Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And this is no small thing for you, but it is your life, and through this you may make your days long in the land which you are going over Jordan to take for your heritage.

New American Standard Bible

"For it is not an idle word for you; indeed it is your life And by this word you will prolong your days in the land, which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."

King James Version

For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

Holman Bible

For they are not meaningless words to you but they are your life, and by them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.”

International Standard Version

because they're not just empty words for you they are your very life. Through these instructions you will live long in the land that you are about to cross over the Jordan River to possess."

A Conservative Version

For it is no vain thing for you, because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land where ye go over the Jordan to possess it.

American Standard Version

For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over the Jordan to possess it.

Amplified

For it is not an empty and worthless trifle for you; it is your [very] life. By it you shall live long in the land which you are going over the Jordan to possess.

Darby Translation

For it is no vain word for you, but it is your life, and through this word ye shall prolong your days on the land whereunto ye pass over the Jordan to possess it.

Julia Smith Translation

For it is not an empty word for you, but it is your life; and in this word ye shall prolong the days upon the land which ye pass through Jordan there to inherit it

King James 2000

For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, which you go over Jordan to possess.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for it [is] not a trifling matter among you, but it [is] your life, and through this word {you will live long in the land} that you [are about] to cross the Jordan [to get] there to take possession of it."

Modern King James verseion

For it is not a vain thing for you, because it is your life. And by this Word you shall prolong your days in the land where you go over Jordan, there to possess it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is not a vain word unto you: but it is your life: and through this word ye shall prolong your days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to conquer it."

NET Bible

For this is no idle word for you -- it is your life! By this word you will live a long time in the land you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."

New Heart English Bible

For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it."

The Emphasized Bible

for it is not, too small a thing, for you, for, it, is your life, - and, hereby, shall ye prolong your days upon the soil whereunto ye are, passing over the Jordan to possess it.

Webster

For it is not a vain thing for you: because it is your life; and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

World English Bible

For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it."

Youngs Literal Translation

for it is not a vain thing for you, for it is your life, and by this thing ye prolong days on the ground whither ye are passing over the Jordan to possess it.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For it is not a vain
רק ריק 
Reyq 
Usage: 14

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

in the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

whither ye go over
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

ירדּן 
Yarden 
Usage: 182

to possess
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

Context Readings

Moses Is Allowed To See Canaan

46 Moses said to them, Let the words which I have said to you today go deep into your hearts, and give orders to your children to do every word of this law. 47 And this is no small thing for you, but it is your life, and through this you may make your days long in the land which you are going over Jordan to take for your heritage. 48 That same day the Lord said to Moses,



Cross References

Leviticus 18:5

So keep my rules and my decisions, which, if a man does them, will be life to him: I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 30:19-20

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:

Proverbs 3:1-2

My son, keep my teaching in your memory, and my rules in your heart:

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to all who take her in their hands, and happy is everyone who keeps her.

Proverbs 3:22

So they will be life for your soul, and grace for your neck.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to him who gets them, and strength to all his flesh.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not given my word in secret, in a place in the underworld; I did not say to the seed of Jacob, Go into a waste land to make request of me: I the Lord say what is true, my word is righteousness.

Matthew 6:33

But let your first care be for his kingdom and his righteousness; and all these other things will be given to you in addition.

Romans 10:5-6

For Moses says that the man who does the righteousness which is of the law will get life by it.

1 Timothy 4:8

For the training of the body is of profit for a little, but religion is of profit in every way, giving hope for the life which now is, and for that which is to come.

1 Timothy 6:6-8

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:

1 Peter 3:10-12

For it is said, Let the man who has a love of life, desiring to see good days, keep his tongue from evil and his lips from words of deceit:

2 Peter 1:3

Because by his power he has given us everything necessary for life and righteousness, through the knowledge of him who has been our guide by his glory and virtue;

2 Peter 1:16

For when we gave you news of the power and the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, our teaching was not based on stories put together by art, but we were eye-witnesses of his glory.

Revelation 22:14

A blessing on those whose robes are washed, so that they may have a right to the tree of life, and may go in by the doors into the town.

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