LEVITICUS 19:14

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Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the Lord.

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Leviticus 19:14 Translation & Meaning

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Thou shalt not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
curse תְקַלֵּ֣ל To be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.) curse
the deaf, חֵרֵ֔שׁ Deaf (whether literally or spiritual) deaf
nor לֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles nor
put תִתֵּ֖ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) put
a stumblingblock מִכְשֹׁ֑ל A stumbling-block, literally or figuratively (obstacle, enticement (specifically an idol), scruple) stumblingblock
before וְלִפְנֵ֣י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
the blind, עִוֵּ֔ר Blind (literally or figuratively) blind
but shalt fear וְיָרֵ֥אתָ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
thy God: מֵּֽאֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ 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
I אֲנִ֥י I I
am (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the Lord. יְהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 12  And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the Lord.

  • 13  Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

  • 14  Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the Lord.

  • 15  Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

  • 16  Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the Lord.




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