Deuteronomy 6:2

“That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That thou mightest feare the Lord thy God, to keepe all his Statutes, and his Commandements which I command thee; thou, and thy sonne, and thy sonnes sonne, all the dayes of thy life: and that thy dayes may be prolonged.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that you and your son and your grandson might fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that thou mightest fear Jehovah thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that living in the fear of the Lord your God, you may keep all his laws and his orders, which I give you: you and your son and your son's son, all the days of your life; and so that your life may be long.
- Basic English Bible

that thou mayest fear Jehovah thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
- Darby Bible

That thou mayst fear the LORD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life: and that thy days may be prolonged.
- Webster's Bible

that you might fear Yahweh your God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, you, and your son, and your son's son, all the days of your life; and that your days may be prolonged.
- World English Bible

so that thou dost fear Jehovah thy God, to keep all His statutes and His commands, which I am commanding thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all days of thy life, and so that thy days are prolonged.
- Youngs Literal Bible

that thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Deuteronomy 6

  • BSP
    Verse 12: God knew that when imperfect people gain prosperity and life is going well, they can forget about him and what he has done for them.
  • BSP
    Verse 7: The Israelites were to teach the commandments of Jehovah God to their children. Spiritual instruction is the main responsibility of the parents.
  • Bruce
    In the Beginning God:in Hebrew it's Elohiym (Eloheem) that's plural more then One. It's that way all through The Bible. He said let us make---in our---after our---Genesis 1. For there are three that bear record in Heaven, The Father,The Word and The Holy Ghost and These Three are One. 1John 5:7. The Trinity. Something we will fully understand in Glory.
    never heard three gods. Emmanuel,Thank you.
  • Emmanuel Akaniyene
    Just to Responds to the question raise by (IRENE123) hear oh Israel Means GOD IS ONE! 1st Timothy 3:16 Explain the fullness of GOD Manifestation. in differs form but today people are misinterpreting the Gospel for Trinity 3 gods... all we are seeing today happen at Nicaea Council 325 where all bishop came together and form paganism. Doing What i called Ballamism
  • JoAnn
    Father God, it us just as you have said, we have all gone our own way. We think we possess things, yet you have loan blessings to us. Father God forgive us, we don't know what we do. Thank you God for your mercy.
  • Jackie
    I thank God for this recipe to life, this is our daily bread, as the song says"we're lost with out you, were desperate for you" Lord God almighty, we praise you.

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