New English Translation
24 The Lord will make the rain of your land powder and dust; it will come down on you from the sky until you are destroyed.
Curses by Defeat and Deportation
25 “The Lord will allow you to be struck down before your enemies; you will attack them from one direction but flee from them in seven directions and will become an object of terror[a] to all the kingdoms of the earth. 26 Your carcasses will be food for every bird of the sky and wild animal of the earth, and there will be no one to chase them off.Read full chapter
- Deuteronomy 28:25 tc The meaningless MT reading זַעֲוָה (zaʿavah) is clearly a transposition of the more commonly attested Hebrew noun זְוָעָה (zevaʿah, “terror”).
New International Version
24 The Lord will turn the rain(A) of your country into dust and powder; it will come down from the skies until you are destroyed.
25 The Lord will cause you to be defeated(B) before your enemies. You will come at them from one direction but flee from them in seven,(C) and you will become a thing of horror(D) to all the kingdoms on earth.(E) 26 Your carcasses will be food for all the birds(F) and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away.(G)Read full chapter