Deuteronomy 31:27
New International Version
For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you have been rebellious against the LORD while I am still alive and with you, how much more will you rebel after I die!

New Living Translation
For I know how rebellious and stubborn you are. Even now, while I am still alive and am here with you, you have rebelled against the LORD. How much more rebellious will you be after my death!

English Standard Version
For I know how rebellious and stubborn you are. Behold, even today while I am yet alive with you, you have been rebellious against the LORD. How much more after my death!

Berean Study Bible
For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you are already rebelling against the LORD while I am still alive, how much more will you rebel after my death!

King James Bible
For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

New King James Version
for I know your rebellion and your stiff neck. If today, while I am yet alive with you, you have been rebellious against the LORD, then how much more after my death?

New American Standard Bible
For I know your rebellion and your stubbornness; behold, as long as I have been alive with you until today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?

NASB 1995
"For I know your rebellion and your stubbornness; behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?

NASB 1977
“For I know your rebellion and your stubbornness; behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?

Amplified Bible
For I know your rebellion and contention and your stubbornness; behold, while I am still alive with you today, you have been rebellious against the LORD; how much more, then, after my death?

Christian Standard Bible
For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you are rebelling against the LORD now, while I am still alive, how much more will you rebel after I am dead!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you are rebelling against the LORD now, while I am still alive, how much more will you rebel after I am dead!

American Standard Version
For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against Jehovah; and how much more after my death?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because I know your rebellion and your hard neck and behold, while I am living with you today, you have rebelled against LORD JEHOVAH, also after I die.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For I know thy provocation, and thy stiff neck; for yet during my life with you at this day, ye have been provoking in your conduct toward God: how shall ye not also be so after my death?

Contemporary English Version
I know how stubborn and rebellious you and the rest of the Israelites are. You have rebelled against the LORD while I have been alive, and it will only get worse after I am gone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I know thy obstinacy, and thy most stiff neck, While I am yet living, and going in with you, you have always been rebellious against the Lord: how much more when I shall be dead?

English Revised Version
For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

Good News Translation
I know how stubborn and rebellious they are. They have rebelled against the LORD during my lifetime, and they will rebel even more after I am dead.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I know how rebellious you are. You are impossible to deal with. While I am alive and still with you, you are rebelling against the LORD. How much more rebellious will you be after I die?

International Standard Version
because indeed I know your rebellion and stubbornness. Note that even while I'm still alive, you've been rebelling against the LORD—how much more so after my death!

JPS Tanakh 1917
For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck; behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

Literal Standard Version
for I have known your rebellion and your stiff neck; behold, in my being yet alive with you today, you have been rebelling against YHWH, and surely also after my death.

NET Bible
for I know about your rebellion and stubbornness. Indeed, even while I have been living among you to this very day, you have rebelled against the LORD; you will be even more rebellious after my death!

New Heart English Bible
For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: look, while I am yet alive with you this day, you have been rebellious against God; and how much more after my death?

World English Bible
For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, you have been rebellious against Yahweh; and how much more after my death?

Young's Literal Translation
for I -- I have known thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck; lo, in my being yet alive with you to-day, rebellious ye have been with Jehovah, and also surely after my death.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Law Placed in the Ark
26“Take this Book of the Law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, so that it may remain there as a witness against you. 27For I know how rebellious and stiff-necked you are. If you are already rebelling against the LORD while I am still alive, how much more will you rebel after my death! 28Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officers so that I may speak these words in their hearing and call heaven and earth to witness against them.…

Cross References
Exodus 32:9
The LORD also said to Moses, "I have seen this people, and they are indeed a stiff-necked people.

Deuteronomy 9:4
When the LORD your God has driven them out before you, do not say in your heart, "Because of my righteousness the LORD has brought me in to possess this land." Rather, the LORD is driving out these nations before you because of their wickedness.

Deuteronomy 9:6
Understand, then, that it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stiff-necked people.

Deuteronomy 9:7
Remember this, and never forget how you provoked the LORD your God in the wilderness. From the day you left the land of Egypt until you reached this place, you have been rebelling against the LORD.

Deuteronomy 9:13
The LORD also said to me, "I have seen this people, and they are indeed a stiff-necked people.

Deuteronomy 9:24
You have been rebelling against the LORD since the day I came to know you.

Deuteronomy 31:26
"Take this Book of the Law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, so that it may remain there as a witness against you.

Nehemiah 9:16
But they and our fathers became arrogant and stiff-necked and did not obey Your commandments.

Psalm 78:8
Then they will not be like their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, whose heart was not loyal, whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Isaiah 48:4
For I knew that you are stubborn; your neck is iron and your forehead is bronze.


Treasury of Scripture

For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, you have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

I know

Deuteronomy 32:20
And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith.

stiff neck

Deuteronomy 9:6
Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou art a stiffnecked people.

Deuteronomy 32:20
And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith.

Exodus 32:8
They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

ye have been

Deuteronomy 9:24
Ye have been rebellious against the LORD from the day that I knew you.









Verse 27. - I know thy rebellion; rather, rebelliousness, i.e. tendency to rebel. In Numbers 17:25 [Numbers 17:10], the people are described as בְנֵי מְרִי, "sons of rebelliousness;" Authorized Version, "rebels."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I
אָנֹכִ֤י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

know
יָדַ֙עְתִּי֙ (yā·ḏa‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3045: To know

how rebellious
מֶרְיְךָ֔ (mer·yə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4805: Bitterness, rebellion, bitter, rebellious

and stiff-necked you are.
עָרְפְּךָ֖ (‘ā·rə·pə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6203: The nape, back of the neck, the back

If you are already
הֱיִתֶם֙ (hĕ·yi·ṯem)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

rebelling
מַמְרִ֤ים (mam·rîm)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 4784: To be contentious or rebellious

against
עִמָּכֶ֜ם (‘im·mā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

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

while I am still
בְּעוֹדֶנִּי֩ (bə·‘ō·w·ḏen·nî)
Preposition-b | Adverb | first person common singular
Strong's 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

alive,
חַ֨י (ḥay)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

how much more
וְאַ֖ף (wə·’ap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 637: Meaning accession, yea, adversatively though

will you rebel after
אַחֲרֵ֥י (’a·ḥă·rê)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

my death!
מוֹתִֽי׃ (mō·w·ṯî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4194: Death, the dead, their place, state, pestilence, ruin


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