Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 28

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Deuteronomy 27 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 29
Deuteronomy 28:1
JPS 28:1 And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all His commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all the nations of the earth.
ONK 28:1 And if thou wilt indeed be obedient to the Word of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all His commandments which I command thee this day, the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all the peoples of the earth;
PAL 28:1 And it shall be, if you will diligently hearken to the Word of the Lord your God, to observe and perform all the commandments which I command you this day, that the Lord your God will set you on high, and exalt you above all the nations of the earth;
     
 
Deuteronomy 28:2
JPS 28:2 And all these blessings shall come upon thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.
ONK 28:2 and all these blessings shall come upon thee and keep with thee, if thou wilt be obedient to the Word of the Lord thy God.
PAL 28:2 and all these blessings shall come upon you, and abide with you, for that you will have hearkened to the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:3
JPS 28:3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.
ONK 28:3 Blessed (shalt) thou (be) in the city, and blessed in the field.
PAL 28:3 Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed in the field.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:4
JPS 28:4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, and the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and the young of thy flock.
ONK 28:4 Blessed shall be the offspring of thy womb, and the produce of thy land, the increase of thy cattle, the oxen of thy herd, and the flocks of thy sheep.
PAL 28:4 Blessed shall be the offspring of your womb, the fruits of your ground, the oxen of your herd, and the flocks of your sheep.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:5
JPS 28:5 Blessed shall be thy basket and thy kneading-trough.
ONK 28:5 Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store.(40)
PAL 28:5 Blessed shall be the basket of your first fruits, and the first cakes of your flour.
JER 28:5 Blessed shall you be in the baskets of your first fruits, and in your wheaten cakes.
 
Deuteronomy 28:6
JPS 28:6 Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.
ONK 28:6 Blessed shalt thou be in thy coming in, and blessed in thy going out.
PAL 28:6 Blessed shall you be in your coming in to your houses of instruction, and blessed shall you be when you go out to your affairs.
JER 28:6 Blessed shall you be when you go in to your houses of instruction, and blessed when you go out of them.
 
Deuteronomy 28:7
JPS 28:7 The LORD will cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thee; they shall come out against thee one way, and shall flee before thee seven ways.
ONK 28:7 The Lord shall cause thy adversaries that rise up against thee to be shattered before thee; they will come out to thee in one way, but in seven ways shall they flee from before thee.
PAL 28:7 The Word of the Lord will cause your enemies who rise up against you to hurt you, to be broken before you. By one way they will come out to fight against you, but by seven ways they shall be dispersed in fleeing before you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:8
JPS 28:8 The LORD will command the blessing with thee in thy barns, and in all that thou puttest thy hand unto; and He will bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
ONK 28:8 The Lord will command a blessing upon thee in all thy storehouses, and on all that thou settest thy hand unto, and will bless thee in the land which the Lord thy God giveth to thee.
PAL 28:8 The Lord will command the blessing upon you in your treasuries, and on all that you put your hands unto, and will bless you in the land which the Lord your God giveth you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:9
JPS 28:9 The LORD will establish thee for a holy people unto Himself, as He hath sworn unto thee; if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, and walk in His ways.
ONK 28:9 The Lord shall confirm thee for Himself to be a holy people, as He hath sworn to thee, if thou wilt keep the commandments of the Lord thy God, and walk in the ways which are right before Him.
PAL 28:9 The Word of the Lord will establish you to be a holy people before Him, as He hath said unto you, when you keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and walk in the ways that are right before Him.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:10
JPS 28:10 And all the peoples of the earth shall see that the name of the LORD is called upon thee; and they shall be afraid of thee.
ONK 28:10 And all the nations of the earth shall see that the Name of the Lord is invoked upon thee, and they will be afraid of thee.
PAL 28:10 And all the nations of the earth will see that the Name is written by (His own) appointment on the tephillin that are upon thee, and will be afraid of thee.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:11
JPS 28:11 And the LORD will make thee over-abundant for good, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, in the land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers to give thee.
ONK 28:11 And the Lord will make thee to abound in good, in the offspring of thy womb, and of thy cattle, and in the produce of thy ground, in the land which the Lord sware to thy fathers to give thee.
PAL 28:11 And the Word of the Lord will make thee to abound in good, in the offspring of thy womb, and the increase of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the Lord hath promised to thy fathers.—Four keys are in the hand of the Lord of all the world, which He hath not delivered into the hands of any secondary power:(40) the key of life, and of the tombs, and of food, and of rain; and thus did Mosheh the prophet speak:—
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:12
JPS 28:12 The LORD will open unto thee His good treasure the heaven to give the rain of thy land in its season, and to bless all the work of thy hand; and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow.
ONK 28:12 The Lord will open for thee His good treasure, the heavens, to give rain to thy land in its season, and to bless all the works of thy hand; and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but not borrow;
PAL 28:12 The Lord will open to you His good treasure which is with Him in the heavens, and will give you the rain of your land in its season; the early in Marchesvan, and the latter in Nisan; and will bless you in all the works of your hands; and you will lend to many peoples, but shall have no need to borrow.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:13
JPS 28:13 And the LORD will make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if thou shalt hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them;
ONK 28:13 and the Lord will make thee strong and not weak, and thou shalt evermore be upper and not under, if thou wilt obey the commandments of the Lord thy God which I command thee this day to keep and to perform.
PAL 28:13 nd the Word of the Lord will appoint you to be kings and not subjects,(41) and to be ennobled and not abased, when you have hearkened to the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you this day to keep and perform.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:14
JPS 28:14 and shalt not turn aside from any of the words which I command you this day, to the right hand, or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.
ONK 28:14 And you shall not go astray from any of the things I command you this day, right or left, to walk after the gods of the Gentiles to serve them.
PAL 28:14 Decline not from any of these words that I teach you today either to the right or the left, in walking after the idols of the Gentiles to serve them.

