Deuteronomy 23:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You shall never seek their peace or their prosperity all your days.

King James Version

Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

International Standard Version

Don't seek a peace treaty with them as long as you live.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days forever.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

Amplified

You shall not seek their peace or their prosperity all your days forever.

Bible in Basic English

Do nothing for their peace or well-being for ever.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

Holman Bible

Never seek peace or friendship with them as long as you live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not seek their peace and their good all thy days to forever.

King James 2000

You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not promote their welfare or their prosperity all your days {forever}.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt never, therefore, seek that which is prosperous or good for them all thy days forever.

NET Bible

You must not seek peace and prosperity for them through all the ages to come.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.

New simplified Bible

Never seek peace or try to help the Ammonites or the Moabites as long as you live.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their welfare, - all thy days, unto times age-abiding.

Webster

Thou shalt not seek their peace, nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.

World English Bible

You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou dost not seek their peace and their good all thy days -- to the age.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

5 "Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you. 6 "You shall never seek their peace or their prosperity all your days. 7 "You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother; you shall not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien in his land.



Cross References

Ezra 9:12

'So now do not give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters to your sons, and never seek their peace or their prosperity, that you may be strong and eat the good things of the land and leave it as an inheritance to your sons forever.'

2 Samuel 8:2

He defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death and one full line to keep alive And the Moabites became servants to David, bringing tribute.

2 Samuel 12:31

He also brought out the people who were in it, and set them under saws, sharp iron instruments, and iron axes, and made them pass through the brickkiln. And thus he did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 13:23-25

In those days I also saw that the Jews had married women from Ashdod, Ammon and Moab.

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