So the children
; a son
(as a builder
of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson
, etc., (like H0001
; he will rule
, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
A primitive root; to work
(in any sense); by implication to serve
, (causatively) enslave
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
Apparently contracted from H0226
in the demonstrative sense of entity
; properly self
(but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even
, the name of a place in Palestine and of a Moabitish king.
From a prolonged form of the prepositional prefix 'm
-' and H0001
(her (the mother's)) father
, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants.
Apparently from H8082
through the idea of plumpness
; a cardinal number, eight
(as if a surplus
above the 'perfect' seven); also (as ordinal) eighth
(only in combination), that is, the 'teens
'; also (ordinal) a 'teenth
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138
; a year
(as a revolution
Eighteen years The former servitude lasted but eight years; this eighteen: for if smaller troubles do not the work, God will send greater.
Leviticus 26:23-25 And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me; ... And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of [my] covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Deuteronomy 28:40 Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint [thyself] with the oil; for thine olive shall cast [his fruit].
Deuteronomy 28:47-48 Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all [things]; ... Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which 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.
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