Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 6

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Deuteronomy 5 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 7
Deuteronomy 6:1
JPS 6:1 Now this is the commandment, the statutes, and the ordinances, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go over to possess it—
ONK 6:1 And this is the commandment, (these are) the statutes and the judgments, which the Lord your God hath commanded (me) to teach you to perform in the land to which you go over to possess it,
PAL 6:1 And this is the declaration of the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments which the Lord your God hath commanded (me) to teach you to perform in the land to which you pass over to inherit;
     
 
Deuteronomy 6:2
JPS 6:2 that thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.
ONK 6:2 that thou mayest fear before the Lord thy God, and keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command thee; thou, thy sons, and thy sons' son, all the days of thy life, that thy days may be prolonged.
PAL 6:2 that thou mayest fear the Lord thy God, and keep all His statutes and precepts which I command thee; thou, thy son, and the son of thy son, all the days of thy life; and that thou mayest prolong thy days.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:3
JPS 6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as the LORD, the God of thy fathers, hath promised unto thee—a land flowing with milk and honey.
ONK 6:3 And thou, Israel, shalt receive, and keep, and perform, that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest increase greatly, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath said to thee, (in) the land which produceth milk and honey.
PAL 6:3 Hearken then, Israel, to keep and to do, that it may be well with thee, and you may increase greatly, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath spoken to thee, (that) He will give thee a land whose fruits are rich as milk, and sweet as honey.
JER 6:3 A land producing good fruits, pure as milk, sweet and tasty as honey.
 
Deuteronomy 6:4
JPS 6:4 HEAR, O ISRAEL: THE LORD OUR GOD, THE LORD IS ONE.
ONK 6:4 HEAR ISRAEL;(13) THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONE LORD:
PAL 6:4 It was, when the time came that our father Jakob should be gathered out of the world, he was anxious lest there might be an idolater among his sons. He called them, and questioned them, Is there such perversity in your hearts? They answered, all of them together, and said to him: HEAR, ISRAEL OUR FATHER: THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONE LORD! Jakob made response, and said, Blessed be His Glorious Name for ever and ever.
JER 6:4 When the end had come to our father Jakob, that he should be taken up from the world, he called the twelve tribes, his sons, and gathered them round his couch. Then Jakob our father rose up, and said to them, Do you worship any idol that Terah the father of Abraham worshipped? do you worship any idol that Laban (the brother of his mother) worshipped? or worship you the God of Jakob? The twelve tribes answered together, with fulness of heart, and said, Hear now, Israel our father: The Lord our God is one Lord. Jakob responded and said, May His Great Name be blessed for ever!
 
