Deuteronomy 29:18

“Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 29:18

Lest there should be among you man or woman, or familie, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day frō the Lord our God, to goe and serue the gods of these nations: lest there should bee among you a root that beareth gall and wormewood,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that there may not be among you any man or woman or family or tribe whose heart is turned away from the Lord our God today, to go after other gods and give them worship; or any root among you whose fruit is poison and bitter sorrow;
- Basic English Bible

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood,
- Darby Bible

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;
- Webster's Bible

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from Yahweh our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood;
- World English Bible

lest there be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart is turning to-day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations, lest there be in you a root fruitful of gall and wormwood:
- Youngs Literal Bible

(29:17) lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 29:18

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 29:18


29:18 A root - An evil heart inclining you to such cursed idolatry, and bringing forth bitter fruits.


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