DEUTERONOMY 6:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you;”

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Deuteronomy 6:14 Translation & Meaning

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Ye shall not לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
go תֵֽלְכ֔וּן To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) go
after אַֽחֲרֵ֖י Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) after
other אֲחֵרִ֑ים Properly, hinder; generally, next, other, etc other
gods, אֱלֹהִ֣ים 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 gods
of the gods מֵֽאֱלֹהֵי֙ 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 gods
of the people הָֽעַמִּ֔ים A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
which אֲשֶׁ֖ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
round about סְבִיבֽוֹתֵיכֶֽם׃ (as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around round about
you; סְבִיבֽוֹתֵיכֶֽם׃ (as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around you

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  • 12  Then beware lest thou forget the Lord, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

  • 13  Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.

  • 14  Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you;

  • 15  (For the Lord thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the Lord thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.

  • 16  Ye shall not tempt the Lord your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.




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