New International Version (NIV)
25 Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you,
26 and none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span.
New Living Translation (NLT)
25 “You must serve only the Lord your God. If you do, I will bless you with food and water, and I will protect you from illness.
26 There will be no miscarriages or infertility in your land, and I will give you long, full lives.
New King James Version (NKJV)
25 “So you shall serve the Lord your God, and He will bless your bread and your water. And I will take sickness away from the midst of you.
26 No one shall suffer miscarriage or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
World English Bible (WEB)
25 You shall serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you.
26 No one will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will fulfill the number of your days.
What is the meaning of Exodus 23:25-26?
In this passage, God is speaking to the Israelites and making a promise to them. He tells them that if they serve him and follow his commands, he will bless their food and water, and he will remove sickness from among them. He also promises that there will be no miscarriages or infertility in their land, and that he will ensure that they live long and healthy lives.
These verses can be interpreted as a reminder that God is a powerful and benevolent deity who is able to bless and protect those who serve him. They can also be seen as an encouragement to trust in God and to rely on him for protection and provision.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
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