When the LORD
thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.
When the Lord thy God ſhall enlarge thy border, * as hee hath promiſed thee, and thou ſhalt ſay, I will eate fleſh (becauſe thy ſoule longeth to eat fleſh) thou mayeſt eat fleſh whatſoeuer thy ſoule luſteth after.
אָוָה , verb, ʾava — to incline, desire (value 12)
H183, אָוָה ʼâvâh, aw-vaw'; a primitive root; to wish for:—covet, (greatly) desire, be desirous, long, lust (after).
desire, incline, covet, wait longingly, wish, sigh, want, be greedy, prefer
(Piel) to desire, crave (food and drink)
(Hithpael) to desire, long for, lust after (of bodily appetites)
Used in 25 Verses, 13 Books 25  Occurrence Count
אַוָּה , feminine noun, ʾauua — desire (value 12)
H185, אַוָּה ʼavvâh, av-vaw'; from H183; longing:—desire, lust after, pleasure.
desire, lust, will (not necessarily evil)
Used in 7 Verses, 4 Books 7  Occurrence Count
אָכַל , verb, ʾakhal — to eat (value 51)
H398, אָכַל ʼâkal, aw-kal'; a primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively):—× at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, × freely, × in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, × quite.
to eat, devour, burn up, feed
to eat (human subject)
to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)
to devour, consume (of fire)
to devour, slay (of sword)
to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)
to devour (of oppression)
to be eaten (by men)
to be devoured, consumed (of fire)
to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)
to cause to eat, feed with
to cause to devour
to cause to eat
Used in 703 Verses, 38 Books 803  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 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):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
בָּשָׂר , masculine noun, basar — flesh (value 502)
H1320, בָּשָׂר bâsâr, baw-sawr'; from H1319; flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man:—body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-) kind, nakedness, self, skin.
of the body
the body itself
male organ of generation (euphemism)
flesh as frail or erring (man against God)
all living things
Used in 241 Verses, 27 Books 268  Occurrence Count
גְּבוּל , masculine noun, gəvul — border, boundary, territory (value 41)
H1366, גְּבוּל gebûwl, gheb-ool'; or גְּבֻל gebul; (shortened) from H1379; properly, a cord (as twisted), i.e. (by implication) a boundary; by extension the territory inclosed:—border, bound, coast, × great, landmark, limit, quarter, space.
territory (enclosed within boundary)
region, territory (of darkness) (fig.)
Used in 196 Verses, 25 Books 239  Occurrence Count
דָבַר , verb, davar — to speak (value 206)
H1696, דָבַר dâbar, daw-bar'; a primitive root; perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue:—answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think, use (entreaties), utter, × well, × work.
to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing
(Qal) to speak
(Niphal) to speak with one another, talk
(Pual) to be spoken
(Hithpael) to speak
(Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight
Used in 1049 Verses, 36 Books 1140  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֹּל , masculine noun, kol — the whole, all (value 50)
H3605, כֹּל kôl, kole; or (Jeremiah 33:8) כּוֹל kôwl; from H3634; properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense):—(in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-) thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever).
all, the whole
all, the whole of
any, each, every, anything
Used in 4241 Verses, 39 Books 5408  Occurrence Count
נֶפֶשׁ , feminine noun, nefesh — a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion (value 430)
H5315, נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.
soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
living being (with life in the blood)
the man himself, self, person or individual
seat of the appetites
seat of emotions and passions
activity of mind
activity of the will
activity of the character
Used in 683 Verses, 31 Books 748  Occurrence Count
רָחַב , verb, rahav — to be or grow wide or large (value 210)
H7337, רָחַב râchab, raw-khab'; a primitive root; to broaden (intransitive or transitive, literal or figurative):—be an en-(make) large(-ing), make room, make (open) wide.
to be or grow wide, be or grow large
(Qal) to be widened, be enlarged
(Niphal) broad or roomy pasture (participle)
to make large
Used in 25 Verses, 12 Books 25  Occurrence Count
|Deuteronomy 12:20Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.
|Original Text (WLC)
|כִּֽי־יַרְחִיב֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהֶ֥יךָ אֶֽת־גְּבֽוּלְךָ֮ כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר דִּבֶּר־לָךְ֒ וְאָמַרְתָּ֙ אֹכְלָ֣ה בָשָׂ֔ר כִּֽי־תְאַוֶּ֥ה נַפְשְׁךָ֖ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל בָּשָׂ֑ר בְּכָל־אַוַּ֥ת נַפְשְׁךָ֖ תֹּאכַ֥ל בָּשָֽׂר׃
|Verse #5261 (Ch. #165) — 22 words, 78 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|When the LORD
|as he hath promised
|thee, and thou shalt say,
|I will eat
|because thy soul
|thou mayest eat
|whatsoever thy soul
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