Parallel Verses

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:

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;

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 It was not hid from their sons, to a later generation recounting the praises of Jehovah and his strength, and his wonders which he did. 5 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: 6 So that a later generation shall know; sons shall be born, they shall rise up and recount to their sons.


Cross References

Psalm 81:5

He set him a testimony in Joseph in his going forth upon the land of Egypt: I shall hear a lip I knew not

Psalm 147:19

Announcing his word to Jacob, his laws and judgments to Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:45

These the testimonies and the laws and the judgments which Moses spake to the sons of Israel in their going forth out of Egypt,

Ephesians 6:4

And, fathers, be not angry with your children: but bring them up in the instruction and reminding of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 6:7

And sharpen them to thy sons, and speak in them in thy resting in thy house, and in thy going in the way, and in thy lying down and in thy rising up.

Psalm 19:7

The law of Jehovah is blameless, turning back the soul; the testimonies of Jehovah being faithful, making wise the simple.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony if they will not speak according to this word, because no morning is in them.

Romans 3:2

Much according to every manner: for truly first were they trusted with the oracles of God.

Genesis 18:19

For I know him, for that he will command his sons and his house after him; and they watched the way of Jehovah to do justice and judgment, for Jehovah to bring upon Abraham what he spake to him.

Exodus 25:16

And give to the ark the testimony which I shall give to thee.

Exodus 25:21

And give the cover upon the ark from on high; and to the ark thou shalt give the testimony which I shall give to thee.

Exodus 40:3

And put there the ark of the testimony, and cover over the ark with the vail.

Exodus 40:20

And he will take and give the testimony to the ark, and will put the poles upon the ark and will give the cover upon the ark from above.

Deuteronomy 11:19

And teach them to your sons to speak in them in thy resting in thy house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up

Psalm 78:3-4

Which we heard and we shall know them, and our fathers recounted to us.

Psalm 119:152

Of old I knew from thy testimonies, for thou didst found them forever.

Isaiah 38:19

The living; the living, he shall praise thee, as from me this day the father to the sons shall make known for thy truth.

1 John 5:9-12

If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater: for this is the testimony of God which he has testified concerning his Son.

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