DEUTERONOMY 4:27

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the Lord shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the Lord shall lead you.”

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Deuteronomy 4:27 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָ֛ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
shall scatter וְהֵפִ֧יץ To dash in pieces, literally or figuratively (especially to disperse) scatter
you among the nations, בָּֽעַמִּ֑ים A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock among nations
and ye shall be left וְנִשְׁאַרְתֶּם֙ Properly, to swell up, i.e., be (causatively, make) redundant left
few מְתֵ֣י Properly, an adult (as of full length); by implication, a man (only in the plural) few
in number מִסְפָּ֔ר A number, definite (arithmetical) or indefinite (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration number
among the heathen, בַּגּוֹיִ֕ם A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts among heathen
whither אֲשֶׁ֨ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc whither
the Lord יְהוָ֛ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
shall lead יְנַהֵ֧ג To drive forth (a person, an animal or chariot), i.e., lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (i.e., impel or guide oneself) lead
you. יְנַהֵ֧ג To drive forth (a person, an animal or chariot), i.e., lead, carry away; reflexively, to proceed (i.e., impel or guide oneself) you

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  • 25  When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the Lord thy God, to provoke him to anger:

  • 26  I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.

  • 27  And the Lord shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the Lord shall lead you.

  • 28  And there ye shall serve gods, the work of men's hands, wood and stone, which neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.

  • 29  But if from thence thou shalt seek the Lord thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.




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