When Mosheh the prophet began to pronounce the words of threatening, the earth trembled, the heavens were moved, the sun and moon were darkened, the stars withdrew their beams, the fathers of the world cried from their sepulchres, while all creatures were silent, the very trees waved not their branches. The fathers of the world answered and said, Woe to our children should they sin, and bring these maledictions upon them; for how will they bear them? lest destruction be executed on them, and no merit of ours protect, and there be no man to stand and intercede on their behalf! Then fell the Bath-kol from the high heavens, and said, Fear not, ye fathers of the world; if the merit of all generations should fail, yours shall not; and the covenant which I have confirmed with you shall not be annulled, but will (still) overshadow them.

Mosheh the prophet answered and said, Whomsoever I threaten I threaten conditionally, saying,

 
 
Deuteronomy 28:15
JPS 28:15 But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.
ONK 28:15 But if thou wilt not obey the Word of the Lord thy God to observe and do all His commandments, and His statutes which I command you this day, all these curses shall come upon thee and cleave to thee.
PAL 28:15 If you hearken not to the Word of the Lord your God in neither observing nor doing all my commandments and statutes which I command you this day, then shall all these maledictions come upon and cleave unto you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:16
JPS 28:16 Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.
ONK 28:16 Accursed shalt thou be in the city, and accursed in the field;
PAL 28:16 Accursed shall you be in the city and in the field.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:17
JPS 28:17 Cursed shall be thy basket and thy kneading-trough.
ONK 28:17 accursed thy basket and thy store;
PAL 28:17 Accursed shall be the basket of your first fruits, and the first cakes of your flour.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:18
JPS 28:18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the young of thy flock.
ONK 28:18 accursed the generation of thy womb, the produce of thy ground, the oxen of thy herd, and the folds of thy sheep.
PAL 28:18 Accursed the children of your wombs, the fruits of your ground, the oxen of your herds, and the sheep of your flocks.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:19
JPS 28:19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.
ONK 28:19 Accursed shalt thou be in thy coming in, and accursed in thy going out.
PAL 28:19 Accursed shall you be in your going into the houses of your theatres, and the places of your public shows, to make void the words of the law; and accursed shall you be in your coming out to your worldly affairs.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:20
JPS 28:20 The LORD will send upon thee cursing, discomfiture, and rebuke, in all that thou puttest thy hand unto to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the evil of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken Me.
ONK 28:20 The Lord shall send upon thee malediction and trouble and rebuke (or menace) in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou art consumed and perish quickly, on account of the wickedness of thy works, when thou hast forgotten to fear Me (or, whereby thou hast forgotten My fear).
PAL 28:20 The Word of the Lord will send forth curses among you to curse your wealth, and confusion to confound your prosperity, and vexation with all that you put your hands to do, until He hath undone you, and you perish soon on account of the wickedness of your doings when you have forsaken My worship.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:21
JPS 28:21 The LORD will make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until He have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest in to possess it.
ONK 28:21 The Lord shall make the pestilence cleave to thee, until He have destroyed thee from off the land into which thou art going to possess it.
