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Leviticus 26:25-26

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26:25 I will bring on you an avenging sword, a covenant vengeance. 1  Although 2  you will gather together into your cities, I will send pestilence among you and you will be given into enemy hands. 3  26:26 When I break off your supply of bread, 4  ten women will bake your bread in one oven; they will ration your bread by weight, 5  and you will eat and not be satisfied.

1 tn Heb “vengeance of covenant”; cf. NAB “the avenger of my covenant.”

2 tn Heb “and.” The Hebrew conjunction ו (vav, “and”) has a concessive force in this context.

3 tn Heb “in hand of enemy,” but Tg. Ps.-J. and Tg. Neof. have “in the hands of your enemies” (J. E. Hartley, Leviticus [WBC], 454).

4 tn Heb “When I break to you staff of bread” (KJV, ASV, and NASB all similar).

5 tn Heb “they will return your bread in weight.”



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