Deuteronomy 28:2
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New International Version
All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the LORD your God:

New Living Translation
You will experience all these blessings if you obey the LORD your God:

English Standard Version
And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the LORD your God.

Berean Study Bible
All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you, if you will obey the voice of the LORD your God:

New American Standard Bible
"All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you if you obey the LORD your God:

King James Bible
And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Christian Standard Bible
All these blessings will come and overtake you, because you obey the LORD your God:

Good News Translation
Obey the LORD your God and all these blessings will be yours:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All these blessings will come and overtake you, because you obey the LORD your God:

International Standard Version
Moreover, all these blessings will come upon you in abundance, if you obey the LORD your God:

NET Bible
All these blessings will come to you in abundance if you obey the LORD your God:

New Heart English Bible
and all these blessings shall come on you, and overtake you, if you shall listen to the voice of the LORD your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
These are all the blessings that will come to you and stay close to you because you obey the LORD your God:

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all these blessings shall come upon thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

New American Standard 1977
“And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you will obey the LORD your God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and all these blessings shall come upon thee and overtake thee when thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

King James 2000 Bible
And all these blessings shall come on you, and overtake you, if you shall hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God.

American King James Version
And all these blessings shall come on you, and overtake you, if you shall listen to the voice of the LORD your God.

American Standard Version
and all these blessings shall come upon thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all these blessings shall come upon thee and overtake thee: yet so if thou hear his precepts,

Darby Bible Translation
and all these blessings shall come on thee and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God.

English Revised Version
and all these blessings shall come upon thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God.

World English Bible
and all these blessings shall come on you, and overtake you, if you shall listen to the voice of Yahweh your God.

Young's Literal Translation
and all these blessings have come upon thee, and overtaken thee, because thou dost hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God:
Study Bible
The Blessings of Obedience
1Now if you faithfully obey the voice of the LORD your God and are careful to follow all His commandments I am giving you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. 2All these blessings will come upon you and overtake you, if you will obey the voice of the LORD your God: 3You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country.…
Cross References
Zechariah 1:6
But did not My words and My statutes, which I commanded My servants the prophets, overtake your forefathers? They repented and said, 'Just as the LORD of Hosts purposed to do to us according to our ways and deeds, so He has done to us.'"

Deuteronomy 28:3
You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country.

Treasury of Scripture

And all these blessings shall come on you, and overtake you, if you shall listen to the voice of the LORD your God.

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(2) And overtake thee.--A beautiful expression, i.e., shall come home to thee, and impress the heart with the thought of God's love and of His promises, even when it is least expected. Comp. Zechariah 1:6. "My words and my statutes, did they not take hold of (i.e., overtake) your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the Lord of hosts thought to do unto us . . . so hath he dealt with us." The opposite is true also of the curses (Deuteronomy 28:15).

Verse 2. - The blessings about to be specified are represented as personified, as actual agencies coming upon their objects and following them along their path. And all these blessings shall come on thee and overtake thee,.... After mentioned, which should come upon them from God from heaven, by the direction of his providence, and that freely and plentifully, and beyond their expectations and deserts, and continue with them:

if thou shall hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God; obedience to the law being the condition of their coming and continuance; for only temporal blessings in the land of Canaan are here intended, as follow. 2. all these blessings shall come on thee—Their national obedience was to be rewarded by extraordinary and universal prosperity.28:1-14 This chapter is a very large exposition of two words, the blessing and the curse. They are real things and have real effects. The blessings are here put before the curses. God is slow to anger, but swift to show mercy. It is his delight to bless. It is better that we should be drawn to what is good by a child-like hope of God's favour, than that we be frightened to it by a slavish fear of his wrath. The blessing is promised, upon condition that they diligently hearken to the voice of God. Let them keep up religion, the form and power of it, in their families and nation, then the providence of God would prosper all their outward concerns.
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