Parallel Verses

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:

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

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.

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.

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 that which I command you this day. Behold, I drive out before you the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite. 12 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: 13 but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;


Cross References

Exodus 23:32-33

You shall make no covenant with them, nor with their gods.

Deuteronomy 7:2

and when the LORD your God shall deliver them up before you, and you shall strike them; then you shall utterly destroy them: you shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them;

Joshua 23:12-13

Else if you do at all go back, and hold fast to the remnant of these nations, even these who remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you;

Deuteronomy 7:16

You shall consume all the peoples whom the LORD your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.

Judges 2:2-3

and you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall break down their altars.' But you have not listened to my voice: why have you done this?

Judges 8:27

Gideon made an ephod of it, and put it in his city, even in Ophrah: and all Israel prostituted themselves after it there; and it became a snare to Gideon, and to his house.

Psalm 106:36

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

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