PAL 28:21 The Word of the Lord will make the pestilence to cleave to you, to consume you from off the land which you are going to inherit.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:22
JPS 28:22 The LORD will smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with drought, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
ONK 28:22 The Lord will smite thee with wasting, with fever, with inflammation, with dryness, and with the sword, and with jaundice (or mildew?). And they shall follow thee till thou art destroyed.
PAL 28:22 The Word of the Lord will smite you with abscess and inflammation, and fire in the bones that will burn up the marrow, and with fearful imaginations in the thoughts of the heart; and with the naked sword, and with blasting, and the jaundice of Macedonia, which shall follow you to your beds, until you are destroyed.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:23
JPS 28:23 And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
ONK 28:23 And the heavens over thy head will be obdurate as brass in withholding rain, and the ground under thee obstinate as iron in producing no fruit.
PAL 28:23 And the heavens above you shall be as brass which sweateth,(42) but that will not yield you any dew or rain; and the ground under you be as iron which sweateth not, nor maketh green the trees, nor yieldeth spiceries, fruits, nor herbs.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:24
JPS 28:24 The LORD will make the rain of thy land powder and dust; from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
ONK 28:24 The Lord will give thee ashes for the rain of thy land, and dust will come down from the heavens upon thee, until thou be consumed.
PAL 28:24 After the rain which cometh down on the earth, the Lord will send a wind that shall drive dust and ashes upon the herbage of your fields; and calamity will fall upon you from the heavens, until you are consumed.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:25
JPS 28:25 The LORD will cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies; thou shalt go out one way against them, and shalt flee seven ways before them; and thou shalt be a horror unto all the kingdoms of the earth.
ONK 28:25 The Lord will deliver thee up to be broken before thy enemies; thou wilt go out to them by one way, but by seven ways shalt thou flee before them, and thou shalt be dispersed in all the kingdoms of the earth.
PAL 28:25 The Word of the Lord will cause you to be broken before your enemies: by one way you will go out to battle, but by seven ways shall you flee confounded before them, to become an execration in all the kingdoms of the earth.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:26
JPS 28:26 And thy carcasses shall be food unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and there shall be none to frighten them away.
ONK 28:26 And thy carcase shall be cast out for food for all the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth, and there shall be none to drive (them) away.
PAL 28:26 And your carcases will be cast out to be meat for all the fowls of the sky, and for the beasts of the earth, and no one will scare them away from your corpses.
JER 28:26 And no one shall drive them away.
 
Deuteronomy 28:27
JPS 28:27 The LORD will smite thee with the boil of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.
ONK 28:27 And the Lord will smite thee with the ulcer of the Mizraee, with emerods, soreness, and the dry scurvy, from which thou canst not be healed.
PAL 28:27 And the Word of the Lord will smite you with the ulcers with which the Mizraee were smitten, and with haemorrhoids that blind the sight, and with blotches, and with erysipelas,(43) from which you will not be able to be healed.
JER 28:27 The Word of the Lord will smite you with the ulcer of Mizraim, and with haemorrhoids, and with the blotch, aud with scurvy, which cannot be healed.
 
