Deuteronomy 8:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Otherwise, you may sayוְאָמַרְתָּ֖
(ve·'a·mar·ta)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
in your heart,בִּלְבָבֶ֑ךָ
(bil·va·ve·cha;)
3824: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom an unused word
'My powerכֹּחִי֙
(ko·chi)
3581b: strength, powerfrom an unused word
and the strengthוְעֹ֣צֶם
(ve·'o·tzem)
6108: might, bonesfrom atsom
of my handיָדִ֔י
(ya·di,)
3027: handa prim. root
madeעָ֥שָׂה
(a·sah)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
me thisהַזֶּֽה׃
(haz·zeh.)
2088: this, herea prim. pronoun
wealth.'הַחַ֥יִל
(ha·cha·yil)
2428: strength, efficiency, wealth, armyfrom chul







KJV Lexicon
And thou say
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
in thine heart
lebab  (lay-bawb')
the heart (as the most interior organ)
My power
koach  (ko'-akh)
from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard
and the might
`otsem  (o'-tsem)
power; hence, body -- might, strong, substance.
of mine hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
hath gotten
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
me this wealth
chayil  (khah'-yil)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'

King James Bible
And thou say in thine heart, My power and the might of mine hand hath gotten me this wealth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You may say to yourself, 'My power and my own ability have gained this wealth for me,'

International Standard Version
You may say to yourselves, 'I have become wealthy by my own strength and by my own ability.'

NET Bible
Be careful not to say, "My own ability and skill have gotten me this wealth."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You may say to yourselves, "I became wealthy because of my own ability and strength."

King James 2000 Bible
And you say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth.
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