Parallel Verses

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.

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 .

Amplified


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

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.

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 wondrous works in the land of Ham, and fearful things in the reed sea. 23 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. 24 Yea, they thought scorn of that pleasant land, and gave no credence unto his word,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 9:25

And I fell before the LORD, forty days and forty nights which I lay there, for the LORD was minded to have destroyed you.

Psalm 105:6

O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.

Ezekiel 22:30

And I sought in the land for a man, that would make up the hedge, and set himself in the gap before me in the lands behalf, that I should not utterly destroy it: but I could find none.

Exodus 32:10-14

and now therefore suffer me that my wrath may wax hot upon them, and that I may consume them: and then will I make of thee a mighty people."

Exodus 32:32

Yet forgive them their sin, I pray thee: If not, wipe me out of thy book which thou hast written."

Numbers 16:5

and spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, "Tomorrow the LORD will show who is his and who is holy, and will take them unto him, and whomsoever he hath chosen, he will cause to come to him.

Deuteronomy 9:13-14

Furthermore the LORD spake unto me, saying, 'I see this people how that it is a stiff-necked people;

Deuteronomy 9:19

For I was afraid of the wrath and fierceness wherewith the LORD was angry with you, even for to have destroyed you; But the LORD heard my petition at that time also.

Deuteronomy 10:10

And I tarried in the mount, even as at the first time forty days and forty nights, and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also, so that the LORD would not destroy thee.

Psalm 105:26

Then sent he Moses his servant, and Aaron whom he had chosen.

Jeremiah 5:1

Look through Jerusalem, behold and see. Seek through her streets also within, if ye can find one man, that doth equal and right, or that laboureth to be faithful: and I shall spare him, sayeth the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:5

For they stand not in the gaps, neither made they a hedge for the house of Israel, that men might abide the peril in the day of the LORD.

Ezekiel 20:8

But they rebelled against me, and would not follow me: to cast away every man the abominations of his eyes, and to forsake the Idols of Egypt. Then I made me to pour my indignation over them, and to satisfy my wrath upon them: Yea, even in the midst of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:13-14

And yet the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness. They would not walk in my commandments; they have cast away my laws, which whoso keepeth should live in them; and my Sabbath days have they greatly unhallowed. Then I made me to pour out my indignation upon them, and to consume them in the wilderness.

Matthew 12:18

"Behold my child, whom I have chosen, my beloved in whom my soul delighteth: I will put my spirit on him, and he shall show judgment to the Gentiles.

John 15:16

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that ye go, and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit remain, that whatsoever ye shall ask of the father in my name he should give it you.

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love his own. Howbeit, because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore hateth you the world.

James 5:16

Knowledge your faults one to another: and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man availeth much, if it be fervent.

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