Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 God; He will not fail you or destroy you or forget the covenant of your fathers, which He swore to them.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

(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 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

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Images Deuteronomy 4:31

Prayers for Deuteronomy 4:31

Context Readings

Threat And Blessing Following Covenant Disobedience

30 In your distress, when all these things happen to you in days to come and you return to the LORD your God, then you will hear his voice. 31 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." 32 "Indeed, ask from one end of the heavens to the other about days of old, before your time, when God created mankind on the earth. Did we ever have anything as great as this, or ever hear of anything like it?



Cross References

2 Chronicles 30:9

If you return to the LORD, your relatives and children will receive compassion from those who took them away captive, and they'll return to this land, because the LORD is both gracious and compassionate he will not turn away from you if you return to him."

Nehemiah 9:31

Nevertheless, in your great compassion you did not completely destroy them or abandon them, because you are a God of grace and you are merciful.

Jonah 4:2

So he prayed to the LORD, "LORD, isn't this what I said while I was still in my home country? That's why I fled previously to Tarshish, because I knew you're a compassionate God, slow to anger, overflowing with gracious love, and reluctant to send trouble.

Psalm 116:5

The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is compassionate;

Leviticus 26:45

Instead, on account of them, I'll remember my covenant with their ancestors when I brought them out of the land of Egypt right before the eyes of the nations, so that I could be their God. I am the LORD."

Exodus 34:6-7

The LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and filled with gracious love and truth.

Leviticus 26:42

then I'll remember my covenant with Jacob, my covenant with Isaac, and my covenant with Abraham. I'll also remember the land.

Numbers 14:18

"The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.'

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and courageous. Don't fear or tremble before them, because the LORD your God will be the one who keeps on walking with you he won't leave you or abandon you."

Deuteronomy 31:8

Indeed, the LORD is the one who will keep on walking in front of you. He'll be with you and won't leave you or abandon you, so never be afraid and never be dismayed."

Joshua 1:5

No one will be victorious against you for the rest of your life. I'll be with you just like I was with Moses I'll neither fail you nor abandon you.

1 Chronicles 28:20

David continued with these words for his son Solomon: "Be strong and courageous, and get to work. Never be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you nor will he abandon you right up to your completion of the work for the service of the Temple of the LORD.

Nehemiah 1:5

I said, "Please, LORD, God of Heaven, the great and fearsome God who keeps the covenant, showing gracious love to those who love you and keep your commands,

Psalm 86:5

Indeed you, Lord, are kind and forgiving, overflowing with gracious love to everyone who calls on you.

Psalm 111:5

He prepares food for those who fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant.

Psalm 111:9

He sent deliverance to his people; he ordained his covenant to last forever; his name is holy and awesome.

Psalm 145:8-9

Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.

Jeremiah 14:21

For the sake of your name don't despise us. Don't dishonor your glorious throne. Remember, don't break your covenant with us!

Psalm 86:15

But you, Lord, are a compassionate God, merciful and patient, with unending gracious love and faithfulness.

Psalm 105:8

He remembers his eternal covenant every promise he made for a thousand generations,

Micah 7:18

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love.

Luke 1:72

He has shown mercy to our ancestors and remembered his holy covenant,

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