Gen 3:22

(NIV)
And the  Lord God said, ‘The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live for ever.’
(ESV)
Then the  Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”

Gen 6:3

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said, ‘My Spirit will not contend with humans for ever, for they are mortal; their days will be a hundred and twenty years.’

(ESV)
Then the  Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.”

Gen 6:4

(NIV)
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days – and also afterwards – when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.

(ESV)
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown.

Gen 9:12

(NIV)
And God said, ‘This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come:
(ESV)
And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations:

Gen 9:16

(NIV)
Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.’

(ESV)
When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.”

Gen 13:15

(NIV)
All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring for ever.
(ESV)
for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever.

Gen 17:7

(NIV)
I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenant between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.
(ESV)
And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.

Gen 17:8

(NIV)
The whole land of Canaan, where you now reside as a foreigner, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God.’

(ESV)
And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”

Gen 17:13

(NIV)
Whether born in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant.
(ESV)
both he who is born in your house and he who is bought with your money, shall surely be circumcised. So shall my covenant be in your flesh an everlasting covenant.

Gen 17:19

(NIV)
Then God said, ‘Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
(ESV)
God said, “No, but Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his offspring after him.

Gen 21:33

(NIV)
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called on the name of the  Lord, the Eternal God.
(ESV)
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba and called there on the name of the  Lord, the Everlasting God.

Gen 48:4

(NIV)
and said to me, “I am going to make you fruitful and increase your numbers. I will make you a community of peoples, and I will give this land as an everlasting possession to your descendants after you.”

(ESV)
and said to me, ‘Behold, I will make you fruitful and multiply you, and I will make of you a company of peoples and will give this land to your offspring after you for an everlasting possession.’

Gen 49:26

(NIV)
Your father’s blessings are greater
than the blessings of the ancient mountains,
than the bounty of the age-old hills.
Let all these rest on the head of Joseph,
on the brow of the prince among his brothers.
(ESV)
The blessings of your father
are mighty beyond the blessings of my parents,
up to the bounties of the everlasting hills.
May they be on the head of Joseph,
and on the brow of him who was set apart from his brothers.

Exod 3:15

(NIV)
God also said to Moses, ‘Say to the Israelites, “The  Lord, the God of your fathers – the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob – has sent me to you.”

‘This is my name for ever,
the name you shall call me
from generation to generation.
(ESV)
God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘The  Lord the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is my name forever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations.

Exod 12:14

(NIV)
‘This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the  Lord – a lasting ordinance.
(ESV)
This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the  Lord; throughout your generations, as a statute forever, you shall keep it as a feast.

Exod 12:17

(NIV)
‘Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out of Egypt. Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.
(ESV)
And you shall observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread, for on this very day I brought your hosts out of the land of Egypt. Therefore you shall observe this day, throughout your generations, as a statute forever.

Exod 12:24

(NIV)
‘Obey these instructions as a lasting ordinance for you and your descendants.
(ESV)
You shall observe this rite as a statute for you and for your sons forever.

Exod 14:13

(NIV)
Moses answered the people, ‘Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the  Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again.
(ESV)
And Moses said to the people, “Fear not, stand firm, and see the salvation of the  Lord, which he will work for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall never see again.

Exod 15:18

(NIV)
‘The  Lord reigns
for ever and ever.’
(ESV)
The  Lord will reign forever and ever.”

Exod 19:9

(NIV)
The  Lord said to Moses, ‘I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear me speaking with you and will always put their trust in you.’ Then Moses told the  Lord what the people had said.

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Moses, “Behold, I am coming to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear when I speak with you, and may also believe you forever.”

When Moses told the words of the people to the  Lord,

Exod 21:6

(NIV)
then his master must take him before the judges. He shall take him to the door or the door-post and pierce his ear with an awl. Then he will be his servant for life.

(ESV)
then his master shall bring him to God, and he shall bring him to the door or the doorpost. And his master shall bore his ear through with an awl, and he shall be his slave forever.

