Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [mind and] heart in them always [reverently] to fear Me and keep all My commandments, that it might 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!

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!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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!

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 "The LORD heard what you said. He told me: "I've heard what this people said. Everything they said was good. 29 If only they would commit to fear me and keep all my commands, then it will go well with them and their children forever. 30 Go and tell them to return to their tents,



Cross References

Isaiah 48:18

Now if only you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your success like the waves of the sea.

Deuteronomy 4:40

May you observe his statutes and keep his commands that I'm giving you today, so that life may go well for you and for your descendants after you. That way, you'll live a long life in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you permanently."

Deuteronomy 11:1

"Therefore love the LORD your God and be very careful to keep his injunctions, statutes, ordinances, and commands all the time.

Deuteronomy 5:16

""Honor your father and your mother, just as the LORD your God commanded you, so that you will live long and things will go well for you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

Matthew 23:37

"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones to death those who have been sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling!

Luke 19:42

"If you had only known today what could have brought you peace! But now it is hidden from your sight,

Deuteronomy 6:3

Listen, Israel! Be careful to obey, so that life may go well for you and that you may increase greatly. Just as the LORD God of your ancestors told you, you'll have a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 6:18

Do what is good and right in the LORD's sight so it may go well with you. Then you'll enter and possess the good land that the LORD your God promised to your ancestors,

Deuteronomy 12:25

You must not eat it, so that life will go well for you and for your children after you. Then you'll do what is right in the eyes of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 12:28

Be sure to observe all these words that I'm commanding you, in order that life may go well for you and your children after you forever, for this is good and right in the eyes of the LORD your God."

Deuteronomy 19:13

Have no pity on him, but totally purge the shedding of innocent blood from Israel so that life may go well with you."

Deuteronomy 22:7

You may take the young, but be sure to release the mother, so that life will go well for you and that you may have a long life.

Deuteronomy 32:29-30

O, that they were wise to understand this and consider their future!

Ruth 3:1

Ruth's mother-in-law Naomi, told her, "My daughter, should I not make inquiries about your financial security, so you'll be better off in life?

Psalm 19:11

Moreover your servant is warned by them; and there is great reward in keeping them.

Psalm 81:13-15

If only my people would obey me, if only Israel would walk in my ways!

Psalm 106:3

How happy are those who enforce justice, who live righteously all the time.

Psalm 119:1-5

How blessed are those whose life is blameless, who walk in the Law of the LORD!

Isaiah 3:10

"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."

Jeremiah 22:14-15

How terrible for him who says, "I'll build a large house for myself with spacious upper rooms, who cuts out windows for it, paneling it with cedar and painting it red.'

Jeremiah 44:4

Yet I sent all my servants the prophets to you again and again, saying, "Don't do this repulsive thing that I hate."

Ezekiel 33:31-32

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "Instead, how blessed are those who hear God's word and obey it!"

John 15:14

You are my friends, if you do what I command you.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore, we are the Messiah's representatives, as though God were pleading through us. We plead on the Messiah's behalf: "Be reconciled to God!"

2 Corinthians 6:1

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

Ephesians 6:3

""so that it may go well for you, and that you may have a long life on the earth."

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not ignore the one who is speaking. For if the hearers did not escape when they ignored the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we turn away from the one who is from heaven!

James 1:25

But the one who looks at the perfect law of freedom and remains committed to it thereby demonstrating that he is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of what that law requires will be blessed in what he does.

Revelation 22:14

"How blessed are those who wash their robes so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city!

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