Deuteronomy 30:15
New International Version
See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction.

New Living Translation
“Now listen! Today I am giving you a choice between life and death, between prosperity and disaster.

English Standard Version
“See, I have set before you today life and good, death and evil.

Berean Study Bible
See, I have set before you today life and goodness, as well as death and disaster.

King James Bible
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;

New King James Version
“See, I have set before you today life and good, death and evil,

New American Standard Bible
“See, I have placed before you today life and happiness, and death and adversity,

NASB 1995
“See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

NASB 1977
“See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;

Amplified Bible
“Listen closely, I have set before you today life and prosperity (good), and death and adversity (evil);

Christian Standard Bible
See, today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and adversity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
See, today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and adversity.

American Standard Version
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
See, I have put before you today, life and death and goodness and evil.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, I have set before thee this day life and death, good and evil.

Contemporary English Version
Today I am giving you a choice. You can choose life and success or death and disaster.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Consider that I have set before thee this day life and good, and on the other hand death and evil:

English Revised Version
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;

Good News Translation
"Today I am giving you a choice between good and evil, between life and death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Today I offer you life and prosperity or death and destruction.

International Standard Version
"Look! Today I have set before you life and what is good, along with death and what is evil.

JPS Tanakh 1917
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil,

Literal Standard Version
See, today I have set before you life and good, and death and evil,

NET Bible
"Look! I have set before you today life and prosperity on the one hand, and death and disaster on the other.

New Heart English Bible
Look, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil.

World English Bible
Behold, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil;

Young's Literal Translation
'See, I have set before thee to-day life and good, and death and evil,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Choice of Life or Death
14But the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you may obey it. 15See, I have set before you today life and goodness, as well as death and disaster. 16For I am commanding you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and increase, and the LORD your God may bless you in the land that you are entering to possess.…

Cross References
Genesis 2:17
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; for in the day that you eat of it, you will surely die."

Deuteronomy 11:26
See, today I am setting before you a blessing and a curse--

Deuteronomy 30:1
"When all these things come upon you--the blessings and curses I have set before you--and you call them to mind in all the nations to which the LORD your God has banished you,

Deuteronomy 30:14
But the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you may obey it.

Proverbs 12:28
There is life in the path of righteousness, but another path leads to death.

Isaiah 1:19
If you are willing and obedient, you will eat the best of the land.

Jeremiah 21:8
Furthermore, you are to tell this people that this is what the LORD says: 'Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.


Treasury of Scripture

See, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil;

Deuteronomy 30:1,19
And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee, …

Deuteronomy 11:26
Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse;

Deuteronomy 28:1
And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:









Verses 15-20. - Moses concludes by solemnly adjuring the people, as he had set before them, in his proclamation of the Law and in his preaching, good and evil, life and death, to choose the former and eschew the latter, to love and serve the Lord which is life, and to shun apostasy and disobedience which are death (cf. Deuteronomy 11:26, 27). Ver. 17. - (Cf. Deuteronomy 4:19.) Ver. 19. - (Cf. Deuteronomy 4:26.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
See,
רְאֵ֨ה (rə·’êh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

I have set
נָתַ֤תִּי (nā·ṯat·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

before you
לְפָנֶ֙יךָ֙ (lə·p̄ā·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

today
הַיּ֔וֹם (hay·yō·wm)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

life
הַֽחַיִּ֖ים (ha·ḥay·yîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

and prosperity,
הַטּ֑וֹב (haṭ·ṭō·wḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

as well as
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

death
הַמָּ֖וֶת (ham·mā·weṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4194: Death, the dead, their place, state, pestilence, ruin

and disaster.
הָרָֽע׃ (hā·rā‘)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil


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