DEUTERONOMY 9:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which the Lord made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither did eat bread nor drink water:”

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Deuteronomy 9:9 Translation & Meaning

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When I was gone up בַּֽעֲלֹתִ֣י To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative gone up
into the mount הָהָ֗רָה A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mount
to receive לָקַ֜חַת To take (in the widest variety of applications) receive
the tables לוּחֹ֤ת Probably meaning to glisten; a tablet (as polished), of stone, wood or metal tables
of stone, הָֽאֲבָנִים֙ A stone stone
even (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the tables לוּחֹ֣ת Probably meaning to glisten; a tablet (as polished), of stone, wood or metal tables
of the covenant הַבְּרִ֔ית A compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) covenant
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the Lord יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
made כָּרַ֥ת To cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e., make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces) made
with עִמָּכֶ֑ם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
you, then I abode וָֽאֵשֵׁ֣ב Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry then abode
in the mount בָּהָ֗ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mount
forty אַרְבָּעִ֥ים Forty forty
days יוֹם֙ 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
and forty וְאַרְבָּעִ֣ים Forty forty
nights, לַ֔יְלָה Properly, a twist (away of the light), i.e., night; figuratively, adversity nights
I neither לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles neither
did eat אָכַ֔לְתִּי To eat (literally or figuratively) did eat
bread לֶ֚חֶם Food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) bread
nor לֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles nor
drink שָׁתִֽיתִי׃ To imbibe (literally or figuratively) drink
water: וּמַ֖יִם Water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen water

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  • 7  Remember, and forget not, how thou provokedst the Lord thy God to wrath in the wilderness: from the day that thou didst depart out of the land of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the Lord.

  • 8  Also in Horeb ye provoked the Lord to wrath, so that the Lord was angry with you to have destroyed you.

  • 9  When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which the Lord made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither did eat bread nor drink water:

  • 10  And the Lord delivered unto me two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them was written according to all the words, which the Lord spake with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.

  • 11  And it came to pass at the end of forty days and forty nights, that the Lord gave me the two tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant.




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