Deuteronomy 28:62
Modern Translations
New International Version
You who were as numerous as the stars in the sky will be left but few in number, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

New Living Translation
Though you become as numerous as the stars in the sky, few of you will be left because you would not listen to the LORD your God.

English Standard Version
Whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, you shall be left few in number, because you did not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

Berean Study Bible
You who were as numerous as the stars in the sky will be left few in number, because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

New American Standard Bible
Then you will be left few in number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

NASB 1995
"Then you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

NASB 1977
“Then you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven for multitude, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

Amplified Bible
Because you did not obey the voice of the LORD your God, you who were as numerous as the stars of heaven shall be left few in number.

Christian Standard Bible
Though you were as numerous as the stars of the sky, you will be left with only a few people, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though you were as numerous as the stars of the sky, you will be left with only a few people, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

Contemporary English Version
There are as many of you now as the stars in the sky, but if you disobey the LORD your God, only a few of you will be left.

Good News Translation
Although you become as numerous as the stars in the sky, only a few of you will survive, because you did not obey the LORD your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At one time you were as numerous as the stars in the sky. But only a few of you will be left, because you didn't obey the LORD your God.

International Standard Version
Because you will not have obeyed the LORD your God, very few of you will be left—instead of you being as numerous as the stars in the heavens.

NET Bible
There will be very few of you left, though at one time you were as numerous as the stars in the sky, because you will have disobeyed the LORD your God.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LORD thy God.

New King James Version
You shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven in multitude, because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

New Heart English Bible
You shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of the sky for multitude; because you did not listen to the voice of the LORD your God.

World English Bible
You shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of the sky for multitude; because you didn't listen to the voice of Yahweh your God.

American King James Version
And you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

American Standard Version
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah thy God.

A Faithful Version
And you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of the heavens for multitude, because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall be left a small company, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou hast not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah thy God.

English Revised Version
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldst not obey the voice of the LORD thy God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And ye shall be left few in nomber, where ye were as the starres of heauen in multitude, because thou wouldest not obey the voyce of the Lord thy God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And ye shalbe lefte fewe in number, where before ye were as the starres of heauen in multitude: because thou wouldest not hearken vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And there shal be left but a fewe people of you, which afore were as the starres of heauen in multitude: because thou hast not herkened vnto the voyce of the LORDE thy God.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And ye shalbe lefte fewe in numbre, where to fore ye were as the starres off heauen in multitude: because thou woldest not herke vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and you have been left with few men, whereas that you would have been as stars of the heavens for multitude, for you have not listened to the voice of your God YHWH.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye have been left with few men, instead of which ye have been as stars of the heavens for multitude, because thou hast not hearkened to the voice of Jehovah thy God.

Smith's Literal Translation
And ye were left few in extension, instead of which ye were as the stars of the heavens for multitude, because thou heardst not to the voice of Jehovah thy God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And you shall remain few in number, who before were as the stars of heaven for multitude, because thou heardst not the voice of the Lord thy God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And you will remain few in number, though you were before like the stars of heaven in multitude, because you would not listen to the voice of the Lord your God.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And you shall be left few in number, you who were multiplied as the stars in Heaven, because you have not listened to the voice of LORD JEHOVAH your God.

Lamsa Bible
And you shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of the heaven for multitude; because you would not obey the voice of the LORD your God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou didst not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of the sky in multitude; because thou didst not hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God.








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