Leviticus 26:39
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New International Version
Those of you who are left will waste away in the lands of their enemies because of their sins; also because of their ancestors' sins they will waste away.

King James Bible
And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.

Darby Bible Translation
And they that remain of you shall waste away through their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also through the iniquities of their fathers shall they waste away with them.

World English Bible
Those of you who are left will pine away in their iniquity in your enemies' lands; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.

Young's Literal Translation
'And those who are left of you -- they consume away in their iniquity, in the lands of your enemies; and also in the iniquities of their fathers, with them they consume away.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The land of your enemies shall eat you up - Does this refer to the total loss of the ten tribes? These are so completely swallowed up in some enemies' land, that nothing concerning their existence or place of residence remains but mere conjecture.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

shall pine

Deuteronomy 28:65 And among these nations shall you find no ease, neither shall the sole of your foot have rest...

Deuteronomy 30:1 And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come on you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you...

Nehemiah 1:9 But if you turn to me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though there were of you cast out to the uttermost part of the heaven...

Psalm 32:3,4 When I kept silence, my bones waxed old through my roaring all the day long...

Jeremiah 3:25 We lie down in our shame, and our confusion covers us: for we have sinned against the LORD our God, we and our fathers...

Jeremiah 29:12 Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Lamentations 4:9 They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger: for these pine away...

Ezekiel 4:17 That they may want bread and water, and be astonished one with another, and consume away for their iniquity.

Ezekiel 6:9 And they that escape of you shall remember me among the nations where they shall be carried captives...

Ezekiel 20:43 And there shall you remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein you have been defiled...

Ezekiel 24:23 And your tires shall be on your heads, and your shoes on your feet: you shall not mourn nor weep...

Ezekiel 33:10 Therefore, O you son of man, speak to the house of Israel; Thus you speak, saying, If our transgressions and our sins be on us...

Ezekiel 36:31 Then shall you remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good...

Hosea 5:15 I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Zechariah 10:9 And I will sow them among the people: and they shall remember me in far countries; and they shall live with their children...

and also

Exodus 20:5 You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God...

Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty...

Numbers 14:18 The LORD is long-suffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty...

Deuteronomy 5:9 You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God...

Jeremiah 31:29 In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:2,3,19 What mean you, that you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying, The fathers have eaten sour grapes...

Matthew 23:35,36 That on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth...

Romans 11:8-10 (According as it is written, God has given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see...

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Emancipated Slaves
I am the Lord your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright.'--LEV. xxvi. 13. The history of Israel is a parable and a prophecy as well as a history. The great central word of the New Testament has been drawn from it, viz. 'redemption,' i.e. a buying out of bondage. The Hebrew slaves in Egypt were 'delivered.' The deliverance made them a nation. God acquired them for Himself, and
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Approaching Doom
The first years of Jehoiakim's reign were filled with warnings of approaching doom. The word of the Lord spoken by the prophets was about to be fulfilled. The Assyrian power to the northward, long supreme, was no longer to rule the nations. Egypt on the south, in whose power the king of Judah was vainly placing his trust, was soon to receive a decided check. All unexpectedly a new world power, the Babylonian Empire, was rising to the eastward and swiftly overshadowing all other nations. Within a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Leviticus
The emphasis which modern criticism has very properly laid on the prophetic books and the prophetic element generally in the Old Testament, has had the effect of somewhat diverting popular attention from the priestly contributions to the literature and religion of Israel. From this neglect Leviticus has suffered most. Yet for many reasons it is worthy of close attention; it is the deliberate expression of the priestly mind of Israel at its best, and it thus forms a welcome foil to the unattractive
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Isaiah 14:21
Prepare a place to slaughter his children for the sins of their ancestors; they are not to rise to inherit the land and cover the earth with their cities.

Isaiah 24:16
From the ends of the earth we hear singing: "Glory to the Righteous One." But I said, "I waste away, I waste away! Woe to me! The treacherous betray! With treachery the treacherous betray!"

Lamentations 1:3
After affliction and harsh labor, Judah has gone into exile. She dwells among the nations; she finds no resting place. All who pursue her have overtaken her in the midst of her distress.

Lamentations 4:9
Those killed by the sword are better off than those who die of famine; racked with hunger, they waste away for lack of food from the field.

Ezekiel 4:17
for food and water will be scarce. They will be appalled at the sight of each other and will waste away because of their sin.

Ezekiel 24:23
You will keep your turbans on your heads and your sandals on your feet. You will not mourn or weep but will waste away because of your sins and groan among yourselves.

Ezekiel 33:10
"Son of man, say to the Israelites, 'This is what you are saying: "Our offenses and sins weigh us down, and we are wasting away because of them. How then can we live?"'

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