Deuteronomy 28:28
JPS 28:28 The LORD will smite thee with madness, and with blindness, and with astonishment of heart.
ONK 28:28 And the Lord will smite thee with distraction, and blindness, and with bewilderment of heart;
PAL 28:28 The Word of the Lord will smite you with fearfulness which bewildereth the brain, and with blindness and stupor of heart.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:29
JPS 28:29 And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not make thy ways prosperous; and thou shalt be only oppressed and robbed alway, and there shall be none to save thee.
ONK 28:29 and thou shalt grope in the noonday as the blind gropeth in darkness; and thou shalt not prosper in thy way, but be only oppressed and despoiled always, and no man will be able to save.
PAL 28:29 And you will seek good counsel for enlargement from your adversities, but there will be none among you to show the truth, so that you will grope in darkness like the blind who have none passing by the road to see how to direct them in the way; nor shall you prosper in your ways, but be oppressed and afflicted all the days, without any to deliver.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:30
JPS 28:30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.
ONK 28:30 Thou wilt betroth a wife, but another man shall have her; thou wilt build a house, but not dwell in it, and plant a vineyard, but have no use thereof.
PAL 28:30 Thou wilt betroth a wife, but another man will have her; thou wilt build a house, but not dwell in it; thou wilt plant a vineyard, but not make it common.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:31
JPS 28:31 Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof; thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee; thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies; and thou shalt have none to save thee.
ONK 28:31 Thy ox will be killed in thy sight, but thou shalt not eat of it; thy ass shall be taken away from thee, and not be returned to thee; thy sheep will be delivered to thy enemies, and thou wilt have no one to rescue them;
PAL 28:31 Your oxen will be killed, you looking on, but without eating of them; your asses will be taken away from before you, but they will not be returned; your sheep will be delivered over to your enemies, and there will for you be no deliverance;
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:32
JPS 28:32 Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day; and there shall be nought in the power of thy hand.
ONK 28:32 thy sons and daughters will be given up to another people, and thy eyes look and fail (with longing) for them all the day, and there shall be no power in thy hand.
PAL 28:32 your sons and daughters will be given up to another people, and your eyes see it, and grow dim because of them from day to day; and in your hand will be no good work by which you may prevail in prayer before the Lord your Father who is in heaven, that He may save you.
JER 28:32 Your sons and daughters shall be delivered unto another people, while your eyes behold and fail on account of them all the day; nor will you have the good works to give satisfaction unto God, that He might redeem you.
 
Deuteronomy 28:33
JPS 28:33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed away:
ONK 28:33 The produce of thy land and all thy labours a people whom thou knowest not shall devour, and thou wilt only be oppressed and crushed all the days.
PAL 28:33 The fruitage of your ground, and of all your labour, will a people whom thou hast not known devour, and thou shalt be oppressed and trodden down all the days.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:34
JPS 28:34 so that thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
ONK 28:34 And thou wilt be mad through the sight of thy eyes which thou seest.
PAL 28:34 And you will be maddened by the vengeance, and shaken by the sight of your eyes that you will see.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:35
JPS 28:35 The LORD will smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore boil, whereof thou canst not be healed, from the sole of thy foot unto the crown of thy head.
ONK 28:35 The Lord will smite thee with an evil ulcer upon thy knees and thy thighs, from which thou wilt not be able to be healed from the sole of thy foot unto thy brain.
PAL 28:35 The Word of the Lord will smite you with a sore ulcer in the knees, because you bent (them) in the matter of the transgression; and in the legs, by which you ran into it; for if you be not converted to the law you cannot be saved, but will be beaten by it from the sole of your feet unto the crown of your head.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:36
JPS 28:36 The LORD will bring thee, and thy king whom thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation that thou hast not known, thou nor thy fathers; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.
ONK 28:36 The Lord will make thee and thy king whom thou mayest have set over thee to be captive to a people whom thou and thy fathers have not known; and there shalt thou serve a people, worshippers of idols of wood and stone;
PAL 28:36 The Lord will make you and your king whom you may set over you to go away among a people that neither you nor your fathers have known; and you will carry tribute to peoples who worship idols of wood and stone.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:37
JPS 28:37 And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither the LORD shall lead thee away.
ONK 28:37 and thou wilt become a ruin, a proverb, and a history, among all nations whither the Lord shall make thee go.
PAL 28:37 And if the thought of your heart be to worship their idols, you shall be for astonishment, for proverbs and tales, among the sons of the Gentiles where the Lord will have scattered you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:38
JPS 28:38 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.
ONK 28:38 uch seed wilt thou carry out into the field, but little shalt thou gather in, for the locust will consume it;
PAL 28:38 You will carry much seed into the field, but gather in little, for the locust shall eat it.
JER 28:38 You will carry out, but collect little, for the locust will devour it.
 
Deuteronomy 28:39
JPS 28:39 Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress them, but thou shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worm shall eat them.
ONK 28:39 thou wilt plant and till vineyards, but wilt not drink the wine, nor gather in, for the worm shall eat it;
PAL 28:39 You will plant vineyards and till them, but will not drink the wine nor press out the vintage, because the worm will have consumed it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:40
JPS 28:40 Thou shalt have olive-trees throughout all thy borders, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olives shall drop off.
ONK 28:40 thou wilt have olive trees in all thy borders, but with the oil thou wilt not anoint, for thy olive trees shall waste;
PAL 28:40 You will have olive trees in all your borders, but will not be anointed with oil, for your olive trees will fail.
JER 28:40 But with oil you will not be anointed, for the bloom of your olive trees shall be destroyed.
 
