KJV LexiconIf thy children
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
to miss; hence (figuratively and generally) to sin; by inference, to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causatively) lead astray, condemn
against him and he have cast them away
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
a revolt (national, moral or religious) -- rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"If your sons sinned against Him, Then He delivered them into the power of their transgression.
King James Bible
If thy children have sinned against him, and he have cast them away for their transgression;
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Since your children sinned against Him, He gave them over to their rebellion.
International Standard Version
"If your children sin against him, he'll make them a prisoner of their sins.
If your children sinned against him, he gave them over to the penalty of their sin.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
If your children sinned against him, he allowed them to suffer the consequences of their sinfulness.
King James 2000 Bible
If your children have sinned against him, and he has cast them away for their transgression;
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