Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Because the Lord your God is a God of mercy, he will not take away his help from you or let destruction overtake you, or be false to the agreement which he made by an oath with your fathers.

New American Standard Bible

For the Lord your God is a compassionate God; He will not fail you nor destroy you nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.

King James Version

(For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Holman Bible

He will not leave you, destroy you, or forget the covenant with your fathers that He swore to them by oath, because the Lord your God is a compassionate God.

International Standard Version

For God is compassionate. The LORD your God won't fail you. He won't destroy you or forget the covenant that he confirmed with your ancestors."

A Conservative Version

For LORD thy God is a merciful God. He will not fail thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he swore to them.

American Standard Version

for Jehovah thy God is a merciful God; he will not fail thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Amplified

For the Lord your God is a merciful and compassionate God; He will not fail you, nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.

Darby Translation

for Jehovah thy God is a merciful God, he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he swore unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah thy God a merciful God; he will not desert thee, and he will not destroy thee, and he will not forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware to them.

King James 2000

(For the LORD your God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore unto them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh your God is a compassionate God; he {will not abandon you}, and he will not destroy you, and he will not forget the covenant of your ancestors that he swore to them.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah your God is a merciful God; He will not forsake you, nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which He swore to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD thy God is a merciful God: he will not forsake thee neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant made with thy fathers which he sware unto them.

NET Bible

(for he is a merciful God), he will not let you down or destroy you, for he cannot forget the covenant with your ancestors that he confirmed by oath to them.

New Heart English Bible

for the LORD your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a GOD of compassion, is Yahweh thy God, he will not forsake thee neither will he destroy thee, - nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Webster

(For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers, which he swore to them.

World English Bible

for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.

Youngs Literal Translation

for a merciful God is Jehovah thy God; He doth not fail thee, nor destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers, which He hath sworn to them.

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

is a merciful
רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

he will not forsake
רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

the covenant
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

References

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Images Deuteronomy 4:31

Prayers for Deuteronomy 4:31

Context Readings

Threat And Blessing Following Covenant Disobedience

30 When you are in trouble and all these things have come on you, if, in the future, you are turned again to the Lord your God, and give ear to his voice: 31 Because the Lord your God is a God of mercy, he will not take away his help from you or let destruction overtake you, or be false to the agreement which he made by an oath with your fathers. 32 Give thought now to the days which are past, before your time, from the day when God first gave life to man on the earth, and searching from one end of heaven to the other, see if such a great thing as this has ever been, or if anything like it has been talked of in story.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 30:9

For if you come back to the Lord, those who took away your brothers and your children will have pity on them, and let them come back to this land: for the Lord your God is full of grace and mercy, and his face will not be turned away from you if you come back to him.

Nehemiah 9:31

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not put an end to them completely, or give them up; for you are a God of grace and mercy.

Jonah 4:2

And he made prayer to the Lord and said, O Lord, is this not what I said when I was still in my country? This is why I took care to go in flight to Tarshish: for I was certain that you were a loving God, full of pity, slow to be angry and great in mercy, and ready to be turned from your purpose of evil.

Psalm 116:5

The Lord is full of grace and righteousness; truly, he is a God of mercy.

Leviticus 26:45

And because of them I will keep in mind the agreement which I made with their fathers, whom I took out of the land of Egypt before the eyes of the nations, to be their God: I am the Lord.

Exodus 34:6-7

And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;

Leviticus 26:42

Then I will keep in mind the agreement which I made with Jacob and with Isaac and with Abraham, and I will keep in mind the land.

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to wrath and great in mercy, overlooking wrongdoing and evil, and will not let wrongdoers go free; sending punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation.

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and take heart, and have no fear of them: for it is the Lord your God who is going with you; he will not take away his help from you.

Deuteronomy 31:8

It is the Lord who goes before you; he will be with you, he will not take away his help from you or give you up: so have no fear.

Joshua 1:5

While you are living, all will give way before you: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will not take away my help from you or give you up.

1 Chronicles 28:20

And David said to his son Solomon, Be strong and of a good heart and do your work; have no fear and do not be troubled, for the Lord God, my God, is with you; he will not give you up, and his face will not be turned away from you, till all the work necessary for the house of the Lord is complete.

Nehemiah 1:5

And said, O Lord, the God of heaven, the great God, greatly to be feared, keeping faith and mercy with those who have love for him and are true to his laws:

Nehemiah 1:5

And said, O Lord, the God of heaven, the great God, greatly to be feared, keeping faith and mercy with those who have love for him and are true to his laws:

Psalm 111:5

He has given food to his worshippers; he will keep his agreement in mind for ever.

Psalm 111:9

He has sent salvation to his people; he has given his word for ever: holy is his name and greatly to be feared.

Psalm 111:9-9

He has sent salvation to his people; he has given his word for ever: holy is his name and greatly to be feared.

Jeremiah 14:21

Do not be turned from us in disgust, because of your name; do not put shame on the seat of your glory: keep us in mind, let not your agreement with us be broken.

Jeremiah 14:21

Do not be turned from us in disgust, because of your name; do not put shame on the seat of your glory: keep us in mind, let not your agreement with us be broken.

Psalm 105:8

He has kept his agreement in mind for ever, the word which he gave for a thousand generations;

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like you, offering forgiveness for evil-doing and overlooking the sins of the rest of his heritage? he does not keep his wrath for ever, because his delight is in mercy.

Luke 1:72

To do acts of mercy to our fathers and to keep in mind his holy word,

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