Parallel Verses

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}.

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!

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!

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 Yahweh heard the sound of your words {when you spoke to me}, and Yahweh said to me, 'I have heard the sound of the words of this people that they have spoken to you; [they] are right [with respect to] all that they have spoken. 29 {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}. 30 Go! Say to them, "Return to your tents."



Cross References

Isaiah 48:18

O that you had listened attentively to my commandments! Then your prosperity would have been like river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Deuteronomy 4:40

And you shall keep his rules and his commandments that I am commanding you {today}, [so] that {it may go well} for you and for your children after you, and so that {you may remain a long time} on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [during] all [of] those days."

Deuteronomy 11:1

"And you shall love Yahweh your God, and you shall keep his obligations and his statutes and his regulations and his commandments {always}.

Deuteronomy 5:16

'Honor your father and your mother, as Yahweh your God commanded you, so that it will be good for you {in the land} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you.

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How many times I wanted to gather your children together {the way} a hen gathers her young together under [her] wings, and you were not willing!

Luke 19:42

saying, "If you had known on this day--even you--the things [that make] for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

Deuteronomy 6:3

And you shall hear, Israel, and be careful to observe [these instructions], so that {it may go well for you} and that you may multiply greatly, [just] as Yahweh, the God of your ancestors, {promised} you, [in] a land with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 6:18

And you shall do [what is] right and good in the eyes of Yahweh, so that {it shall go well} for you and [so that] you may go and you may take possession of the good land that Yahweh swore for your ancestors,

Deuteronomy 12:25

You shall not eat it, so that {it will go well} for you [and] your children after you, because [then] you will [be] doing what is right in the eyes of Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 12:28

{Be careful to obey} all these things that I [am] commanding you, so that {it will go well} for you and for your children after you {forever}, because then you will [be] doing what is good and right in the eyes of Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Your eye shall not take pity on him, and you shall purge the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, {so that good will be directed toward you}.

Deuteronomy 22:7

you shall certainly let the mother go, but you may take the young for yourselves; [do this] {so that it may go well} for you and {you may live long in the land}.

Deuteronomy 32:29-30

If only they were wise, they would understand this; they would discern {for themselves their end}.

Ruth 3:1

Now Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, should I not seek for you security that [things] may be good for you?

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, your servant [is] warned by them; in keeping them [is] great reward.

Psalm 81:13-15

Oh that my people would listen to me; [that] Israel would walk in my ways.

Psalm 106:3

Blessed are [those who] observe justice, [he who] does righteousness at all times.

Psalm 119:1-5

Blessed [are those whose] way is blameless, who walk in the law of Yahweh.

Isaiah 3:10

Tell [the] innocent that [it is] good for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Jeremiah 22:14-15

Who says 'I will build for myself a spacious house with large upper rooms,' and he cuts windows for it, and [it is] paneled with cedar, and he paints [it] with vermilion.

Jeremiah 44:4

And I sent to you all my servants the prophets, {sending over and over again}, {saying}, "Please, you must not do this detestable thing that I hate."

Ezekiel 33:31-32

And they come to you {as people do}, and they sit {before you}, and my people hear your words, and they do not do them, for they [are] showing passion in their mouth, but their heart [is] going after ill-gotten gain.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "On the contrary, blessed [are] those who hear the word of God and follow [it]!"

John 15:14

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

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore we are ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as [if] God were imploring [you] through us. We beg [you] on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Now [because we] are fellow workers, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Ephesians 6:3

"in order that it may be well with you, and you may {live a long time} on the earth."

Hebrews 12:25

Watch out that you do not refuse the one who is speaking! For if those did not escape [when they] refused the one who warned [them] on earth, much less [will] we [escape], [if we] reject the [one who warns] from heaven,

James 1:25

But the one who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues [to do it], not being a forgetful hearer but a doer who acts, this one will be blessed {in what he does}.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed [are] the ones who wash their robes, so that their authority will be over the tree of life and they may enter into the city through the gates.

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