Parallel Verses

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.

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

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 And all the princes said to all the assembly, We have sworn unto them by Jehovah the God of Israel, and now we may not touch them. 20 This we will do to them, and let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore unto them. 21 And the princes said to them, Let them live. And they were hewers of wood and drawers of water for all the assembly; as the princes had said to them.



Cross References

2 Samuel 21:1-6

And there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of Jehovah. And Jehovah said, It is for Saul, and for his house of blood, because he slew the Gibeonites.

2 Chronicles 36:13

And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him take oath by God; and he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart from returning to Jehovah the God of Israel.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.

Ezekiel 17:12-21

Say now to the rebellious house, Know ye not what these things are? Say, Behold, the king of Babylon came to Jerusalem, and took its king and its princes, and led them with him to Babylon.

Zechariah 5:3-4

And he said unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole land: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off according to it on this side; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off according to it on that side.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hired servant in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Romans 1:31

void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;

1 Timothy 1:10

fornicators, sodomites, kidnappers, liars, perjurers; and if any other thing is opposed to sound teaching,

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