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Leviticus 26:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield its increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruit.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Your strength will be spent uselessly, for your land will not yield its produce and the trees of the land will not yield their fruit.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and your strength shall be spent in vain, and your land shall not yield its produce; and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And your strength shall be spent in vain,—And your land shall not yield her increase, And, the trees of the land, shall not yield their fruit.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and consumed hath been your strength in vain, and your land doth not give her produce, and the tree of the land doth not give its fruit.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Your labour shall be spent in vain: the ground shall not bring forth her increase: nor the trees yield their fruit.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And your strength shall be spent in vaine: for your land shall not yeeld her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yeeld their fruits.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And your strength shall be in vain; and your land shall not yield its seed, and the tree of your field shall not yield its fruit.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And your strength shall be spent in vain: for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And your strength 3581
{3581} Prime
כֹּחַ
koach
{ko'-akh}
From an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard.
shall be spent 8552
{8552} Prime
תָּמַם
tamam
{taw-mam'}
A primitive root; to complete, in a good or a bad sense, literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in vain: 7385
{7385} Prime
רִיק
riyq
{reek}
From H7324; emptiness; figuratively a worthless thing; adverbially in vain.
for your land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
yield 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
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 or namely).
her increase, 2981
{2981} Prime
יְבוּל
y@buwl
{yeb-ool'}
From H2986; produce, that is, a crop or (figuratively) wealth.
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
shall the trees 6086
{6086} Prime
עֵץ
`ets
{ates}
From H6095; a tree (from its firmness); hence wood (plural sticks).
of the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
yield 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
their fruits. 6529
{6529} Prime
פְּרִי
p@riy
{per-ee'}
From H6509; fruit (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Leviticus 26:14-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Leviticus 26:20

In vain — in plowing, and sowing, and tilling the ground.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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your strength:

Psalms 127:1 [[A Song of degrees for Solomon.]] Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh [but] in vain.
Isaiah 49:4 Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: [yet] surely my judgment [is] with the LORD, and my work with my God.
Habakkuk 2:13 Behold, [is it] not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labour in the very fire, and the people shall weary themselves for very vanity?
Galatians 4:11 I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.

for your land:

Leviticus 26:4 Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
Deuteronomy 11:17 And [then] the LORD'S wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and [lest] ye perish quickly from off the good land which the LORD giveth you.
Deuteronomy 28:18 Cursed [shall be] the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.
Deuteronomy 28:38-40 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather [but] little in; for the locust shall consume it. ... 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 28:42 All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust consume.
Job 31:40 Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.
Psalms 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Haggai 1:9-11 Ye looked for much, and, lo, [it came] to little; and when ye brought [it] home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that [is] waste, and ye run every man unto his own house. ... And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon [that] which the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.
Haggai 2:16 Since those [days] were, when [one] came to an heap of twenty [measures], there were [but] ten: when [one] came to the pressfat for to draw out fifty [vessels] out of the press, there were [but] twenty.
1 Corinthians 3:6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
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Lv 26:4. Dt 11:17; 28:18, 38, 42. Jb 31:40. Ps 107:34; 127:1. Is 49:4. Hab 2:13. Hg 1:9; 2:16. 1Co 3:6. Ga 4:11.

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