Parallel Verses

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.

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 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.

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.

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 thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth. 20 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. 21 If the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to put his name there, shall be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatever thy soul desireth.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 19:8

And if the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy limits, as he hath sworn to thy fathers, and give thee all the land which he promised to give to thy 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 uttermost sea shall your limit be.

Genesis 28:14

And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth; and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Exodus 34:24

For I will drive out the nations before thee, and enlarge thy borders: neither shall any man desire thy land, when thou shalt go up to appear before the LORD thy God, thrice in the year.

Genesis 15:18-21

In that same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates:

Genesis 31:30

And now, though thou wouldest needs be gone, because thou didst earnestly long after thy father's house; yet why hast thou stolen my gods?

Exodus 23:31

And I will set thy 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 thou shalt drive them out before thee.

Numbers 11:4

And the mixed multitude that was among them fell to lusting: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?

Numbers 11:20

But even a whole month, until it shall come out at your nostrils, and it be lothsome to you; because ye have despised the LORD who is among you, and have wept before him, saying, Why came we forth out of Egypt?

Numbers 11:34

And he called the name of that place Kibroth-hattaavah: because there they buried the people that lusted.

Deuteronomy 12:15

Notwithstanding, thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatever thy soul desireth, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat of it as of the roebuck, and as of the hart.

2 Samuel 13:39

And the soul of king David longed to go forth to Absalom: for he was comforted concerning Amnon, seeing he was dead.

2 Samuel 23:15

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!

1 Chronicles 4:10

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldst bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that thy hand might be with me, and that thou wouldst keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

Psalm 63:1

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;

Psalm 84:2

My soul longeth, and even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.

Psalm 107:9

For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalm 119:20

My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath to thy judgments at all times.

Psalm 119:40

Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: revive me in thy righteousness.

Psalm 119:174

I have longed for thy salvation, O LORD; and thy law is my delight.

2 Corinthians 9:14

And by their prayer for you, who long after you, for the exceeding grace of God in 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 ye had heard that he was sick.

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