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738 B

General Information:

Moses speaks to the Israelites as if they were one man, so the words "you" and "your" here are singular. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-you)

bird's nest

a home that birds make for themselves out of sticks, grass, plants, and mud

with young ones or eggs in it

"with baby birds or eggs in the nest"

the mother sitting on the young

"the mother bird is sitting on the baby birds"

prolong your days

Long days are a metaphor for a long life. See how you translated these words in Deuteronomy 4:26. AT: "be able to live a long time" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metaphor)

translationWords

  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/obey
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/command