DEUTERONOMY 10:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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,”

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Deuteronomy 10:12 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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And now, וְעַתָּה֙ At this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive now
Israel, יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel
what מָ֚ה Properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses what
doth the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God doth Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
require שֹׁאֵ֖ל To inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand require
of מֵֽעִמָּ֑ךְ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) of
thee, but כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed thee but
to fear לְ֠יִרְאָה To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
the Lord יְהוָ֨ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God, אֱלֹהֶ֜יךָ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
to walk לָלֶ֤כֶת To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) walk
in all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
his ways, דְּרָכָיו֙ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb ways
and to love וּלְאַֽהֲבָ֣ה To have affection for (sexually or otherwise) love
him, and to serve וְלַֽעֲבֹד֙ To work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc serve
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
thy God אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
with all בְּכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
thy heart לְבָֽבְךָ֖ The heart (as the most interior organ) heart
and with all וּבְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
thy soul, נַפְשֶֽׁךָ׃ Properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) soul

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  • 10  And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights; and the Lord hearkened unto me at that time also, and the Lord would not destroy thee.

  • 11  And the Lord said unto me, Arise, take thy journey before the people, that they may go in and possess the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give unto them.

  • 12  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,

  • 13  To keep the commandments of the Lord, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?

  • 14  Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the Lord's thy God, the earth also, with all that therein is.




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