Deuteronomy 32:1
New International Version
Listen, you heavens, and I will speak; hear, you earth, the words of my mouth.

New Living Translation
“Listen, O heavens, and I will speak! Hear, O earth, the words that I say!

English Standard Version
“Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak, and let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Berean Study Bible
Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

King James Bible
Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

New King James Version
“Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; And hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

New American Standard Bible
“Listen, you heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth!

NASB 1995
“Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

NASB 1977
“Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Amplified Bible
“Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention, heavens, and I will speak; listen, earth, to the words from my mouth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention, heavens, and I will speak; listen, earth, to the words of my mouth.

American Standard Version
Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Give ear, Oh Heaven and I shall speak! Hear, Oh Earth, the speech of my mouth!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Attend, O heaven, and I will speak; and let the earth hear the words out of my mouth.

Contemporary English Version
Earth and Sky, listen to what I say!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear, O ye heavens, the things I speak, let the earth give ear to the words of my mouth.

English Revised Version
Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth:

Good News Translation
"Earth and sky, hear my words, listen closely to what I say.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen, heaven, and I will speak. Earth, hear the words from my mouth.

International Standard Version
Hear, heavens, and I will speak! Listen, earth, to the words of my mouth!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Give ear, ye heavens, and I will speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Literal Standard Version
“Give ear, O heavens, and I speak; And you hear, O earth, sayings of my mouth!

NET Bible
Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

New Heart English Bible
Give ear, you heavens, and I will speak. Let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

World English Bible
Give ear, you heavens, and I will speak. Let the earth hear the words of my mouth.

Young's Literal Translation
'Give ear, O heavens, and I speak; And thou dost hear, O earth, sayings of my mouth!

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Song of Moses
1Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. 2Let my teaching fall like rain and my speech settle like dew, like gentle rain on new grass, like showers on tender plants.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:26
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you this day that you will quickly perish from the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess. You will not live long upon it, but will be utterly destroyed.

Deuteronomy 31:28
Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officers so that I may speak these words in their hearing and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Deuteronomy 31:30
Then Moses recited aloud to the whole assembly of Israel the words of this song from beginning to end:

Psalm 50:4
He summons the heavens above, and the earth, that He may judge His people:

Isaiah 1:2
Listen, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the LORD has spoken: "I have raised children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against Me.

Isaiah 34:1
Come near, O nations, to listen; pay attention, O peoples. Let the earth hear, and all that fills it, the world and all that springs from it.

Jeremiah 6:19
Hear, O earth! I am bringing disaster on this people, the fruit of their own schemes, because they have paid no attention to My word and have rejected My instruction.


Treasury of Scripture

Give ear, O you heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.

Deuteronomy 4:26
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 30:19
I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:

Deuteronomy 31:28
Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.









XXXII.

(1) Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.--Comp. the opening of Isaiah 1:2, which is almost identical, excepting that the two words for "hearing" are transposed.

Verse 1. - Heaven and earth are summoned to hearken to his words, both because of their importance, and because heaven and earth were interested, so to speak, as witnesses of the manifestation of God's righteousness and faithfulness about to be celebrated (cf. Deuteronomy 4:26; Deuteronomy 30:19; Deuteronomy 31:28, 29; Isaiah 1:2; Jeremiah 2:12; Jeremiah 22:29).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Give ear,
הַאֲזִ֥ינוּ (ha·’ă·zî·nū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 238: To broaden out the ear, to listen

O heavens,
הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם (haš·šā·ma·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky

and I will speak;
וַאֲדַבֵּ֑רָה (wa·’ă·ḏab·bê·rāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative - first person common singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

hear,
וְתִשְׁמַ֥ע (wə·ṯiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

O earth,
הָאָ֖רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

the words
אִמְרֵי־ (’im·rê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 561: Something said

of my mouth.
פִֽי׃ (p̄î)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to


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