DEUTERONOMY 4:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.”

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Deuteronomy 4:10 Translation & Meaning

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Specially (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the day י֗וֹם A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day
that אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
thou stoodest עָמַ֜דְתָּ To stand, in various relations (literal and figurative, intransitive and transitive) stoodest
before לִפְנֵ֨י 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 אֱלֹהֶיךָ֮ 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 Horeb, בְּחֹרֵב֒ Choreb, a (generic) name for the Sinaitic mountains Horeb
when the Lord יְהוָ֜ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
said בֶּֽאֱמֹ֨ר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֵלַ֗י Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
me, Gather together, הַקְהֶל To convoke Gather together
me the people הָעָ֔ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
and I will make them hear וְאַשְׁמִעֵ֖ם To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) make hear
my words, דְּבָרָ֑י A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause words
that אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
they may learn יִלְמְד֜וּן Properly, to goad, i.e., (by implication) to teach (the rod being an Middle Eastern incentive) learn
to fear לְיִרְאָ֣ה To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
me all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the days הַיָּמִים֙ A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
that אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
they הֵ֤ם They (only used when emphatic) they
shall live חַיִּים֙ 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 live
upon עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
the earth, הָ֣אֲדָמָ֔ה Soil (from its general redness) earth
and they may teach יְלַמֵּדֽוּן׃ Properly, to goad, i.e., (by implication) to teach (the rod being an Middle Eastern incentive) teach
that (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
their children. בְּנֵיהֶ֖ם A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) children

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  • 8  And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

  • 9  Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;

  • 10  Specially the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they shall live upon the earth, and that they may teach their children.

  • 11  And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

  • 12  And the Lord spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only ye heard a voice.




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