JUDGES 7:13

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“And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.”

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Judges 7:13 Translation & Meaning

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And when Gideon גִדְע֔וֹן Gidon, an Israelite Gideon
was come, וַיָּבֹ֣א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
behold, וְהִ֨נֵּה Lo! behold
there was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
a man אִ֔ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) man
that told מְסַפֵּ֥ר Properly, to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e., (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively, to recount, i.e., celebrate told
a dream חֲל֑וֹם A dream dream
unto his fellow, לְרֵעֵ֖הוּ An associate (more or less close) fellow
and said, וַיֹּ֜אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
Behold, הִנֵּ֧ה Lo! Behold
I dreamed חָלַ֗מְתִּי Properly, to bind firmly, i.e., (by implication) to be (causatively to make) plump dreamed
a dream, חֲל֣וֹם A dream dream
and, lo, וְהִנֵּ֨ה Lo! lo
a cake צְלִ֜וֹל A (round or flattened) cake cake
of barley שְׂעֹרִים֙ Barley (as villose) barley
bread לֶ֤חֶם Food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) bread
tumbled מִתְהַפֵּךְ֙ To turn about or over; by implication, to change, overturn, return, pervert tumbled
into the host בְּמַֽחֲנֵ֣ה An encampment (of travellers or troops); hence, an army, whether literal (of soldiers) or figurative (of dancers, angels, cattle, locusts, stars; or even the sacred courts) host
of Midian, מִדְיָ֔ן Midjan, a son of Abraham; also his country and (collectively) his descendants Midian
and came וַיָּבֹ֣א To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
unto עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) unto
a tent, הָ֠אֹהֶל A tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) tent
and smote וַיַּכֵּ֧הוּ To strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively) smote
it that it fell, וַיִּפֹּ֛ל To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fell
and overturned וַיַּֽהַפְכֵ֥הוּ To turn about or over; by implication, to change, overturn, return, pervert overturned
it, that the tent הָאֹֽהֶל׃ A tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) tent
lay along. וְנָפַ֥ל To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) lay along

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  • 11  And thou shalt hear what they say; and afterward shall thine hands be strengthened to go down unto the host. Then went he down with Phurah his servant unto the outside of the armed men that were in the host.

  • 12  And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

  • 13  And when Gideon was come, behold, there was a man that told a dream unto his fellow, and said, Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along.

  • 14  And his fellow answered and said, This is nothing else save the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel: for into his hand hath God delivered Midian, and all the host.

  • 15  And it was so, when Gideon heard the telling of the dream, and the interpretation thereof, that he worshipped, and returned into the host of Israel, and said, Arise; for the Lord hath delivered into your hand the host of Midian.




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