Deuteronomy 28:47

“Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Because thou seruedst not the Lord thy God with ioyfulnesse, and with gladnesse of heart, for the aboundance of all things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Because thou servedst not Jehovah thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because you did not give honour to the Lord your God, worshipping him gladly, with joy in your hearts on account of all your wealth of good things;
- Basic English Bible

Because thou servedst not Jehovah thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of everything,
- Darby Bible

Because thou didst not serve the LORD thy God with joyfulness and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things:
- Webster's Bible

Because you didn't serve Yahweh your God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things;
- World English Bible

`Because that thou hast not served Jehovah thy God with joy, and with gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things --
- Youngs Literal Bible

because thou didst not serve the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, by reason of the abundance of all things;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Deuteronomy 28

  • Sharon Robinson
    Deuteronomy 28 is the Chapter that tells us if the blessings and curses that will be upon us when we obey it disobey the laws and commandments of God.
  • Angel
    I real enjoyed reading Deuteronomy chapter 28 it brought out in me joy at the being than sorrow or pity because it's a shame that a person would choose darkness over the light of The Lord God that has so much to give and ask little in thought.I perfer to be with JESUS. AMEN



  • Sarai dawta of Israel
    Deuteronomy
    1:1 Moses was talking to the Israelites
    28:1
  • Brotha of Knowledge
    One of the heaviest chapters in the whole Bible. Serving other deities, graven images of wood and stone, and being destroyed as a people.
  • Felicia
    It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God Heb 10:13. Thank you Lord Jesus for coming to save us for the latter part of Deu 28 is fearful indeed Verse 47 indicates that it is not enough for us to serve God but the manner of service is even more critical. We are saved to serve and we must serve joyfully and with all our hearts. I pray Lord that we will take God's seriously Amen
  • A disciple
    Hi Bruce; If that's how it was for you, I rejoice with you. My experience went somewhat different however from yours; but I know that there was joy in the presence of the angels over this sinner that repented! I haven't kept any day for a memorial, or as special; and I stay away generally from holidays or religious tokens; but have my religion in practical application of the Spirit led life.

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