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

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 9

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Deuteronomy 9:1
JPS 9:1 Hear, O Israel: thou art to pass over the Jordan this day, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fortified up to heaven,
ONK 9:1 Hear, Israel: thou art this day (about) to pass over the Jordana, to enter, to drive out nations greater and stronger than thou, and (to take possession of) cities, great and fortified to the height of heaven;
PAL 9:1 Hear, Israel: you are this day (about) to pass Jordana to enter in and possess (the country of) nations greater and stronger than you, and cities many, and fortified to the height of heaven.
     
 
Deuteronomy 9:2
JPS 9:2 a people great and tall, the sons of the Anakim, whom thou knowest, and of whom thou hast heard say: 'Who can stand before the sons of Anak?'
ONK 9:2 a people great and mighty, the sons of the giants whom thou knowest, and (of whom) thou hast heard (it said), Who can stand before the sons of the giants?
PAL 9:2 A people (are they) strong and tall as the giants whom you know, and of whom you have heard (say), Who can stand before the sons of the giants?
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:3
JPS 9:3 Know therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is He who goeth over before thee as a devouring fire; He will destroy them, and He will bring them down before thee; so shalt thou drive them out, and make them to perish quickly, as the LORD hath spoken unto thee.
ONK 9:3 But know this day that the Word of the Lord thy God, He it is who goeth over before thee, He who is a burning fire, He will consume them, He will break them down before thee, and thou wilt soon drive them out, as the Lord hath told thee.
PAL 9:3 Know, therefore, today that the Lord your God, whose glorious Shekinah goeth before you, whose Word is a consuming fire, will destroy them and drive them out before you; so shall you drive them out, and destroy them quickly, as the Lord your God hath said to you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:4
JPS 9:4 Speak not thou in thy heart, after that the LORD thy God hath thrust them out from before thee, saying: 'For my righteousness the LORD hath brought me in to possess this land'; whereas for the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth drive them out from before thee.
ONK 9:4 Thou shalt not (therefore) speak in thy heart when the Lord thy God hath broken them before thee, saying: For the sake of my righteousness hath the Lord brought me in to inherit this land; but for the wickedness of these nations the Lord driveth them out before thee.
PAL 9:4 Speak not in your heart when the Lord your God hath driven them away from before you, saying, For the sake of my righteousness hath the Lord brought me in to inherit this land; for on account of the sins of these people the Lord driveth them out before you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:5
JPS 9:5 Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, dost thou go in to possess their land; but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that He may establish the word which the LORD swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
ONK 9:5 Not for thy righteousness or the integrity of thy heart dost thou go in to possess their land, but for the guilt of these nations the Lord thy God doth drive them out before thee, and that He may confirm the word which he sware to thy fathers, to Abraham, to Izhak, and to Jakob.
PAL 9:5 Not for your righteousness, or the integrity of your heart, will you be brought in to possess their land, but for the sins of these people the Lord your God driveth them away before you; and that the Lord may establish the word which He sware to Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, your fathers.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:6
JPS 9:6 Know therefore that it is not for thy righteousness that the LORD thy God giveth thee this good land to possess it; for thou art a stiffnecked people.
ONK 9:6 Know, then, that not for thy righteousness will the Lord thy God give thee this good land to possess it, for thou art a hard-necked people.
PAL 9:6 Know, therefore, that it is not on account of your merit that the Lord your God giveth you this glorious land to possess it; for a hard-necked people are you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:7
JPS 9:7 Remember, forget thou not, how thou didst make the LORD thy God wroth in the wilderness; from the day that thou didst go forth out of the land of Egypt, until ye came unto this place, ye have been rebellious against the LORD.
ONK 9:7 Be mindful, and forget not that thou didst provoke the Lord thy God to wrath in the wilderness; from the day that thou camest out from the land of Mizraim until thou hast come to this place, ye have been rebellious before the Lord.
PAL 9:7 Be mindful and forget not how you have provoked unto anger before the Lord in the wilderness, from the day that you went out of the land of Mizraim until you came to this place, and have been perverse before the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:8
JPS 9:8 Also in Horeb ye made the LORD wroth, and the LORD was angered with you to have destroyed you.
ONK 9:8 And in Horeb (itself) you provoked the Lord, and aroused the Lord's anger to destroy you.
PAL 9:8 (Even) at Horeb you provoked the Lord to anger, so that there was wrath before the Lord against you, to destroy you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:9
JPS 9:9 When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which the LORD made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water.
ONK 9:9 When I had gone up to the mountain to receive the tables of the stones, the tables of the covenant which the Lord had made with you, and I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights—I ate no bread, I drank no water—
PAL 9:9 When I had gone up to the mountain to receive the tables of marble, the tables of the covenant which the Lord had made with you, and I tarried on the mountain forty days and forty nights, I ate no bread, I drank no water;
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:10
JPS 9:10 And the LORD delivered unto me the two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on them was written according to all the words, which the LORD spoke with you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly.
ONK 9:10 And the Lord gave to me the two tables of stones, written upon by the finger of the Lord, according to all the words which the Lord had spoken with you on the mount from the midst of the fire, on the day of the convocation.
PAL 9:10 and the Lord gave to me the two tables of marble inscribed by the finger of the Lord, and upon which was written according to all the words which the Lord spake with you on the mount from the midst of the fire in the day of the assembling of the congregation.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:11
JPS 9:11 And it came to pass at the end of forty days and forty nights, that the LORD gave me the two tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant.
ONK 9:11 It was at the end of forty days and nights, when the Lord gave to me the two tables of the stones, the tables of the covenant,
PAL 9:11 But at the end of the forty days and nights, when the Lord gave to me the two tables of marble, the tables of the covenant,
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:12
JPS 9:12 And the LORD said unto me: 'Arise, get thee down quickly from hence; for thy people that thou hast brought forth out of Egypt have dealt corruptly; they are quickly turned aside out of the way which I commanded them; they have made them a molten image.'
ONK 9:12 that the Lord said to me, Arise, go down quickly from hence; for thy people whom I brought out from Mizraim are corrupted; they have soon turned from the way that I commanded them, and have made them a molten image.
PAL 9:12 the Lord said to me, Arise, go down quickly from hence, for the people who are called by thy name, whom I led forth from the land of Mizraim, have corrupted their way; they have soon gone aside from the way that I commanded them on Sinai, saying, Make not to you a likeness or image; for they have made for themselves a molten (form).
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:13
JPS 9:13 Furthermore the LORD spoke unto me, saying: 'I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people;
ONK 9:13 And the Lord spake to me, saying: This people are disclosed before me, and, behold, it is a hard-necked people.
PAL 9:13 And the Lord spake to me saying, the sin of this people is revealed before Me, and, behold, this people is hard-necked:
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:14
JPS 9:14 let Me alone, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from under heaven; and I will make of thee a nation mightier and greater than they.'
ONK 9:14 Cease from thy prayer before me, and I will destroy them, and blot out their name from under the heavens, and I will make thee for a people stronger and greater than they.
PAL 9:14 desist from thy prayer to Me, that I may destroy them, and blot out their name from under the heavens; and I will make of thee a people stronger and greater than they.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:15
JPS 9:15 So I turned and came down from the mount, and the mount burned with fire; and the two tables of the covenant were in my two hands.
ONK 9:15 And I turned and descended from the mount; and the mountain burned with fire, and the two tables of the covenant were upon my two hands.
PAL 9:15 And I prepared and went down from the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire; and the two tables of the covenant were upon my two hands.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:16
JPS 9:16 And I looked, and, behold, ye had sinned against the LORD your God; ye had made you a molten calf; ye had turned aside quickly out of the way which the LORD had commanded you.
ONK 9:16 And I looked, and, behold, you had sinned before the Lord your God; you had made you a molten calf; you had turned quickly from the way which the Lord had commanded you.
PAL 9:16 And I saw, and, behold, you had sinned before the Lord your God; you had made for you a molten calf, and had quickly declined from the way which the Lord had commanded to you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:17
JPS 9:17 And I took hold of the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and broke them before your eyes.
ONK 9:17 And I took the two tables, and cast them away from my two hands, and brake them before your eyes.
PAL 9:17 And taking the two tables, I cast them from my two hands and broke them; and you looked on while the tables were broken, and the letters fled away.(13)
JER 9:17 And I took both the tables and cast them down.
 