Deuteronomy 6:5
JPS 6:5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
ONK 6:5 and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy substance.
PAL 6:5 Mosheh the prophet said to the people of the house of Israel, Follow after the true worship of your fathers, that you may love the Lord your God with each disposition of your hearts, and also that He may accept your souls, and the (dedicated) service of all your wealth;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:6
JPS 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart;
ONK 6:6 And these words that I command thee this day shall be upon thy heart.
PAL 6:6 and let these words which I command you this day be written upon the tables of your hearts.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:7
JPS 6:7 and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
ONK 6:7 And thou shalt deliver them to thy children, and talk of them when thou art sitting in thy house, and when thou goest in the way, and in thy lying down, and thy rising up.
PAL 6:7 And thou shalt unfold them to thy children, and meditate upon them when thou art sitting in your houses, at the time when you are occupied in secret chambers, or in journeying by the way; at evening when you lie down, and at morn when you arise.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:8
JPS 6:8 And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thy hand, and they shall be for frontlets between thine eyes.
ONK 6:8 And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thy hand, and they shall be for tephillin(14) between thine eyes;
PAL 6:8 And you shall bind them as written signs upon thy left hand, and they shall be for tephillin upon thy forehead over thine eyes.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:9
JPS 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the door-posts of thy house, and upon thy gates.
ONK 6:9 and thou shalt write them upon the doorposts, and affix them to the lintels(15) of thy house, and upon thy gates.
PAL 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the pillars, and affix them in three places, against the cupboard,(12) upon the posts of thy house, and on the right hand of thy gate, in thy going out.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:10
JPS 6:10 And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land which He swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee—great and goodly cities, which thou didst not build,
ONK 6:10 And it shall be, when the Lord thy God will have brought thee into the land which He covenanted to thy fathers, to Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, to give thee great and goodly cities which thou buildedst not,
PAL 6:10 And when the Lord thy God hath brought thee into the land which he promised to Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, thy fathers, to give thee cities great and goodly which thou didst not toil in building,
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:11
JPS 6:11 and houses full of all good things, which thou didst not fill, and cisterns hewn out, which thou the didst not hew, vineyards and olive-trees, which thou didst not plant, and thou shalt eat and be satisfied—
ONK 6:11 and houses full of goods that thou didst not fill, and cisterns hewn which thou hewedst not, vineyards and olive trees which thou didst not plant, and thou have eaten and be full;
PAL 6:11 houses also, filled with all good, which thou wast not occupied in filling, and hewn cisterns in hewing which thou didst not labour, vineyards and olives with planting which thou wast not wearied; and when thou hast eaten and art satisfied,
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:12
JPS 6:12 then beware lest thou forget the LORD, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
ONK 6:12 beware, lest thou forget the fear of the Lord who brought thee out from the land of Mizraim, from the house of bondage.
PAL 6:12 beware lest you forget the fear of the Lord your God, who delivered and led you out free from the land of Mizraim, from the house of the affliction of slaves;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:13
JPS 6:13 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; and Him shalt thou serve, and by His name shalt thou swear.
ONK 6:13 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve before Him, and swear by His Name.
PAL 6:13 but fear the Lord your God, and worship before Him, and swear by the Name of the Word of the Lord in truth.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:14
JPS 6:14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples that are round about you;
ONK 6:14 You shall not go after the idols of the Gentiles, the idols of the peoples who surround you
PAL 6:14 You shall not go after the idols of the Gentiles, the idols of the peoples who are round about you:
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:15
JPS 6:15 for a jealous God, even the LORD thy God, is in the midst of thee; lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and He destroy thee from off the face of the earth.
ONK 6:15 (for the Lord thy God is a jealous God, His Shekinah dwelleth in the midst of thee), lest the anger of the Lord thy God be kindled against thee, and He destroy thee from off the face of the earth.
PAL 6:15 for the Lord our God is a jealous God, and an Avenger, whose Shekinah dwelleth in the midst of you; lest the anger of the Lord your God be kindled against you, and He quickly destroy you from the face of the earth.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:16
JPS 6:16 Ye shall not try the LORD your God, as ye tried Him in Massah.
ONK 6:16 You shall not tempt the Lord your God as you tempted Him in the temptation:
PAL 6:16 Sons of Israel, my people, be warned not to tempt the Lord your God as you tempted Him in the ten temptations;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:17
JPS 6:17 Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and His testimonies, and His statutes, which He hath commanded thee.
ONK 6:17 keeping you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, His testimonies, and His statutes He hath commanded thee,
PAL 6:17 keeping keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and His testimonies and statutes which He hath commanded you;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:18
JPS 6:18 And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD; that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest go in and possess the good land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers,
ONK 6:18 and do what is right and well ordered before the Lord, that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest enter in and possess the good land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers
PAL 6:18 and do what is good and right before the Lord, that it may be well with you, and ye may go in, and possess by inheritance the good land which the Lord covenanted to your fathers;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:19
JPS 6:19 to thrust out all thine enemies from before thee, as the LORD hath spoken.
ONK 6:19 to break all thy enemies before thee, as He hath said.
PAL 6:19 that He may drive out all thy enemies before thee, as the Lord hath said.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:20
JPS 6:20 When thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying: 'What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the ordinances, which the LORD our God hath commanded you?
ONK 6:20 When thy son shall ask thee in time to come (mehar, tomorrow), saying, What are the testimonies, statutes, and judgments, which the Lord our God hath commanded you?
PAL 6:20 When thy son, in time to come, shall ask thee, saying, What are the testimonies, statutes, and judgments which the Lord our God hath commanded you?
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:21
JPS 6:21 then thou shalt say unto thy son: 'We were Pharaoh's bondmen in Egypt; and the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
ONK 6:21 then thou shalt say, We were servants to Pharoh in Mizraim; and the Lord brought us out of Mizraim with a mighty hand,
PAL 6:21 then shall you say to your sons, We were servants to Pharoh in Mizraim, and the Word of the Lord brought us out of Mizraim with a mighty hand;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:22
JPS 6:22 And the LORD showed signs and wonders, great and sore, upon Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his house, before our eyes.
ONK 6:22 and put forth miracles great and sore upon Pharoh, and all the men of his house, before our eyes;
PAL 6:22 and the Word of the Lord wrought signs, great wonders, and sore plagues on Mizraim and on Pharoh and all the men of his house, which our eyes beheld;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:23
JPS 6:23 And He brought us out from thence, that He might bring us in, to give us the land which He swore unto our fathers.
ONK 6:23 and He brought us out from thence, to bring us in, to give us the land which He sware to our fathers.
PAL 6:23 but us He led forth free to bring us in and give us the land which He sware to our fathers.
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:24
JPS 6:24 And the LORD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LORD our God, for our good always, that He might preserve us alive, as it is at this day.
ONK 6:24 And the Lord commanded us to perform all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God, that all days it may be well with us, (and) that He may preserve us alive as at this day.
PAL 6:24 And the Lord commanded us to perform all these statutes, that we may fear the Lord our God for good to us in all days, that He may preserve us alive as at the time of this day;
 
 
Deuteronomy 6:25
JPS 6:25 And it shall be righteousness unto us, if we observe to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as He hath commanded us.'
ONK 6:25 And it shall be our righteousness to observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as He hath commanded us.
PAL 6:25 and (the reward of) righteousness will be reserved for us in the world to come, if we keep all these commandments to perform them before the Lord our God, as He hath commanded us.
 
 
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