Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way these 40 years in the desert, to humble and test you in order to make known what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

King James Version

And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

Holman Bible

Remember that the Lord your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, so that He might humble you and test you to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep His commands.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall remember all the way which LORD thy God has led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God hath led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or not.

Amplified

And you shall [earnestly] remember all the way which the Lord your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and to prove you, to know what was in your [mind and] heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Bible in Basic English

And keep in mind the way by which the Lord your God has taken you through the waste land these forty years, so that he might make low your pride and put you to the test, to see what was in your heart and if you would keep his orders or not.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.

Julia Smith Translation

And remember thou all the way which Jehovah thy God caused thee to go this forty years in the desert in order to humble thee, to try thee, to know what is in thy heart, whether thou shalt watch his commands or not

King James 2000

And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall remember all the way which Jehovah your God led you these forty years in the wilderness in order to humble you, to prove you, to know what is in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And think on all the ways which the LORD thy God led thee this forty years in the wilderness, for to humble thee and to prove thee, to wete what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no.

NET Bible

Remember the whole way by which he has brought you these forty years through the desert so that he might, by humbling you, test you to see if you have it within you to keep his commandments or not.

New Heart English Bible

You shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, to prove you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.

The Emphasized Bible

So then, thou shalt remember all the way in which Yahweh thy God caused thee to journey these forty years in the desert, - that he might humble time to put thee to the proof to know what was in thy heart, - whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or not.

Webster

And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God hath led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments, or not.

World English Bible

You shall remember all the way which Yahweh your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, to prove you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast remembered all the way which Jehovah thy God hath caused thee to go these forty years in the wilderness, in order to humble thee to try thee, to know that which is in thy heart, whether thou dost keep His commands or not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
all the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

led
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

ארבּעים 
'arba`iym 
Usage: 136

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

to humble
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 83

thee, and to prove
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

Devotionals

Devotionals about Deuteronomy 8:2

Images Deuteronomy 8:2

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

1 "Be careful to observe every command that I'm instructing you today, in order that you may live, increase, and enter and take possession of the land that the LORD promised by an oath to your ancestors. 2 Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way these 40 years in the desert, to humble and test you in order to make known what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands. 3 He humbled you, causing you to be hungry, yet he fed you with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, in order to teach you that human beings are not to live by food alone instead human beings are to live by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.



Cross References

Amos 2:10

Furthermore, I brought you up from the land of Egypt, leading you in the wilderness for 40 years, to take possession of the land of the Amorites.

Exodus 15:25

Moses cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a tree, which he threw into the water, and the water became sweet.

Deuteronomy 8:16

and fed you in the desert with manna that neither you nor your ancestors had known, to humble and test you so that things go well with you later.

2 Chronicles 32:31

Later on, envoys came from the princes of Babylon to inquire about the miracle that had happened in the land. God left Hezekiah to himself, so that he might make known what was really in Hezekiah's heart.

Exodus 16:4

The LORD told Moses, "Listen very carefully! I'll cause food to rain down for you from heaven, and the people are to go out and gather each day's portion on that day. In this way I'll test them to demonstrate whether or not they'll live according to my instructions.

Deuteronomy 1:3

On the first day of the eleventh month, in the fortieth year, Moses spoke to the Israelis about everything that the LORD had commanded him concerning them.

Deuteronomy 2:7

Indeed, the LORD your God blessed all the works of your hands. He knows about your travels through this vast desert. The LORD your God was with you these past 40 years, so that you didn't lack anything.

Deuteronomy 29:5

Though I've led you for 40 years in the desert, neither your clothes nor your shoes have worn out.

Psalm 136:16

To the one who led his people into the wilderness, for his gracious love is everlasting

Genesis 22:1

Sometime later, God tested Abraham. He called out to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am!" he answered.

Deuteronomy 1:33

who walked ahead of you along the way to scout a place for you to pitch camp by fire at night and cloud by day to lead you on the way you should go."

Deuteronomy 7:18

But you mustn't fear them. Be sure to remember what the LORD your God did to Pharaoh and all of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 13:3

you must not listen to the words of that prophet or that diviner of dreams. For the LORD your God is testing you, to make known whether or not you'll continue to love the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.

2 Chronicles 32:25-26

But Hezekiah's response wasn't commensurate with what had been done for him because he was arrogant in heart, so wrath came upon him, upon Judah, and upon Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:12

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer, how God was moved by him, all of his sin and unfaithfulness, and a record of the sites where he constructed high places, erected Asherim and carved images before he humbled himself are written in the Acts of the Seers.

Job 33:17

turning a person from his actions, keeping him from pride,

Job 42:5-6

I've heard you with my ears; and now I've seen you with my eyes.

Psalm 77:11

I will remember the LORD'S deeds; indeed, I will remember your awesome deeds from long ago.

Psalm 81:7

In a time of need you called out and I delivered you; I answered you from the dark thundercloud; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Interlude

Psalm 106:7

In Egypt, our ancestors neither comprehended your awesome deeds nor remembered your abundant gracious love. Instead, they rebelled beside the sea, the Reed Sea.

Proverbs 17:3

The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold but the LORD assays hearts.

Isaiah 2:17

"Humanity's haughtiness will be humbled, male arrogance will be brought low, and the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Jeremiah 17:9-10

"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?

Malachi 3:2-3

But who will survive the day when he comes? Or who can stand when he appears? Because he's like a refiner's fire and a launderer's soap,

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man, rather than the other one, went down to his home justified, because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the person who humbles himself will be exalted."

John 2:25

and didn't need anyone to tell him what people were like, because he himself knew what was in every person.

Ephesians 2:11-12

So then, remember that at one time you gentiles by birth were called "the uncircumcised" by those who called themselves "the circumcised." They underwent physical circumcision done by human hands.

James 1:3

because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 4:6

But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the Lord's presence, and he will exalt you.

1 Peter 1:7

so that your genuine faith, which is more valuable than gold that perishes when tested by fire, may result in praise, glory, and honor when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

1 Peter 5:5-6

In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."

2 Peter 1:12-13

Therefore, I intend to keep on reminding you about these things, even though you already know them and are firmly established in the truth that you now have.

2 Peter 3:1-2

Dear friends, this is now the second of two letters I am writing to you, in which I have been trying to stimulate your pure minds by reminding you

Revelation 2:23

I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.

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