Deuteronomy 9:18
JPS 9:18 And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water; because of all your sin which ye sinned, in doing that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke Him.
ONK 9:18 And I fell down before the Lord as at the first, forty days and forty nights, bread I ate not, water I drank not, for all your sins which you sinned to do evil before the Lord, to provoke to anger before Him;
PAL 9:18 But I prayed for mercy as at the first before the Lord; forty days and forty nights I ate no bread, nor drank water, for all your sin whereby you had sinned in doing what was evil before the Lord to provoke Him to anger.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:19
JPS 9:19 For I was in dread of the anger and hot displeasure, wherewith the LORD was wroth against you to destroy you. But the LORD hearkened unto me that time also.
ONK 9:19 for I was afraid before the anger and indignation wherewith the Lord was angry against you to destroy you; but the Lord hearkened to my prayer on that day also.
PAL 9:19 At that time five destroying angels were sent from the Lord to destroy Israel, Wrath, Burning, Relentlessness, Destruction, and Indignation; but when Mosheh the Rabban of Israel heard, he went and made memorial of the great and glorious Name, and called. And Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob arose from their tomb, and stood in prayer before the Lord; and forthwith three of them were restrained, and two of them, Wrath and Burning, remained. But Mosheh (yet) supplicated mercy, and the two were also restrained; and he digged a grave in the land of Moab and buried them, in swearing by the great and tremendous Name; for so it is written: For I was afraid before the anger with which the Lord was angry with you to destroy you, and the Lord received my prayer at that time also.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:20
JPS 9:20 Moreover the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him; and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.
ONK 9:20 And against Aharon was there great displeasure before the Lord to destroy him; but I prayed for Aharon also at that time.
PAL 9:20 But against Aharon was there great displeasure before the Lord, (so that) He would destroy him; but I prayed for Aharon also at that time.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:21
JPS 9:21 And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made, and burnt it with fire, and beat it in pieces, grinding it very small, until it was as fine as dust; and I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
ONK 9:21 And your sin which you had made, the calf, I took and burned it in fire, and ground it to a fine grinding till it was small as powder, and I threw the dust of it into the stream that descended from the mount.
PAL 9:21 And your sin, the calf which you had made, I took, and burned it in fire, and crushed it well with crushing until I had bruised it into dust; and I threw the dust into the stream that descended from the mountain.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:22
JPS 9:22 And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye made the LORD wroth.
ONK 9:22 And at the Burning, and at the Temptation, and at the Graves of Desire, you were rebellious before the Lord;
PAL 9:22 And at the place of Burning, and that of the Temptation, and at the Graves of Desire you provoked to anger before the Lord.
JER 9:22 And at the Graves of Desire
 