Exod 27:21

(NIV)
In the tent of meeting, outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the  Lord from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.

(ESV)
In the tent of meeting outside the veil that is before the testimony, Aaron and his sons shall tend it from evening to morning before the  Lord. It shall be a statute forever to be observed throughout their generations by the people of Israel.

Exod 28:43

(NIV)
Aaron and his sons must wear them whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the Holy Place, so that they will not incur guilt and die.

‘This is to be a lasting ordinance for Aaron and his descendants.

(ESV)
and they shall be on Aaron and on his sons when they go into the tent of meeting or when they come near the altar to minister in the Holy Place, lest they bear guilt and die. This shall be a statute forever for him and for his offspring after him.

Exod 29:9

(NIV)
and fasten caps on them. Then tie sashes on Aaron and his sons. The priesthood is theirs by a lasting ordinance.

‘Then you shall ordain Aaron and his sons.

(ESV)
and you shall gird Aaron and his sons with sashes and bind caps on them. And the priesthood shall be theirs by a statute forever. Thus you shall ordain Aaron and his sons.

Exod 29:28

(NIV)
This is always to be the regular share from the Israelites for Aaron and his sons. It is the contribution the Israelites are to make to the  Lord from their fellowship offerings.

(ESV)
It shall be for Aaron and his sons as a perpetual due from the people of Israel, for it is a contribution. It shall be a contribution from the people of Israel from their peace offerings, their contribution to the  Lord.

Exod 30:21

(NIV)
they shall wash their hands and feet so that they will not die. This is to be a lasting ordinance for Aaron and his descendants for the generations to come.’

(ESV)
They shall wash their hands and their feet, so that they may not die. It shall be a statute forever to them, even to him and to his offspring throughout their generations.”

Exod 31:16

(NIV)
The Israelites are to observe the Sabbath, celebrating it for the generations to come as a lasting covenant.
(ESV)
Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever.

Exod 31:17

(NIV)
It will be a sign between me and the Israelites for ever, for in six days the  Lord made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.”’

(ESV)
It is a sign forever between me and the people of Israel that in six days the  Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested and was refreshed.’”

Exod 32:13

(NIV)
Remember your servants Abraham, Isaac and Israel, to whom you swore by your own self: “I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and I will give your descendants all this land I promised them, and it will be their inheritance for ever.”’
(ESV)
Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have promised I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.’”

Exod 40:15

(NIV)
Anoint them just as you anointed their father, so that they may serve me as priests. Their anointing will be to a priesthood that will continue throughout their generations.’
(ESV)
and anoint them, as you anointed their father, that they may serve me as priests. And their anointing shall admit them to a perpetual priesthood throughout their generations.”

Lev 3:17

(NIV)
‘“This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live: you must not eat any fat or any blood.”’

(ESV)
It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations, in all your dwelling places, that you eat neither fat nor blood.”

Lev 6:18

(NIV)
Any male descendant of Aaron may eat it. For all generations to come it is his perpetual share of the food offerings presented to the  Lord. Whatever touches it will become holy.”’

(ESV)
Every male among the children of Aaron may eat of it, as decreed forever throughout your generations, from the  Lord’s food offerings. Whatever touches them shall become holy.”

Lev 6:22

(NIV)
The son who is to succeed him as anointed priest shall prepare it. It is the  Lord’s perpetual share and is to be burned completely.
(ESV)
The priest from among Aaron’s sons, who is anointed to succeed him, shall offer it to the  Lord as decreed forever. The whole of it shall be burned.

Lev 7:34

(NIV)
From the fellowship offerings of the Israelites, I have taken the breast that is waved and the thigh that is presented and have given them to Aaron the priest and his sons as their perpetual share from the Israelites.”’

(ESV)
For the breast that is waved and the thigh that is contributed I have taken from the people of Israel, out of the sacrifices of their peace offerings, and have given them to Aaron the priest and to his sons, as a perpetual due from the people of Israel.

Lev 7:36

(NIV)
On the day they were anointed, the  Lord commanded that the Israelites give this to them as their perpetual share for the generations to come.

