Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And know thou that not for thy justice did Jehovah thy God five to thee this good land to possess it; for thou a people of a hard neck.

New American Standard Bible

“Know, then, it is not because of your righteousness that the Lord your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stubborn people.

King James Version

Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked people.

Holman Bible

Understand that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stiff-necked people.

International Standard Version

Know that it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving to you this good land to inherit, for you are a stubborn people."

A Conservative Version

Know therefore, that LORD thy God does not give thee this good land to possess it for thy righteousness, for thou are a stiff-necked people.

American Standard Version

Know therefore, that Jehovah thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked people.

Amplified

“Know [without any doubt], that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land to possess because of your righteousness, for you are a stiff-necked (stubborn, obstinate) people.

Bible in Basic English

Be certain then that the Lord your God is not giving you this good land as a reward for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.

Darby Translation

Know therefore that Jehovah thy God doth not give thee this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiff-necked people.

King James 2000

Understand therefore, that the LORD your God gives you not this good land to possess it for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"So you should understand that [it is] not because of your righteousness [that] Yahweh your God [is] giving you this good land to take possession of it, because {you are a stubborn people}.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, understand that Jehovah your God does not give you this good land, to possess it, for your righteousness. For you are a stiff-necked people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Understand therefore that it is not for thy righteousness' sake, that the LORD thy God doth give thee this good land to possess it, for thou art a stiff-necked people.

NET Bible

Understand, therefore, that it is not because of your righteousness that the Lord your God is about to give you this good land as a possession, for you are a stubborn people!

New Heart English Bible

Know therefore, that the LORD your God doesn't give you this good land to possess it for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.

The Emphasized Bible

So then, thou must consider that, not for thine own righteousness, is Yahweh thy God giving unto thee this good land to possess it, - for a stiff-necked people, thou art.

Webster

Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiff-necked people.

World English Bible

Know therefore, that Yahweh your God doesn't give you this good land to possess it for your righteousness; for you are a stiff-necked people.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thou hast known, that not for thy righteousness is Jehovah thy God giving to thee this good land to possess it, for a people stiff of neck thou art.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

to possess
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

ערף 
`oreph 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations

5 Not for thy justice and for the straightness of thy heart thou goest in to possess this land, but for the injustice of these nations Jehovah thy God dispossesses them from before thee, and order to lift up the word which he sware to thy fathers, to Abraham and to Isaak and to Jacob. 6 And know thou that not for thy justice did Jehovah thy God five to thee this good land to possess it; for thou a people of a hard neck. 7 Remembering, thou shalt not forget that thou didst provoke Jehovah thy God to anger in the desert: from the day thou didst go out from the land of Egypt till your coming to this place, ye were rebelling against Jehovah.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 9:13

And Jehovah will say to me, saying, I saw this people, and behold, it a people of hard neck:

Deuteronomy 10:16

And circumcise the uncircumcision of your heart, and ye shall no more harden your neck.

Deuteronomy 31:27

For I knew thy rebellion and thy hard neck: behold, in my yet living with you this day, ye were rebelling against Jehovah; and much more after my death.

Exodus 32:9

And Jehovah will say to Moses, I saw this people, and behold, it a people of a hard neck

Exodus 33:3

To a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a people of a hard neck; lest I shall consume thee in the way.

Exodus 34:9

And he will say, If now I found grace in thine eyes, my lord, my lord will go now in the midst of us (for it is a people of a hard neck) and forgive our iniquity and our sin, and take possession of us.

Deuteronomy 9:3-4

And know thou this day that Jehovah thy God he is passing over before thee; he is a consuming fire, he will destroy them, and he will humble them before thy face, and drive them out and destroy them quickly, as Jehovah spake to thee.

2 Chronicles 30:8

Now ye shall not harden your neck as your fathers; ye shall give the hand to Jehovah, and come ye into his holy place which he consecrated forever: and serve ye Jehovah your God, and he will turn back from you the burning of his anger.

2 Chronicles 36:13

And also he rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar who caused him to swear by God: and he will harden his neck and strengthen his heart from turning back to Jehovah the God of Israel.

Psalm 78:8

And they shall not be as their fathers, a generation turning away and bitter, a generation it prepared not its heart, and its spirit was not firm with God.

Isaiah 48:3-4

From then I announced the former things, and they went forth out of my Mouth, and I caused them to be heard; I did suddenly, and they shall come.

Ezekiel 2:4

And the sons hard of face and strong of heart. I send thee to them; and say to them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 20:44

And ye knew that I am Jehovah in my doing with you for sake of my name, not according to your evil ways and your corrupt deeds, O house of Israel, says the Lord Jehovah.

Zechariah 7:11-12

And they will refuse to attend, and they will give a stubborn shoulder, and their ears they made heavy from hearing.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.

Romans 5:20-21

And the law entered, that the fall might abound. And where sin abounded, grace superabounded:

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