Parallel Verses

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!

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!

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!

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 Yahweh heard the voice of your words, when you spoke to me; and Yahweh said to me, "I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken to you: they have well said 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 always, that it might be well with them, and with their children forever! 30 "Go tell them, Return to your tents.



Cross References

Isaiah 48:18

Oh that you had listened to my commandments! then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea:

Deuteronomy 4:40

You shall keep his statutes, and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land, which Yahweh your God gives you, forever.

Deuteronomy 11:1

Therefore you shall love Yahweh your God, and keep his instructions, and his statutes, and his ordinances, and his commandments, always.

Deuteronomy 5:16

"Honor your father and your mother, as Yahweh your God commanded you; that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you, in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who are sent to her! How often I would have gathered your children together, even as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you would not!

Luke 19:42

saying, "If you, even you, had known today the things which belong to your peace! But now, they are hidden from your eyes.

Deuteronomy 6:3

Hear therefore, Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised to you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 6:18

You shall do that which is right and good in the sight of Yahweh; that it may be well with you, and that you may go in and possess the good land which Yahweh swore to your fathers,

Deuteronomy 12:25

You shall not eat it; that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, when you shall do that which is right in the eyes of Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 12:28

Observe and hear all these words which I command you, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you forever, when you do that which is good and right in the eyes of Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Your eye shall not pity him, but you shall put away the innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with you.

Deuteronomy 22:7

you shall surely let the hen go, but the young you may take to yourself; that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days.

Deuteronomy 32:29-30

Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Ruth 3:1

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

Psalm 19:11

Moreover by them is your servant warned. In keeping them there 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 keep justice. Blessed is one who does what is right at all times.

Psalm 119:1-5

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to Yahweh's law.

Isaiah 3:10

Tell the righteous "Good!" For they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Jeremiah 22:14-15

who says, I will build me a wide house and spacious rooms, and cuts him out windows; and it is ceiling with cedar, and painted with vermilion.

Jeremiah 44:4

However I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Oh, don't do this abominable thing that I hate.

Ezekiel 33:31-32

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."

John 15:14

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

2 Corinthians 5:20

We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Working together, we entreat also that you not receive the grace of God in vain,

Ephesians 6:3

"that it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth."

Hebrews 12:25

See that you don't refuse him who speaks. For if they didn't escape when they refused him who warned on the Earth, how much more will we not escape who turn away from him who warns from heaven,

James 1:25

But he who looks into the perfect law of freedom, and continues, not being a hearer who forgets, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in what he does.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who do his commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter in by the gates into the city.

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