Deuteronomy 28:42

42 1The cricket[a] shall possess all your trees and the fruit of your ground.

Deuteronomy 28:42 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 28:42

All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust
] Which is a creature that not only consumes grass, and herbs, and the corn of the field, but all green trees; see ( Exodus 10:15 ) . This sort here has its name from the shade they make, hiding the light of the sun, and darkening the face of the earth at no on day; or from the noise they make with their wings in flying; see ( Joel 2:5 ) .

Deuteronomy 28:42 In-Context

40 You shall have olive trees throughout all your territory, but you shall not anoint yourself with the oil, for your olives shall drop off.
41 You shall father sons and daughters, but they shall not be yours, for they shall go into captivity.
42 The cricket shall possess all your trees and the fruit of your ground.
43 The sojourner who is among you shall rise higher and higher above you, and you shall come down lower and lower.
44 He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Cross References 1

  • 1. [See ver. 38 above]

Footnotes 1

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