Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

But all the women-children, that have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

New American Standard Bible

"But all the girls who have not known man intimately, spare for yourselves.

King James Version

But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Holman Bible

but keep alive for yourselves all the young females who have not had sexual relations.

International Standard Version

You are to allow the young women who haven't yet had sexual relations with a man to live for yourselves."

A Conservative Version

But all the women-children, who have not known man by laying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Amplified

But all the young girls who have not known man by lying with him keep alive for yourselves.

Bible in Basic English

But all the female children who have had no sex relations with men, you may keep for yourselves.

Darby Translation

but all the children among the women that have not known lying with a man, keep alive for yourselves.

Julia Smith Translation

And all the little ones among the women who knew not the bed of a male, preserve ye alive for yourselves.

King James 2000

But all the young girls, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But all the females who have not {had sexual intercourse with a man}, keep alive for yourselves.

Modern King James verseion

But all the female children that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But all the women-children that have not lain with men, keep alive for yourselves.

NET Bible

But all the young women who have not had sexual intercourse with a man will be yours.

New Heart English Bible

But all the girls, who have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

But all the young of womankind that hay, not cohabited with man, preserve alive for yourselves.

Webster

But all the female children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

World English Bible

But all the girls, who have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all the infants among the women, who have not known the lying of a male, ye have kept alive for yourselves.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But all the women
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

טף 
Taph 
Usage: 42

a man
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

by lying
משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

with him, keep alive
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Army Returns

17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. 18 But all the women-children, that have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves. 19 And encamp ye without the camp seven days: whosoever hath killed any person, and whosoever hath touched any slain, purify yourselves on the third day and on the seventh day, ye and your captives.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 21:10-14

When thou goest forth to battle against thine enemies, and Jehovah thy God delivereth them into thy hands, and thou carriest them away captive,

Leviticus 25:44

And as for thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, whom thou shalt have; of the nations that are round about you, of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.

Deuteronomy 20:14

but the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take for a prey unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which Jehovah thy God hath given thee.

2 Chronicles 28:8-10

And the children of Israel carried away captive of their brethren two hundred thousand, women, sons, and daughters, and took also away much spoil from them, and brought the spoil to Samaria.

Isaiah 14:2

And the peoples shall take them, and bring them to their place; and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of Jehovah for servants and for handmaids: and they shall take them captive whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.

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