Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments continually, that it might be well with them and with their sons for ever!

New American Standard Bible

Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!

King James Version

O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

Holman Bible

If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commands always, so that they and their children will prosper forever.

International Standard Version

If only they would commit to fear me and keep all my commands, then it will go well with them and their children forever.

A Conservative Version

Oh that there were such a heart in them that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their sons forever!

American Standard Version

Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

Amplified

Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear [and worship Me with awe-filled reverence and profound respect] and keep all My commandments always, so that it may go well with them and with their children forever!

Bible in Basic English

If only they had such a heart in them at all times, so that they might go in fear of me and keep my orders and that it might be well for them and for their children for ever!

Julia Smith Translation

Who will give, and were this heart in them, for them to fear me and to watch all my commands all the days, so that it shall be well to them and to their sons forever.

King James 2000

O that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children forever!

Lexham Expanded Bible

{If only} {they had such a mind}'; [that is], to fear me and to keep all my commandments {at all times}, so that {it will go well} for them and for their children {forever}.

Modern King James verseion

Oh that there were such a heart in them that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, so that it might be well with them and with their sons forever!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Oh that they had such a heart with them to fear me and keep all my commandments always, that it might go well with them and with their children forever.

NET Bible

If only it would really be their desire to fear me and obey all my commandments in the future, so that it may go well with them and their descendants forever.

New Heart English Bible

Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Oh that this their heart might remain in them to revere me, and to keep all my commandments all the days, - that it might he well with them and with their sons unto times age-abiding.

Webster

O that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

World English Bible

Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children forever!

Youngs Literal Translation

O that their heart had been thus to them, to fear Me, and to keep My commands all the days, that it may be well with them, and with their sons -- to the age!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

an
מי 
Miy 
who, any, whose, what, if any, whom
Usage: 418

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

in them
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me, and keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

that it might be well
יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

with them, and with their children

Usage: 0

References

American

Images Deuteronomy 5:29

Prayers for Deuteronomy 5:29

Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

28 And Jehovah heard the voice of your words, when ye spoke to me; and Jehovah said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people that have spoken to thee: they have well spoken all that they have spoken. 29 Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments continually, that it might be well with them and with their sons for ever! 30 Go, say unto them, Get you into your tents again.



Cross References

Isaiah 48:18

Oh that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! Then would thy peace have been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea;

Deuteronomy 4:40

And thou shalt keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may be well with thee and with thy sons after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days on the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, for ever.

Deuteronomy 11:1

Thou shalt love then Jehovah thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his ordinances, and his commandments continually.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may be well with thee in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Luke 19:42

saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, even at least in this thy day, the things that are for thy peace: but now they are hid from thine eyes;

Deuteronomy 6:3

And thou shalt hear, Israel, and take heed to do them; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase greatly, as Jehovah the God of thy fathers hath said unto thee, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 6:18

And thou shalt do what is right and good in the sight of Jehovah, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest enter in and possess the good land which Jehovah swore unto thy fathers,

Deuteronomy 12:25

thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do what is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 12:28

Take heed to hear all these words which I command thee, that it may be well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest what is good and right in the eyes of Jehovah thy God.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Thine eye shall not spare him; and thou shalt put away innocent blood from Israel, that it may be well with thee.

Deuteronomy 22:7

thou shalt in any case let the dam go, and thou mayest take the young to thee, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days.

Deuteronomy 32:29-30

Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!

Ruth 3:1

And Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, My daughter, shall I not seek rest for thee, that it may be well with thee?

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, by them is thy servant enlightened; in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 81:13-15

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!

Psalm 106:3

Blessed are they that keep justice, and he that doeth righteousness at all times.

Psalm 119:1-5

ALEPH. Blessed are the perfect in the way, who walk in the law of Jehovah.

Isaiah 3:10

Say ye of the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Jeremiah 22:14-15

that saith, I will build me a wide house, and spacious upper chambers; and he cutteth out for himself windows; and it is wainscoted with cedar, and painted with vermilion.

Jeremiah 44:4

And I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing which I hate!

Ezekiel 33:31-32

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.

John 15:14

Ye are my friends if ye practise whatever I command you.

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are ambassadors therefore for Christ, God as it were beseeching by us, we entreat for Christ, Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

But as fellow-workmen, we also beseech that ye receive not the grace of God in vain:

Ephesians 6:3

that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest be long-lived on the earth.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye refuse not him that speaks. For if those did not escape who had refused him who uttered the oracles on earth, much more we who turn away from him who does so from heaven:

James 1:25

But he that fixes his view on the perfect law, that of liberty, and abides in it, being not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, he shall be blessed in his doing.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that wash their robes, that they may have right to the tree of life, and that they should go in by the gates into the city.

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