Deuteronomy 18:17
New International Version
The LORD said to me: “What they say is good.

New Living Translation
“Then the LORD said to me, ‘What they have said is right.

English Standard Version
And the LORD said to me, ‘They are right in what they have spoken.

Berean Study Bible
Then the LORD said to me, “They have spoken well.

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.

New King James Version
“And the LORD said to me: ‘What they have spoken is good.

New American Standard Bible
And the LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

NASB 1995
“The LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

NASB 1977
“And the LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

Amplified Bible
The LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD said to me, ‘They have spoken well.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah said unto me, They have well said that which they have spoken.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH said to me: “They have spoken everything beautifully.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord said to me, They have spoken rightly all that they have said to thee.

Contemporary English Version
Then the LORD told me: Moses, they have said the right thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said to me: They have spoken all things well.

English Revised Version
And the LORD said unto me, They have well said that which they have spoken.

Good News Translation
So the LORD said to me, 'They have made a wise request.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD told me, "What they've said is good.

International Standard Version
"Then the LORD told me: 'What they have suggested is good.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD said unto me: 'They have well said that which they have spoken.

Literal Standard Version
and YHWH says to me, They have done well [in] what they have spoken;

NET Bible
The LORD then said to me, "What they have said is good.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD said to me, "They have well said that which they have spoken.

World English Bible
Yahweh said to me, "They have well said that which they have spoken.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah saith unto me, They have done well that they have spoken;

Additional Translations ...
Context
A New Prophet
16This is what you asked of the LORD your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly, when you said, “Let us not hear the voice of the LORD our God or see this great fire anymore, so that we will not die!” 17Then the LORD said to me, “They have spoken well. 18I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. I will put My words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 5:28
And the LORD heard the words you spoke to me, and He said to me, "I have heard the words that these people have spoken to you. They have done well in all that they have spoken.

Deuteronomy 18:18
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. I will put My words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him.


Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD said to me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.

Deuteronomy 5:28
And the LORD heard the voice of your words, when ye spake unto me; and the LORD said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken unto thee: they have well said all that they have spoken.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

said
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to me,
אֵלָ֑י (’ê·lāy)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

“They have spoken
דִּבֵּֽרוּ׃ (dib·bê·rū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

well.
הֵיטִ֖יבוּ (hê·ṭî·ḇū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing


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