Deuteronomy 28:41
JPS 28:41 Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but they shall not be thine; for they shall go into captivity.
ONK 28:41 thou wilt beget sons and daughters, but wilt not have them (with thee), for they shall go into captivity.
PAL 28:41 You will beget sons and daughters, but they will yield you no advantage, for they shall go into captivity.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:42
JPS 28:42 All thy trees and the fruit of thy land shall the locust possess.
ONK 28:42 The locust will consume all the fruitage and the trees of thy land.
PAL 28:42 All the trees and fruits of your laud the locusts will destroy.
JER 28:42 Robbers shall take possession of the trees and the fruits of your land.
 
Deuteronomy 28:43
JPS 28:43 The stranger that is in the midst of thee shall mount up above thee higher and higher; and thou shalt come down lower and lower.
ONK 28:43 The uncircumcised stranger who is among thee will rise up high above thee, but thou shalt be brought down very low
PAL 28:43 The uncircumcised who dwelleth among you will rise above you with ascension upon ascension, but you will go downwards by descent after descent.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:44
JPS 28:44 He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him; he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.
ONK 28:44 he shall lend to thee, but thou wilt not lend to him; he will be strong, and thou wilt be weak.
PAL 28:44 He will lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he will be the master, and you the servant.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:45
JPS 28:45 And all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which He commanded thee.
ONK 28:45 And all these curses shall come upon thee, and follow thee, and cleave to thee till thou art consumed, because thou wast not obedient to the Word of the Lord thy God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which He hath commanded thee.
PAL 28:45 And all these curses will come on you, and will follow and cleave to you until you have perished, because you would not hearken to the Word of the Lord your God, to observe His commandments and statutes which He had commanded you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:46
JPS 28:46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever;
ONK 28:46 And they will be upon thee for a sign and a wonder, and upon thy children for ever;
PAL 28:46 And they will be upon you for signs and portents, and upon your children for ever;
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:47
JPS 28:47 because thou didst not serve the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things;
ONK 28:47 because thou wouldst not worship before the Lord thy God with cheerfulness and comeliness of heart for the abundance of all (His benefits):
PAL 28:47 for that you would not serve before the Lord your God cheerfully, with rightness of heart for the abundance of all good.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:48
JPS 28:48 therefore shalt thou serve thine enemy whom the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.
ONK 28:48 but thou shalt serve thy enemies whom the Lord will send against thee, in hunger, thirst, nakedness, and want of all things; and He will put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until He hath destroyed thee.
PAL 28:48 But you will serve your enemies whom the Word of the Lord will send against you, in hunger, thirst, nakedness, and the want of every good; and they will put an iron yoke upon your necks until it hath worn you away.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:49
JPS 28:49 The LORD will bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as the vulture swoopeth down; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;
ONK 28:49 And the Lord will bring upon thee a nation from afar, from the ends of the earth, like the flying eagle, a people whose language thou wilt not understand,
PAL 28:49 The Word of the Lord will cause a people to fly upon you from afar, from the ends of the earth, swift as an eagle flieth; a people whose language thou wilt not understand;
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:50
JPS 28:50 a nation of fierce countenance, that shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favour to the young.
ONK 28:50 a people of mighty presence, who will not regard the old man, nor have mercy on the infant.
PAL 28:50 a people hard in visage, who will not respect the old nor have pity on the young.
JER 28:50 A people hard in visage, who will net respect the aged nor have mercy on the children.
 
