Deuteronomy 6:7

“And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thou shalt teach them diligently vnto thy children, and shalt talke of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest downe, and when thou risest vp.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Teaching them to your children with all care, talking of them when you are at rest in your house or walking by the way, when you go to sleep and when you get up.
- Basic English Bible

and thou shalt impress them on thy sons, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou goest on the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt teach them diligently to thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
- Webster's Bible

and you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.
- World English Bible

and thou hast repeated them to thy sons, and spoken of them in thy sitting in thine house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up,
- Youngs Literal Bible

and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 6:7


6:7 Teach them diligently - Heb. whet, or sharpen them, so as they may pierce deep into their hearts. This metaphor signifies the manner of instructing them, that it is to be done diligently, earnestly, frequently, discreetly.


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.