Deuteronomy 28:57
New International Version
the afterbirth from her womb and the children she bears. For in her dire need she intends to eat them secretly because of the suffering your enemy will inflict on you during the siege of your cities.

New Living Translation
She will hide from them the afterbirth and the new baby she has borne, so that she herself can secretly eat them. She will have nothing else to eat during the siege and terrible distress that your enemy will inflict on all your towns.

English Standard Version
her afterbirth that comes out from between her feet and her children whom she bears, because lacking everything she will eat them secretly, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in your towns.

Berean Study Bible
the afterbirth that comes from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else in the siege and dire straits your enemy will impose on you in all your cities.

New American Standard Bible
and toward her afterbirth which issues from between her legs and toward her children whom she bears; for she will eat them secretly for lack of anything else, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy will oppress you in your towns.

King James Bible
And toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.

Christian Standard Bible
the afterbirth that comes out from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you within your city gates.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the afterbirth that comes out from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you within your gates."

International Standard Version
She will eat her afterbirth and her newborn children secretly—since there will be nothing left—on account of the siege and distress with which your enemy will oppress you in your cities."

NET Bible
and will secretly eat her afterbirth and her newborn children (since she has nothing else), because of the severity of the siege by which your enemy will constrict you in your villages.

New Heart English Bible
and toward her young one who comes out from between her feet, and toward her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She won't share with them the afterbirth from her body and the children she gives birth to. She will secretly eat them out of dire necessity, because of the hardships your enemies will make you suffer during the blockade of your cities.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and against her afterbirth that cometh out from between her feet, and against her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly; in the siege and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall straiten thee in thy gates.

New American Standard 1977
and toward her afterbirth which issues from between her legs and toward her children whom she bears; for she shall eat them secretly for lack of anything else, during the siege and the distress by which your enemy shall oppress you in your towns.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and toward her young one that comes out from between her feet and toward her children which she shall bear, for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness with which thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates,

King James 2000 Bible
And toward her afterbirth that comes out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for lack of all things secretly in the siege and distress, with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.

American King James Version
And toward her young one that comes out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and narrow place, with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.

American Standard Version
and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly, in the siege and in the distress wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and her offspring that comes out between her feet, and the child which she shall bear; for she shall eat them because of the want of all things, secretly in thy straitness, and in thy affliction, with which thine enemy shall afflict thee in thy cities.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the filth of the afterbirths, that come forth from between her thighs, and the children that are born the same hour. For they shall eat them secretly for the want of all things, in the siege and distress, wherewith thy enemy shall oppress thee within thy gates.

Darby Bible Translation
because of her afterbirth which hath come out between her feet, and her children whom she shall bear; for she shall secretly eat them for want of everything in the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.

English Revised Version
and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly: in the siege and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall straiten thee in thy gates.

Webster's Bible Translation
And towards her young one, her own offspring, and towards her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness with which thy enemy shall distress thee in thy gates.

World English Bible
and toward her young one who comes out from between her feet, and toward her children whom she shall bear; for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly, in the siege and in the distress with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.

Young's Literal Translation
and against her seed which cometh out from between her feet, even against her sons whom she doth bear, for she doth eat them for the lacking of all things in secret, in the siege and in the straitness with which thine enemy doth straiten thee within thy gates.
Study Bible
The Curses of Disobedience
56The most gentle and refined woman among you, so gentle and refined she would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground, will begrudge the husband she embraces and her son and daughter 57the afterbirth that comes from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else in the siege and dire straits your enemy will impose on you in all your cities. 58If you are not careful to observe all the words of this law which are written in this book, that you may fear this glorious and awesome name—the LORD your God—…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:53
During the siege and hardship that your enemy will impose on you, you will eat the fruit of your womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters whom the LORD your God has given you.

2 Kings 6:28
Then the king asked her, "What is the matter?" And she answered, "This woman said to me, 'Give up your son, and we will eat him today, and tomorrow we will eat my son.'

2 Kings 6:29
So we boiled my son and ate him, and the next day I said to her, 'Give up your son, and we will eat him.' But she has hidden her son."

Lamentations 4:10
The hands of compassionate women have cooked their own children, who became their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Treasury of Scripture

And toward her young one that comes out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and narrow place, with which your enemy shall distress you in your gates.

young one [heb] after-birth

Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

for she shall

Deuteronomy 28:53
And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the LORD thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee:







Lexicon
the afterbirth
וּֽבְשִׁלְיָתָ֞הּ (ū·ḇə·šil·yā·ṯāh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7988: A fetus, babe

that comes
הַיּוֹצֵ֣ת ׀ (hay·yō·w·ṣêṯ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from between
מִבֵּ֣ין (mib·bên)
Preposition-m
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

her legs
רַגְלֶ֗יהָ (raḡ·le·hā)
Noun - fdc | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

and the children
וּבְבָנֶ֙יהָ֙ (ū·ḇə·ḇā·ne·hā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

she bears,
תֵּלֵ֔ד (tê·lêḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

she will secretly
בַּסָּ֑תֶר (bas·sā·ṯer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5643: A covering, hiding place, secrecy

eat
תֹאכְלֵ֥ם (ṯō·ḵə·lêm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

them for lack
בְּחֹֽסֶר־ (bə·ḥō·ser-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 2640: Want, lack

of anything else
כֹּ֖ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

in the siege
בְּמָצוֹר֙ (bə·mā·ṣō·wr)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4692: Something hemming in, a mound, a siege, distress, a fastness

and dire straits
וּבְמָצ֔וֹק (ū·ḇə·mā·ṣō·wq)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4689: A narrow place, confinement, disability

your enemy
אֹיִבְךָ֖ (’ō·yiḇ·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 341: Hating, an adversary

will impose
יָצִ֥יק (yā·ṣîq)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6693: To constrain, bring into straits, press upon

on you
לְךָ֛ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

in all your cities.
בִּשְׁעָרֶֽיךָ׃ (biš·‘ā·re·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8179: An opening, door, gate
Verse 57. - Her young one; literally, her after-birth. The Hebrew suggests an extreme of horror beyond what the Authorized Version indicates. 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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