EXODUS 32:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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.”

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Exodus 32:15 Translation & Meaning

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And Moses מֹשֶׁה֙ Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver Moses
turned, וַיִּ֜פֶן To turn; by implication, to face, i.e., appear, look, etc turned
and went down וַיֵּ֤רֶד To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) down
from מִן Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses from
the mount, הָהָ֔ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mount
and the two וּשְׁנֵ֛י Two; also (as ordinal) twofold two
tables לֻחֹ֥ת Probably meaning to glisten; a tablet (as polished), of stone, wood or metal tables
of the testimony הָֽעֵדֻ֖ת Testimony testimony
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in his hand: בְּיָד֑וֹ A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
the tables לֻחֹ֗ת Probably meaning to glisten; a tablet (as polished), of stone, wood or metal tables
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
written כְּתֻבִים֙ To grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) written
on both מִשְּׁנֵ֣י Two; also (as ordinal) twofold both
their sides; עֶבְרֵיהֶ֔ם Properly, a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east) sides
on the one side מִזֶּ֥ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that one side
and on the other וּמִזֶּ֖ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that other
were (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
they הֵ֥ם They (only used when emphatic) they
written. כְּתֻבִֽים׃ To grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) written

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  • 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.

  • 17  And when Joshua heard the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto Moses, There is a noise of war in the camp.




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