Deuteronomy 8:10

10 When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.

Deuteronomy 8:10 in Other Translations

KJV
10 When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the LORD thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.
ESV
10 And you shall eat and be full, and you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
NLT
10 When you have eaten your fill, be sure to praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
MSG
10 After a meal, satisfied, bless God, your God, for the good land he has given you.
CSB
10 When you eat and are full, you will praise the Lord your God for the good land He has given you.

Deuteronomy 8:10 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 8:10

When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless
the Lord thy God
For as the Lord would furnish them with plenty of food, they might eat of it liberally, provided they did not indulge to intemperance, as everyone may whom God has blessed with a fulness of good things; and this shows that we are to return thanks to God for a plentiful meal, as well as to ask a blessing on it:

for the good land which he hath given thee;
which supplied them with such plenty, that they enjoyed full meals every day.

Deuteronomy 8:10 In-Context

8 a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey;
9 a land where bread will not be scarce and you will lack nothing; a land where the rocks are iron and you can dig copper out of the hills.
10 When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the LORD your God for the good land he has given you.
11 Be careful that you do not forget the LORD your God, failing to observe his commands, his laws and his decrees that I am giving you this day.
12 Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down,

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 6:10-12