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Amplified


Do not harden your hearts and become spiritually dull as at Meribah [the place of strife],
And as at Massah [the place of testing] in the wilderness,

New American Standard Bible

Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah,
As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

King James Version

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

Holman Bible

Do not harden your hearts as at Meribah,
as on that day at Massah in the wilderness

International Standard Version

do not be stubborn like your ancestors were at Meribah, as on that day at Massah, in the wilderness,

A Conservative Version

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, as the day of trial in the wilderness,

American Standard Version

Harden not your heart, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness;

Bible in Basic English

Let not your hearts be hard, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the waste land;

Darby Translation

Harden not your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah, in the wilderness;

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not harden your heart as the strife, as the day of trial in the desert:

King James 2000

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of trials in the wilderness:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Do not harden your heart as [at] Meribah, as [in] the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Modern King James verseion

harden not your heart, as in the day of strife, as in the day of testing in the wilderness;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness,

NET Bible

He says, "Do not be stubborn like they were at Meribah, like they were that day at Massah in the wilderness,

New Heart English Bible

Do not harden your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

The Emphasized Bible

Do not harden your heart as at Meribah, As on the day of Massah, in the desert;

Webster

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

World English Bible

Don't harden your heart, as at Meribah, as in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Youngs Literal Translation

Harden not your heart as in Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

not your heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

as in the provocation
מריבה 
M@riybah 
Usage: 5

and as in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

מסּה 
Maccah 
Usage: 5

Images Psalm 95:8

Prayers for Psalm 95:8

Context Readings

A Call To Worship And Obey

7
For He is our God
And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.
Today, if you will hear His voice,
8 
Do not harden your hearts and become spiritually dull as at Meribah [the place of strife],
And as at Massah [the place of testing] in the wilderness,
9
“When your fathers tested Me,
They tried Me, even though they had seen My work [of miracles].


Cross References

Exodus 17:7

He named the place [where this miracle occurred] Massah (test) and Meribah (contention) because of the quarreling of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the [patience of the] Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us, or not?”

Numbers 20:13

These are the waters of Meribah (contention, strife), where the sons of Israel contended with the Lord, and He showed Himself holy among them.

Deuteronomy 6:16

“You shall not put the Lord your God to the test, as you tested Him at Massah.

Exodus 17:2

Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, “Give us water so we may [have something to] drink.” And Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you tempt the Lord and try His patience?”

1 Samuel 6:6

Why then do you harden your hearts [allowing pride to cause your downfall] just as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? When He had severely dealt with them and mocked them, did they not allow the people [of Israel] to go, and they departed?

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was [temporary] relief, he hardened his heart and would not listen or pay attention to them, just as the Lord had said.

Numbers 14:11

The Lord said to Moses, “How long will these people treat me disrespectfully and reject Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the [miraculous] signs which I have performed among them?

Numbers 14:22

Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have put Me to the test these ten times and have not listened to My voice,

Numbers 14:27

“How long shall I put up with this evil congregation who murmur [in discontent] against Me? I have heard the complaints of the Israelites, which they are making against Me.

Deuteronomy 1:34-35

“And the Lord heard the sound of your words, and He was angry and took an oath, saying,

Daniel 5:20

But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

Romans 2:5

But because of your callous stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are [deliberately] storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.

Hebrews 3:8-9


Do not harden your hearts as [your fathers did] in the rebellion [of Israel at Meribah],
On the day of testing in the wilderness,

Hebrews 3:13

But continually encourage one another every day, as long as it is called “Today” [and there is an opportunity], so that none of you will be hardened [into settled rebellion] by the deceitfulness of sin [its cleverness, delusive glamour, and sophistication].

Hebrews 3:15-19

while it is said,

Today [while there is still opportunity] if you hear His voice,
Do not harden your heart, as when they provoked Me [in the rebellion in the desert at Meribah].”

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not refuse [to listen to] Him who is speaking [to you now]. For if those [sons of Israel] did not escape when they refused [to listen to] him who warned them on earth [revealing God’s will], how much less will we escape if we turn our backs on Him who warns from heaven?

Jude 1:5

Now I want to remind you, although you are fully informed once for all, that the Lord, after saving a people out of the land of Egypt, subsequently destroyed those who did not believe [who refused to trust and obey and rely on Him].

Acts 19:9

But when some were becoming hardened and disobedient [to the word of God], discrediting and speaking evil of the Way (Jesus, Christianity) before the congregation, Paul left them, taking the disciples with him, and went on holding daily discussions in the lecture hall of Tyrannus [instead of in the synagogue].

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