Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them. 20 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. 21 And the leaders said unto them, Let them live; but let them be hewers of wood and drawers of water unto all the congregation; as the leaders had promised them.



Cross References

2 Samuel 21:1-6

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

2 Chronicles 36:13

And he also rebelled against king Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God: but he stiffened his neck, and hardened his heart against turning unto the LORD God of Israel.

Proverbs 20:25

It is a snare to the man to declare something is holy, and afterward to reconsider his vows.

Ezekiel 17:12-21

Say now to the rebellious house, Know you not what these things mean? tell them, Behold, the king of Babylon has come to Jerusalem, and has taken its king, and its princes, and led them with him to Babylon;

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that steals shall be cut off according to the writing on this side; and every one that swears falsely shall be cut off according to the writing on that side.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the sojourner from his right, and fear not me, says the LORD of hosts.

Romans 1:31

Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

1 Timothy 1:10

For fornicators, for homosexuals, for slave traders, for liars, for perjurers, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

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