Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 .

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.

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

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Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Faithfulness In Israel's History

22 wonderful works in the land of Ham,
awe-inspiring acts at the Red Sea.
23 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.
24 They despised the pleasant land
and did not believe His promise.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 9:25

“I fell down in the presence of the Lord 40 days and 40 nights because the Lord had threatened to destroy you.

Psalm 105:6

you offspring of Abraham His servant,
Jacob’s descendants—His chosen ones.

Ezekiel 22:30

I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.

Exodus 32:10-14

Now leave Me alone, so that My anger can burn against them and I can destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation.”

Exodus 32:32

Now if You would only forgive their sin. But if not, please erase me from the book You have written.”

Numbers 16:5

Then he said to Korah and all his followers, “Tomorrow morning the Lord will reveal who belongs to Him, who is set apart, and the one He will let come near Him. He will let the one He chooses come near Him.

Deuteronomy 9:13-14

The Lord also said to me, ‘I have seen this people, and indeed, they are a stiff-necked people.

Deuteronomy 9:19

I was afraid of the fierce anger the Lord had directed against you, because He was about to destroy you. But again the Lord listened to me on that occasion.

Deuteronomy 10:10

“I stayed on the mountain 40 days and 40 nights like the first time. The Lord also listened to me on this occasion; He agreed not to annihilate you.

Psalm 105:26

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

Jeremiah 5:1

Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.
Look and take note;
search in her squares.
If you find one person,
any who acts justly,
who seeks to be faithful,
then I will forgive her.

Ezekiel 13:5

You did not go up to the gaps or restore the wall around the house of Israel so that it might stand in battle on the day of the Lord.

Ezekiel 20:8

“But they rebelled against Me and were unwilling to listen to Me. None of them threw away the detestable things that were before their eyes, and they did not forsake the idols of Egypt. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them, exhausting My anger against them within the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:13-14

“But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness. They did not follow My statutes and they rejected My ordinances—the person who does them will live by them. They also completely profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them in the wilderness to put an end to them.

Matthew 12:18

Here is My Servant whom I have chosen,
My beloved in whom My soul delights;
I will put My Spirit on Him,
and He will proclaim justice to the nations.

John 15:16

You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.

John 15:19

If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The urgent request of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.

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