to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively, to make weightybe rich, be (go) sore, stop.
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
and thy mother
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively) -- dam, mother, parting.
that thy days
a day (as the warm hours),
may be long
to be (causative, make) long -- defer, draw out, lengthen, (be, become, make, pro-)long, + (out-, over-)live, tarry (long).
upon the land
soil (from its general redness) -- country, earth, ground, husband(-man) (-ry), land.
which the LORD
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
King James Bible
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Honor your father and your mother so that you may have a long life in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
International Standard Version
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
"Honor your father and your mother, that you may live a long time in the land the LORD your God is giving to you.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live for a long time in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
King James 2000 Bible
Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
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