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What does the seed represent in this verse: "And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it."?



      

Leviticus 26:16

AMP - 16 I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

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Stringio Ubong Akang
As Gods Children, we sow the word of God and expect answers...harvest....but if we are disobedient, our seed goes to waste. The evil one is permitted to trample upon the seed like we see in Judges 6. When the Israelites did evil against God and God allowed the Amalikites to deal with them.....Judges 6:1-6 KJV
[1] And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord : and the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
[2] And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds. [3] And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them; 

[4] And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass. 
5] For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it. 
[6] And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; and the children of Israel cried unto the Lord.

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