For a long time now—to this very day—you have not deserted your brothers but have carried out the mission the LORD your God gave you.
"You have not forsaken your brothers these many days to this day, but have kept the charge of the commandment of the LORD your God.
You have not deserted the other tribes, even though the campaign has lasted for such a long time. You have been careful to obey the commands of the LORD your God up to the present day.
All this time and right down to this very day you have not abandoned your brothers; you've shouldered the task laid on you by GOD, your God.
You have now been with your brothers for a long time; till this day you have been doing the orders of the Lord your God.
you have not forsaken your kindred these many days, down to this day, but have been careful to keep the charge of the LORD your God.
"You have not left your brethren these many days, up to this day, but have kept the charge of the commandment of the LORD your God.
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1 tn Heb “your brothers” (also in vv. 4, 7), but this does not refer to siblings or necessarily even to relatives. It refers to the Israelites of the remaining tribes.
2 tn Heb “these many days.”
3 tn Heb “you have kept the charge of the command of the