Parallel Verses

Amplified

Therefore He said He would destroy them. [And He would have done so] had not Moses, His chosen one, stepped into the breach before Him to turn away His threatening wrath.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.

King James Version

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

Holman Bible

So He said He would have destroyed them—
if Moses His chosen one
had not stood before Him in the breach
to turn His wrath away from destroying them.

International Standard Version

He would have destroyed them but for Moses, his chosen one, who stood in the breach before him to avert his destructive wrath.

A Conservative Version

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy.

American Standard Version

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, Had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them .

Bible in Basic English

And he was purposing to put an end to them if Moses, his special servant, had not gone up before him, between him and his people, turning back his wrath, to keep them from destruction.

Darby Translation

And he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses, his chosen, stood before him in the breach, to turn away his fury, lest he should destroy them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath lest he should destroy them.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to destroy them unless Moses his chosen stood in the breaking before him to turn away his wrath from destroying.

King James 2000

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he said he would exterminate them, had not Moses, his chosen one, stood in the breach before him, to reverse his wrath from destroying [them].

Modern King James verseion

And He said that He would destroy them, if Moses His chosen had not stood before Him in the breach, to turn away His wrath, so that He should not destroy them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So he said he would have destroyed them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in that gap; to turn away his wrathful indignation, lest he should destroy them.

NET Bible

He threatened to destroy them, but Moses, his chosen one, interceded with him and turned back his destructive anger.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had Moses, his chosen, not stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, so that he wouldn't destroy them.

The Emphasized Bible

Then would he have bidden to destroy them, - had not Moses his chosen, stood in the breach before him, To turn back his wrath from destroying.

Webster

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

World English Bible

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had Moses, his chosen, not stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, so that he wouldn't destroy them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith to destroy them, Unless Moses, His chosen one, Had stood in the breach before Him, To turn back His wrath from destroying.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

them, had not
לוּלי לוּלא 
Luwle' 
except, unless, If, had not, were it not, were it not that
Usage: 14

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

בּחיר 
Bachiyr 
Usage: 13

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

him in the breach
פּרץ 
Perets 
Usage: 20

to turn away
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

References

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Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

22 Wonders and miracles in the land of Ham, dreadful and awesome things at the Red Sea. 23 Therefore He said He would destroy them. [And He would have done so] had not Moses, His chosen one, stepped into the breach before Him to turn away His threatening wrath. 24 Then they spurned and despised the pleasant and desirable land [Canaan]; they believed not His word [neither trusting in, relying on, nor holding to it];


Cross References

Deuteronomy 9:25

So I fell down and lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights because the Lord had said He would destroy you.

Psalm 105:6

O you offspring of Abraham His servant, you children of Jacob, His chosen ones,

Ezekiel 22:30

And I sought a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

Exodus 32:10-14

Now therefore let Me alone, that My wrath may burn hot against them and that I may destroy them; but I will make of you a great nation.

Exodus 32:32

Yet now, if You will forgive their sin -- "and if not, blot me, I pray You, out of Your book which You have written!

Numbers 16:5

And he said to Korah and all his company, In the morning the Lord will show who are His and who is holy, and will cause him to come near to Him; him whom He has chosen will He cause to come near to Him.

Deuteronomy 9:13-14

Furthermore the Lord said to me, I have seen this people, and behold, they are stubborn and hard.

Deuteronomy 9:19

For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure which the Lord held against you, enough to destroy you. But the Lord listened to me that time also.

Deuteronomy 10:10

And I [Moses] stayed on the mountain, as the first time, forty days and nights, and the Lord listened to me at that time also; the Lord would not destroy you.

Psalm 105:26

He sent Moses His servant, and Aaron, whom He had chosen.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and take notice! Seek in her broad squares to see if you can find a man [as Abraham sought in Sodom], one who does justice, who seeks truth, sincerity, and faithfulness; and I will pardon [Jerusalem -- "for one uncompromisingly righteous person].

Ezekiel 13:5

You have not gone up into the gaps or breeches, nor built up the wall for the house of Israel that it might stand in the battle in the day of the Lord.

Ezekiel 20:8

But they rebelled against Me and would not listen to Me; they did not every man cast away the abominable things on which they feasted their eyes, nor did they forsake the idols of Egypt. Then I [thought], I will pour out My wrath upon them and finish My anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:13-14

But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness; they walked not in My statutes and they despised and cast away My judgments, which, if a man keeps, he must even live in and by them; and they grievously profaned My Sabbaths. Then I thought I would pour out My wrath on them in the wilderness and uproot and consume them.

Matthew 12:18

Behold, My Servant Whom I have chosen, My Beloved in and with Whom My soul is well pleased and has found its delight. I will put My Spirit upon Him, and He shall proclaim and show forth justice to the nations.

John 15:16

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and I have appointed you [I have planted you], that you might go and bear fruit and keep on bearing, and that your fruit may be lasting [that it may remain, abide], so that whatever you ask the Father in My Name [as presenting all that I Am], He may give it to you.

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would treat you with affection and would love you as its own. But because you are not of the world [no longer one with it], but I have chosen (selected) you out of the world, the world hates (detests) you.

James 5:16

Confess to one another therefore your faults (your slips, your false steps, your offenses, your sins) and pray [also] for one another, that you may be healed and restored [to a spiritual tone of mind and heart]. The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working].

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