Deuteronomy 7:3
New International Version
Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

New Living Translation
You must not intermarry with them. Do not let your daughters and sons marry their sons and daughters,

English Standard Version
You shall not intermarry with them, giving your daughters to their sons or taking their daughters for your sons,

Berean Study Bible
Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

King James Bible
Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

New King James Version
Nor shall you make marriages with them. You shall not give your daughter to their son, nor take their daughter for your son.

New American Standard Bible
Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them: you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons.

NASB 1995
"Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons.

NASB 1977
“Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons.

Amplified Bible
You shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughter to his son, nor shall you take his daughter for your son;

Christian Standard Bible
You must not intermarry with them, and you must not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

American Standard Version
neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you shall not marry them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, and you shall not take their daughters for your sons.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
neither shall ye contract marriages with them: thou shalt not give thy daughter to his son, and thou shalt not take his daughter to thy son.

Contemporary English Version
and don't let your sons and daughters marry any of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Neither shalt thou make marriages with them. Thou shalt not give thy daughter to his son, nor take his daughter for thy son:

English Revised Version
neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

Good News Translation
Do not marry any of them, and do not let your children marry any of them,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never marry any of them. Never let your daughters marry their sons or your sons marry their daughters.

International Standard Version
You are not to intermarry with them. You are not to give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters for your sons,

JPS Tanakh 1917
neither shalt thou make marriages with them: thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.

Literal Standard Version
And you do not join in marriage with them; you do not give your daughter to his son, and you do not take his daughter to your son,

NET Bible
You must not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons,

New Heart English Bible
neither shall you make marriages with them; your daughter you shall not give to his son, nor shall you take his daughter for your son.

World English Bible
neither shall you make marriages with them; your daughter you shall not give to his son, nor shall you take his daughter for your son.

Young's Literal Translation
'And thou dost not join in marriage with them; thy daughter thou dost not give to his son, and his daughter thou dost not take to thy son,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Casting out the Nations
2and 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. 3Do not intermarry with them. Do not give your daughters to their sons or take their daughters for your sons, 4because they will turn your sons away from following Me to serve other gods. Then the anger of the LORD will burn against you, and He will swiftly destroy you.…

Cross References
Genesis 24:3
and I will have you swear by the LORD, the God of heaven and the God of earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites among whom I am dwelling,

Exodus 34:15
Do not make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, for when they prostitute themselves to their gods and sacrifice to them, they will invite you, and you will eat their sacrifices.

Exodus 34:16
And when you take some of their daughters as brides for your sons, their daughters will prostitute themselves to their gods and cause your sons to do the same.

Joshua 23:12
For if you turn away and cling to the rest of these nations that remain among you, and if you intermarry and associate with them,

Judges 3:6
And they took the daughters of these people in marriage, gave their own daughters to their sons, and served their gods.

Judges 14:3
But his father and mother replied, "Can't you find a young woman among your relatives or among any of our people? Must you go to the uncircumcised Philistines to get a wife?" But Samson told his father, "Get her for me, for she is pleasing to my eyes."

1 Kings 11:2
These women were from the nations about which the LORD had told the Israelites, "You must not intermarry with them, for surely they will turn your hearts after their gods." Yet Solomon clung to these women in love.

Ezra 9:2
Indeed, the Israelites have taken some of their daughters as wives for themselves and their sons, so that the holy seed has been mixed with the people of the land. And the leaders and officials have taken the lead in this unfaithfulness!"

Ezra 9:12
Now, therefore, do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons or take their daughters for your sons. Never seek their peace or prosperity, so that you may be strong and may eat the good things of the land, leaving it as an inheritance to your sons forever.'

Ezra 10:3
So now let us make a covenant before our God to send away all the foreign wives and their children, according to the counsel of my lord and of those who tremble at the command of our God. Let it be done according to the Law.

Nehemiah 10:30
We will not give our daughters in marriage to the people of the land, and we will not take their daughters for our sons.


Treasury of Scripture

Neither shall you make marriages with them; your daughter you shall not give to his son, nor his daughter shall you take to your son.

Genesis 6:2,3
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose…

Exodus 34:15,16
Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice; …

Joshua 23:12,13
Else if ye do in any wise go back, and cleave unto the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and shall make marriages with them, and go in unto them, and they to you: …









Verse 3. - Neither shalt thou make marriages with them. Brought into intimate relations with idolaters, they might be seduced into idolatry; and where marriage was contracted with an idolater, the children might be brought up in idolatry. Such unions were forbidden.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

intermarry with them.
תִתְחַתֵּ֖ן (ṯiṯ·ḥat·tên)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2859: To give, away in marriage, to contract affinity by marriage

Do not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

give
תִתֵּ֣ן (ṯit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

your daughters
בִּתְּךָ֙ (bit·tə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1323: A daughter

to their sons
לִבְנ֔וֹ (liḇ·nōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

or take
תִקַּ֥ח (ṯiq·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

their daughters
וּבִתּ֖וֹ (ū·ḇit·tōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1323: A daughter

for your sons,
לִבְנֶֽךָ׃ (liḇ·ne·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son


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