Parallel Verses

Amplified

Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant or mutual agreement with the inhabitants of the land to which you go, lest it become a snare in the midst of you.

New American Standard Bible

Watch yourself that you make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a snare in your midst.

King James Version

Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:

Holman Bible

Be careful not to make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land that you are going to enter; otherwise, they will become a snare among you.

International Standard Version

"Be very careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which you are going, so they won't be a snare among you.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:

Bible in Basic English

But take care, and do not make any agreement with the people of the land where you are going, for it will be a cause of sin to you.

Darby Translation

Take heed to thyself, that thou make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which thou shalt come, lest it be a snare in the midst of thee;

Julia Smith Translation

Watch to thyself lest thou shalt make a covenant with those dwelling in the land which thou goest upon it, lest it shall be for a snare in the midst of thee.

King James 2000

Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be careful for yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which you are going, lest it be a snare among you.

Modern King James verseion

Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the people of the land where you go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed to thyself, that thou make no covenant with the inhabiters of the land whither thou goest lest it be cause of ruin among you.

NET Bible

Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it become a snare among you.

New Heart English Bible

Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

The Emphasized Bible

Take heed to thyself, Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, whereupon, thou, art about to enter, - Lest he become a snare in thy midst;

Webster

Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee:

World English Bible

Be careful, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:

Youngs Literal Translation

take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitant of the land into which thou art going, lest it become a snare in thy midst;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

to thyself, lest thou make
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

with the inhabitants
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

whither thou goest

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

lest it be for a snare
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

in the midst
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

Context Readings

Covenant Stipulations

11 Observe what I command you this day. Behold, I drive out before you the Amorite, Canaanite, Hittite, Perizzite, Hivite, and Jebusite. 12 Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant or mutual agreement with the inhabitants of the land to which you go, lest it become a snare in the midst of you. 13 But you shall destroy their altars, dash in pieces their pillars (obelisks, images), and cut down their Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah];


Cross References

Exodus 23:32-33

You shall make no covenant with them or with their gods.

Deuteronomy 7:2

And when the Lord your God gives them over to you and you smite them, then you must utterly destroy them. You shall make no covenant with them, or show mercy to them.

Joshua 23:12-13

For if you turn back and adhere to the remnant of these nations left among you and make marriages with them, you marrying their women and they yours,

Deuteronomy 7:16

And you shall consume all the peoples whom the Lord your God will give over to you; your eye shall not pity them, neither shall you serve their gods, for that would be a snare to you.

Judges 2:2-3

And you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; but you shall break down their altars. But you have not obeyed My voice. Why have you done this?

Judges 8:27

And Gideon made an ephod [a sacred, high priest's garment] of it, and put it in his city of Ophrah, and all Israel paid homage to it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and to his family.

Psalm 106:36

And served their idols, which were a snare to them.

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