Deuteronomy 9:23
JPS 9:23 And when the LORD sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying: 'Go up and possess the land which I have given you'; then ye rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God, and ye believed Him not, nor hearkened to His voice.
ONK 9:23 and when the Lord sent you from Rekem Giah, saying: Go up and possess the land I have given, then rebelled you against the decree of the Word of the Lord your God, and would not believe Him, nor be obedient to His Word.
PAL 9:23 And at the time when the Lord sent you from Rekem Giah, saying: Go up and take possession of the land which I have given you, then were you perverse with the Word of the Lord your God, and would not believe Him, nor be obedient to His Word.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:24
JPS 9:24 Ye have been rebellious against the LORD from the day that I knew you.
ONK 9:24 You have been contumacious before the Lord from the day that I have known you;
PAL 9:24 You have been perverse before the Lord from the day that I have known you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:25
JPS 9:25 So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and forty nights that I fell down; because the LORD had said He would destroy you.
ONK 9:25 but I fell down before the Lord the forty days and the forty nights that I was prostrate, for the Lord had spoken to consume you.
PAL 9:25 And I bowed down in prayer before the Lord for the forty days and nights in which I was prostrate in supplication, because the Lord had said He was about to destroy you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:26
JPS 9:26 And I prayed unto the LORD, and said: 'O Lord GOD, destroy not Thy people and Thine inheritance, that Thou hast redeemed through Thy greatness, that Thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
ONK 9:26 And I prayed before the Lord, and said: Lord God, destroy not Thy people, and Thine inheritance, which Thou hast redeemed by Thy power, and brought out from Mizraim with a mighty hand.
PAL 9:26 And I prayed before the Lord, and said: I implore mercy before Thee, Lord God, that Thou wouldst not destroy Thy people and Thy heritage which Thou hast redeemed by Thy power, and led forth from Mizraim by the strength of Thy mighty hand.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:27
JPS 9:27 Remember Thy servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; look not unto the stubbornness of this people, nor to their wickedness, nor to their sin;
ONK 9:27 Remember Thy servants Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob; regard not the stubbornness of this people, nor their wickedness, nor their sin:
PAL 9:27 Remember Thy servants Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, nor regard Thou the hard heart of this people, nor their wickedness, nor their sin:
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:28
JPS 9:28 lest the land whence Thou broughtest us out say: Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which He promised unto them, and because He hated them, He hath brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.
ONK 9:28 lest the inhabitants of the land from whence Thou hast led us should say: Because there was no power before the Lord to bring them into the land which He had told them of, or because He hated them, He led them forth to kill them in the wilderness.
PAL 9:28 lest the inhabitants of the land from whence Thou hast led us say, that power failed before the Lord to bring them into the land of which Thou hast told them, and that because Thou didst hate them, therefore didst Thou lead them out to kill them in the wilderness.
 
 
Deuteronomy 9:29
JPS 9:29 Yet they are Thy people and Thine inheritance, that Thou didst bring out by Thy great power and by Thy outstretched arm.'
ONK 9:29 But they are Thy people, and Thy inheritance, which thou hast led forth with Thy great power and Thy uplifted arm.
PAL 9:29 But they are Thy people and Thy heritage, whom Thou didst bring out by Thy great power, and with Thy uplifted arm.
 
 
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