Deuteronomy 26:17
New International Version
You have declared this day that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in obedience to him, that you will keep his decrees, commands and laws—that you will listen to him.

New Living Translation
You have declared today that the LORD is your God. And you have promised to walk in his ways, and to obey his decrees, commands, and regulations, and to do everything he tells you.

English Standard Version
You have declared today that the LORD is your God, and that you will walk in his ways, and keep his statutes and his commandments and his rules, and will obey his voice.

Berean Study Bible
Today you have proclaimed that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in His ways, keep His statutes and commandments and ordinances, and listen to His voice.

King James Bible
Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken unto his voice:

New King James Version
Today you have proclaimed the LORD to be your God, and that you will walk in His ways and keep His statutes, His commandments, and His judgments, and that you will obey His voice.

New American Standard Bible
Today you have declared the LORD to be your God, and that you will walk in His ways and keep His statutes, His commandments, and His ordinances, and listen to His voice.

NASB 1995
“You have today declared the LORD to be your God, and that you would walk in His ways and keep His statutes, His commandments and His ordinances, and listen to His voice.

NASB 1977
“You have today declared the LORD to be your God, and that you would walk in His ways and keep His statutes, His commandments and His ordinances, and listen to His voice.

Amplified Bible
Today you have [openly] declared the LORD to be your God, and that you will walk [that is, live each and every day] in His ways and keep His statutes, His commandments, and His judgments (precepts), and listen to His voice.

Christian Standard Bible
Today you have affirmed that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commands, and ordinances, and obey him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Today you have affirmed that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in His ways, keep His statutes, commands, and ordinances, and obey Him.

American Standard Version
Thou hast avouched Jehovah this day to be thy God, and that thou wouldest walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and hearken unto his voice:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To LORD JEHOVAH you have said today that He will be God to you, and you will walk in his ways and you will keep his laws and his judgments and his commandments and you will hear his voice:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou hast chosen God this day to be thy God, and to walk in all his ways, and to observe his ordinances and judgments, and to hearken to his voice.

Contemporary English Version
In response, you have agreed that the LORD will be your God, that you will obey all his laws and teachings, and that you will listen when he speaks to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast chosen the Lord this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways and keep his ceremonies, and precepts, end judgments, and obey his command.

English Revised Version
Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and that thou shouldest walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and hearken unto his voice:

Good News Translation
Today you have acknowledged the LORD as your God; you have promised to obey him, to keep all his laws, and to do all that he commands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Today you have declared that the LORD is your God and that you will follow his directions, obey his laws, commands, and rules, and listen to him.

International Standard Version
You have declared this very day that the LORD will be your God. You are to walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commands, and judgments, and obey his voice.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and that thou wouldest walk in His ways, and keep His statutes, and His commandments, and His ordinances, and hearken unto His voice.

Literal Standard Version
Today you have proclaimed YHWH to be to you for God, that [you are] to walk in His ways, and to keep His statutes, and His commands, and His judgments, and to listen to His voice.

NET Bible
Today you have declared the LORD to be your God, and that you will walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commandments, and ordinances, and obey him.

New Heart English Bible
You have declared the LORD this day to be your God, and that you would walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and listen to his voice:

World English Bible
You have declared Yahweh this day to be your God, and that you would walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and listen to his voice:

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah thou hast caused to promise to-day to become thy God, and to walk in His ways, and to keep His statutes, and His commands, and His judgments, and to hearken to His voice.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Obey the LORD's Commands
16The LORD your God commands you this day to follow these statutes and ordinances. You must be careful to follow them with all your heart and with all your soul. 17 Today you have proclaimed that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in His ways, keep His statutes and commandments and ordinances, and listen to His voice. 18And today the LORD has proclaimed that you are His people and treasured possession as He promised, that you are to keep all His commandments,…

Cross References
Genesis 28:21
so that I may return safely to my father's house, then the LORD will be my God.

Exodus 19:8
And all the people answered together, "We will do everything that the LORD has spoken." So Moses brought their words back to the LORD.

Psalm 48:14
For this God is our God forever and ever; He will be our guide even till death.


Treasury of Scripture

You have avouched the LORD this day to be your God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to listen to his voice:

avouched

Deuteronomy 5:2,3
The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb…

Exodus 15:2
The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Exodus 20:19
And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

and to

Deuteronomy 10:12,13
And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, …

Deuteronomy 13:4,5
Ye shall walk after the LORD your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him…

Deuteronomy 30:16
In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

to keep

Psalm 147:19,20
He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel…

hearken

Deuteronomy 13:18
When thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all his commandments which I command thee this day, to do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 15:5
Only if thou carefully hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all these commandments which I command thee this day.









Verse 17. - Thou hast avouched, etc.; literally, Thou hast caused Jehovah this day to say to be a God unto thee; i.e. thou hast given occasion to him to declare himself to be thy God, and (as a consequence of this) that thou shouldest walk in his ways and keep his commandments. In declaring that he was their God, he virtually declared also that they were to be wholly obedient to him.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Today
הַיּ֑וֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

you have proclaimed
הֶאֱמַ֖רְתָּ (he·’ĕ·mar·tā)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

that the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

is
לִהְיוֹת֩ (lih·yō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

your God
לֵֽאלֹהִ֜ים (lê·lō·hîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

and that you will walk
וְלָלֶ֣כֶת (wə·lā·le·ḵeṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

in His ways,
בִּדְרָכָ֗יו (biḏ·rā·ḵāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

keep
וְלִשְׁמֹ֨ר (wə·liš·mōr)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

His statutes
חֻקָּ֧יו (ḥuq·qāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2706: Something prescribed or owed, a statute

and commandments
וּמִצְוֺתָ֛יו (ū·miṣ·wō·ṯāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4687: Commandment

and ordinances,
וּמִשְׁפָּטָ֖יו (ū·miš·pā·ṭāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

and listen
וְלִשְׁמֹ֥עַ (wə·liš·mō·a‘)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to His voice.
בְּקֹלֽוֹ׃ (bə·qō·lōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound


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