Psalm 81:13 {80:14}
Good News Translation
How I wish my people would listen to me; how I wish they would obey me!

Contemporary English Version
"My people, Israel, if only you would listen and do as I say!

Douay-Rheims Bible
If my people had heard me: if Israel had walked in my ways:

New American Bible
O that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways,

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If my people had heard me: if Israel had walked in my ways:

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Deuteronomy 5:29 Who shall give them to have such a mind, to fear me, and to keep all my commandments at all times, that it may be well with them and with their children for ever?

Deuteronomy 10:12,13 And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but that thou fear the Lord thy God, and walk in his ways, and love him, and serve the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul: . . .

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they would be wise and would understand, and would provide for their last end.

Isaiah 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,

Matthew 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?

Luke 19:41,42 And when he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it, saying: . . .

Context
Sing for Joy to God, Our Strength
12So I let them go according to the desires of their heart: they shall walk in their own inventions. 13If my people had heard me: if Israel had walked in my ways:14I should soon have humbled their enemies, and laid my hand on them that troubled them.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 5:29
Who shall give them to have such a mind, to fear me, and to keep all my commandments at all times, that it may be well with them and with their children for ever?

Psalm 81:8
Hear, O my people, and I will testify to thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken to me,

Psalm 128:1
A gradual canticle. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways.

Isaiah 42:24
Who hath given Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to robbers? hath not the Lord himself, against whom we have sinned? And they would not walk in his ways, and they have not hearkened to his law.

Isaiah 48:18
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments: thy peace had been as a river, and thy justice as the waves of the sea,

Jeremiah 7:23
But this thing I commanded them, saying: Hearken to my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people: and walk ye in all the way that I have commanded you, that it may be well with you.

Additional Translations
If only My people would listen to Me, if Israel would follow My ways,Oh that my people had listened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Oh that my people would hearken unto me, That Israel would walk in my ways!

If my people had hearkened to me, if Israel had walked in my ways,

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!

Oh that my people would hearken unto me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

O that my people had hearkened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

O that My people were hearkening to Me, Israel in My ways would walk.
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