Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me, for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to thee.

New American Standard Bible

They shall not live in your land, because they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you.”

King James Version

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.

Holman Bible

They must not remain in your land, or else they will make you sin against Me. If you worship their gods, it will be a snare for you.”

International Standard Version

They are not to live in your land. Otherwise they will cause you to sin against me. If you worship their gods, it will become a snare for you."

American Standard Version

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me; for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto thee.

Amplified

They shall not live in your land, because they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve their gods, it is certain to be a trap for you [resulting in judgment].”

Bible in Basic English

Let them not go on living in your land, or they will make you do evil against me: for if you give worship to their gods, it will certainly be a cause of sin to you.

Darby Translation

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me; for if thou serve their gods, it is sure to be a snare unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they shall cause thee to sin against me: if thou shalt serve their gods, surely shall it be to thee for a snare.

King James 2000

They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me: for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They will not live in your land, lest they cause you to sin against me when you serve their gods, for it will be a snare to you.'"

Modern King James verseion

They shall not dwell in your land lest they make you sin against Me. For if you serve their gods, it surely will be a snare to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither shall they dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me: for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be thy decay."

NET Bible

They must not live in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

New Heart English Bible

They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

The Emphasized Bible

they shall not dwell in thy land, lest they cause thee to sin against me, - for thou mightest serve their gods, verily! it would become to thee a snare!

Webster

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee to sin against me: for if thou shalt serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to thee.

World English Bible

They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

Youngs Literal Translation

they do not dwell in thy land, lest they cause thee to sin against Me when thou servest their gods, when it becometh a snare to thee.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

in thy land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

against me for if thou serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

it will surely be a snare
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

Context Readings

Reasons For Loyal Obedience

32 Thou shall make no covenant with them, nor with their gods. 33 They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me, for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to thee.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 7:16

And thou shall consume all the peoples that LORD thy God shall deliver to thee. Thine eye shall not pity them. Neither shall thou serve their gods, for that will be a snare to thee.

Psalm 106:36

and served their idols, which became a snare to them.

Exodus 34:12

Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where thou go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee.

Joshua 23:13

know for a certainty that LORD your God will no more drive these nations from out of your sight, but they shall be a snare and a trap to you, and a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good

Judges 2:3

Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out from before you, but they shall be [as thorns] in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare to you.

Deuteronomy 12:30

take heed to thyself that thou be not ensnared to follow them, after they are destroyed from before thee, and that thou not inquire after their gods, saying, How do these nations serve their gods? Even so I will do likewise.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when LORD thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shall smite them, then thou shall utterly destroy them. Thou shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them.

1 Samuel 18:21

And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him. Therefore Saul said to David, Thou shall this day be my son-in-law a second time.

1 Kings 14:16

And he will give Israel up because of the sins of Jeroboam, which he has sinned, and with which he has made Israel to sin.

2 Chronicles 33:9

And Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than the nations did whom LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel.

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may sober up out of the snare of the devil, having been captured by him for his will.

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