Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But if thou shall indeed hearken to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.

New American Standard Bible

But if you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

King James Version

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

Holman Bible

But if you will carefully obey him and do everything I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and a foe to your foes.

International Standard Version

Indeed, if you carefully obey him and do everything that I say, then I'll be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries,

American Standard Version

But if thou shalt indeed hearken unto his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

Amplified

But if you will indeed listen to and truly obey His voice and do everything that I say, then I will be an enemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.

Bible in Basic English

But if you truly give ear to his voice, and do whatever I say, then I will be against those who are against you, fighting those who are fighting you.

Darby Translation

But if thou shalt diligently hearken unto his voice, and do all that I shall say, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries.

Julia Smith Translation

For if hearing thou shalt hear to his voice, and to all that I shall speak; and I was an enemy to thine enemies, and I was hostile to thine adversaries.

King James 2000

But if you shall indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto your enemies, and an adversary unto your adversaries.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if you listen attentively to his voice and do all that I say, I will be an enemy to your enemies and a foe to your foes.

Modern King James verseion

But if you shall indeed obey His voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and a foe to your foes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But and if thou shalt hearken unto his voice and keep all that I shall tell thee, then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

NET Bible

But if you diligently obey him and do all that I command, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and I will be an adversary to your adversaries.

New Heart English Bible

But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.

The Emphasized Bible

But if thou wilt indeed hearken, to his voice, and so wilt do all that I may speak, then will I be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries;

Webster

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy to thy enemies, and an adversary to thy adversaries.

World English Bible

But if you indeed listen to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to your enemies, and an adversary to your adversaries.

Youngs Literal Translation

for, if thou diligently hearken to his voice, and hast done all that which I speak, then I have been at enmity with thine enemies, and have distressed those distressing thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

and do

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

then I will be an enemy
איב 
'ayab 
Usage: 1

אויב איב 
'oyeb 
Usage: 272

and an adversary
צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

Context Readings

Reasons For Loyal Obedience

21 Take ye heed before him, and hearken to his voice, provoke him not. For he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him. 22 But if thou shall indeed hearken to his voice, and do all that I speak, then I will be an enemy to thine enemies, and an adversary to thine adversaries. 23 For my [heavenly] agent shall go before thee, and bring thee in to the Amorite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Canaanite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, and I will cut them off.


Cross References

Genesis 12:3

And I will bless those who bless thee, and he who curses thee I will curse. And in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.

Deuteronomy 30:7

And LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on those who hate thee, who persecuted thee.

Numbers 24:9

He couched, he lay down as a lion, and as a lioness. Who shall rouse him up? He who blesses thee is blessed, And he who curses thee is cursed.

Jeremiah 30:20

Their sons also shall be as formerly, and their congregation shall be established before me. And I will punish all who oppress them.

Zechariah 2:8

For thus says LORD of hosts: After glory he has sent me to the nations which plundered you. For he who touches you touches the apple of his eye.

Acts 9:4-5

And after falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

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