JUDGES 7:17

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And he said unto them, Look on me, and do likewise: and, behold, when I come to the outside of the camp, it shall be that, as I do, so shall ye do.”

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Judges 7:17 Translation & Meaning

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And he said וַיֹּ֣אמֶר To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֲלֵיהֶ֔ם Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
them, Look תִרְא֖וּ To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) Look
on מִמֶּ֥נִּי Properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses on
me, and do תַּֽעֲשׂ֑וּ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
likewise: וְכֵ֣ן 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) likewise
and, behold, וְהִנֵּ֨ה Lo! behold
when I אָֽנֹכִ֥י I when I
come בָא֙ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) come
to the outside בִּקְצֵ֣ה An extremity outside
of the camp, הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה 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) camp
it shall be וְהָיָ֥ה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) it shall be
that, (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
as כַֽאֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
I do, אֶעֱשֶׂ֖ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do
so כֵּ֥ן 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) so
shall ye do. תַּֽעֲשֽׂוּן׃ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application do

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  • 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.

  • 16  And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.

  • 17  And he said unto them, Look on me, and do likewise: and, behold, when I come to the outside of the camp, it shall be that, as I do, so shall ye do.

  • 18  When I blow with a trumpet, I and all that are with me, then blow ye the trumpets also on every side of all the camp, and say, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.

  • 19  So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.




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