Deuteronomy 21:11
New International Version
if you notice among the captives a beautiful woman and are attracted to her, you may take her as your wife.

New Living Translation
And suppose you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you are attracted to her and want to marry her.

English Standard Version
and you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you desire to take her to be your wife,

Berean Study Bible
if you see a beautiful woman among them, and you desire her and want to take her as your wife,

King James Bible
And seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and hast a desire unto her, that thou wouldest have her to thy wife;

New King James Version
and you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and desire her and would take her for your wife,

New American Standard Bible
and you see among the captives a beautiful woman, and are strongly attracted to her and would take her as a wife for yourself,

NASB 1995
and see among the captives a beautiful woman, and have a desire for her and would take her as a wife for yourself,

NASB 1977
and see among the captives a beautiful woman, and have a desire for her and would take her as a wife for yourself,

Amplified Bible
and you see a beautiful woman among the captives, and desire her and would take her as your wife,

Christian Standard Bible
if you see a beautiful woman among the captives, desire her, and want to take her as your wife,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
if you see a beautiful woman among the captives, desire her, and want to take her as your wife,

American Standard Version
and seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and thou hast a desire unto her, and wouldest take her to thee to wife;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you will see in captivity a woman who is beautiful in her appearance and you shall have desire for her to take her to you as a wife;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and shouldest see among the spoil a woman beautiful in countenance, and shouldest desire her, and take her to thyself for a wife,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And seest in the number of the captives a beautiful woman, and lovest her, and wilt have her to wife,

English Revised Version
and seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and thou hast a desire unto her, and wouldest take her to thee to wife;

Good News Translation
you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want to marry.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you see a beautiful woman among the captives and have your heart set on her, you may marry her.

International Standard Version
If you see among the prisoners a beautiful woman and you desire her, then you may take her as your wife.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and seest among the captives a woman of goodly form, and thou hast a desire unto her, and wouldest take her to thee to wife;

Literal Standard Version
and have seen a woman of beautiful form in the captivity, and have delighted in her, and have taken [her] to yourself for a wife,

NET Bible
if you should see among them an attractive woman whom you wish to take as a wife,

New Heart English Bible
and see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you desire to take her to be your wife;

World English Bible
and see among the captives a beautiful woman, and you have a desire to her, and would take her to you as wife;

Young's Literal Translation
and hast seen in the captivity a woman of fair form, and hast delighted in her, and hast taken to thee for a wife,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Marrying a Captive Woman
10When you go to war against your enemies and the LORD your God delivers them into your hand and you take them captive, 11if you see a beautiful woman among them, and you desire her and want to take her as your wife, 12then you shall bring her into your house. She must shave her head, trim her nails,…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:10
When you go to war against your enemies and the LORD your God delivers them into your hand and you take them captive,

Deuteronomy 21:12
then you shall bring her into your house. She must shave her head, trim her nails,


Treasury of Scripture

And see among the captives a beautiful woman, and have a desire to her, that you would have her to your wife;

desire

Genesis 6:2
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.

Genesis 12:14,15
And it came to pass, that, when Abram was come into Egypt, the Egyptians beheld the woman that she was very fair…

Genesis 29:18-20
And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter…

that

Numbers 31:18
But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
if you see
וְרָאִיתָ֙ (wə·rā·’î·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

a beautiful
יְפַת־ (yə·p̄aṯ-)
Adjective - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3303: Fair, beautiful

woman
אֵ֖שֶׁת (’ê·šeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

among [them],
בַּשִּׁבְיָ֔ה (baš·šiḇ·yāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7633: Captivity, captives

and you desire
וְחָשַׁקְתָּ֣ (wə·ḥā·šaq·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2836: To cling, join, to love, delight in, elliptically, to deliver

her
בָ֔הּ (ḇāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and want to take
וְלָקַחְתָּ֥ (wə·lā·qaḥ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

her as your wife,
לְאִשָּֽׁה׃ (lə·’iš·šāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female


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