Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Only in the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes.

King James Version

But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:

Holman Bible

However, you must not let any living thing survive among the cities of these people the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.

International Standard Version

"You are not to leave even one person alive in the cities of these nations that the LORD your God is about to give you as an inheritance.

A Conservative Version

But of the cities of these peoples, that LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance, thou shall save alive nothing that breathes,

American Standard Version

But of the cities of these peoples, that Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth;

Amplified

Only in the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes.

Bible in Basic English

But in the towns of these peoples whose land the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage, let no living thing be kept from death:

Darby Translation

But of the cities of these peoples which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth,

Julia Smith Translation

Only of the cities of these peoples which Jehovah thy God gave to thee an inheritance, thou shalt not preserve alive and breathing:

King James 2000

But of the cities of these people, which the LORD your God does give you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But from the cities of these peoples that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you as an inheritance, you shall not let anything live that breathes.

Modern King James verseion

But of the cities of these people, which Jehovah your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But in the cities of these nations which the LORD thy God giveth thee to inherit, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth.

NET Bible

As for the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is going to give you as an inheritance, you must not allow a single living thing to survive.

New Heart English Bible

But of the cities of these peoples, that the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes;

The Emphasized Bible

But of the cities of these peoples which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee as an inheritance, shalt thou not save alive, any breathing thing.

Webster

But of the cities of these people which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:

World English Bible

But of the cities of these peoples, that Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing that breathes;

Youngs Literal Translation

Only, of the cities of these peoples which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee for an inheritance, thou dost not keep alive any breathing;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But of the cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

References

Smith

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

15 Thus you shall do to all the cities that are very far from you, which are not of the cities of these nations nearby. 16 Only in the cities of these peoples that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes. 17 But you shall utterly destroy them, the Hittite and the Amorite, the Canaanite and the Perizzite, the Hivite and the Jebusite, as the Lord your God has commanded you,



Cross References

Joshua 11:14

All the spoil of these cities and the cattle, the sons of Israel took as their plunder; but they struck every man with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them. They left no one who breathed.

Numbers 21:2-3

So Israel made a vow to the Lord and said, “If You will indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.”

Numbers 33:52

then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their figured stones, and destroy all their molten images and demolish all their high places;

Deuteronomy 7:1-4

When the Lord your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you,

Exodus 23:31-33

I will fix your boundary from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you.

Numbers 21:35

So they killed him and his sons and all his people, until there was no remnant left him; and they possessed his land.

Deuteronomy 7:16

You shall consume all the peoples whom the Lord your God will deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them, nor shall you serve their gods, for that would be a snare to you.

Joshua 6:17-21

The city shall be under the ban, it and all that is in it belongs to the Lord; only Rahab the harlot and all who are with her in the house shall live, because she hid the messengers whom we sent.

Joshua 9:24

So they answered Joshua and said, “Because it was certainly told your servants that the Lord your God had commanded His servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land before you; therefore we feared greatly for our lives because of you, and have done this thing.

Joshua 9:27

But Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the congregation and for the altar of the Lord, to this day, in the place which He would choose.

Joshua 10:28

Now Joshua captured Makkedah on that day, and struck it and its king with the edge of the sword; he utterly destroyed it and every person who was in it. He left no survivor. Thus he did to the king of Makkedah just as he had done to the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:40

Thus Joshua struck all the land, the hill country and the Negev and the lowland and the slopes and all their kings. He left no survivor, but he utterly destroyed all who breathed, just as the Lord, the God of Israel, had commanded.

Joshua 11:11-12

They struck every person who was in it with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying them; there was no one left who breathed. And he burned Hazor with fire.

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