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Deuteronomy 32:47

    Deuteronomy 32:47 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over Jordan to possess it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over the Jordan to possess it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And this is no small thing for you, but it is your life, and through this you may make your days long in the land which you are going over Jordan to take for your heritage.

    Webster's Revision

    For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over the Jordan to possess it.

    World English Bible

    For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land, where you go over the Jordan to possess it."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For it is no vain thing for you; because it is your life, and through this thing ye shall prolong your days upon the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 32:47

    Vain - Empty; foolish; useless.
    Whither - Where; which place.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 32:47

    Through this thing ye shall prolong your days - Instead of being cut off, as God here threatens, ye shall be preserved and rendered prosperous in the land which, when they passed over Jordan, they should possess.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 32:47

    32:47 Not vain - It is not an unprofitable or contemptible work I advise you to, but well worthy of your most serious care.