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

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 30

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Deuteronomy 29 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 31
Deuteronomy 30:1
JPS 30:1 And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt bethink thyself among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,
ONK 30:1 And it will be that when all these words of blessings or of maledictions which I have set before thee have come upon thee, and thou turn unto thy heart among all the nations whither the Lord thy God will have led thee captive,
PAL 30:1 And it will be, when all these words of blessings, or their contraries, which I have set in order before you shall have come upon you, you will be converted in your hearts to return unto My fear, in all the dispersions (among) the nations where the Lord will have scattered you.
     
 
Deuteronomy 30:2
JPS 30:2 and shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and hearken to His voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul;
ONK 30:2 and return to the fear of the Lord thy God, and obey His Word, according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thy heart and all thy soul,
PAL 30:2 The upright of you will be favoured with a blessed repentance; and though you have sinned, yet shall your repentance come up unto the glorious throne of the Lord your God, if you will hearken to His Word according to all that I have commanded you this day, you, and your children, with all your heart and with all your soul.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:3
JPS 30:3 that then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the peoples, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee.
ONK 30:3 that the Lord thy God will turn thy captivity,(42) and have mercy upon thee, and will return, and gather thee from all the nations among which the Lord thy God hath dispersed thee.
PAL 30:3 And His Word will accept your repentance with favour, and will have mercy upon you, and He will gather you again from all the nations whither the Lord your God had scattered you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:4
JPS 30:4 If any of thine that are dispersed be in the uttermost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will He fetch thee.
ONK 30:4 If any of thy dispersed be (scattered) unto the ends of the heavens, from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and lead thee.
PAL 30:4 Though you may be dispersed unto the ends of the heavens, from thence will the Word of the Lord gather you together by the hand of Elijah the great priest, and from thence will He bring you by the hand of the King Meshiha
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:5
JPS 30:5 And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and He will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
ONK 30:5 And the Lord thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers did inherit, and thou shalt possess it: and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
PAL 30:5 And the Word of the Lord your God will bring you into the land which your fathers possessed by inheritance, and you shall possess it, and He will bless you and increase you more than your fathers.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:6
JPS 30:6 And the LORD thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
ONK 30:6 And the Lord thy God will take away the foolishness of thy heart, and the foolishness of thy children's heart, to love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
PAL 30:6 And the Lord your God will take away the foolishness of your heart, and of your children's heart; for He will abolish evil desire from the world, and create good desire, which will give you the dictate to love the Lord your God with all your heart and soul, that your lives may flow on for evermore.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:7
JPS 30:7 And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, that persecuted thee.
ONK 30:7 And the Lord thy God will put all these curses upon thy enemies and upon them who hated and persecuted thee;
PAL 30:7 And the Word of the Lord your God will send these curses upon your enemies who have oppressed you in your captivities, and such as have hated and persecuted, to destroy you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:8
JPS 30:8 And thou shalt return and hearken to the voice of the LORD, and do all His commandments which I command thee this day.
ONK 30:8 but thou shalt return and be obedient to the Word of the Lord, and do all the commandments which I command thee this day.
PAL 30:8 But you shall return, and be obedient to the Word of the Lord, and do all His commandments that I command you this day.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:9
JPS 30:9 And the LORD thy God will make thee over-abundant in all the work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good; for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as He rejoiced over thy fathers;
ONK 30:9 And the Lord thy God will make thee to abound in all the works of thy hand, the offspring of thy womb, the increase of thy cattle, and the produce of thy land, unto good; for the Lord will return to rejoice(43) over thee for good, as He rejoiced over thy fathers;
PAL 30:9 And the Lord your God will make you to abound in good; for you shall prosper in all the works of your hands, in the offspring of thy womb, the increase of thy cattle, and the produce of your land, for good; for the Word of the Lord will return, to rejoice over you, to bless you, as He rejoiced over your fathers,
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:10
JPS 30:10 if thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this book of the law; if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul.
ONK 30:10 when thou shalt be obedient to the Word of the Lord thy God, to keep His commandments and statutes which are written in the book of this law, if thou return unto the fear of the Lord thy God with all thy heart and all thy soul.
PAL 30:10 if you will hearken to the Word of the Lord your God in keeping His commandments and statutes which are written in the book of this law, when you have returned to the fear of the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:11
JPS 30:11 For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not too hard for thee, neither is it far off.
ONK 30:11 For this commandment which I command thee this day is not apart(44) from thee, nor is it far away.
PAL 30:11 For this commandment which I command you today is not hidden from you, nor afar off.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:12
JPS 30:12 It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say: 'Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, and make us to hear it, that we may do it?'
ONK 30:12 It is not in the heavens, that thou shouldst say, Who shall ascend for us into heaven, that he may bring it to us, that we may hear and do it?
PAL 30:12 It is not in the heavens, that thou shouldst say, Who will ascend for us into heaven, and bring it to us to make us hear, that we may do it?
JER 30:12 The law is not in the heavens, that thou shouldst say, that we had one like Mosheh the prophet to ascend into heaven, and bring it to us, and make us hear its commands, that we may do them!
 
