Deuteronomy 17:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1115 [e]לְבִלְתִּ֤י
lə-ḇil-tî
That notPrep-l
7311 [e]רוּם־
rūm-
may be liftedV-Qal-Inf
3824 [e]לְבָבוֹ֙
lə-ḇā-ḇōw
his heartN-msc | 3ms
251 [e]מֵֽאֶחָ֔יו
mê-’e-ḥāw,
above his brothersPrep-m | N-mpc | 3ms
1115 [e]וּלְבִלְתִּ֛י
ū-lə-ḇil-tî
and notConj-w, Prep-l
5493 [e]ס֥וּר
sūr
that he may turn asideV-Qal-Inf
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
fromPrep
4687 [e]הַמִּצְוָ֖ה
ham-miṣ-wāh
the commandmentArt | N-fs
3225 [e]יָמִ֣ין
yā-mîn
[to] the right handN-fs
8040 [e]וּשְׂמֹ֑אול
ū-śə-mō-wl;
or [to] the leftConj-w | N-ms
4616 [e]לְמַעַן֩
lə-ma-‘an
thatConj
748 [e]יַאֲרִ֨יךְ
ya-’ă-rîḵ
he may prolongV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
3117 [e]יָמִ֧ים
yā-mîm
[his] daysN-mp
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
inPrep
4467 [e]מַמְלַכְתּ֛וֹ
mam-laḵ-tōw
his kingdomN-fsc | 3ms
1931 [e]ה֥וּא
hePro-3ms
1121 [e]וּבָנָ֖יו
ū-ḇā-nāw
and his childrenConj-w | N-mpc | 3ms
7130 [e]בְּקֶ֥רֶב
bə-qe-reḇ
in the midstPrep-b | N-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
yiś-rā-’êl.
of IsraelN-proper-ms
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Hebrew Texts
דברים 17:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְבִלְתִּ֤י רוּם־לְבָבֹו֙ מֵֽאֶחָ֔יו וּלְבִלְתִּ֛י ס֥וּר מִן־הַמִּצְוָ֖ה יָמִ֣ין וּשְׂמֹ֑אול לְמַעַן֩ יַאֲרִ֨יךְ יָמִ֧ים עַל־מַמְלַכְתֹּ֛ו ה֥וּא וּבָנָ֖יו בְּקֶ֥רֶב יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ ס

דברים 17:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לבלתי רום־לבבו מאחיו ולבלתי סור מן־המצוה ימין ושמאול למען יאריך ימים על־ממלכתו הוא ובניו בקרב ישראל׃ ס

דברים 17:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לבלתי רום־לבבו מאחיו ולבלתי סור מן־המצוה ימין ושמאול למען יאריך ימים על־ממלכתו הוא ובניו בקרב ישראל׃ ס

דברים 17:20 Hebrew Bible
לבלתי רום לבבו מאחיו ולבלתי סור מן המצוה ימין ושמאול למען יאריך ימים על ממלכתו הוא ובניו בקרב ישראל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

King James Bible
That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then his heart will not be exalted above his countrymen, he will not turn from this command to the right or the left, and he and his sons will continue ruling many years over Israel."
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he turn

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right hand

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that he

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