EXODUS 13:19

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“And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you.”

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Exodus 13:19 Translation & Meaning

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And Moses מֹשֶׁ֛ה Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
took וַיִּקַּ֥ח To take (in the widest variety of applications) took
the bones עַצְמ֥וֹת A bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e., (as pron.) selfsame bones
of Joseph יוֹסֵ֖ף Joseph, the name of seven Israelites Joseph
with עִמּ֑וֹ 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
him: for כִּי֩ (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed him for
he had straitly הַשְׁבֵּ֨עַ To seven oneself, i.e., swear (as if by repeating a declaration seven times) straitly
sworn הִשְׁבִּ֜יעַ To seven oneself, i.e., swear (as if by repeating a declaration seven times) sworn
the children בְּנֵ֤י 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
of Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
saying, לֵאמֹ֔ר To say (used with great latitude) saying
God אֱלֹהִים֙ 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
will surely פָּקֹ֨ד To visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc surely
visit יִפְקֹ֤ד To visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc visit
you; and ye shall carry up away וְהַֽעֲלִיתֶ֧ם To ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative carry up away
my bones עַצְמֹתַ֛י A bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e., (as pron.) selfsame bones
hence מִזֶּ֖ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that hence
with אִתְּכֶֽם׃ Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
you. אִתְּכֶֽם׃ Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc you

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  • 17  And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt:

  • 18  But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land of Egypt.

  • 19  And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you.

  • 20  And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness.

  • 21  And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night:




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