Deuteronomy 5:29
Text Analysis
4310 [e]מִֽי־
Oh thatInterjection
5414 [e]יִתֵּ֡ן
they hadConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
1961 [e]וְהָיָה֩
and heartN-msc | 3mp
3824 [e]לְבָבָ֨ם
2088 [e]זֶ֜ה
in themPrep | 3mp
that they would fearPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 3fs
3372 [e]לְיִרְאָ֥ה
MeDirObjM | 1cs
853 [e]אֹתִ֛י
and keepConj-w, Prep | V-Qal-Inf
8104 [e]וְלִשְׁמֹ֥ר
853 [e]אֶת־
3605 [e]כָּל־
4687 [e]מִצְוֺתַ֖י
My commandmentsN-fpc | 1cs
3605 [e]כָּל־
3117 [e]הַיָּמִ֑ים
the timeArt | N-mp
4616 [e]לְמַ֨עַן
3190 [e]יִיטַ֥ב
it might be wellV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
with themPrep | 3mp
1121 [e]וְלִבְנֵיהֶ֖ם
and with their childrenConj-w, Prep-l | N-mpc | 3mp
5769 [e]לְעֹלָֽם׃
foreverPrep-l | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
דברים 5:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מִֽי־יִתֵּ֡ן וְהָיָה֩ לְבָבָ֨ם זֶ֜ה לָהֶ֗ם לְיִרְאָ֥ה אֹתִ֛י וְלִשְׁמֹ֥ר אֶת־כָּל־מִצְוֹתַ֖י כָּל־הַיָּמִ֑ים לְמַ֨עַן יִיטַ֥ב לָהֶ֛ם וְלִבְנֵיהֶ֖ם לְעֹלָֽם׃

דברים 5:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מי־יתן והיה לבבם זה להם ליראה אתי ולשמר את־כל־מצותי כל־הימים למען ייטב להם ולבניהם לעלם׃

דברים 5:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מי־יתן והיה לבבם זה להם ליראה אתי ולשמר את־כל־מצותי כל־הימים למען ייטב להם ולבניהם לעלם׃

דברים 5:29 Hebrew Bible
מי יתן והיה לבבם זה להם ליראה אתי ולשמר את כל מצותי כל הימים למען ייטב להם ולבניהם לעלם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!

King James Bible
O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commands always, so that they and their children will prosper forever.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The language of the original is emphatic: {Mee yittain wehayah levavom zeh lahem}, literally, `Who will give that there may be such a heart in them?' They refuse to receive such a heart from me, who then can supply it.

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