Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be upon us for the oath which we swore to them.”

King James Version

This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

Holman Bible

This is how we will treat them: we will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them.”

International Standard Version

So this is what we'll do to them: we'll let them live, so that wrath won't come upon us because of the oath that we swore to them."

A Conservative Version

This we will do to them, and let them live, lest wrath be upon us because of the oath which we swore to them.

American Standard Version

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

Amplified

This [is what] we will do to them: we will let them live, so that the wrath [of God] does not come upon us for [violating] the oath which we have sworn to them.”

Bible in Basic English

This is what we will do to them: we will not put them to death, for fear that wrath may come on us because of our oath to them.

Darby Translation

This we will do to them, and let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore unto them.

Julia Smith Translation

This we will do to them, and preserve them alive; and anger shall not be upon us for the oath that we sware to them.

King James 2000

This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This we will do to them: [we will] let them live so that wrath will not be on us because of the oath we swore to them."

Modern King James verseion

This we will do to them. We will even let them live, lest wrath be on us because of the oath which we swore to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But this we will do to them and let them live: and so shall no wrath be upon us because of the oath which we sware unto them."

NET Bible

We must let them live so we can escape the curse attached to the oath we swore to them."

New Heart English Bible

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them."

The Emphasized Bible

This, will we do unto them, even let them live, - lest there come on us wrath, because of the oath which we have sworn unto them.

Webster

This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

World English Bible

This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them."

Youngs Literal Translation

this we do to them, and have kept them alive, and wrath is not upon us, because of the oath which we have sworn to them.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
This we will do

Usage: 0

to them we will even let them live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

קצף 
Qetseph 
Usage: 29

be upon us, because of the oath
שׁבוּעה 
Sh@buw`ah 
Usage: 30

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

References

Context Readings

Gibeon's Deception Discovered

19 But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, “We have sworn to them by the Lord, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them. 20 This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be upon us for the oath which we swore to them.” 21 The leaders said to them, “Let them live.” So they became hewers of wood and drawers of water for the whole congregation, just as the leaders had spoken to them.



Cross References

2 Samuel 21:1-6

Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year; and David sought the presence of the Lord. And the Lord said, “It is for Saul and his bloody house, because he put the Gibeonites to death.”

2 Chronicles 36:13

He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar who had made him swear allegiance by God. But he stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the Lord God of Israel.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a trap for a man to say rashly, “It is holy!”
And after the vows to make inquiry.

Ezekiel 17:12-21

“Say now to the rebellious house, ‘Do you not know what these things mean?’ Say, ‘Behold, the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem, took its king and princes and brought them to him in Babylon.

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then he said to me, “This is the curse that is going forth over the face of the whole land; surely everyone who steals will be purged away according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears will be purged away according to the writing on the other side.

Malachi 3:5

“Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of hosts.

Romans 1:31

without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;

1 Timothy 1:10

and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,

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