DEUTERONOMY 32:26

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“I said, I would scatter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men:”

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Deuteronomy 32:26 Translation & Meaning

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I said, אָמַ֖רְתִּי To say (used with great latitude) said
I would scatter them into corners, אַפְאֵיהֶ֑ם To puff, i.e., blow away would scatter corners
I would make the remembrance זִכְרָֽם׃ A memento, abstractly recollection (rarely if ever); by implication, commemoration would make remembrance
of them to cease אַשְׁבִּ֥יתָה To repose, i.e., desist from exertion; used in many implied relations (causative, figurative or specific) cease
from among men: מֵֽאֱנ֖וֹשׁ Properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified H0120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively) among men

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  • 24  They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.

  • 25  The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

  • 26  I said, I would scatter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men:

  • 27  Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the Lord hath not done all this.

  • 28  For they are a nation void of counsel, neither is there any understanding in them.




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