Deuteronomy 20:13
New International Version
When the LORD your God delivers it into your hand, put to the sword all the men in it.

New Living Translation
When the LORD your God hands the town over to you, use your swords to kill every man in the town.

English Standard Version
And when the LORD your God gives it into your hand, you shall put all its males to the sword,

Berean Study Bible
When the LORD your God has delivered it into your hand, you must put every male to the sword.

King James Bible
And when the LORD thy God hath delivered it into thine hands, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:

New King James Version
And when the LORD your God delivers it into your hands, you shall strike every male in it with the edge of the sword.

New American Standard Bible
When the LORD your God gives it into your hand, you shall strike all the men in it with the edge of the sword.

NASB 1995
“When the LORD your God gives it into your hand, you shall strike all the men in it with the edge of the sword.

NASB 1977
“When the LORD your God gives it into your hand, you shall strike all the men in it with the edge of the sword.

Amplified Bible
When the LORD your God gives it into your hand, you shall strike down all the men in it with the edge of the sword.

Christian Standard Bible
When the LORD your God hands it over to you, strike down all its males with the sword.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the LORD your God hands it over to you, you must strike down all its males with the sword.

American Standard Version
and when Jehovah thy God delivereth it into thy hand, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH your God shall hand it over into your hands; kill all of its males by the mouth of the sword:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
until the Lord thy God shall deliver it into thy hands, and thou shalt smite every male of it with the edge of the sword:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the Lord thy God shall deliver it into thy bands, thou shalt slay all that are therein of the male sex, with the edge of the sword,

English Revised Version
and when the LORD thy God delivereth it into thine hand, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:

Good News Translation
Then, when the LORD your God lets you capture the city, kill every man in it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the LORD your God hands the city over to you, kill every man in that city with your swords.

International Standard Version
The LORD your God will deliver it into your control, and you must execute every male.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when the LORD thy God delivereth it into thy hand, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword;

Literal Standard Version
and your God YHWH has given it into your hand, and you have struck every male of it by the mouth of the sword.

NET Bible
The LORD your God will deliver it over to you and you must kill every single male by the sword.

New Heart English Bible
and when the LORD your God delivers it into your hand, you shall strike every male of it with the edge of the sword:

World English Bible
and when Yahweh your God delivers it into your hand, you shall strike every male of it with the edge of the sword:

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah thy God hath given it into thy hand, and thou hast smitten every male of it by the mouth of the sword.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Laws of Warfare
12But if they refuse to make peace with you and wage war against you, lay siege to that city. 13When the LORD your God has delivered it into your hand, you must put every male to the sword. 14But the women, children, livestock, and whatever else is in the city—all its spoil—you may take as plunder, and you shall use the spoil of your enemies that the LORD your God gives you.…

Cross References
Numbers 31:7
Then they waged war against Midian, as the LORD had commanded Moses, and they killed every male.

Deuteronomy 20:12
But if they refuse to make peace with you and wage war against you, lay siege to that city.

1 Kings 11:15
Earlier, when David was in Edom, Joab the commander of the army had gone to bury the dead and had struck down every male in Edom.


Treasury of Scripture

And when the LORD your God has delivered it into your hands, you shall smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:

thou shalt smite

Numbers 31:7-9,17,18
And they warred against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew all the males…

1 Kings 11:15,16
For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host was gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom; …

Psalm 2:6-12
Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
When the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

has delivered it
וּנְתָנָ֛הּ (ū·nə·ṯā·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

into your hands,
בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ (bə·yā·ḏe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

you must strike down
וְהִכִּיתָ֥ (wə·hik·kî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

every
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

male
זְכוּרָ֖הּ (zə·ḵū·rāh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2138: A male

with the sword.
חָֽרֶב׃ (ḥā·reḇ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword


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