Deuteronomy 13:8
New International Version
do not yield to them or listen to them. Show them no pity. Do not spare them or shield them.

New Living Translation
But do not give in or listen. Have no pity, and do not spare or protect them.

English Standard Version
you shall not yield to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him, nor shall you conceal him.

Berean Study Bible
you must not yield to him or listen to him. Show him no pity, and do not spare him or shield him.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him:

New King James Version
you shall not consent to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him or conceal him;

New American Standard Bible
you shall not consent to him or listen to him; and your eye shall not pity him, nor shall you spare or conceal him.

NASB 1995
you shall not yield to him or listen to him; and your eye shall not pity him, nor shall you spare or conceal him.

NASB 1977
you shall not yield to him or listen to him; and your eye shall not pity him, nor shall you spare or conceal him.

Amplified Bible
you shall not consent to him or listen to him; and your eye shall not pity him, nor shall you spare him or conceal him.

Christian Standard Bible
do not yield to him or listen to him. Show him no pity, and do not spare him or shield him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you must not yield to him or listen to him. Show him no pity, and do not spare him or shield him.

American Standard Version
thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
thou shalt not consent to him, neither shalt thou hearken to him; and thine eye shall not spare him, thou shalt feel no regret for him, neither shalt thou at all protect him:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Consent not to him, hear him not, neither let thy eye spare him to pity and conceal him,

English Revised Version
thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him:

Good News Translation
But do not let any of them persuade you; do not even listen to them. Show them no mercy or pity, and do not protect them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't be influenced by any of these people or listen to them. Have no pity on them. Don't feel sorry for them or protect them.

International Standard Version
You must not yield to him, listen to him, look with pity on him, show compassion to him, or even cover up for him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him;

Literal Standard Version
you do not consent to him, nor listen to him, nor does your eye have pity on him, nor do you spare, nor do you cover him over.

NET Bible
You must not give in to him or even listen to him; do not feel sympathy for him or spare him or cover up for him.

New Heart English Bible
you shall not consent to him, nor listen to him; neither shall your eye pity him, neither shall you spare, neither shall you conceal him:

World English Bible
you shall not consent to him, nor listen to him; neither shall your eye pity him, neither shall you spare, neither shall you conceal him:

Young's Literal Translation
thou dost not consent to him, nor hearken unto him, nor doth thine eye have pity on him, nor dost thou spare, nor dost thou cover him over.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Idolaters to Be Put to Death
7the gods of the peoples around you, whether near or far, whether from one end of the earth or the other), 8you must not yield to him or listen to him. Show him no pity, and do not spare him or shield him. 9Instead, you must surely kill him. Your hand must be the first against him to put him to death, and then the hands of all the people.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 7:2
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you to defeat them, then you must devote them to complete destruction. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.

Deuteronomy 13:7
the gods of the peoples around you, whether near or far, whether from one end of the earth or the other),

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, do not yield to them.


Treasury of Scripture

You shall not consent to him, nor listen to him; neither shall your eye pity him, neither shall you spare, neither shall you conceal him:

consent

Exodus 20:3
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

Galatians 1:8,9
But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed…

shall thine

Deuteronomy 7:16
And thou shalt consume all the people which the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them: neither shalt thou serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto thee.

Deuteronomy 19:13
Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.

Ezekiel 5:11
Wherefore, as I live, saith the Lord GOD; Surely, because thou hast defiled my sanctuary with all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations, therefore will I also diminish thee; neither shall mine eye spare, neither will I have any pity.









Verse 8. - Pity, spare, conceal. The accumulation of terms serves to make the injunction more solemn and impressive.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
you must not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

yield
תֹאבֶ֣ה (ṯō·ḇeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 14: To breathe after, to be acquiescent

to him
ל֔וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

or listen
תִשְׁמַ֖ע (ṯiš·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

to him.
אֵלָ֑יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

Show him no
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

pity,
תָח֤וֹס (ṯā·ḥō·ws)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2347: To pity, look upon with compassion

and do not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

spare
תַחְמֹ֥ל (ṯaḥ·mōl)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2550: To commiserate, to spare

him
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

or shield
תְכַסֶּ֖ה (ṯə·ḵas·seh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3680: To plump, fill up hollows, to cover

him.
עָלָֽיו׃ (‘ā·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against


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