Psalms 106:23

“Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach: to turne away his wrath, lest hee should destroy them.”

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Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy [them].
- King James Version

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying {them.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, Had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy `them'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he was purposing to put an end to them if Moses, his special servant, had not gone up before him, between him and his people, turning back his wrath, to keep them from destruction.
- Basic English Bible

And he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses, his chosen, stood before him in the breach, to turn away his fury, lest he should destroy [them].
- Darby Bible

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had Moses, his chosen, not stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, so that he wouldn't destroy them.
- World English Bible

And He saith to destroy them, Unless Moses, His chosen one, Had stood in the breach before Him, To turn back His wrath from destroying.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore He said that He would destroy them, had not Moses His chosen stood before Him in the breach, to turn back His wrath, lest He should destroy them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 106:23


106:23 Breach - God had made a wall about them; but they had made a breach in it by their sins, at which the Lord, who was now justly become their enemy, might enter to destroy them; which he had certainly done, if Moses by his prevailing intercession had not hindered him.


Discussion for Psalms 106

  • Hazel Carty
    The second commandment is thou shalt not make unto thee any graven e image.
    Ooh Moses Moses take off they shoes from off they feet for the ground you are standing is holy ground,
    And yet we still have very little faith,
  • Leigh Mccluskey
    The Book of Psalms is actually my favorite part of the Bible and then I would have to say John 3:16 because that is the first thing out of the Bible that my children memorized as a family we were baptized in this church and we really have grown to love it we have moved away from the church but are are going to be moving back closer soon
  • BSP
    Jehovah God is a merciful God who has continued to show mercy. His mercy will continue for all of eternity for those who draw close to him and keep his commandments.
  • Bruce
    Michael: All HIS Soldiers are On The Same Road. Your Post is like a Rallying Cry. It Surely Will Help Whoever. Thanks, We Need to Lift One Another, The End of The Road is Even Closer
  • Anne
    The goodness and mercy of God are here ascribed. He is a forgiving God and worthy of praise.
    Thanks be to God for His unconditional love.
  • Michael Platinum
    After Decades of spiritual warfare, God is opening my eyes to his will in which I had no faith to speak of. Pray for me as I struggle through the rubble and carry on as a true Christian Soldier.
    Thank You!

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