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Psalm 78:5–6

He established pa testimony in qJacob

and appointed a law in qIsrael,

which he commanded our fathers

to teach to their children,

that rthe next generation might know them,

the children yet unborn,

and arise and tell them to their children,

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Psalm 78:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

He decreed statutes for Jacob

and established the law in Israel,

which he commanded our ancestors

to teach their children,

so the next generation would know them,

even the children yet to be born,

and they in turn would tell their children.

Psalm 78:5–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For he established a testimony in Jacob,

And appointed a law in Israel,

Which he commanded our fathers,

That they should make them known to their children:

That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born;

Who should arise and declare them to their children:

Psalm 78:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For he issued his laws to Jacob;

he gave his instructions to Israel.

He commanded our ancestors

to teach them to their children,

so the next generation might know them—

even the children not yet born—

and they in turn will teach their own children.

Psalm 78:5–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For He established a testimony in Jacob,

And appointed a law in Israel,

Which He commanded our fathers,

That they should make them known to their children;

That the generation to come might know them,

The children who would be born,

That they may arise and declare them to their children,

Psalm 78:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord made an agreement with Jacob

and gave the teachings to Israel,

which he commanded our ancestors

to teach to their children.

Then their children would know them,

even their children not yet born.

And they would tell their children.

Psalm 78:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For he established a testimony in Jacob,

And appointed a law in Israel,

Which he commanded our fathers,

That they should make them known to their children;

That the generation to come might know them, even the children that should be born;

Who should arise and tell them to their children,

Psalm 78:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children; That the generation to come might know them, the children that should be born; that they might rise up and tell them to their children,

Psalm 78:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

He established written instructions for Jacob’s people.

He gave his teachings to Israel.

He commanded our ancestors to make them known to their children

so that the next generation would know them.

Children yet to be born would learn them.

They will grow up and tell their children

Psalm 78:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

He established a testimony in Jacob

and set up a law in Israel,

which He commanded our fathers

to teach to their children

so that a future generation—

children yet to be born—might know.

They were to rise and tell their children

Psalm 78:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

He established a decree in Jacob,

and appointed a law in Israel,

which he commanded our ancestors

to teach to their children;

that the next generation might know them,

the children yet unborn,

and rise up and tell them to their children,

Psalm 78:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For he established a testimony in Jacob,

and appointed a law in Israel,

which he commanded our ancestors

to teach to their children,

so that the next generation might know—

children yet to be born—

that they might rise up and tell their children,

Psalm 78:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

He gave laws to the people of Jacob.

He gave Israel their law.

He commanded our people who lived before us

to teach his laws to their children.

Then those born later would know his laws.

Even their children yet to come would know them.

And they in turn would tell their children.

Psalm 78:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For He established a testimony in Jacob

And appointed a law in Israel,

Which He commanded our fathers

That they should teach them to their children,

That the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born,

That they may arise and tell them to their children,