Deuteronomy 12:20
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
7337 [e]יַרְחִיב֩
3068 [e]יְהוָ֨ה
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֥יךָ
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
853 [e]אֶֽת־
1366 [e]גְּבֽוּלְךָ֮
your borderN-msc | 2ms
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר
asPrep-k | Pro-r
1696 [e]דִּבֶּר־
He has promisedV-Piel-Perf-3ms
youPrep | 2ms
559 [e]וְאָמַרְתָּ֙
and you sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
398 [e]אֹכְלָ֣ה
let me eatV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cs
1320 [e]בָשָׂ֔ר
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
183 [e]תְאַוֶּ֥ה
you longV-Piel-Imperf-3fs
5315 [e]נַפְשְׁךָ֖
-N-fsc | 2ms
398 [e]לֶאֱכֹ֣ל
to eatPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1320 [e]בָּשָׂ֑ר
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
allPrep-b | N-msc
185 [e]אַוַּ֥ת
the desiresN-fsc
5315 [e]נַפְשְׁךָ֖
Of your heartN-fsc | 2ms
398 [e]תֹּאכַ֥ל
you may eatV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
1320 [e]בָּשָֽׂר׃

Hebrew Texts
דברים 12:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־יַרְחִיב֩ יְהוָ֨ה אֱלֹהֶ֥יךָ אֶֽת־גְּבֽוּלְךָ֮ כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר דִּבֶּר־לָךְ֒ וְאָמַרְתָּ֙ אֹכְלָ֣ה בָשָׂ֔ר כִּֽי־תְאַוֶּ֥ה נַפְשְׁךָ֖ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל בָּשָׂ֑ר בְּכָל־אַוַּ֥ת נַפְשְׁךָ֖ תֹּאכַ֥ל בָּשָֽׂר׃

דברים 12:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־ירחיב יהוה אלהיך את־גבולך כאשר דבר־לך ואמרת אכלה בשר כי־תאוה נפשך לאכל בשר בכל־אות נפשך תאכל בשר׃

דברים 12:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־ירחיב יהוה אלהיך את־גבולך כאשר דבר־לך ואמרת אכלה בשר כי־תאוה נפשך לאכל בשר בכל־אות נפשך תאכל בשר׃

דברים 12:20 Hebrew Bible
כי ירחיב יהוה אלהיך את גבולך כאשר דבר לך ואמרת אכלה בשר כי תאוה נפשך לאכל בשר בכל אות נפשך תאכל בשר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"When the LORD your God extends your border as He has promised you, and you say, 'I will eat meat,' because you desire to eat meat, then you may eat meat, whatever you desire.

King James Bible
When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the LORD your God enlarges your territory as He has promised you, and you say, 'I want to eat meat because you have a strong desire to eat meat, you may eat it whenever you want.
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