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“We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:”

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Proverbs 1:13 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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We shall find נִמְצָ֑א Properly, to come forth to, i.e., appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e., find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present find
all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
precious יָקָ֣ר Valuable (objectively or subjectively) precious
substance, ה֣וֹן Wealth; by implication, enough substance
we shall fill נְמַלֵּ֖א To fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively) fill
our houses בָתֵּ֣ינוּ A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) houses
with spoil: שָׁלָֽל׃ Booty spoil

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  • 11  If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:

  • 12  Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:

  • 13  We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:

  • 14  Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:

  • 15  My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:


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