Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Because the LORD could not bring this people into the land which He promised them by oath, therefore He slaughtered them in the wilderness.'

King James Version

Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.

Holman Bible

'Since the Lord wasn't able to bring this people into the land He swore to [give] them, He has slaughtered them in the wilderness.'

International Standard Version

"The LORD slaughtered this people in the wilderness because he wasn't able to bring them to the land that he promised them.'

A Conservative Version

Because LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.

American Standard Version

Because Jehovah was not able to bring this people into the land which he sware unto them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.

Amplified

Because the Lord was not able to bring this people into the land which He swore to give to them, therefore He has slain them in the wilderness.

Bible in Basic English

Because the Lord was not able to take this people into the land which he made an oath to give them, he sent destruction on them in the waste land.

Darby Translation

Because Jehovah was not able to bring this people into the land that he had sworn unto them, he has therefore slain them in the wilderness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore unto them; therefore, he has slain them in the wilderness.

Julia Smith Translation

Because Jehovah will not be able to bring in this people to the land which he sware to them, he will slay them in the desert

King James 2000

Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to give unto them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Yahweh was unable to bring this people in the land that he swore by an oath, and he slaughtered them in the desert.'

Modern King James verseion

Because Jehovah was not able to bring this people into the land which He swore to them, therefore He has slain them in the wilderness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'Because the LORD was not able to bring in this people into the land which he swore unto them, therefore he slew them in the wilderness.'

NET Bible

Because the Lord was not able to bring this people into the land that he swore to them, he killed them in the wilderness.'

New Heart English Bible

'Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.'

The Emphasized Bible

Because Yahweh, was not able, to bring in this people into the land which he had sworn unto them, therefore did he slay them in the desert.

Webster

Because the LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he hath slain them in the wilderness.

World English Bible

'Because Yahweh was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.'

Youngs Literal Translation

From Jehovah's want of ability to bring in this people unto the land which He hath sworn to them -- He doth slaughter them in the wilderness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
was not
בּלתּי 
Biltiy 
but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch, and not
Usage: 109

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

to bring

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

into the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

שׁחט 
Shachat 
Usage: 81

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

God's Judgment Of Israel's Rebellion

15 "Now if You slay this people as one man, then the nations who have heard of Your fame will say, 16 'Because the LORD could not bring this people into the land which He promised them by oath, therefore He slaughtered them in the wilderness.' 17 "But now, I pray, let the power of the Lord be great, just as You have declared,



Cross References

Deuteronomy 9:28

'Otherwise the land from which You brought us may say, "Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which He had promised them and because He hated them He has brought them out to slay them in the wilderness."

Joshua 7:9

"For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and they will surround us and cut off our name from the earth. And what will You do for Your great name?"

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

'I would have said, "I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men,"

Joshua 7:7

Joshua said, "Alas, O Lord GOD, why did You ever bring this people over the Jordan, only to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? If only we had been willing to dwell beyond the Jordan!

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