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“Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?”

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Genesis 27:45 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Until עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) Until
thy brother's אָחִ֜יךָ A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brothers
anger אַף Properly, the nose or nostril; hence, the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire anger
turn away שׁ֨וּב To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again turn away
from מִמְּךָ֗ Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses from
thee, and he forget וְשָׁכַח֙ To mislay, i.e., to be oblivious of, from want of memory or attention forget
that (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
thou hast done עָשִׂ֣יתָ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application done
to him: then I will send, וְשָֽׁלַחְתִּ֖י To send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications) then send
and fetch וּלְקַחְתִּ֣יךָ To take (in the widest variety of applications) fetch
thee from thence: מִשָּׁ֑ם There (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence thence
why לָמָ֥ה Properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses why
should I be deprived אֶשְׁכַּ֛ל Properly, to miscarry, i.e., suffer abortion; by analogy, to bereave (literally or figuratively) should deprived
also גַּם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and also
of you both שְׁנֵיכֶ֖ם Two; also (as ordinal) twofold both
in one אֶחָֽד׃ Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first one
day? י֥וֹם 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) day

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  • 43  Now therefore, my son, obey my voice; and arise, flee thou to Laban my brother to Haran;

  • 44  And tarry with him a few days, until thy brother's fury turn away;

  • 45  Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?

  • 46  And Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth: if Jacob take a wife of the daughters of Heth, such as these which are of the daughters of the land, what good shall my life do me?


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