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You may want to consider investing in a parallel bible as other versions translate this as "Humble your souls". The Hebrew word in this passage translated as "afflict" in the KJV is וְעִנִּיתֶ֖ם (weinnitem) which is defined as "to be occupied, be busied with to afflict, oppress, humble, be afflicted, be bowed down" So this term has the sense of being ...


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According to websters afflict means to cause pain or suffering to someone or something. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afflict It's origin according to the same site Middle English, from Latin afflictus, past participle of affligere to cast down It could be taken as to mean cast down which could imply prayer, or humility. Considering the use in ...


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Leviticus 19:28 (Tyndale Version): Ye shall not rent youre flesh for any soules sake, nor printe any markes apon you: I am the Lorde. In Biblical terminology and definition, the word "soul," it is pertaining to living person, Genesis 2:7 in other words soul is not dead but it is animated body or an alive person...



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