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“Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;”

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Numbers 14:22 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Because כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed Because
all כָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
those men הָֽאֲנָשִׁ֗ים Properly, a mortal (and thus differing from the more dignified H0120); hence, a man in general (singly or collectively) those men
which have seen הָֽרֹאִ֤ים To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) seen
my glory, כְּבֹדִי֙ Properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness glory
and my miracles, אֹ֣תֹתַ֔י A signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc miracles
which אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
I did עָשִׂ֥יתִי To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application did
in Egypt בְמִצְרַ֖יִם Mitsrajim, i.e., Upper and Lower Egypt Egypt
and in the wilderness, וּבַמִּדְבָּ֑ר A pasture (i.e., open field, whither cattle are driven); also speech (including its organs) wilderness
and have tempted וַיְנַסּ֣וּ To test; by implication, to attempt tempted
me now these זֶ֚ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that now these
ten עֶ֣שֶׂר Ten (as an accumulation to the extent of the digits) ten
times, פְּעָמִ֔ים A stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications, as follow) times
and have not וְלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
hearkened שָֽׁמְע֖וּ To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) hearkened
to my voice; בְּקוֹלִֽי׃ A voice or sound voice

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  • 20  And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to thy word:

  • 21  But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord.

  • 22  Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

  • 23  Surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:

  • 24  But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.


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