Deuteronomy 8:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8071 [e]שִׂמְלָ֨תְךָ֜
śim-lā-ṯə-ḵā
Your garmentsN-fsc | 2ms
3808 [e]לֹ֤א
notAdv-NegPrt
1086 [e]בָֽלְתָה֙
ḇā-lə-ṯāh
did wear outV-Qal-Perf-3fs
5921 [e]מֵֽעָלֶ֔יךָ
mê-‘ā-le-ḵā,
on youPrep-m | 2ms
7272 [e]וְרַגְלְךָ֖
wə-raḡ-lə-ḵā
and your footConj-w | N-fsc | 2ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
norAdv-NegPrt
1216 [e]בָצֵ֑קָה
ḇā-ṣê-qāh;
did swellV-Qal-Perf-3fs
2088 [e]זֶ֖ה
zeh
this [is]Pro-ms
705 [e]אַרְבָּעִ֥ים
’ar-bā-‘îm
fortyNumber-cp
8141 [e]שָׁנָֽה׃
šā-nāh.
yearsN-fs









Hebrew Texts
דברים 8:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שִׂמְלָ֨תְךָ֜ לֹ֤א בָֽלְתָה֙ מֵֽעָלֶ֔יךָ וְרַגְלְךָ֖ לֹ֣א בָצֵ֑קָה זֶ֖ה אַרְבָּעִ֥ים שָׁנָֽה׃

דברים 8:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שמלתך לא בלתה מעליך ורגלך לא בצקה זה ארבעים שנה׃

דברים 8:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שמלתך לא בלתה מעליך ורגלך לא בצקה זה ארבעים שנה׃

דברים 8:4 Hebrew Bible
שמלתך לא בלתה מעליך ורגלך לא בצקה זה ארבעים שנה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Your clothing did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years.

King James Bible
Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your clothing did not wear out, and your feet did not swell these 40 years.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Many have attempted to give the following meaning to this text:-- `God so amply provided for them all the necessaries of life, that they never were obliged to wear tattered garments, nor were their feet injured for lack of shoes or sandals.' Now, though the Israelites doubtless brought out of Egypt more raiment than what they had upon them; and they might manufacture the fleeces of their flocks in the wilderness; and also might be favoured by providence with other supplies from the neighbouring nations or travelling hordes of Arabs; yet, when we consider their immense numbers, their situation and long continuance in the wilderness, and the very strong expressions made use of in the text, why should we question the extraordinary and miraculous interposition of God in this respect, as well as in others, not less stupendous in their nature, or constant in their supply?

Deuteronomy 29:5 And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes are …

Nehemiah 9:21 Yes, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that …

Matthew 26:25-30 Then Judas, which betrayed him, answered and said, Master, is it …

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