Deuteronomy 28:41

“Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt beget sonnes and daughters, but thou shalt not enioy them: for they shall goe into captiuitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall have sons and daughters but they will not be yours, for they will go into captivity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but they shall not be thine; for they shall go into captivity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will have sons and daughters, but they will not be yours; for they will go away prisoners into a strange land.
- Basic English Bible

Sons and daughters shalt thou beget, but thou shalt not have them [to be with thee]; for they shall go into captivity.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them: for they shall go into captivity.
- Webster's Bible

You shall father sons and daughters, but they shall not be yours; for they shall go into captivity.
- World English Bible

`Sons and daughters thou dost beget, and they are not with thee, for they go into captivity;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but they shall not be thine; for they shall go into captivity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 28:41

  • It appears that if the world does fall into totalitarianism, some sort of thing like that could happen, especially if the powers that be mandate to the people to increase workforces lean on these principles.

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