Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 27:12

“These shall stand vpon mount Gerizzim to blesse the people, when yee are come ouer Iordan: Simeon, and Leui, and Iudah, and Issachar, and Ioseph, and Beniamin.”

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These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:
- King James Version

"When you cross the Jordan, these shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are passed over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These are to take their places on Mount Gerizim for blessing the people when you have gone over Jordan: Simeon and Levi and Judah and Issachar and Joseph and Benjamin;
- Basic English Bible

These shall stand to bless the people upon mount Gerizim, when ye have gone over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin.
- Darby Bible

These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye have come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:
- Webster's Bible

These shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people, when you have passed over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin.
- World English Bible

`These do stand, to bless the people, on mount Gerizzim, in your passing over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin.
- Youngs Literal Bible

'These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are passed over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 27:12


27:12 Upon mount Gerizzim - These words may be rendered beside or near to mount Gerizzim. There were in Canaan two mountains that lay near together, with a valley between, one called Gerizzim, the other Ebal. On the sides of these which faced each other, all the tribes were to be drawn up, six on a side, so that in the valley they came near each other, so near that the priests standing between them, might be heard by them that were next them on both sides. Then one of the priests, or perhaps more, at some distance from each other, pronounced with a loud voice, one of the curses following. And all the people who stood on the foot and side of mount Ebal, (those farther off taking the signal from those who were nearer) said Amen! Then the contrary blessing was pronounced, Blessed is he that doth so or so: To which all who stood on the foot and side of mount Gerizzim, said, Amen! Simeon - All these were the children of the free - women, Leah and Rachel, to shew both the dignity of the blessings above the curses, and that the blessings belong only to those who are evangelically such, as this is expounded and applied, #Gal 4:22|, even to those that receive the Spirit of adoption and liberty. Joseph is here put for both his sons and tribes Manasseh and Ephraim, which are reckoned as one tribe, because Levi is here numbered; but when Levi is omitted, as it is where the division of the land is made, there Manasseh and Ephraim pass for two tribes.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 27

  • Steve morrow
    DEUTERONOMY 27:15 cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image an abomination unto THE LORD the work of the hands of the craftsman and putteth it in a secret place and all the people shall answer and say AMEN ACTS 7:41 and they made a calf in those days and offered sacrifice unto the idol --- AND REJOICED IN THE WORKS OF THEIR OWN HANDS
  • BSP
    This chapter outlines the standards for what are proper sexual relations and those that are condemned before Jehovah God.
  • Anonymous
    our God is a God of morals and principles.he is so faithful that he came and died for a human being.He is not slack to his promises even though some cal it slacknes.malachi 3v6 says God wil never change no matter what,so if we do not obey what he asks us to do we are prone to curses,let us hear the conclusion of the matter fear God and keep his commandments for this is the whole duty man,eccles 12v13.be faithful
  • Robert Ragone

    Zionists and good Muslims

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that Judgments and curses in the Old Testament are not laws, but it is a curse for those that maketh the blind to wander out of the right way, but it is a curse for those that smiteth their neighbour secretly and it is a curse for those that taketh reward to slay an innocent person.

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that if you embrace all of the Old Testament you embrace all of the Sharia law.

    Zionists and good Muslims believe that if you embrace all of the Sharia law you embrace all of the Old Testament.

    Judgments and Curses from the Old Testament are not law!

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