Deuteronomy 32:29



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!

King James Version

O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

International Standard Version

O, that they were wise to understand this and consider their future!

A Conservative Version

Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

American Standard Version

Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would consider their latter end!

Amplified

O that they were wise and would see through this [present triumph] to their ultimate fate!

Bible in Basic English

If only they were wise, if only this was clear to them, and they would give thought to their future!

Darby Translation

Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!

Holman Bible

If only they were wise, they would figure it out; they would understand their fate.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O that they were wise, if they were prudent, they would understand their latter end!

Julia Smith Translation

Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?

King James 2000

O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Lexham Expanded Bible

If only they were wise, they would understand this; they would discern {for themselves their end}.

Modern King James verseion

If they were wise, they would understand this; they would consider their latter end!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I would they were wise, and understood this, and would consider their latter end.'

NET Bible

I wish that they were wise and could understand this, and that they could comprehend what will happen to them."

New Heart English Bible

Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end.

New simplified Bible

They fail to see why they were defeated. They cannot understand what happened.

The Emphasized Bible

If they had been wise, they would have understood this, - They would have given heed to their here-after!

Webster

O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

World English Bible

Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Youngs Literal Translation

If they were wise -- They deal wisely with this; They attend to their latter end:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O that
לוּ לא לוּא 
Luw' 
if , would God , O that , Oh , would it might be , if haply , peradventure , Oh that , pray thee , Though , would
Usage: 22

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 27

References

Context Readings

Moses' Song

28 "For they are a nation lacking in counsel, And there is no understanding in them. 29 "Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future! 30 "How could one chase a thousand, And two put ten thousand to flight, Unless their Rock had sold them, And the LORD had given them up?



Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:29

'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!

Psalm 81:13

"Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways!

Isaiah 47:7

"Yet you said, 'I will be a queen forever ' These things you did not consider Nor remember the outcome of them.

Lamentations 1:9

Her uncleanness was in her skirts; She did not consider her future Therefore she has fallen astonishingly; She has no comforter "See, O LORD, my affliction, For the enemy has magnified himself!"

Psalm 107:15

Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things, And consider the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.

Isaiah 10:3

Now what will you do in the day of punishment, And in the devastation which will come from afar? To whom will you flee for help? And where will you leave your wealth?

Isaiah 48:18-19

"If only you had paid attention to My commandments! Then your well-being would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule on their own authority; And My people love it so! But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 17:11

"As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool."

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

Luke 16:19-25

"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.

Luke 19:41-42

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

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