Deuteronomy 12:25
New International Version
Do not eat it, so that it may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the eyes of the LORD.

New Living Translation
Do not consume the blood, so that all may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what pleases the LORD.

English Standard Version
You shall not eat it, that all may go well with you and with your children after you, when you do what is right in the sight of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
Do not eat it, so that it may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the eyes of the LORD.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the LORD.

New King James Version
You shall not eat it, that it may go well with you and your children after you, when you do what is right in the sight of the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
You shall not eat it, so that it may go well for you and your sons after you, since you will be doing what is right in the sight of the LORD.

NASB 1995
"You shall not eat it, so that it may be well with you and your sons after you, for you will be doing what is right in the sight of the LORD.

NASB 1977
“You shall not eat it, in order that it may be well with you and your sons after you, for you will be doing what is right in the sight of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
You shall not eat it, so that all may be well with you and with your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the sight of the LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
Do not eat it, so that you and your children after you will prosper, because you will be doing what is right in the LORD’s sight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not eat it, so that you and your children after you will prosper, because you will be doing what is right in the LORD's sight."

American Standard Version
Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You shall not eat it, that it may be good for you and for your children after you, when you do what is good before LORD JEHOVAH your God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt not eat it, that it may be well with thee and with thy sons after thee, if thou shalt do that which is good and pleasing before the Lord thy God.

Contemporary English Version
Do you want the LORD to make you successful? Do you want your children to be successful even after you are gone? Then do what pleases the LORD and don't eat blood.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That it may be well with thee and thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is pleasing in the sight of the Lord.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD.

Good News Translation
If you obey this command, the LORD will be pleased, and all will go well for you and your descendants.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you don't eat blood, things will go well for you and your descendants. You will be doing what the LORD considers right.

International Standard Version
You must not eat it, so that life will go well for you and for your children after you. Then you'll do what is right in the eyes of the LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
you do not eat it, in order that it may be well with you and with your sons after you when you do that which [is] right in the eyes of YHWH.

NET Bible
You must not eat it so that it may go well with you and your children after you; you will be doing what is right in the LORD's sight.

New Heart English Bible
You shall not eat it; that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, when you shall do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD.

World English Bible
You shall not eat it; that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, when you shall do that which is right in the eyes of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
thou dost not eat it, in order that it may be well with thee, and with thy sons after thee, when thou dost that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
One Place for Worship
24You must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water. 25Do not eat it, so that it may go well with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right in the eyes of the LORD. 26But you are to take your holy things and your vow offerings and go to the place the LORD will choose.…

Cross References
Exodus 15:26
saying, "If you will listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His eyes, and pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, then I will not bring on you any of the diseases I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you."

Deuteronomy 4:40
Keep His statutes and commandments, which I am giving you today, so that you and your children after you may prosper, and that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you for all time.

Deuteronomy 5:33
You must walk in all the ways that the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess.

Deuteronomy 12:24
You must not eat the blood; pour it on the ground like water.

1 Kings 11:38
If you listen to all that I command you, walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight in order to keep My statutes and commandments as My servant David did, then I will be with you. I will build you a lasting dynasty just as I built for David, and I will give Israel to you.

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and still lives long, yet I also know that it will go well with those who fear God, who are reverent in His presence.

Isaiah 3:10
Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their labor.


Treasury of Scripture

You shall not eat it; that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, when you shall do that which is right in the sight of the LORD.

that it

Deuteronomy 12:28
Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 4:40
Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days upon the earth, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, for ever.

Deuteronomy 5:16
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

when

Deuteronomy 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 sware unto thy fathers,

Deuteronomy 13:18
When thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep all his commandments which I command thee this day, to do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD thy God.

Exodus 15:26
And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.









(25) That it may go well with thee.--Very possibly, the physical as well as the moral effect of the rule is contemplated here.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Do not
לֹ֖א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

eat it,
תֹּאכְלֶ֑נּוּ (tō·ḵə·len·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

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

it may go well
יִיטַ֤ב (yî·ṭaḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing

with you and your children
וּלְבָנֶ֣יךָ (ū·lə·ḇā·ne·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

after you,
אַחֲרֶ֔יךָ (’a·ḥă·re·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

because
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you will be doing
תַעֲשֶׂ֥ה (ṯa·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

what is right
הַיָּשָׁ֖ר (hay·yā·šār)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 3477: Straight, right

in the eyes
בְּעֵינֵ֥י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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