Deuteronomy 30:13
JPS 30:13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say: 'Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, and make us to hear it, that we may do it?'
ONK 30:13 nor is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldst say, Who will go over for us beyond the sea, and bring it to us, that we may hear and do it?
PAL 30:13 Neither is it beyond the great sea, that thou shouldst say, Who will go beyond the sea for us, and fetch it for us to make us hear, that we may do it?
JER 30:13 Neither is the law beyond the great sea, that thou shouldst say, that we had one like Jonah the prophet, who could descend into the depths of the sea, and bring it to us, and make us hear its commands, that we may do them!
 
Deuteronomy 30:14
JPS 30:14 But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.
ONK 30:14 For the word is very nigh thee, in thy mouth and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.
PAL 30:14 For the Word is nigh you, in your schools;(46) open your mouth, that you may meditate on it; purify your hearts, that you may perform it.
JER 30:14 For the word is very nigh you, in your mouth, that you may meditate upon it, and in your hearts, that you may perform it.
 
Deuteronomy 30:15
JPS 30:15 See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil,
ONK 30:15 Behold, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;
PAL 30:15 Behold, I have set before you this day the way of life, wherein is the recompense of the reward of good unto the righteous, and the way of death, wherein is the retribution of the wages of evil unto the wicked.
JER 30:15 See, behold, I have set before you this day the way of life, which is the path of the good, and the way of death, which is the path of the evil.
 
Deuteronomy 30:16
JPS 30:16 in that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His ordinances; then thou shalt live and multiply, and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest in to possess it.
ONK 30:16 for I command thee this day to love the Lord thy God, to walk in the ways that are right in His presence, and to keep His commandments, statutes, and judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply, and the Lord God may bless thee in the land into which thou art going, to possess it.
PAL 30:16 For I teach you today to love the Lord your God, and to walk in the ways that are right before Him, and to keep His commandments, statutes, and judgments, and live and multiply; that the Lord your God may bless you in the land into which you are entering to possess it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:17
JPS 30:17 But if thy heart turn away, and thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;
ONK 30:17 But if thy heart be averse, and thou wilt not obey, but wilt go astray, and worship the idols of the Gentiles, and serve them,
PAL 30:17 But if you think in your heart that you will not obey, but will go astray to worship the idols of the nations, and serve them,
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:18
JPS 30:18 I declare unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish; ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over the Jordan to go in to possess it.
ONK 30:18 I have shown you this day that perishing you shall perish. You will not prolong your days upon the land whither thou passest over Jordan to enter in and possess it.
PAL 30:18 I proclaim to you this day, that you will perish, and will not prolong your days on the land to which you are to pass over the Jordan to possess it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:19
JPS 30:19 I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse; therefore choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;
ONK 30:19 I call heaven and earth to attest in you this day that I have set before thee life and death, blessings and curses: but choose for life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy children,
PAL 30:19 I attest this day, not only you, who are to pass away from this world, but the heavens and the earth, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and its reverse. Choose therefore the way of life, even the law, that you and your children may live the life of the world to come;
 
 
Deuteronomy 30:20
JPS 30:20 to love the LORD thy God, to hearken to His voice, and to cleave unto Him; for that is thy life, and the length of thy days; that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.
ONK 30:20 to love the Lord thy God, to be obedient to His word, and to keep close unto His fear, for He is thy life, and the prolonger of thy days, to abide upon the land which the Lord sware to thy fathers, to Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, to give unto them.
PAL 30:20 that you may love the Lord thy God, to obey His Word, and keep close unto His fear; for the law in which you occupy yourselves will be your life in this world,(47) and the prolongment of your days in the world(48) that cometh; and you shall be gathered together at the end of the scattering,(49) and dwell upon the land which the Lord sware to your fathers, to Abraham, Izhak, and Jakob, to give it unto them.
 
 
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