EXODUS 32:14

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.”

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Exodus 32:14 Translation & Meaning

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And the Lord יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
repented וַיִּנָּ֖חֶם Properly, to sigh, i.e., breathe strongly; by implication, to be sorry, i.e., (in a favorable sense) to pity, console or (reflexively) rue; or (unfavorably) to avenge (oneself) repented
of עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications of
the evil הָ֣רָעָ֔ה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
he thought דִּבֶּ֖ר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue thought
to do לַֽעֲשׂ֥וֹת To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
unto his people. לְעַמּֽוֹ׃ A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people

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  • 12  Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

  • 13  Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

  • 14  And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

  • 15  And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and on the other were they written.

  • 16  And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.




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