EXODUS 10:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.”

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Exodus 10:15 Translation & Meaning

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For they covered וַיְכַ֞ס Properly, to plump, i.e., fill up hollows; by implication, to cover (for clothing or secrecy) covered
the face עֵ֣ין An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) face
of the whole כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) whole
earth, הָאָרֶץ֮ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
so that the land הָאָרֶץ֒ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
was darkened; וַתֶּחְשַׁ֣ךְ To be dark (as withholding light); transitively, to darken darkened
and they did eat וַיֹּ֜אכַל To eat (literally or figuratively) did eat
every כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) every
herb עֵ֣שֶׂב Grass (or any tender shoot) herb
of the land, הָאָ֗רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
and all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the fruit פְּרִ֣י Fruit (literally or figuratively) fruit
of the trees הָעֵ֔ץ A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) trees
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the hail הַבָּרָ֑ד Hail hail
had left: הוֹתִ֖יר To jut over or exceed; by implication, to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively to leave, cause to abound, preserve left
and there remained נוֹתַ֨ר To jut over or exceed; by implication, to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively to leave, cause to abound, preserve remained
not וְלֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
any כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) any
green thing יֶ֧רֶק Properly, pallor, i.e., hence, the yellowish green of young and sickly vegetation; concretely, verdure, i.e., grass or vegetation green thing
in the trees, בָּעֵ֛ץ A tree (from its firmness); hence, wood (plural sticks) trees
or in the herbs וּבְעֵ֥שֶׂב Grass (or any tender shoot) herbs
of the field, הַשָּׂדֶ֖ה A field (as flat) field
through all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) through all
the land אֶ֥רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) land
of Egypt. מִצְרָֽיִם׃ Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt

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  • 13  And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the Lord brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.

  • 14  And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the coasts of Egypt: very grievous were they; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them shall be such.

  • 15  For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs of the field, through all the land of Egypt.

  • 16  Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste; and he said, I have sinned against the Lord your God, and against you.

  • 17  Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, my sin only this once, and intreat the Lord your God, that he may take away from me this death only.




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