Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For He established a testimony in Jacob
And appointed a law in Israel,
Which He commanded our fathers
That they should teach them to their children,

King James Version

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:

Holman Bible

He established a testimony in Jacob
and set up a law in Israel,
which He commanded our fathers
to teach to their children

International Standard Version

He established a decree in Jacob, and established the Law in Israel, that he commanded our ancestors to reveal to their children

A Conservative Version

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their sons,

American Standard Version

For he established a testimony in Jacob, And appointed a law in Israel, Which he commanded our fathers, That they should make them known to their children;

Amplified


For He established a testimony (a specific precept) in Jacob
And appointed a law in Israel,
Which He commanded our fathers
That they should teach to their children [the great facts of God’s transactions with Israel],

Bible in Basic English

He put up a witness in Jacob, and made a law in Israel; which he gave to our fathers so that they might give knowledge of them to their children;

Darby Translation

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children;

Julia Smith Translation

For he raised up a testimony in Jacob and set a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers to make them known to their sons:

King James 2000

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our ancestors to teach to their children,

Modern King James verseion

For He set up a testimony in Jacob, and ordered a Law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers, that they should teach them to their sons;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He made a covenant with Jacob, and gave Israel a law, which he commanded our forefathers to teach their children,

NET Bible

He established a rule in Jacob; he set up a law in Israel. He commanded our ancestors to make his deeds known to their descendants,

New Heart English Bible

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a teaching in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children;

The Emphasized Bible

When he set up a testimony in Jacob, And, a law, appointed in Israel, - Which he commanded our fathers, That they might make them known to their children;

Webster

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:

World English Bible

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a teaching in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children;

Youngs Literal Translation

And He raiseth up a testimony in Jacob, And a law hath placed in Israel, That He commanded our fathers, To make them known to their sons.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

4 We will not conceal them from their children,
But tell to the generation to come the praises of the Lord,
And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.
5 For He established a testimony in Jacob
And appointed a law in Israel,
Which He commanded our fathers
That they should teach them to their children,
6 That the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born,
That they may arise and tell them to their children,


Cross References

Psalm 81:5

He established it for a testimony in Joseph
When he went throughout the land of Egypt.
I heard a language that I did not know:

Psalm 147:19

He declares His words to Jacob,
His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:45

these are the testimonies and the statutes and the ordinances which Moses spoke to the sons of Israel, when they came out from Egypt,

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 6:7

You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.

Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.

Romans 3:2

Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”

Exodus 25:16

You shall put into the ark the testimony which I shall give you.

Exodus 25:21

You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the testimony which I will give to you.

Exodus 40:3

You shall place the ark of the testimony there, and you shall screen the ark with the veil.

Exodus 40:20

Then he took the testimony and put it into the ark, and attached the poles to the ark, and put the mercy seat on top of the ark.

Deuteronomy 11:19

You shall teach them to your sons, talking of them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road and when you lie down and when you rise up.

Psalm 78:3-4

Which we have heard and known,
And our fathers have told us.

Psalm 119:152

Of old I have known from Your testimonies
That You have founded them forever.

Isaiah 38:19

“It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today;
A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

1 John 5:9-12

If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater; for the testimony of God is this, that He has testified concerning His Son.

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