Deuteronomy 8:12
New International Version
Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down,

New Living Translation
For when you have become full and prosperous and have built fine homes to live in,

English Standard Version
lest, when you have eaten and are full and have built good houses and live in them,

Berean Study Bible
Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses in which to dwell,

King James Bible
Lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;

New King James Version
lest—when you have eaten and are full, and have built beautiful houses and dwell in them;

New American Standard Bible
otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, and you build good houses and live in them,

NASB 1995
otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,

NASB 1977
lest, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,

Amplified Bible
otherwise, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived in them,

Christian Standard Bible
When you eat and are full, and build beautiful houses to live in,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When you eat and are full, and build beautiful houses to live in,

American Standard Version
lest, when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lest when you eat and you are filled and you build beautiful houses and you settle down;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt in them;

Contemporary English Version
you will have plenty to eat, and you will build good houses to live in.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lest after thou hast eaten and art filled, hast built goodly houses, and dwelt in them,

English Revised Version
lest when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;

Good News Translation
When you have all you want to eat and have built good houses to live in

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You will eat all you want. You will build nice houses and live in them.

International Standard Version
Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you have built beautiful houses and lived in them,

JPS Tanakh 1917
lest when thou hast eaten and art satisfied, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;

Literal Standard Version
lest you eat and have been satisfied, and build good houses and have inhabited [them],

NET Bible
When you eat your fill, when you build and occupy good houses,

New Heart English Bible
lest, when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and lived in them;

World English Bible
lest, when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and lived therein;

Young's Literal Translation
lest thou eat, and hast been satisfied, and good houses dost build, and hast inhabited;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Remember the LORD Your God
11Be careful not to forget the LORD your God by failing to keep His commandments and ordinances and statutes, which I am giving you this day. 12Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses in which to dwell, 13and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all that you have is multiplied,…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 8:13
and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all that you have is multiplied,

Proverbs 30:9
Otherwise, I may have too much and deny You, saying, 'Who is the LORD?' Or I may become poor and steal, profaning the name of my God.

Hosea 13:6
When they had pasture, they became satisfied; when they were satisfied, their hearts became proud, and as a result they forgot Me.


Treasury of Scripture

Lest when you have eaten and are full, and have built goodly houses, and dwelled therein;

Lest when

Deuteronomy 28:47
Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;

Deuteronomy 31:20
For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.

Deuteronomy 32:15
But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.

and hast built

Ecclesiastes 2:4
I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards:

Jeremiah 22:14,15
That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cutteth him out windows; and it is cieled with cedar, and painted with vermilion…

Ezekiel 11:3
Which say, It is not near; let us build houses: this city is the caldron, and we be the flesh.









(12) Hast built goodly houses.--One of the conditions prescribed by Jonadab the son of Rechab to his family was, "All your days ye shall dwell in tents; that ye may live many days in the land where ye be strangers" (Jeremiah 35:7).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Otherwise,
פֶּן־ (pen-)
Conjunction
Strong's 6435: Removal, lest

when you eat
תֹּאכַ֖ל (tō·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

and are satisfied,
וְשָׂבָ֑עְתָּ (wə·śā·ḇā·‘ə·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7646: To be sated, satisfied or surfeited

when you build
תִּבְנֶ֖ה (tiḇ·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

fine
טוֹבִ֛ים (ṭō·w·ḇîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

houses
וּבָתִּ֥ים (ū·ḇāt·tîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1004: A house

in which to dwell,
וְיָשָֽׁבְתָּ׃ (wə·yā·šā·ḇə·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry


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