Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

Never seek their peace or prosperity as long as you live.

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 never seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days.

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.

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.

New Heart English Bible

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

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

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

5 But the Lord your God refused to listen to Balaam and changed the curse to a blessing, for the Lord your God loves you. 6 You must not seek peace and prosperity for them through all the ages to come. 7 You must not hate an Edomite, for he is your relative; you must not hate an Egyptian, for you lived as a foreigner in his land.



Cross References

Ezra 9:12

Therefore do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons, and do not take their daughters in marriage for your sons. Do not ever seek their peace or welfare, so that you may be strong and may eat the good of the land and may leave it as an inheritance for your children forever.'

2 Samuel 8:2

He defeated the Moabites. He made them lie on the ground and then used a rope to measure them off. He put two-thirds of them to death and spared the other third. The Moabites became David's subjects and brought tribute.

2 Samuel 12:31

He removed the people who were in it and made them do hard labor with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, putting them to work at the brick kiln. This was his policy with all the Ammonite cities. Then David and all the army returned to Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 13:23-25

Also in those days I saw the men of Judah who had married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.

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