Deuteronomy 28:51
JPS 28:51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy ground, until thou be destroyed; that also shall not leave thee corn, wine, or oil, the increase of thy kine, or the young of thy flock, until he have caused thee to perish.
ONK 28:51 And he will eat up the increase of thy cattle, and the fruitage of thy ground, until he hath consumed thee; for he will not leave thee corn, wine, nor oil, the oxen of thy herd, nor the sheep of thy flock, until he hath brought thee to ruin.
PAL 28:51 And they will consume the increase of your cattle and the fruit of your ground till you are wasted away; for they will leave you neither corn, oil, wine, herds, nor flocks, until the time that they have destroyed you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:52
JPS 28:52 And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down, wherein thou didst trust, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
ONK 28:52 And he will shut thee up in all thy cities, till he hath brought down thy high and fenced walls, wherein thou didst confide to be saved by them throughout all thy land; and he will besiege thee in all thy cities in all thy land which the Lord thy God did give thee.
PAL 28:52 And they will shut you up in your cities until they have demolished your high walls whereby you trusted to be saved in all your land; for they shall besiege you in all your cities, in the whole land which the Lord your God gave you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:53
JPS 28:53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters whom the LORD thy God hath given thee; in the siege and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall straiten thee.
ONK 28:53 And thou wilt eat the offspring of thy womb, the flesh of thy sons and daughters whom the Lord thy God had given thee, in the siege and straitness with which thy enemies shall straiten thee.
PAL 28:53 And the children of your wombs shall be consumed; for you will eat them in the famine, even the flesh of your sons and daughters, whom the Lord your God did give you, by reason of the anguish and oppression wherewith your enemies shall oppress you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:54
JPS 28:54 The man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil against his brother, and against the wife of his bosom, and against the remnant of his children whom he hath remaining;
ONK 28:54 The man who is gentle among you, and very delicate, will, look with an evil eye upon his brother, and upon the wife of his covenant, and upon the remnant of his children whom he will leave;
PAL 28:54 The man who is gentle and refined among you will look with evil eyes upon his brother, and the wife who reposeth on his bosom, and upon the rest of his children who remain.
JER 28:54 The man who is gentle and most tender among you will look with evil eyes upon his brother, and on the wife of his youth, and on the rest of his children who remain.
 
Deuteronomy 28:55
JPS 28:55 so that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall eat, because he hath nothing left him; in the siege and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall straiten thee in all thy gates.
ONK 28:55 he will not give to one of them of the flesh of his children which he shall eat, for that nothing remaineth to him of all, in the siege and the straitness with which thy enemies shall straiten thee in all thy cities.
PAL 28:55 He will not give to one of them of the flesh of his children which he eateth, because nothing remaineth to him in the anguish and straitness with which I will straiten you in all your cities.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:56
JPS 28:56 The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil against the husband of her bosom, and against her son, and against her daughter;
ONK 28:56 She who is tender among you, and delicate, who had not (been used to) put the sole of her foot upon the ground under her, from delicateness and tenderness, will look with an evil eye upon the husband of her covenant, and upon her son and her daughter,
PAL 28:56 She who is delicate and luxurious among you, who hath not ventured to put the sole of her foot upon the ground from tenderness and delicacy, will look with evil eyes upon the husband of her bosom, upon her son and her daughter,
JER 28:56 She who is tender and delicate among you, who hath not attempted to walk with her feet upon the ground from delicacy and tenderness, will look with evil eyes on the husband of her youth, and on her son and her daughter.
 
