Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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.

New American Standard Bible

"O Israel, you should listen and be careful to do it, that it may be well with you and that you may multiply greatly, just as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

King James Version

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land that floweth with milk and honey.

Holman Bible

Listen, Israel, and be careful to follow them, so that you may prosper and multiply greatly, because Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you a land flowing with milk and honey.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it, that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as LORD, the God of thy fathers, has promised to thee, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

American Standard Version

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, hath promised unto thee, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Amplified

Hear therefore, O Israel, and be watchful to do them, that it may be well with you and that you may increase exceedingly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Bible in Basic English

So give ear, O Israel, and take care to do this; so that it may be well for you, and you may be greatly increased, as the Lord the God of your fathers has given you his word, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Darby Translation

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And hear, O Israel, and watch to do, that it shall be well to thee, and that ye shall multiply greatly as Jehovah the God of your fathers spake to thee, a land flowing with milk and honey.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

Then hear, O, Israel, and be careful to do it, so that it may be well with you, and that you may greatly multiply, as Jehovah, the God of our fathers has promised you, in the land that flows with milk and honey.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear therefore, Israel, and take heed that thou do thereafter, that it may go well with thee and that ye may increase mightily: even as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, a land that floweth with milk and honey.

NET Bible

Pay attention, Israel, and be careful to do this so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in number -- as the Lord, God of your ancestors, said to you, you will have a land flowing with milk and honey.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore shalt thou hear, O Israel, and shalt observe to do, that it may be well with thee, and that ye may multiply greatly, as Yahweh the God of thy fathom hath spoken to thee, in a land flowing with milk and honey.

Webster

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath promised thee, in the land that floweth with milk and honey.

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou hast heard, O Israel, and observed to do, that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest multiply exceedingly, as Jehovah, God of thy fathers, hath spoken to thee, in the land flowing with milk and honey.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and observe
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

to do

Usage: 0

it that it may be well
יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

with thee, and that ye may increase
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

as the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

thee, in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

זוּב 
Zuwb 
Usage: 42

with milk
חלב 
Chalab 
Usage: 44

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

2 that you might fear Yahweh your God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, you, and your son, and your son's son, all the days of your life; and that your days may be prolonged. 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. 4 Hear, Israel: Yahweh is our God; Yahweh is one:


Cross References

Exodus 3:8

I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land to a good and large land, to a land flowing with milk and honey; to the place of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite.

Genesis 15:5

Yahweh brought him outside, and said, "Look now toward the sky, and count the stars, if you are able to count them." He said to Abram, "So shall your seed be."

Genesis 22:17

that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.

Genesis 26:4

I will multiply your seed as the stars of the sky, and will give to your seed all these lands. In your seed will all the nations of the earth be blessed,

Genesis 28:14

Your seed will be as the dust of the earth, and you will spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. In you and in your seed will all the families of the earth be blessed.

Genesis 12:2

I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing.

Genesis 13:16

I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth, so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then your seed may also be numbered.

Exodus 1:7

The children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and grew exceedingly mighty; and the land was filled with them.

Deuteronomy 4:6

Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who shall hear all these statutes, and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people."

Deuteronomy 5:32-33

You shall observe to do therefore as Yahweh your God has commanded you: you shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner commits crimes a hundred times, and lives long, yet surely I know that it will be better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.

Isaiah 3:10

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

Acts 7:17

"But as the time of the promise came close which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt,

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