Nehemiah 9:21



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Indeed, forty years You provided for them in the wilderness and they were not in want; Their clothes did not wear out, nor did their feet swell.

King James Version

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not.

International Standard Version

You sustained them in the wilderness for 40 years. They lacked nothing. Their clothes did not wear out, and their feet did not swell.

A Conservative Version

Yea, forty years thou sustained them in the wilderness, [and] they lacked nothing; their clothes did not grow old, and their feet did not swell.

American Standard Version

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, and they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not.

Amplified

Forty years You sustained them in the wilderness; they lacked nothing, their clothes did not wear out, and their feet did not swell.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, for forty years you were their support in the waste land, and they were in need of nothing; their clothing did not get old or their feet become tired.

Darby Translation

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness; they lacked nothing; their clothes grew not old, and their feet swelled not.

Holman Bible

You provided for them in the wilderness 40 years and they lacked nothing. Their clothes did not wear out, and their feet did not swell.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness so that they lacked nothing; their clothes did not wax old, and their feet did not swell.

Julia Smith Translation

And forty years thou didst nourish them in the desert; they wanted not; their garments fell not away, and their feet swelled not

King James 2000

Yea, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes grew not old, and their feet swelled not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Forty years you sustained them in the desert--they were not in need. Their clothing did not wear out and their feet did not swell.

Modern King James verseion

And forty years You sustained them in the wilderness. They lacked nothing; their clothes did not become old, and their feet did not swell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forty years long madest thou provision for them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing: their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not.

NET Bible

For forty years you sustained them. Even in the desert they never lacked anything. Their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell.

New Heart English Bible

"Yes, forty years you sustained them in the wilderness. They lacked nothing. Their clothes did not grow old, and their feet did not swell.

New simplified Bible

Truly, for forty years you were their support in the wilderness. They needed nothing. Their clothing did not get old or their feet become tired.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, forty years, didst thou sustain them in the desert, they lacked nothing, - their mantles, waxed not old and, their feet, swelled not.

Webster

Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes grew not old, and their feet swelled not.

World English Bible

"Yes, forty years you sustained them in the wilderness. They lacked nothing. Their clothes didn't grow old, and their feet didn't swell.

Youngs Literal Translation

and forty years Thou hast nourished them in a wilderness; they have not lacked; their garments have not worn out, and their feet have not swelled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year , not translated , yearly , yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

כּוּל 
Kuwl 
Usage: 38

מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

שׂלמה 
Salmah 
Usage: 16

waxed not old
בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

and their feet
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

בּצק 
Batseq 
Usage: 2

Context Readings

The Nation Confesses

20 "You gave Your good Spirit to instruct them, Your manna You did not withhold from their mouth, And You gave them water for their thirst. 21 "Indeed, forty years You provided for them in the wilderness and they were not in want; Their clothes did not wear out, nor did their feet swell. 22 "You also gave them kingdoms and peoples, And allotted them to them as a boundary. They took possession of the land of Sihon the king of Heshbon And the land of Og the king of Bashan.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 2:7

"For the LORD your God has blessed you in all that you have done; He has known your wanderings through this great wilderness These forty years the LORD your God has been with you; you have not lacked a thing."'

Deuteronomy 8:4

"Your clothing did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years.

Exodus 16:35

The sons of Israel ate the manna forty years, until they came to an inhabited land; they ate the manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.

Numbers 14:33-34

'Your sons shall be shepherds for forty years in the wilderness, and they will suffer for your unfaithfulness, until your corpses lie in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 8:2

"You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 29:5

"I have led you forty years in the wilderness; your clothes have not worn out on you, and your sandal has not worn out on your foot.

Psalm 34:10

The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek the LORD shall not be in want of any good thing.

Amos 5:25

"Did you present Me with sacrifices and grain offerings in the wilderness for forty years, O house of Israel?

Acts 13:18

"For a period of about forty years He put up with them in the wilderness.



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