Deuteronomy 9:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
[it is] notAdv-NegPrt
6666 [e]בְצִדְקָתְךָ֗
ḇə-ṣiḏ-qā-ṯə-ḵā,
because of your righteousnessPrep-b | N-fsc | 2ms
3476 [e]וּבְיֹ֙שֶׁר֙
ū-ḇə-yō-šer
or the uprightnessConj-w, Prep-b | N-msc
3824 [e]לְבָ֣בְךָ֔
lə-ḇā-ḇə-ḵā,
of your heartN-msc | 2ms
859 [e]אַתָּ֥ה
’at-tāh
[that] youPro-2ms
935 [e]בָ֖א
ḇā
go inV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3423 [e]לָרֶ֣שֶׁת
lā-re-šeṯ
to possessPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
776 [e]אַרְצָ֑ם
’ar-ṣām;
their landN-fsc | 3mp
3588 [e]כִּ֞י
butConj
3423 [e]בְּרִשְׁעַ֣ת ׀
bə-riš-‘aṯ
because of the wickednessPrep-b | N-fsc
1471 [e]הַגּוֹיִ֣ם
hag-gō-w-yim
of nationsArt | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵ֗לֶּה
hā-’êl-leh,
theseArt | Pro-cp
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
Yah-weh
[that] YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙
’ĕ-lō-he-ḵā
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
7564 [e]מוֹרִישָׁ֣ם
mō-w-rî-šām
drives them outV-Hifil-Prtcpl-msc | 3mp
6440 [e]מִפָּנֶ֔יךָ
mip-pā-ne-ḵā,
from before youPrep-m | N-cpc | 2ms
4616 [e]וּלְמַ֜עַן
ū-lə-ma-‘an
thatConj-w | Conj
6965 [e]הָקִ֣ים
hā-qîm
He may fulfillV-Hifil-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1697 [e]הַדָּבָ֗ר
had-dā-ḇār,
the wordArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֨ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
7650 [e]נִשְׁבַּ֤ע
niš-ba‘
sworeV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
1 [e]לַאֲבֹתֶ֔יךָ
la-’ă-ḇō-ṯe-ḵā,
to your fathersPrep-l | N-mpc | 2ms
85 [e]לְאַבְרָהָ֥ם
lə-’aḇ-rā-hām
to AbrahamPrep-l | N-proper-ms
3327 [e]לְיִצְחָ֖ק
lə-yiṣ-ḥāq
IsaacPrep-l | N-proper-ms
3290 [e]וּֽלְיַעֲקֹֽב׃
ū-lə-ya-‘ă-qōḇ.
and JacobConj-w, Prep-l | N-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
דברים 9:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֹ֣א בְצִדְקָתְךָ֗ וּבְיֹ֙שֶׁר֙ לְבָ֣בְךָ֔ אַתָּ֥ה בָ֖א לָרֶ֣שֶׁת אֶת־אַרְצָ֑ם כִּ֞י בְּרִשְׁעַ֣ת ׀ הַגֹּויִ֣ם הָאֵ֗לֶּה יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ מֹורִישָׁ֣ם מִפָּנֶ֔יךָ וּלְמַ֜עַן הָקִ֣ים אֶת־הַדָּבָ֗ר אֲשֶׁ֨ר נִשְׁבַּ֤ע יְהוָה֙ לַאֲבֹתֶ֔יךָ לְאַבְרָהָ֥ם לְיִצְחָ֖ק וּֽלְיַעֲקֹֽב׃

דברים 9:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לא בצדקתך ובישר לבבך אתה בא לרשת את־ארצם כי ברשעת ׀ הגוים האלה יהוה אלהיך מורישם מפניך ולמען הקים את־הדבר אשר נשבע יהוה לאבתיך לאברהם ליצחק וליעקב׃

דברים 9:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לא בצדקתך ובישר לבבך אתה בא לרשת את־ארצם כי ברשעת ׀ הגוים האלה יהוה אלהיך מורישם מפניך ולמען הקים את־הדבר אשר נשבע יהוה לאבתיך לאברהם ליצחק וליעקב׃

דברים 9:5 Hebrew Bible
לא בצדקתך ובישר לבבך אתה בא לרשת את ארצם כי ברשעת הגוים האלה יהוה אלהיך מורישם מפניך ולמען הקים את הדבר אשר נשבע יהוה לאבתיך לאברהם ליצחק וליעקב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"It is not for your righteousness or for the uprightness of your heart that you are going to possess their land, but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD your God is driving them out before you, in order to confirm the oath which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

King James Bible
Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not going to take possession of their land because of your righteousness or your integrity. Instead, the LORD your God will drive out these nations before you because of their wickedness, in order to keep the promise He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
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