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- Proverbs 3:8
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.”
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Proverbs 3:8 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“It shall be” ||תְּהִ֣י ||To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) ||It shall be |
|“health” ||רִ֭פְאוּת ||A cure ||health |
|“to thy navel,” ||לְשָׁרֶּ֑ךָ ||A string (as twisted ), i.e., (specifically) the umbilical cord (also figuratively, as the center of strength) || navel |
|“and marrow” ||וְ֝שִׁקּ֗וּי ||A beverage; moisture, i.e., (figuratively) refreshment || marrow |
|“to thy bones.” ||לְעַצְמוֹתֶֽיךָ׃ ||A bone (as strong); by extension, the body; figuratively, the substance, i.e., (as pron.) selfsame || bones |
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6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
9 Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
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