Deuteronomy 28:37
Good News Translation
In the countries to which the LORD will scatter you, the people will be shocked at what has happened to you; they will make fun of you and ridicule you.

Contemporary English Version
People of nearby countries will shudder when they see your terrible troubles, but they will still make fun of you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.

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And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.

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Deuteronomy 28:28 The Lord strike thee with madness and blindness and fury of mind.

Deuteronomy 29:22-28 And the following generation shall say, and the children that shall be born hereafter, and the strangers that shall come from afar, seeing the plagues of that land and the evils wherewith the Lord hath afflicted it, . . .

1 Kings 9:7,8 I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people. . . .

2 Chronicles 7:20 I will pluck you up by the root out of my land which I have given you: and this house which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast away from before my face, and will make it a byword, and an example among all nations.

Psalm 44:13,14 Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them. . . .

Jeremiah 24:9 And I will deliver them up to vexation, and affliction, to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a reproach, and a byword, and a proverb, and to be a curse in all places, to which I have cast them out.

Jeremiah 25:9 Behold I will send, and take all the kindreds of the north, saith the Lord, and Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon my servant: and I will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all the nations that are round about it: and I will destroy them, and make them an astonishment and a hissing, and perpetual desolations.

Joel 2:17 Between the porch and the altar the priests, the Lord's ministers, shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathens should rule over them. Why should they say among the nations: Where is their God?

Zechariah 8:13 And it shall come to pass, that as you were a curse among the Gentiles, O house of Juda, and house of Israel: so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing: fear not, let your hands be strengthened.

Context
The Curses of Disobedience
36The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king, whom thou shalt have appointed over thee, into a nation which thou and thy fathers know not: and there thou shalt serve strange gods, wood and stone. 37And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in.38Thou shalt cast much seed into the ground, and gather little: because the locusts shall consume all.…
Cross References
1 Kings 9:7
I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people.

1 Kings 9:8
And this house shall be made an example of: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss, and say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land, and to this house?

2 Chronicles 7:20
I will pluck you up by the root out of my land which I have given you: and this house which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast away from before my face, and will make it a byword, and an example among all nations.

Psalm 44:13
Thou hast sold thy people for no price: and there was no reckoning in the exchange of them.

Jeremiah 19:8
And I will make this city an astonishment, and a hissing: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss because of all the plagues thereof.

Jeremiah 24:9
And I will deliver them up to vexation, and affliction, to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a reproach, and a byword, and a proverb, and to be a curse in all places, to which I have cast them out.

Jeremiah 25:9
Behold I will send, and take all the kindreds of the north, saith the Lord, and Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon my servant: and I will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all the nations that are round about it: and I will destroy them, and make them an astonishment and a hissing, and perpetual desolations.

Jeremiah 29:18
And I will persecute them with the sword, and with famine, and with the pestilence: and I will give them up unto affliction to all the kingdoms of the earth: to be a curse, and an astonishment, and a hissing, and a reproach to all the nations to which I have driven them out:

Additional Translations
You will become an object of horror, scorn, and ridicule among all the nations to which the LORD will drive you.And you shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations where the LORD shall lead you.

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee away.

An thou shalt be there for a wonder, and a parable, and a tale, among all the nations, to which the Lord thy God shall carry thee away.

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee.

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither the LORD shall lead thee away.

And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a by-word, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.

You shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where Yahweh shall lead you away.

and thou hast been for an astonishment, for a simile, and for a byword among all the peoples whither Jehovah doth lead thee.
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