(ESV)
The  Lord commanded this to be given them by the people of Israel, from the day that he anointed them. It is a perpetual due throughout their generations.”

Lev 10:9

(NIV)
‘You and your sons are not to drink wine or other fermented drink whenever you go into the tent of meeting, or you will die. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come,
(ESV)
“Drink no wine or strong drink, you or your sons with you, when you go into the tent of meeting, lest you die. It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations.

Lev 10:15

(NIV)
The thigh that was presented and the breast that was waved must be brought with the fat portions of the food offerings, to be waved before the  Lord as a wave offering. This will be the perpetual share for you and your children, as the  Lord has commanded.’

(ESV)
The thigh that is contributed and the breast that is waved they shall bring with the food offerings of the fat pieces to wave for a wave offering before the  Lord, and it shall be yours and your sons’ with you as a due forever, as the  Lord has commanded.”

Lev 16:29

(NIV)
‘This is to be a lasting ordinance for you: on the tenth day of the seventh month you must deny yourselves and not do any work – whether native-born or a foreigner residing among you –
(ESV)
“And it shall be a statute to you forever that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict yourselves and shall do no work, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you.

Lev 16:31

(NIV)
It is a day of sabbath rest, and you must deny yourselves; it is a lasting ordinance.
(ESV)
It is a Sabbath of solemn rest to you, and you shall afflict yourselves; it is a statute forever.

Lev 16:34

(NIV)
‘This is to be a lasting ordinance for you: atonement is to be made once a year for all the sins of the Israelites.’

And it was done, as the  Lord commanded Moses.

(ESV)
And this shall be a statute forever for you, that atonement may be made for the people of Israel once in the year because of all their sins.” And Aaron did as the  Lord commanded Moses.

Lev 17:7

(NIV)
They must no longer offer any of their sacrifices to the goat idols to whom they prostitute themselves. This is to be a lasting ordinance for them and for the generations to come.”

(ESV)
So they shall no more sacrifice their sacrifices to goat demons, after whom they whore. This shall be a statute forever for them throughout their generations.

Lev 23:14

(NIV)
You must not eat any bread, or roasted or new grain, until the very day you bring this offering to your God. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live.

(ESV)
And you shall eat neither bread nor grain parched or fresh until this same day, until you have brought the offering of your God: it is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.

Lev 23:21

(NIV)
On that same day you are to proclaim a sacred assembly and not do any ordinary work. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live.

(ESV)
And you shall make a proclamation on the same day. You shall hold a holy convocation. You shall not do any ordinary work. It is a statute forever in all your dwelling places throughout your generations.

Lev 23:31

(NIV)
You shall do no work at all. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live.
(ESV)
You shall not do any work. It is a statute forever throughout your generations in all your dwelling places.

Lev 23:41

(NIV)
Celebrate this as a festival to the  Lord for seven days each year. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come; celebrate it in the seventh month.
(ESV)
You shall celebrate it as a feast to the  Lord for seven days in the year. It is a statute forever throughout your generations; you shall celebrate it in the seventh month.

Lev 24:3

(NIV)
Outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law in the tent of meeting, Aaron is to tend the lamps before the  Lord from evening till morning, continually. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come.
(ESV)
Outside the veil of the testimony, in the tent of meeting, Aaron shall arrange it from evening to morning before the  Lord regularly. It shall be a statute forever throughout your generations.

Lev 24:8

(NIV)
This bread is to be set out before the  Lord regularly, Sabbath after Sabbath, on behalf of the Israelites, as a lasting covenant.
(ESV)
Every Sabbath day Aaron shall arrange it before the  Lord regularly; it is from the people of Israel as a covenant forever.

Lev 24:9

(NIV)
It belongs to Aaron and his sons, who are to eat it in the sanctuary area, because it is a most holy part of their perpetual share of the food offerings presented to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
And it shall be for Aaron and his sons, and they shall eat it in a holy place, since it is for him a most holy portion out of the  Lord’s food offerings, a perpetual due.”

