Deuteronomy 1:42

“And the LORD said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Lord said vnto me, Say vnto them, Goe not vp, neither fight, for I am not among you: least ye be smitten before your enemies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And the LORD said to me, 'Say to them, "Do not go up nor fight, for I am not among you; otherwise you will be defeated before your enemies.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah said unto me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord said to me, Say to them, Do not go up to the attack; for I am not among you, and you will be overcome by those who are against you.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah said to me, Say unto them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD said to me, Say to them, Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh said to me, "Tell them, 'Don't go up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest you be struck before your enemies.'"
- World English Bible

and Jehovah saith unto me, Say to them, Ye do not go up, nor fight, for I am not in your midst, and ye are not smitten before your enemies.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD said unto me: 'Say unto them: Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 1

  • ADEDAYO
    Woaw i really learns alot. In verse 8 God make us to understand that we've to see the way he see. That means we must learn to possess thing by faith.
    Secondly we've to totally depend on God know matter the circumstance or changes.
    Lastly we must learn to obey the words of God very importance.
  • BLove
    From the beginning God directed Moses to go and pocess the land and man has since continue to fight wars, kill nations of people to poscess and become lord of all the land. But that was not God's directive or intension. Everything that God has spoken on satin has managed to place his cloud of deception
  • Iffie
    It is very important to believe and trust in God's word, totally depend on it, disobedient to God is not acceptable.
  • Ray321
    in Deuteronomy , it's so beautiful, I am glad that I don't have to be under the Law for Salvation. Apostle Paul explain this very well in the book of Romans. We are under grace by faith through the Lord Jesus Christ. We must know who wrote the books of the Bible and who was it written to, for understanding. Not all scripture is to us, yes we can learn from them. Read Romans through Philemon
  • David
    So far I have read chapter 1 and realize it teaches a lesson of faith in God. The children of Israel could not see God who was bigger that their circumstance and as such most never made it to the promised land.
  • Teresa B.
    I am guilty ! I DIDN'T BELIEVE! Even though Cloud by Day

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