִבְחָ֑ר Properly, to try, i.e., (by implication) select choose
thou shalt read תִּקְרָ֞א To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) read
this הַזֹּ֛את This (often used adverb) this
law הַתּוֹרָ֥ה A precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch law
before נֶ֥גֶד A front, i.e., part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbial, especially with preposition) over against or before before
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
Israel יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
in their hearing. בְּאָזְנֵיהֶֽם׃ Broadness. i.e., (concrete) the ear (from its form in man) hearing

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  • 9  And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi, which bare the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and unto all the elders of Israel.

  • 10  And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles,

  • 11  When all Israel is come to appear before the Lord thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.

  • 12  Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the Lord your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

  • 13  And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.




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