Deuteronomy 28:50
New International Version
a fierce-looking nation without respect for the old or pity for the young.

New Living Translation
a fierce and heartless nation that shows no respect for the old and no pity for the young.

English Standard Version
a hard-faced nation who shall not respect the old or show mercy to the young.

Berean Study Bible
a ruthless nation with no respect for the old and no pity for the young.

New American Standard Bible
a nation of fierce countenance who will have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young.

King James Bible
A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:

Christian Standard Bible
a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.

Contemporary English Version
They won't show any mercy, and they will have no respect for old people or pity for children.

Good News Translation
They will be ruthless and show no mercy to anyone, young or old.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.

International Standard Version
it will be a nation whose language you don't understand, whose stern appearance neither shows regard nor extends grace to anyone whether old or young.

NET Bible
a nation of stern appearance that will have no regard for the elderly or pity for the young.

New Heart English Bible
a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Its people will be fierce-looking. They will show no respect for the old and no pity for the young.

JPS Tanakh 1917
a nation of fierce countenance, that shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favour to the young.

New American Standard 1977
a nation of fierce countenance who shall have no respect for the old, nor show favor to the young.

Jubilee Bible 2000
a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old nor show favour to the young;

King James 2000 Bible
A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

American King James Version
A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

American Standard Version
a nation of fierce countenance, that shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
a nation bold in countenance, which shall not respect the person of the aged and shall not pity the young.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A most insolent nation, that will shew no regard to the ancients, nor have pity on the infant,

Darby Bible Translation
a nation of fierce countenance, which regardeth not the person of the old, nor is kind to the young;

English Revised Version
a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young:

Webster's Bible Translation
A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

World English Bible
a nation of fierce facial expressions, that shall not respect the person of the old, nor show favor to the young,

Young's Literal Translation
a nation -- fierce of countenance -- which accepteth not the face of the aged, and the young doth not favour;
Study Bible
The Curses of Disobedience
49The LORD will bring a nation from afar, from the ends of the earth, to swoop down upon you like an eagle—a nation whose language you will not understand, 50a ruthless nation with no respect for the old and no pity for the young. 51They will eat the offspring of your livestock and the produce of your land until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain or new wine or oil, no calves of your herds or lambs of your flocks, until they have caused you to perish.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:51
They will eat the offspring of your livestock and the produce of your land until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain or new wine or oil, no calves of your herds or lambs of your flocks, until they have caused you to perish.

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is like the wise man? Who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom brightens his face, and the sternness of his face is changed.

Isaiah 33:19
You will no longer see the insolent, a people whose speech is unintelligible, who stammer in a language that is not understood.

Isaiah 47:6
I was angry with My people; I profaned My heritage, and I placed them under your control. You showed them no mercy; even upon the elderly you laid a most heavy yoke.

Treasury of Scripture

A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favor to the young:

Proverbs 7:13
So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,

Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.

Daniel 7:7
After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.

shall not

2 Chronicles 36:17
Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave them all into his hand.

Isaiah 47:6
I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.

Luke 19:44
And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.







Lexicon
a ruthless
עַ֣ז (‘az)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5794: Strong, vehement, harsh

nation
גּ֖וֹי (gō·w)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

with no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

respect
יִשָּׂ֤א (yiś·śā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

for the old
לְזָקֵ֔ן (lə·zā·qên)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2205: Old

and no
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

pity
יָחֹֽן׃ (yā·ḥōn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2603: To bend, stoop in kindness to an inferior, to favor, bestow, to implore

for the young.
וְנַ֖עַר (wə·na·‘ar)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer
(50) Which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favour to the young.--Comp. 2Chronicles 36:17, "The king of the Chaldecs had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man or him that stooped for age; and Lamentations 5:12, "Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured."

Verse 50. - A nation of fierce countenance; literally, firm or hard of face; i.e. obdurate and determined (cf. Proverbs 21:29; Daniel 8:23). 28:45-68 If God inflicts vengeance, what miseries his curse can bring upon mankind, even in this present world! Yet these are but the beginning of sorrows to those under the curse of God. What then will be the misery of that world where their worm dieth not, and their fire is not quenched! Observe what is here said of the wrath of God, which should come and remain upon the Israelites for their sins. It is amazing to think that a people so long the favourites of Heaven, should be so cast off; and yet that a people so scattered in all nations should be kept distinct, and not mixed with others. If they would not serve God with cheerfulness, they should be compelled to serve their enemies. We may justly expect from God, that if we do not fear his fearful name, we shall feel his fearful plagues; for one way or other God will be feared. The destruction threatened is described. They have, indeed, been plucked from off the land, ver. 63. Not only by the Babylonish captivity, and when Jerusalem was destroyed by the Romans; but afterwards, when they were forbidden to set foot in Jerusalem. They should have no rest; no rest of body, ver. 65, but be continually on the remove, either in hope of gain, or fear of persecution. No rest of the mind, which is much worse. They have been banished from city to city, from country to country; recalled, and banished again. These events, compared with the favour shown to Israel in ancient times, and with the prophecies about them, should not only excite astonishment, but turn unto us for a testimony, assuring us of the truth of Scripture. And when the other prophecies of their conversion to Christ shall come to pass, the whole will be a sign and a wonder to all the nations of the earth, and the forerunner of a general spread of true christianity. The fulfilling of these prophecies upon the Jewish nation, delivered more than three thousand years ago, shows that Moses spake by the Spirit of God; who not only foresees the ruin of sinners, but warns of it, that they may prevent it by a true and timely repentance, or else be left without excuse. And let us be thankful that Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, by being made a curse for us, and bearing in his own person all that punishment which our sins merit, and which we must otherwise have endured for ever. To this Refuge and salvation let sinners flee; therein let believers rejoice, and serve their reconciled God with gladness of heart, for the abundance of his spiritual blessings.
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