Lev 25:32

(NIV)
‘“The Levites always have the right to redeem their houses in the Levitical towns, which they possess.
(ESV)
As for the cities of the Levites, the Levites may redeem at any time the houses in the cities they possess.

Lev 25:34

(NIV)
But the pasture-land belonging to their towns must not be sold; it is their permanent possession.

(ESV)
But the fields of pastureland belonging to their cities may not be sold, for that is their possession forever.

Lev 25:46

(NIV)
You can bequeath them to your children as inherited property and can make them slaves for life, but you must not rule over your fellow Israelites ruthlessly.

(ESV)
You may bequeath them to your sons after you to inherit as a possession forever. You may make slaves of them, but over your brothers the people of Israel you shall not rule, one over another ruthlessly.

Num 10:8

(NIV)
‘The sons of Aaron, the priests, are to blow the trumpets. This is to be a lasting ordinance for you and the generations to come.
(ESV)
And the sons of Aaron, the priests, shall blow the trumpets. The trumpets shall be to you for a perpetual statute throughout your generations.

Num 15:15

(NIV)
The community is to have the same rules for you and for the foreigner residing among you; this is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. You and the foreigner shall be the same before the  Lord:
(ESV)
For the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you, a statute forever throughout your generations. You and the sojourner shall be alike before the  Lord.

Num 18:8

(NIV)
Then the  Lord said to Aaron, ‘I myself have put you in charge of the offerings presented to me; all the holy offerings the Israelites give me I give to you and your sons as your portion, your perpetual share.
(ESV)
Then the  Lord spoke to Aaron, “Behold, I have given you charge of the contributions made to me, all the consecrated things of the people of Israel. I have given them to you as a portion and to your sons as a perpetual due.

Num 18:11

(NIV)
‘This also is yours: whatever is set aside from the gifts of all the wave offerings of the Israelites. I give this to you and your sons and daughters as your perpetual share. Everyone in your household who is ceremonially clean may eat it.

(ESV)
This also is yours: the contribution of their gift, all the wave offerings of the people of Israel. I have given them to you, and to your sons and daughters with you, as a perpetual due. Everyone who is clean in your house may eat it.

Num 18:19

(NIV)
Whatever is set aside from the holy offerings the Israelites present to the  Lord I give to you and your sons and daughters as your perpetual share. It is an everlasting covenant of salt before the  Lord for both you and your offspring.’

(ESV)
All the holy contributions that the people of Israel present to the  Lord I give to you, and to your sons and daughters with you, as a perpetual due. It is a covenant of salt forever before the  Lord for you and for your offspring with you.”

Num 18:23

(NIV)
It is the Levites who are to do the work at the tent of meeting and bear the responsibility for any offences they commit against it. This is a lasting ordinance for the generations to come. They will receive no inheritance among the Israelites.
(ESV)
But the Levites shall do the service of the tent of meeting, and they shall bear their iniquity. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations, and among the people of Israel they shall have no inheritance.

Num 19:10

(NIV)
The man who gathers up the ashes of the heifer must also wash his clothes, and he too will be unclean till evening. This will be a lasting ordinance both for the Israelites and for the foreigners residing among them.

(ESV)
And the one who gathers the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes and be unclean until evening. And this shall be a perpetual statute for the people of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them.

Num 19:21

(NIV)
This is a lasting ordinance for them.

‘The man who sprinkles the water of cleansing must also wash his clothes, and anyone who touches the water of cleansing will be unclean till evening.
(ESV)
And it shall be a statute forever for them. The one who sprinkles the water for impurity shall wash his clothes, and the one who touches the water for impurity shall be unclean until evening.

Num 25:13

(NIV)
He and his descendants will have a covenant of a lasting priesthood, because he was zealous for the honour of his God and made atonement for the Israelites.’

(ESV)
and it shall be to him and to his descendants after him the covenant of a perpetual priesthood, because he was jealous for his God and made atonement for the people of Israel.’”

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