Parallel Verses

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;

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:

Amplified

Watch yourself so that you do not make a covenant (solemn agreement, treaty) with the inhabitants of the land into which you are going, or it will become a [dangerous] trap among you.

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:

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 Take thou heed what, I, am commanding thee this day, - behold me! driving out from before thee - the Amorite, and the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, and the Jebusite. 12 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; 13 For their altars, shall ye smash, And their pillars, shall ye shiver, - And their sacred-stems, shall ye fell.


Cross References

Exodus 23:32-33

Thou shalt not make with them or with their gods, a covenant:

Deuteronomy 7:2

and Yahweh thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shalt smite them, thou shalt devote them to destruction, thou shalt not solemnise with them a covenant neither shalt thou shew them favour;

Joshua 23:12-13

But, if ye, do in any wise turn back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, these which remain with you, - and intermarry with them, and go in with them, and, they, with you;

Deuteronomy 7:16

and thou shalt devour all the peoples whom, Yahweh thy God, delivering up unto thee, thine eye shall not look with pity upon them, neither shalt thou serve their gods, for a snare, would it be unto thee.

Judges 2:2-3

But, ye, must not solemnise a covenant with the inhabitants of this land, Their altars, must ye tear down, - But ye have not hearkened unto my voice, what is this ye have done?

Judges 8:27

And Gideon made thereof an Ephod, and set it up in his own city, in Ophrah, and all Israel went unchastely astray after it there, - so it became, to Gideon and to his house, a snare.

Psalm 106:36

Yea they served their idols, and they became to them a snare:

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