Parallel Verses

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 [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!

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 the LORD heard the voice of your words when ye spoke unto me, and the LORD said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken unto thee; they have well said all that they have spoken. 29 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! 30 Go say to them, Return to your tents.



Cross References

Isaiah 48:18

O that thou would look unto my commandments! Then thy peace would be as a river and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Deuteronomy 4:40

Thou shalt keep, therefore, his statutes and his commandments which I command thee this day that it may go well with thee and with thy sons after thee and that thou may prolong thy days upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee, for ever.

Deuteronomy 11:1

Therefore, thou shalt love the LORD thy God and keep his charge and his statutes and his rights and his commandments, always.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that didst kill the prophets and stone those who are sent unto thee, how often I desired to gather thy children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Luke 19:42

saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

Deuteronomy 6:3

Hear, therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it that it may be well with thee and that ye may be multiplied exceedingly (as the LORD God of thy fathers has said unto thee) in the land that flows with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 6:18

And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD that it may be well with thee and that thou may enter in and inherit the good land which the LORD 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 that which is right in the sight of the LORD.

Deuteronomy 12:28

Keep and hear all these words which I command thee that it may go well with thee and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel that it may go well with thee.

Deuteronomy 22:7

But thou shalt let the mother go and take the young for thyself, that it may be well with thee and that thou may prolong thy days.

Deuteronomy 32:29-30

O that they were wise, if they were prudent, they would understand their latter end!

Ruth 3:1

Then Naomi, her mother-in-law, said unto 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 slave warned, and in keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 81:13-15

Oh, if my people would hearken unto me and Israel would walk in my ways!

Psalm 106:3

Happy are those that keep judgment and he that does righteousness at all times.

Psalm 119:1-5

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

Isaiah 3:10

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

Jeremiah 22:14-15

That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cuts out windows in it and covers it with cedar and anoints it with vermilion.

Jeremiah 44:4

Howbeit I sent unto you all my slaves the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate.

Ezekiel 33:31-32

And they shall come unto thee as the people come, and they shall be before thee, my people, and they shall hear thy words, but they shall not do them; for with their mouth they flatter, but their heart goes after their covetousness.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.

John 15:14

Ye are my friends if ye do whatsoever I command you.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did exhort you by us; we beseech you in Christ's name, be ye reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

We then, as workers together with him, exhort you also that ye have not received the grace of God in vain.

Ephesians 6:3

that it may be well with thee, and thou may live long on the earth.

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,

James 1:25

But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who do his commandments that their power and authority might be in the tree of life and they may enter in through the gates into the city.

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