DEUTERONOMY 31:7

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the Lord hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.”

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Deuteronomy 31:7 Translation & Meaning

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And Moses מֹשֶׁ֜ה Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
called וַיִּקְרָ֨א To call out to (i.e., properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications) called
unto Joshua, לִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֗עַ Jehoshua (i.e., Joshua), the Jewish leader Joshua
and said וַיֹּ֨אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלָ֜יו Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
him in the sight לְעֵינֵ֣י An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) sight
of all כָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵל֮ He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
Be strong חֲזַ֣ק To fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer strong
and of a good courage: וֶֽאֱמָץ֒ To be alert, physically (on foot) or mentally (in courage) good courage
for כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
thou אַתָּ֗ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you thou
must go תָּבוֹא֙ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) must go
with אֶת Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
this הַזֶּ֔ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
people הָעָ֣ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
the land הָאָ֕רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
which אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the Lord יְהוָ֛ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
hath sworn נִשְׁבַּ֧ע To seven oneself, i.e., swear (as if by repeating a declaration seven times) sworn
unto their fathers לַֽאֲבֹתָ֖ם Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application fathers
to give לָתֵ֣ת To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) give
them; and thou וְאַתָּ֖ה Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you them and thou
shalt cause them to inherit תַּנְחִילֶ֥נָּה To inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate cause inherit
it. תַּנְחִילֶ֥נָּה To inherit (as a (figurative) mode of descent), or (generally) to occupy; causatively, to bequeath, or (generally) distribute, instate it

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  • 5  And the Lord shall give them up before your face, that ye may do unto them according unto all the commandments which I have commanded you.

  • 6  Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

  • 7  And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the Lord hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it.

  • 8  And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.

  • 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.




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