Parallel Bible results for Deuteronomy 33

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Deuteronomy 33

NLT 1 This is the blessing that Moses, the man of God, gave to the people of Israel before his death: NIV 1 This is the blessing that Moses the man of God pronounced on the Israelites before his death. NLT 2 "The LORD came from Mount Sinai and dawned upon us from Mount Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran and came from Meribah-kadesh with flaming fire at his right hand. NIV 2 He said: "The LORD came from Sinai and dawned over them from Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran. He came with myriads of holy ones from the south, from his mountain slopes. NLT 3 Indeed, you love the people; all your holy ones are in your hands. They follow in your steps and accept your instruction. NIV 3 Surely it is you who love the people; all the holy ones are in your hand. At your feet they all bow down, and from you receive instruction, NLT 4 Moses charged us with the law, the special possession of the assembly of Israel. NIV 4 the law that Moses gave us, the possession of the assembly of Jacob. NLT 5 The LORD became king in Israel -- when the leaders of the people assembled, when the tribes of Israel gathered." NIV 5 He was king over Jeshurun when the leaders of the people assembled, along with the tribes of Israel. NLT 6 Moses said this about the tribe of Reuben: "Let the tribe of Reuben live and not die out, even though their tribe is small." NIV 6 "Let Reuben live and not die, nor his men be few." NLT 7 Moses said this about the tribe of Judah: "O LORD, hear the cry of Judah and bring them again to their people. Give them strength to defend their cause; help them against their enemies!" NIV 7 And this he said about Judah: "Hear, O LORD, the cry of Judah; bring him to his people. With his own hands he defends his cause. Oh, be his help against his foes!" NLT 8 Moses said this about the tribe of Levi: "O LORD, you have given the sacred lots to your faithful servants the Levites. You put them to the test at Massah and contended with them at the waters of Meribah. NIV 8 About Levi he said: "Your Thummim and Urim belong to the man you favored. You tested him at Massah; you contended with him at the waters of Meribah. NLT 9 The Levites obeyed your word and guarded your covenant. They were more loyal to you than to their parents, relatives, and children. NIV 9 He said of his father and mother, 'I have no regard for them.' He did not recognize his brothers or acknowledge his own children, but he watched over your word and guarded your covenant. NLT 10 Now let them teach your regulations to Jacob; let them give your instructions to Israel. They will present incense before you and offer whole burnt offerings on the altar. NIV 10 He teaches your precepts to Jacob and your law to Israel. He offers incense before you and whole burnt offerings on your altar. NLT 11 Bless the Levites, O LORD, and accept all their work. Crush the loins of their enemies; strike down their foes so they never rise again." NIV 11 Bless all his skills, O LORD, and be pleased with the work of his hands. Smite the loins of those who rise up against him; strike his foes till they rise no more." NLT 12 Moses said this about the tribe of Benjamin: "The people of Benjamin are loved by the LORD and live in safety beside him. He surrounds them continuously and preserves them from every harm." NIV 12 About Benjamin he said: "Let the beloved of the LORD rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the LORD loves rests between his shoulders." NLT 13 Moses said this about the tribes of Joseph: "May their land be blessed by the LORD with the choice gift of rain from the heavens, and water from beneath the earth; NIV 13 About Joseph he said: "May the LORD bless his land with the precious dew from heaven above and with the deep waters that lie below; NLT 14 with the riches that grow in the sun, and the bounty produced each month; NIV 14 with the best the sun brings forth and the finest the moon can yield; NLT 15 with the finest crops of the ancient mountains, and the abundance from the everlasting hills; NIV 15 with the choicest gifts of the ancient mountains and the fruitfulness of the everlasting hills; NLT 16 with the best gifts of the earth and its fullness, and the favor of the one who appeared in the burning bush. May these blessings rest on Joseph's head, crowning the brow of the prince among his brothers. NIV 16 with the best gifts of the earth and its fullness and the favor of him who dwelt in the burning bush. Let all these rest on the head of Joseph, on the brow of the prince among his brothers. NLT 17 Joseph has the strength and majesty of a young bull; his power is like the horns of a wild ox. He will gore distant nations, driving them to the ends of the earth. This is my blessing for the multitudes of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh." NIV 17 In majesty he is like a firstborn bull; his horns are the horns of a wild ox. With them he will gore the nations, even those at the ends of the earth. Such are the ten thousands of Ephraim; such are the thousands of Manasseh." NLT 18 Moses said this about the tribes of Zebulun and Issachar: "May the people of Zebulun prosper in their expeditions abroad. May the people of Issachar prosper at home in their tents. NIV 18 About Zebulun he said: "Rejoice, Zebulun, in your going out, and you, Issachar, in your tents. NLT 19 They summon the people to the mountain to offer proper sacrifices there. They benefit from the riches of the sea and the hidden treasures of the sand." NIV 19 They will summon peoples to the mountain and there offer sacrifices of righteousness; they will feast on the abundance of the seas, on the treasures hidden in the sand." NLT 20 Moses said this about the tribe of Gad: "Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad's territory! Gad is poised there like a lion to tear off an arm or a head. NIV 20 About Gad he said: "Blessed is he who enlarges Gad's domain! Gad lives there like a lion, tearing at arm or head. NLT 21 The people of Gad took the best land for themselves; a leader's share was assigned to them. When the leaders of the people were assembled, they carried out the LORD's justice and obeyed his regulations for Israel." NIV 21 He chose the best land for himself; the leader's portion was kept for him. When the heads of the people assembled, he carried out the LORD's righteous will, and his judgments concerning Israel." NLT 22 Moses said this about the tribe of Dan: "Dan is a lion's cub, leaping out from Bashan." NIV 22 About Dan he said: "Dan is a lion's cub, springing out of Bashan." NLT 23 Moses said this about the tribe of Naphtali: "O Naphtali, you are rich in favor and full of the LORD's blessings; may you possess the west and the south." NIV 23 About Naphtali he said: "Naphtali is abounding with the favor of the LORD and is full of his blessing; he will inherit southward to the lake." NLT 24 Moses said this about the tribe of Asher: "May Asher be blessed above other sons; may he be esteemed by his brothers; may he bathe his feet in olive oil. NIV 24 About Asher he said: "Most blessed of sons is Asher; let him be favored by his brothers, and let him bathe his feet in oil. NLT 25 May the bolts of your gates be of iron and bronze; may your strength match the length of your days!" NIV 25 The bolts of your gates will be iron and bronze, and your strength will equal your days. NLT 26 "There is no one like the God of Israel. He rides across the heavens to help you, across the skies in majestic splendor. NIV 26 "There is no one like the God of Jeshurun, who rides on the heavens to help you and on the clouds in his majesty. NLT 27 The eternal God is your refuge, and his everlasting arms are under you. He thrusts out the enemy before you; it is he who cries, 'Destroy them!' NIV 27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. He will drive out your enemy before you, saying, 'Destroy him!' NLT 28 So Israel will live in safety, prosperous Jacob in security, in a land of grain and wine, while the heavens drop down dew. NIV 28 So Israel will live in safety alone; Jacob's spring is secure in a land of grain and new wine, where the heavens drop dew. NLT 29 How blessed you are, O Israel! Who else is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your protecting shield and your triumphant sword! Your enemies will bow low before you, and you will trample on their backs!" NIV 29 Blessed are you, O Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your shield and helper and your glorious sword. Your enemies will cower before you, and you will trample down their high places."