Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If they hearken and serve him, they shall spend their days in goodness and their years in delight.

New American Standard Bible

"If they hear and serve Him, They will end their days in prosperity And their years in pleasures.

King James Version

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Holman Bible

If they serve Him obediently,
they will end their days in prosperity
and their years in happiness.

International Standard Version

If they listen and serve him, they'll finish their lives in prosperity and their years will be pleasant.

A Conservative Version

If they hearken and serve [him], they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

American Standard Version

If they hearken and serve him , They shall spend their days in prosperity, And their years in pleasures.

Amplified

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness and joy.

Bible in Basic English

If they give ear to his voice, and do his word, then he gives them long life, and years full of pleasure.

Darby Translation

If they hearken and serve him, they shall accomplish their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Julia Smith Translation

If they will hear and will serve him, they shall finish their days in good, and their years in delights.

King James 2000

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If they listen and serve [him], they complete their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness.

Modern King James verseion

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in blessedness, and their years in pleasures.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If they now will take heed and be obedient, they shall wear out their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasure and joy.

NET Bible

If they obey and serve him, they live out their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness.

New Heart English Bible

If they listen and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

The Emphasized Bible

If they would hearken, and serve, they should complete their days, in prosperity, and their years, in pleasantness;

Webster

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

World English Bible

If they listen and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

Youngs Literal Translation

If they do hear and serve, They complete their days in good, And their years in pleasantness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

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

Context Readings

Elihu Extols God's Greatness

10 He opens their ear to instruction and commands that they turn from iniquity. 11 If they hearken and serve him, they shall spend their days in goodness and their years in delight. 12 But if they do not hearken, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:30

When thou art in trouble and all these things are come upon thee, if in the latter days thou shalt turn to the LORD thy God and shalt hear his voice

Job 11:13-19

If thou would prepare thine heart and stretch out thine hands toward him;

Job 21:11

They send forth their little ones like a flock of sheep, and their children dance.

Job 22:21

Make up thy friendship now with him, and thou shalt have peace; thereby good shall come unto thee.

Job 22:23

If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tent;

Job 42:12

So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning; for he had fourteen thousand sheep and six thousand camels and a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand she asses.

Ecclesiastes 9:2-3

All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean and to the unclean; to him that sacrifices and to him that does not sacrifice: as unto the good so unto the sinner; and unto him that swears as unto him that fears the oath.

Isaiah 1:19

If ye are willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;

Jeremiah 7:23

But this thing I commanded them, saying, Hear my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you that it may be well unto you.

Jeremiah 26:13

Therefore now amend your ways and your doings and hear the voice of the LORD your God; and the LORD himself will repent of the evil that he has pronounced against you.

Romans 6:17

Thank God that, although ye were the slaves of sin, ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine unto which ye are delivered;

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham, being called, hearkened to go out into the place which he should afterwards receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he went.

James 5:5

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth and been wanton; ye have refreshed your hearts, as in the day of slaughter of sacrifices.

Revelation 18:7

As much as she has glorified herself and lived deliciously, give her that much torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

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