Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

So that your days, and the days of your children, may be long in the land which the Lord by his oath to your fathers said he would give them, like the days of the eternal heavens.

New American Standard Bible

so that your days and the days of your sons may be multiplied on the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give them, as long as the heavens remain above the earth.

King James Version

That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.

Holman Bible

so that as long as the heavens are above the earth, your days and those of your children may be many in the land the Lord swore to give your fathers.

International Standard Version

so that you and your children may live long on the land that the LORD promised to give your ancestors as long as the sky remains above the earth."

A Conservative Version

that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your sons, in the land which LORD swore to your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

American Standard Version

that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Jehovah sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

Amplified

so that your days and the days of your children may be multiplied in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give them, as long as the heavens are above the earth.

Darby Translation

that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Jehovah swore unto your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens which are above the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

So that your days shall be multiplied, and the days of your sons, upon the land which Jehovah sware to your fathers to give to them, according to the days of the heavens upon the earth.

King James 2000

That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that [they] may multiply your days and the days of your children on the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors to give [it] to them {as long as heaven endures over the earth}.

Modern King James verseion

so that your days and the days of your sons may be multiplied in the land which Jehovah swore to give to your fathers, like the days of the heavens upon the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that your days may be multiplied and the days of your children upon the earth which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as long as the days of heaven last upon the earth.

NET Bible

so that your days and those of your descendants may be extended in the land which the Lord promised to give to your ancestors, like the days of heaven itself.

New Heart English Bible

that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

that your days may multiply, and the days of your children, upon rite soil which Yahweh sware unto your fathers, to give unto them, - like the days of the heavens upon the earth.

Webster

That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give to them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.

World English Bible

that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

so that your days are multiplied, and the days of your sons, on the ground which Jehovah hath sworn to your fathers to give to them, as the days of the heavens on the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

in the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

which the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

to give
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

them, as the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of heaven
שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

20 Writing them on the pillars of your houses and over the doors of your towns: 21 So that your days, and the days of your children, may be long in the land which the Lord by his oath to your fathers said he would give them, like the days of the eternal heavens. 22 For if you take care to keep all the orders which I give you, and to do them; loving the Lord your God and walking in all his ways and being true to him:



Cross References

Psalm 72:5

May his life go on as long as the sun and moon, through all generations.

Proverbs 3:2

For they will give you increase of days, years of life, and peace.

Proverbs 4:10

Give ear, O my son, and let your heart be open to my sayings; and long life will be yours.

Deuteronomy 4:40

Then keep his laws and his orders which I give you today, so that it may be well for you and for your children after you, and that your lives may be long in the land which the Lord your God is giving you for ever.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me your days will be increased, and the years of your life will be long.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Give honour to your father and your mother, as you have been ordered by the Lord your God; so that your life may be long and all may be well for you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 6:2

So that living in the fear of the Lord your God, you may keep all his laws and his orders, which I give you: you and your son and your son's son, all the days of your life; and so that your life may be long.

Psalm 89:28-29

I will keep my mercy for him for ever; my agreement with him will not be changed.

Proverbs 3:16

Long life is in her right hand, and in her left are wealth and honour.

Isaiah 65:20

No longer will there be there a child whose days are cut short, or an old man whose days have not come to their full measure: for the young man at his death will be a hundred years old, and he whose life is shorter than a hundred years will seem as one cursed.

Revelation 20:6

Happy and holy is he who has a part in this first coming: over these the second death has no authority, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will be ruling with him a thousand years.

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