2 Chronicles 6:31
New International Version
so that they will fear you and walk in obedience to you all the time they live in the land you gave our ancestors.

New Living Translation
Then they will fear you and walk in your ways as long as they live in the land you gave to our ancestors.

English Standard Version
that they may fear you and walk in your ways all the days that they live in the land that you gave to our fathers.

Berean Study Bible
so that they may fear You and walk in Your ways all the days they live in the land that You gave to our fathers.

King James Bible
That they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

New King James Version
that they may fear You, to walk in Your ways as long as they live in the land which You gave to our fathers.

New American Standard Bible
so that they may fear You, to walk in Your ways as long as they live in the land which You have given to our fathers.

NASB 1995
that they may fear You, to walk in Your ways as long as they live in the land which You have given to our fathers.

NASB 1977
that they may fear Thee, to walk in Thy ways as long as they live in the land which Thou hast given to our fathers.

Amplified Bible
so that they may fear You, to walk in Your ways [in obedience to You] as long as they live in the land which You have given to our fathers.

Christian Standard Bible
so that they may fear you and walk in your ways all the days they live on the land you gave our ancestors.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that they may fear You and walk in Your ways all the days they live on the land You gave our ancestors.

American Standard Version
that they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because of this, they will stand in awe of you to walk before you in your ways all the days that they live on the land that you have given to their fathers.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that they may reverence all thy ways all the days which they live upon the face of the land, which thou gavest to our fathers.

Contemporary English Version
Then your people will worship you and obey you for as long as they live in the land you gave their ancestors.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That they may fear thee, and walk in thy ways all the days that they live upon the face of the land, which thou hast given to our fathers.

English Revised Version
that they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

Good News Translation
so that your people may honor you and obey you all the time they live in the land which you gave to our ancestors.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then, as long as they live in the land that you gave to our ancestors, they will fear you and follow you.

International Standard Version
so they will fear you and live life your way as long as they live in the land that you have given to our ancestors.

JPS Tanakh 1917
that they may fear Thee, to walk in Thy ways, all the days that they live in the land which Thou gavest unto our fathers.

Literal Standard Version
so that they fear You, to walk in Your ways, all the days that they are living on the face of the ground that You have given to our fathers.

NET Bible
Then they will honor you by obeying you throughout their lifetimes as they live on the land you gave to our ancestors.

New Heart English Bible
that they may fear you, to walk in your ways, so long as they live in the land which you gave to our fathers.

World English Bible
that they may fear you, to walk in your ways, so long as they live in the land which you gave to our fathers.

Young's Literal Translation
so that they fear Thee, to walk in Thy ways, all the days that they are living on the face of the ground that Thou hast given to our fathers.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
30be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart—for You alone know the hearts of men— 31so that they may fear You and walk in Your ways all the days they live in the land that You gave to our fathers. 32And as for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your great name and Your mighty hand and outstretched arm—when he comes and prays toward this temple,…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 6:30
be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart--for You alone know the hearts of men--

2 Chronicles 6:32
And as for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your great name and Your mighty hand and outstretched arm--when he comes and prays toward this temple,


Treasury of Scripture

That they may fear you, to walk in your ways, so long as they live in the land which you gave to our fathers.

fear thee

Exodus 20:20
And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.

1 Samuel 12:24
Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.

Job 28:28
And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

so long, etc.









(31) To walk in thy ways.--An explanatory remark added by the chronicler.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
so that
לְמַ֣עַן (lə·ma·‘an)
Conjunction
Strong's 4616: Purpose -- intent

they may fear You
יִֽירָא֗וּךָ (yî·rā·’ū·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3372: To fear, to revere, caus, to frighten

and walk
לָלֶ֙כֶת֙ (lā·le·ḵeṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

in Your ways
בִּדְרָכֶ֔יךָ (biḏ·rā·ḵe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the days
הַ֨יָּמִ֔ים (hay·yā·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3117: A day

they
הֵ֥ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

live
חַיִּ֖ים (ḥay·yîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the land
הָאֲדָמָ֑ה (hā·’ă·ḏā·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 127: Ground, land

You gave
נָתַ֖תָּה (nā·ṯat·tāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

to our fathers.
לַאֲבֹתֵֽינוּ׃ (la·’ă·ḇō·ṯê·nū)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1: Father


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