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Deuteronomy 11:21

    Deuteronomy 11:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven on the earth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Jehovah sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that your days, and the days of your children, may be long in the land which the Lord by his oath to your fathers said he would give them, like the days of the eternal heavens.

    Webster's Revision

    that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Jehovah sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

    World English Bible

    that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    that your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, upon the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of the heavens above the earth.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 11:21

    The sense is: "Keep the covenant faithfully, and so shall your own and your children's days be multiplied as long as the heaven covers the earth." The promise of Canaan to Israel was thus a perpetual promise, but also a conditional one.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 11:21

    11:21 As the days of heaven - As long as the heaven keeps its place and continues its influences upon earth.