Parallel Verses

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

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;

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,

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, and you shall not live long in the land which you pass over the Jordan to enter and possess. 19 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 20 And may love the Lord your God, obey His voice, and cling to Him. For He is your life and the length of your days, that you may dwell in the land which the Lord swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 30:1

And when all these things have come upon you, the blessings and the curses which I have set before you, and you shall call them to mind among all the nations where the Lord your God has driven you,

Proverbs 8:36

But he who misses me or sins against me wrongs and injures himself; all who hate me love and court death.

Deuteronomy 4:26

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day that you shall soon utterly perish from the land which you are going over the Jordan to possess. You will not live long upon it but will be utterly destroyed.

Deuteronomy 11:26

Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse -- "

Deuteronomy 30:15

See, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil.

Deuteronomy 31:28

Gather to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Deuteronomy 32:1

Give ear, O heavens, and I [Moses] will speak; and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Joshua 24:15-22

And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the way of truth and faithfulness; Your ordinances have I set before me.

Jeremiah 2:12-13

Be astonished and appalled, O heavens, at this; be shocked and shrivel up with horror, says the Lord [at the behavior of the people].

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 [reverently] fear Me forever for the good of themselves and of their children after them.

Micah 6:1-2

Hear now what the Lord says: Arise, contend and plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice.

Luke 10:42

There is need of only one or but a few things. Mary has chosen the good portion [ that which is to her advantage], which shall not be taken away from her.

Acts 2:39

For the promise [of the Holy Spirit] is to and for you and your children, and to and for all that are far away, [even] to and for as many as the Lord our God invites and bids to come to Himself.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the chosen angels that you guard and keep [these rules] without personal prejudice or favor, doing nothing from partiality.

Psalm 119:111

Your testimonies have I taken as a heritage forever, for they are the rejoicing 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 reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord,

Isaiah 1:2

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the Lord has spoken: I have nourished and brought up sons and have made them great and exalted, but they have rebelled against Me and broken away from Me.

Isaiah 56:4

For thus says the Lord: To the eunuchs who keep My Sabbaths and choose the things which please Me and hold firmly My covenant -- "

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