Deuteronomy 20:14
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English Standard Version
but the women and the little ones, the livestock, and everything else in the city, all its spoil, you shall take as plunder for yourselves. And you shall enjoy the spoil of your enemies, which the LORD your God has given you.

King James Bible
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 unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Excepting women and children, cattle and other things, that are in the city. And thou shalt divide all the prey to the army, and thou shalt eat the spoils of thy enemies, which the Lord thy God shall give thee.

English Revised Version
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 the LORD thy God hath given thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil of it, shalt thou take to thyself: and thou shalt eat the spoil of thy enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.

Deuteronomy 20:14 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The first intention only existed in the case of the timid (the soft-hearted or despondent). ימּס ולא, that the heart of thy brethren "may not flow away," i.e., may not become despondent (as in Genesis 17:15, etc.).

Deuteronomy 20:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the women

Numbers 31:9,12,18,35 And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, and took the spoil of all their cattle...

Joshua 8:2 And you shall do to Ai and her king as you did to Jericho and her king: only the spoil thereof, and the cattle thereof...

Joshua 11:14 And all the spoil of these cities, and the cattle, the children of Israel took for a prey to themselves...

2 Chronicles 14:13-15 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them to Gerar: and the Ethiopians were overthrown...

2 Chronicles 20:25 And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them...

Psalm 68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

take unto thyself [heb] spoil
thou shalt eat

Joshua 22:8 And he spoke to them, saying, Return with much riches to your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold...

Cross References
Numbers 31:11
and took all the spoil and all the plunder, both of man and of beast.

Numbers 31:15
Moses said to them, "Have you let all the women live?

Numbers 31:53
(The men in the army had each taken plunder for himself.)

Deuteronomy 20:15
Thus you shall do to all the cities that are very far from you, which are not cities of the nations here.

Joshua 8:2
And you shall do to Ai and its king as you did to Jericho and its king. Only its spoil and its livestock you shall take as plunder for yourselves. Lay an ambush against the city, behind it."

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