JOSHUA 23:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come upon you, which the Lord your God promised you; so shall the Lord bring upon you all evil things, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the Lord your God hath given you.”

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Joshua 23:15 Translation & Meaning

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Therefore it shall come to pass, וְהָיָ֗ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) Therefore come pass
that (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
as כַּֽאֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
good הַטּ֔וֹב Good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) good
things הַדָּבָ֣ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause things
are come בָּ֤א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) are come
upon עֲלֵיכֶם֙ Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
you, which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc you which
the Lord יְהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
your God אֱלֹֽהֵיכֶ֖ם 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
promised דִּבֶּ֛ר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue promised
you; so כֵּן֩ Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) you so
shall the Lord יְהוָ֜ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
bring יָבִ֨יא To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) bring
upon עֲלֵיכֶ֗ם Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications upon
you אֵ֚ת Properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely) you
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
evil הָרָ֔ע Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
things, הַדָּבָ֣ר A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause things
until עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) until
he have destroyed הַשְׁמִיד֣וֹ To desolate destroyed
you from off מֵ֠עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications off
this הַזֹּ֔את This (often used adverb) this
good הַטּוֹבָה֙ Good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) good
land הָֽאֲדָמָ֤ה Soil (from its general redness) land
which אֲשֶׁר֙ Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
the Lord יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
your God אֱלֹֽהֵיכֶֽם׃ 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
hath given נָתַ֣ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) given
you. נָתַ֣ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) you

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  • 13  Know for a certainty that the Lord your God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you; but they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the Lord your God hath given you.

  • 14  And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the Lord your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.

  • 15  Therefore it shall come to pass, that as all good things are come upon you, which the Lord your God promised you; so shall the Lord bring upon you all evil things, until he have destroyed you from off this good land which the Lord your God hath given you.

  • 16  When ye have transgressed the covenant of the Lord your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of the Lord be kindled against you, and ye shall perish quickly from off the good land which he hath given unto you.




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