Parallel Verses

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,

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

But in the cities of these people which the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance, you shall save alive nothing 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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Only of the cities of these peoples, which the LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breathes;

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 shalt thou do unto all the cities that are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations. 16 But of the cities of these peoples which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth, 17 but shalt utterly devote them to destruction, the Hittites and the Amorites, the Canaanites and the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee;



Cross References

Joshua 11:14

And all the spoil of these cities and the cattle the children of Israel took as prey to themselves; only, they smote all the men with the edge of the sword, until they had destroyed them: they left none that breathed.

Numbers 21:2-3

Then Israel vowed a vow to Jehovah, and said, If thou give this people wholly into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities.

Numbers 33:52

then ye shall dispossess all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and ye shall destroy all their figured images, and all their molten images shall ye destroy, and all their high places shall ye lay waste;

Deuteronomy 7:1-4

When Jehovah thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and shall cast out many nations from before thee, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than thou,

Exodus 23:31-33

And I will set thy bounds from the Red Sea even unto the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness unto the river; for I will give the inhabitants of the land into your hand, that thou mayest dispossess them from before thee.

Numbers 21:35

And they smote him, and his sons, and all his people, so that they left him none remaining, and took possession of his land.

Deuteronomy 7:16

And thou shalt consume all the peoples that Jehovah thy God will give up unto thee; thine eye shall not spare them, and thou shalt not serve their gods; for that would be a snare unto thee.

Joshua 6:17-21

And the city shall be accursed, it and all that is in it, to Jehovah; only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.

Joshua 9:24

And they answered Joshua and said, Because it was certainly told thy servants how that Jehovah thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you; and we feared greatly for our lives because of you, and did this thing.

Joshua 9:27

And Joshua made them that day hewers of wood and drawers of water for the assembly, and for the altar of Jehovah, to this day, in the place which he should choose.

Joshua 10:28

And Joshua took Makkedah on that day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof, him and all the souls that were therein he utterly destroyed; he let none remain; and he did to the king of Makkedah as he had done to the king of Jericho.

Joshua 10:40

And Joshua smote the whole country, the mountain, and the south, and the lowland, and the hill-slopes, and all their kings: he let none remain, but he utterly destroyed all that breathed, as Jehovah the God of Israel had commanded.

Joshua 11:11-12

And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the sword, destroying them utterly: there was not any left to breathe; and he burned Hazor with fire.

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