Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

When Jehovah your God shall make your border larger, as He has promised you, and you shall say, I will eat flesh, because your soul longs to eat flesh; you may eat flesh, whatever your soul desires.

New American Standard Bible

“When the Lord your God extends your border as He has promised you, and you say, ‘I will eat meat,’ because you desire to eat meat, then you may eat meat, whatever you desire.

King James Version

When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.

Holman Bible

“When the Lord your God enlarges your territory as He has promised you, and you say, ‘I want to eat meat’ because you have a strong desire to eat meat, you may eat it whenever you want.

International Standard Version

When the LORD your God enlarges your territory just as he told you and you say "I want to eat meat' since you desire to eat it, you may do so as much as you please.

A Conservative Version

When LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he has promised thee, and thou shall say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul desires to eat flesh, thou may eat flesh, after all the desire of thy soul.

American Standard Version

When Jehovah thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul desireth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, after all the desire of thy soul.

Amplified

“When the Lord your God extends your territory, as He promised you, and you say, ‘I will eat meat,’ because you want to eat meat, then you may eat meat, whatever you wish.

Bible in Basic English

When the Lord your God makes wide the limit of your land, as he has said, and you say, I will take flesh for my food, because you have a desire for it; then you may take whatever flesh you have a desire for.

Darby Translation

When Jehovah thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he promised thee, and thou say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh, thou mayest eat flesh, according to all the desire of thy soul.

Julia Smith Translation

When Jehovah thy God shall enlarge thy boundary, as he spake to thee, and thou said; I will eat flesh because thy soul shall desire to eat flesh, in all thy soul desired thou shalt eat flesh.

King James 2000

When the LORD your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, I will eat flesh, because your soul longs to eat flesh; you may eat flesh, whatsoever your soul desires.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When Yahweh your God enlarges your territory [just] as he has {promised} to you, and you say 'I want to eat [some] meat,' {because you want it}, {whenever you desire} you may eat meat.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If, when the LORD thy God hath enlarged thy coasts as he hath promised thee, thou say, 'I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh': then thou shalt eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth.

NET Bible

When the Lord your God extends your borders as he said he would do and you say, "I want to eat meat just as I please," you may do so as you wish.

New Heart English Bible

When the LORD your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, "I want to eat meat," because your soul desires to eat meat; you may eat meat, after all the desire of your soul.

The Emphasized Bible

When Yahweh thy God shall enlarge thy boundary - as he hath spoken unto thee - and thou shalt say. I would eat flesh because thy soul desireth to eat flesh, of whatsoever thy soul desireth, mayest thou eat flesh.

Webster

When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatever thy soul desireth.

World English Bible

When Yahweh your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, "I want to eat meat," because your soul desires to eat meat; you may eat meat, after all the desire of your soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

When Jehovah thy God doth enlarge thy border, as He hath spoken to thee, and thou hast said, Let me eat flesh -- for thy soul desireth to eat flesh -- of all the desire of thy soul thou dost eat flesh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 25

גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

as he hath promised
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

thee, and thou shalt say

Usage: 0

I will eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

בּשׂר 
Basar 
בּשׂר 
Basar 
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270
Usage: 270
Usage: 270

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

to eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

thou mayest eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

19 Take heed to yourself that you do not forsake the Levite as long as you live on the earth. 20 When Jehovah your God shall make your border larger, as He has promised you, and you shall say, I will eat flesh, because your soul longs to eat flesh; you may eat flesh, whatever your soul desires. 21 If the place which Jehovah your God has chosen to put His name there is too far from you, then you shall kill of your herd and of your flock which Jehovah has given you, as I have commanded you, and you shall eat in your gates whatever your soul desires.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:8

And if Jehovah your God makes your border larger, as He has sworn to your fathers, and gives you all the land which He promised to give to your fathers;

Deuteronomy 11:24

Every place on which the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours, from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even to the furthest sea shall your border be.

Genesis 28:14

And your seed shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. And in you and in your Seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Exodus 34:24

For I will cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders. Neither shall any man desire your land when you shall go up to appear before Jehovah your God three times in the year.

Genesis 15:18-21

In the same day Jehovah made a covenant with Abram, saying, I have given this land to your seed, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates,

Genesis 31:30

And now you have gone because you longed after your father's house. Why have you stolen my gods?

Exodus 23:31

And I will stretch your bounds from the Red Sea even to the Sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the river. For I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you shall drive them out before you.

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude in their midst lusted with great lust. And the sons of Israel also turned and wept, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Numbers 11:20

Even a whole month, until it comes out at your nostrils, and it is hateful to you, because you have despised Jehovah among you, and have wept before Him, saying, Why did we come out of Egypt?

Numbers 11:34

And he called the name of that place Graves of Lust, because there they buried the people that lusted.

Deuteronomy 12:15

However, with all your soul's desire you shall sacrifice and eat flesh in all your gates, according to the blessing of Jehovah your God which He has given you, the clean and the unclean, one may eat, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart.

2 Samuel 13:39

And King David longed to go forth to Absalom, for he was comforted about Amnon, since he was dead.

2 Samuel 23:15

And David longed and said, Oh that someone would give me a drink from the water of the well of Bethlehem by the gate!

1 Chronicles 4:10

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that You would bless me indeed, and make my border larger, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, so that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he asked.

Psalm 63:1

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, You are my God; I will seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You; my flesh longs for You, as in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

Psalm 84:2

My soul longs, yea, even faints for the courts of Jehovah; my heart and my flesh shout for joy to the living God.

Psalm 107:9

For He satisfies the thirsty soul, and fills the hungry soul with good.

Psalm 119:20

My soul breaks for the longing that it has to Your judgments at all times.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I have longed after Your Commandments; in Your righteousness give me life.

Psalm 119:174

I have longed for Your salvation, O Jehovah; and Your Law is my delight.

2 Corinthians 9:14

and in their prayer for you, who long after you, because of the exceeding grace of God on you.

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:26

For he longed after you all and was full of heaviness, because you had heard that he had been sick.

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