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Deuteronomy 32:27

27  had I not feared provocation by the enemy,

lest their adversaries should misunderstand,

lest they should say, n“Our hand is triumphant,

it was not the Lord who did all this.” ’

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Deuteronomy 32:27 — The New International Version (NIV)

27 but I dreaded the taunt of the enemy,

lest the adversary misunderstand

and say, ‘Our hand has triumphed;

the Lord has not done all this.’ ”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

27 Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy,

Lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely,

And lest they should say, Our hand is high,

And the Lord hath not done all this.

Deuteronomy 32:27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

27 But I feared the taunt of Israel’s enemy,

who might misunderstand and say,

“Our own power has triumphed!

The Lord had nothing to do with this!” ’

Deuteronomy 32:27 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

27 Had I not feared the wrath of the enemy,

Lest their adversaries should misunderstand,

Lest they should say, “Our hand is high;

And it is not the Lord who has done all this.” ’

Deuteronomy 32:27 — New Century Version (NCV)

27 But I didn’t want their enemy to brag;

their enemy might misunderstand

and say, ‘We have won!

The Lord has done none of this.’ ”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

27 Were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy,

Lest their adversaries should judge amiss,

Lest they should say, Our hand is exalted,

And Jehovah hath not done all this.

Deuteronomy 32:27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

27 If I did not fear provocation from the enemy, Lest their adversaries should misunderstand it, Lest they should say, Our hand is high, and Jehovah has not done all this.

Deuteronomy 32:27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

27 But I didn’t want their enemies to make me angry.

I didn’t want their opponents to misunderstand and say,

‘We won this victory!

It wasn’t the Lord who did all this!’ ”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 if I had not feared insult from the enemy,

or feared that these foes might misunderstand

and say: ‘Our own hand has prevailed;

it wasn’t the Lord who did all this.’ ”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 but I feared provocation by the enemy,

for their adversaries might misunderstand

and say, “Our hand is triumphant;

it was not the Lord who did all this.”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

27 If I had not feared a provocation of the enemy,

lest their foes might misunderstand,

lest they should say, “Our hand is

triumphant, and Yahweh did not do all this.” ’

Deuteronomy 32:27 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

27 But I was afraid their enemies would make fun of that.

I was afraid their attackers would not understand.

I was sure they would say, ‘We’re the ones who’ve beaten them!

The Lord isn’t the one who did it.’ ”

Deuteronomy 32:27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

27 Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy,

That their adversaries would misjudge,

That they would say, “Our hand is triumphant,

And the Lord has not done all this.” ’