Deuteronomy 28:54
New International Version
Even the most gentle and sensitive man among you will have no compassion on his own brother or the wife he loves or his surviving children,

New Living Translation
The most tenderhearted man among you will have no compassion for his own brother, his beloved wife, and his surviving children.

English Standard Version
The man who is the most tender and refined among you will begrudge food to his brother, to the wife he embraces, and to the last of the children whom he has left,

Berean Study Bible
The most gentle and refined man among you will begrudge his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children who have survived,

King James Bible
So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave:

New King James Version
The sensitive and very refined man among you will be hostile toward his brother, toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the rest of his children whom he leaves behind,

New American Standard Bible
The man who is refined and very delicate among you will be hostile toward his brother, toward the wife he cherishes, and toward the rest of his children who are left,

NASB 1995
“The man who is refined and very delicate among you shall be hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,

NASB 1977
“The man who is refined and very delicate among you shall be hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,

Amplified Bible
The man who is most refined and well-bred among you will be cruel and hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,

Christian Standard Bible
The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,

American Standard Version
The man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children whom he hath remaining;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A man who feasts among you and lives in luxury among you, his eye shall stare at his brother and at the wife of his covenant and the remnant of his children who are left:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that is tender and very delicate within thee shall look with an evil eye upon his brother, and the wife in his bosom, and the children that are left, which may have been left to him;

Douay-Rheims Bible
The man that is nice among you, and very delicate, shall envy his own brother, and his wife, that lieth in his bosom,

English Revised Version
The man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he hath remaining:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Even the most tender and sensitive man among you will become stingy toward his brother, the wife he loves, and the children he still has left.

International Standard Version
Even the compassionate man among you—the very sensitive one—will look with evil in his eyes toward his brother, his beloved wife, and his surviving sons, whom he spared.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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;

Literal Standard Version
The man who is tender in you, and who [is] very delicate—his eye is evil against his brother, and against the wife of his bosom, and against the remnant of his sons whom he leaves,

NET Bible
The man among you who is by nature tender and sensitive will turn against his brother, his beloved wife, and his remaining children.

New Heart English Bible
The man who is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children whom he has remaining;

World English Bible
The man who is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children whom he has remaining;

Young's Literal Translation
The man who is tender in thee, and who is very delicate -- his eye is evil against his brother, and against the wife of his bosom, and against the remnant of his sons whom he leaveth,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Curses of Disobedience
53Then you will eat the fruit of your womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters whom the LORD your God has given you, in the siege and distress that your enemy will inflict on you. 54The most gentle and refined man among you will begrudge his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children who have survived, 55refusing to share with any of them the flesh of his children he will eat because he has nothing left in the siege and distress that your enemy will inflict on you within all your gates.…

Cross References
Matthew 11:8
Otherwise, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? Look, those who wear fine clothing are found in kings' palaces.

Deuteronomy 28:53
Then you will eat the fruit of your womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters whom the LORD your God has given you, in the siege and distress that your enemy will inflict on you.

Deuteronomy 28:55
refusing to share with any of them the flesh of his children he will eat because he has nothing left in the siege and distress that your enemy will inflict on you within all your gates.


Treasury of Scripture

So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave:

his eye

Deuteronomy 15:9
Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

Proverbs 23:6
Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:

Proverbs 28:22
He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.

Deuteronomy 13:6
If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;

2 Samuel 12:3
But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter.

Micah 7:5
Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.

his children

Psalm 103:13
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

Matthew 7:9-11
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? …











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The most
מְאֹ֑ד (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

gentle
הָרַ֣ךְ (hā·raḵ)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7390: Tender, delicate, soft

and refined
וְהֶעָנֹ֖ג (wə·he·‘ā·nōḡ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6028: Luxurious

man
הָאִישׁ֙ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

among you
בְּךָ֔ (bə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

will begrudge
תֵּרַ֨ע (tê·ra‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7489: To spoil, to make, good for, nothing, bad

his brother,
בְאָחִיו֙ (ḇə·’ā·ḥîw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

the wife
וּבְאֵ֣שֶׁת (ū·ḇə·’ê·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

he embraces,
חֵיק֔וֹ (ḥê·qōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2436: The bosom

and the rest
וּבְיֶ֥תֶר (ū·ḇə·ye·ṯer)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3499: An overhanging, an excess, superiority, remainder, a small rope

of his children
בָּנָ֖יו (bā·nāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

who have survived,
יוֹתִֽיר׃ (yō·w·ṯîr)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3498: To jut over, exceed, to excel, to remain, be left, to leave, cause to abound, preserve


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