Deuteronomy 5 :3

Deuteronomy 5 :3 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Jehovah made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The Lord did not make this agreement with our fathers but with us, who are all living and present here today.

Webster's Revision

The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

World English Bible

Yahweh didn't make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

Definitions for Deuteronomy 5 :3

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 5 :3

The Lord made not this covenant with our fathers (only) but with us (also).

Barnes's Commentary on Deuteronomy 5 :3

The "fathers" are, as in Deuteronomy 4:37, the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. With them God did indeed make a covenant, but not the particular covenant now in question. The responsibilites of this later covenant, made at Sinai by the nation as a nation, attached in their day and generation to those whom Moses was addressing.

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 5 :3

5:3 Not with our fathers - Only: but with us, who are all alive - He saith not, that all who made the covenant at Sinai are now alive, but this covenant was made with all that are now alive; which is most true, for it was made with the elders in their persons, and with the rest in their parents, who covenanted for them.
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