Deuteronomy 8:4
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English Standard Version
Your clothing did not wear out on you and your foot did not swell these forty years.

King James Bible
Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

American Standard Version
Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thy raiment, with which thou wast covered, hath not decayed for age, and thy foot is not worn, lo this is the fortieth year,

English Revised Version
Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thy raiment hath not become old upon thee, neither hath thy foot swelled these forty years.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"To stand before thee:" lit., to put oneself in the face of a person, so as to withstand him. השׁמיד for השׁמיד, as in Leviticus 14:43, etc.

Deuteronomy 8:4 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Many have attempted to give the following meaning to this text:-- `God so amply provided for them all the necessaries of life, that they never were obliged to wear tattered garments, nor were their feet injured for lack of shoes or sandals.' Now, though the Israelites doubtless brought out of Egypt more raiment than what they had upon them; and they might manufacture the fleeces of their flocks in the wilderness; and also might be favoured by providence with other supplies from the neighbouring nations or travelling hordes of Arabs; yet, when we consider their immense numbers, their situation and long continuance in the wilderness, and the very strong expressions made use of in the text, why should we question the extraordinary and miraculous interposition of God in this respect, as well as in others, not less stupendous in their nature, or constant in their supply?

Deuteronomy 29:5 And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes are not waxen old on you, and your shoe is not waxen old on your foot.

Nehemiah 9:21 Yes, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old...

Matthew 26:25-30 Then Judas, which betrayed him, answered and said, Master, is it I? He said to him, You have said...

Cross References
Numbers 14:33
And your children shall be shepherds in the wilderness forty years and shall suffer for your faithlessness, until the last of your dead bodies lies in the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 29:5
I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Your clothes have not worn out on you, and your sandals have not worn off your feet.

Nehemiah 9:21
Forty years you sustained them in the wilderness, and they lacked nothing. Their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell.

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