Deuteronomy 28:24
New International Version
The LORD will turn the rain of your country into dust and powder; it will come down from the skies until you are destroyed.

New Living Translation
The LORD will change the rain that falls on your land into powder, and dust will pour down from the sky until you are destroyed.

English Standard Version
The LORD will make the rain of your land powder. From heaven dust shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

Berean Study Bible
The LORD will turn the rain of your land into dust and powder; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

King James Bible
The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

New King James Version
The LORD will change the rain of your land to powder and dust; from the heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; from heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

NASB 1995
“The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; from heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

NASB 1977
“The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; from heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed.

Amplified Bible
The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; from heaven it will come down on you until you are destroyed.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will turn the rain of your land into falling dust; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD will turn the rain of your land into falling dust; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

American Standard Version
Jehovah will make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH shall give the rain of your land, sand, and dust from Heaven shall come down upon you until He will destroy you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The Lord thy God make the rain of thy land dust; and dust shall come down from heaven, until it shall have destroyed thee, and until it shall have quickly consumed thee.

Contemporary English Version
He will send dust and sandstorms instead of rain, and you will be wiped out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord give thee dust for rain upon thy land, and let ashes come down from heaven upon thee, till thou be consumed.

English Revised Version
The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Good News Translation
Instead of rain, the LORD will send down duststorms and sandstorms until you are destroyed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD will send dust storms and sandstorms on you from the sky until you're destroyed.

International Standard Version
The LORD will change the rain on your land to powder and dust. It will come down from the sky until you are exterminated."

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD will make the rain of thy land powder and dust; from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Literal Standard Version
YHWH gives dust and ashes [for] the rain of your land; it comes down on you from the heavens until you are destroyed.

NET Bible
The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust; it will come down on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD will make the rain of your land powder and dust: from the sky shall it come down on you, until you are destroyed.

World English Bible
Yahweh will make the rain of your land powder and dust: from the sky shall it come down on you, until you are destroyed.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah giveth the rain of thy land -- dust and ashes; from the heavens it cometh down on thee till thou art destroyed.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Curses of Disobedience
23The sky over your head will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron. 24The LORD will turn the rain of your land into dust and powder; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed. 25The LORD will cause you to be defeated before your enemies. You will march out against them in one direction but flee from them in seven. You will be an object of horror to all the kingdoms of the earth.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 11:17
or the anger of the LORD will be kindled against you. He will shut the heavens so that there will be no rain, nor will the land yield its produce, and you will soon perish from the good land that the LORD is giving you.

Deuteronomy 28:12
The LORD will open the heavens, His abundant storehouse, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations, but borrow from none.

Deuteronomy 28:23
The sky over your head will be bronze, and the earth beneath you iron.

Haggai 1:10
Therefore, on account of you the heavens have withheld their dew and the earth has withheld its crops.


Treasury of Scripture

The LORD shall make the rain of your land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down on you, until you be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 28:12
The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.

Genesis 19:24
Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven;

Job 18:15-21
It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because it is none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation…









(24) Powder and dust.--The great desert, which lies on the eastern frontier of Palestine, makes this only too possible.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

will turn
יִתֵּ֧ן (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the rain
מְטַ֥ר (mə·ṭar)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4306: Rain

of your land
אַרְצְךָ֖ (’ar·ṣə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

into dust
אָבָ֣ק (’ā·ḇāq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 80: Light particles

and powder;
וְעָפָ֑ר (wə·‘ā·p̄ār)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6083: Dust, clay, earth, mud

it will descend
יֵרֵ֣ד (yê·rêḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3381: To come or go down, descend

on you
עָלֶ֔יךָ (‘ā·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

the sky
הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

until
עַ֖ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

you are destroyed.
הִשָּׁמְדָֽךְ׃ (hiš·šā·mə·ḏāḵ)
Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8045: To be exterminated or destroyed


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