Deuteronomy 28:57
JPS 28:57 and against her afterbirth that cometh out from between her feet, and against her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly; in the siege and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall straiten thee in thy gates.
ONK 28:57 and against her little children who have been brought forth of her, and against her children whom she hath borne; for she will eat them in secret, in the want of all things, in the siege and the straitness with which thy enemies shall straiten thee in thy cities:—
PAL 28:57 and the offspring she hath borne; for she will eat them in secret, through the want of all things, by reason of the anguish and oppression with which your enemies shall oppress you in your cities.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:58
JPS 28:58 If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and awful Name, the LORD thy God;
ONK 28:58 if thou wilt not observe to perform all the words of this law which are written in this book, to reverence this glorious and fearful Name, THE LORD THY GOD.(41)
PAL 28:58 If you observe not to perform all the commands of this law written in this book, to reverence this glorious and fearful Name, The Lord your God,
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:59
JPS 28:59 then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.
ONK 28:59 And the Lord will make thy plagues to be manifest (distinguished), and the plagues of thy children, great plagues and continuous, afflictions evil and abiding.
PAL 28:59 the Word of the Lord will hide the Holy Spirit from you, when the plagues come upon you and your children, great and continuous plagues which will not leave you, and grievous and continual evils that will grow old upon your bodies;
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:60
JPS 28:60 And He will bring back upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast in dread of; and they shall cleave unto thee.
ONK 28:60 And He will lay upon thee all the strokes of Mizraim of which thou wast afraid, and they shall cleave to thee.
PAL 28:60 and will turn upon you all the woes which were sent upon the Mizraee before which thou wast afraid, and they shall cleave to you;
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:61
JPS 28:61 Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
ONK 28:61 All the diseases also and all the plagues that are not written in the book of this law, will the Lord lay upon thee till He hath destroyed thee.
PAL 28:61 and evils also that are not written in the book of this law will the Word of the Lord stir up against you until you are consumed.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:62
JPS 28:62 And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.
ONK 28:62 And you, who had been as the stars of heaven for multitude, will be left a small people, because you would not be obedient to the Word of the Lord your God.
PAL 28:62 And you who were as the stars of heaven for multitude will be left a few people, because you hearkened not to the Word of the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:63
JPS 28:63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to cause you to perish, and to destroy you; and ye shall be plucked from off the land whither thou goest in to possess it.
ONK 28:63 And as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good and to multiply you, so will the Lord rejoice over you to destroy and consume you, and to carry you away from off the land which you are entering to possess it.
PAL 28:63 And as the Word of the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you, so will He rejoice (in sending) against you strange nations to destroy and make you desolate, and you shall be uprooted from the land which you are going to possess.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:64
JPS 28:64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among all peoples, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou nor thy fathers, even wood and stone.
ONK 28:64 And the Lord will scatter thee among all nations unto the ends of the earth; and thou shalt there serve peoples who worship idols of wood and stone, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known.
PAL 28:64 And the Lord will disperse you among all nations, from one end of the earth to the other, and you shall be tributaries to the worshippers of idols of wood and stone which neither thou nor thy fathers have known.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:65
JPS 28:65 And among these nations shalt thou have no repose, and there shall be no rest for the sole of thy foot; but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and languishing of soul.
ONK 28:65 But among those nations thou wilt have no repose, nor will the sole of thy foot have rest, but the Lord will give thee there a timorous heart, darkness of eyes, and feebleness of mind;
PAL 28:65 And if your mind be divided to worship their idols, He will send (that) between you and those nations that you shall have no repose or rest for the sole of your feet, and will give you there a fearful heart which darkens the eyes and wears out the soul.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:66
JPS 28:66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear night and day, and shalt have no assurance of thy life.
ONK 28:66 and thou wilt hold thy life in suspense, and be afraid by night and day, for thou wilt be never sure of thy life.
PAL 28:66 And your life will be in suspense; you will be in dread day and night, and have no assurance of your life.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:67
JPS 28:67 In the morning thou shalt say: 'Would it were even!' and at even thou shalt say: 'Would it were morning!' for the fear of thy heart which thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
ONK 28:67 In the morning thou wilt say, that it were evening! but in the evening thou wilt say, that it were morning! from the tearfulness of thy heart with which thou wilt fear, and the sight of thy eyes which thou shalt see.
PAL 28:67 In the morning you will say, that it were evening! for afflictions will make the hours of the day longer before you; and at evening you will say, that it were morning! for afflictions will make the hours of the night longer before you, because of the terror of your heart; for you will be in stupor by a vision of your eyes, which you will see for punishment, and be terrified.
 
 
Deuteronomy 28:68
JPS 28:68 And the LORD shall bring thee back into Egypt in ships, by the way whereof I said unto thee: 'Thou shalt see it no more again'; and there ye shall sell yourselves unto your enemies for bondmen and for bondwoman, and no man shall buy you.
ONK 28:68 And the Lord will cause thee to return to Mizraim, in ships, by the way of which I spake with thee, Thou shalt see it no more: and there shall you be offered for sale for bondmen and bondwomen, but none shall buy.
PAL 28:68 And the Word of the Lord will bring you captive to Mizraim in ships through the Sea of Suph, by the way you passed over, of which I said to you, No more shall you see it. And there will you be sold to your enemies, at the beginning for a dear price, as artificers, and afterward at a cheap price, as servants and handmaids, until you be worthless and (be consigned) to unpriced labour, and there be none who will take you.(45)
JER 28:68 And the Word of the Lord will cause you to return into Mizraim in galleys,(44) by the way of which I said to you, Ye shall see it no more.
 
Deuteronomy 28:69
JPS 28:69 These are the words of the covenant which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant which He made with them in Horeb.
ONK 28:69 These are the words of the covenant which the Lord commanded Mosheh to ratify with the children of Israel in the land of Moab; besides the covenant which He ratified with them at Horeb.
PAL 28:69 These are the words of the covenant which the Lord commanded Mosheh to ratify with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, besides that covenant which He ratified with them at Horeb.
 
 
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