LEVITICUS 18:29

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For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.

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Leviticus 18:29 Translation & Meaning

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For כִּ֚י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
whosoever כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) whosoever
shall commit יַֽעֲשֶׂ֔ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application commit
any מִכֹּ֥ל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) any
of these הָאֵ֑לֶּה These or those these
abominations, הַתּֽוֹעֵבֹ֖ת Properly, something disgusting (morally), i.e., (as noun) an abhorrence; especially idolatry or (concretely) an idol abominations
even the souls הַנְּפָשׁ֥וֹת Properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) even souls
that commit הָֽעֹשֹׂ֖ת To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application commit
them (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
shall be cut off וְנִכְרְת֛וּ To cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e., make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces) cut off
from among מִקֶּ֥רֶב Properly, the nearest part, i.e., the center, whether literal, figurative or adverbial (especially with preposition) among
their people. עַמָּֽם׃ A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people

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  • 27  (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)

  • 28  That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.

  • 29  For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.

  • 30  Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the Lord your God.




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