Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,

King James Version

I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

Holman Bible

I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live,

International Standard Version

I call heaven and earth to testify against you today! I've set life and death before you today: both blessings and curses. Choose life, that it may be well with you you and your children.

A Conservative Version

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse. Therefore choose life, that thou may live, thou and thy seed,

American Standard Version

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;

Amplified

I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you that I have set before you life and death, the blessings and the curses; therefore choose life, that you and your descendants may live

Bible in Basic English

Let heaven and earth be my witnesses against you this day that I have put before you life and death, a blessing and a curse: so take life for yourselves and for your seed:

Darby Translation

I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you: life and death have I set before you, blessing and cursing: choose then life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I call the heavens and the earth to witness today against you that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore, choose life that both thou and thy seed may live,

Julia Smith Translation

I called to witness against you this day the heavens and the earth, the life and the death I gave before thee, the blessing and the curse: and choose upon life, so that thou shalt live, thou and thy seed:

King James 2000

I call heaven and earth as witness this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I invoke as a witness against you {today} the heaven and the earth: life and death I have set {before you}, blessing and curse. So choose life, so that you may live, you and your offspring,

Modern King James verseion

I call Heaven and earth to record today against you. I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing. Therefore, choose life, so that both you and your seed may live,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I take heaven and earth this day to record over you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing. But choose life, that thou and thy seed may live;

NET Bible

Today I invoke heaven and earth as a witness against you that I have set life and death, blessing and curse, before you. Therefore choose life so that you and your descendants may live!

New Heart English Bible

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that you may live, you and your seed;

The Emphasized Bible

I call to witness against you to-day, the heavens and the earth, that life and death, have I set before thee, the blessing and the curse, - therefore shouldest thou choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;

Webster

I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

World English Bible

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that you may live, you and your seed;

Youngs Literal Translation

'I have caused to testify against you to-day the heavens and the earth; life and death I have set before thee, the blessing and the reviling; and thou hast fixed on life, so that thou dost live, thou and thy seed,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I call
עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

to record
עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and death
מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

and cursing
קללה 
Q@lalah 
Usage: 33

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

that both thou and thy seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

Devotionals

Devotionals about Deuteronomy 30:19

References

Hastings

Images Deuteronomy 30:19

Prayers for Deuteronomy 30:19

Context Readings

Choose Between Life And Death

18 I declare to you today that you shall surely perish. You will not prolong your days in the land where you are crossing the Jordan to enter and possess it. 19 "I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants, 20 by loving the LORD your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them."



Cross References

Deuteronomy 30:1

"So it shall be when all of these things have come upon you, the blessing and the curse which I have set before you, and you call them to mind in all nations where the LORD your God has banished you,

Proverbs 8:36

"But he who sins against me injures himself; All those who hate me love death."

Deuteronomy 4:26

I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that you will surely perish quickly from the land where you are going over the Jordan to possess it. You shall not live long on it, but will be utterly destroyed.

Deuteronomy 11:26

"See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse:

Deuteronomy 30:15

"See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

Deuteronomy 31:28

"Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to witness against them.

Deuteronomy 32:1

"Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Joshua 24:15-22

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the faithful way; I have placed Your ordinances before me.

Jeremiah 2:12-13

"Be appalled, O heavens, at this, And shudder, be very desolate," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 22:29-30

"O land, land, land, Hear the word of the LORD!

Jeremiah 32:39

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them.

Micah 6:1-2

Hear now what the LORD is saying, "Arise, plead your case before the mountains, And let the hills hear your voice.

Luke 10:42

but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

Acts 2:39

"For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself."

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.

Psalm 119:111

I have inherited Your testimonies forever, For they are the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:173

Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.

Isaiah 1:2

Listen, O heavens, and hear, O earth; For the LORD speaks, "Sons I have reared and brought up, But they have revolted against Me.

Isaiah 56:4

For thus says the LORD, "To the eunuchs who keep My sabbaths, And choose what pleases Me, And hold fast My covenant,

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