Judges 1:25
New International Version
So he showed them, and they put the city to the sword but spared the man and his whole family.

New Living Translation
So he showed them a way in, and they killed everyone in the town except that man and his family.

English Standard Version
And he showed them the way into the city. And they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go.

Berean Study Bible
So the man showed them the entrance to the city, and they put the city to the sword but released that man and all his family.

New American Standard Bible
So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go free.

King James Bible
And when he shewed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

Christian Standard Bible
When he showed them the way into the town, they put the town to the sword but released the man and his entire family.

Contemporary English Version
The man showed them, and the two Israelite tribes attacked Bethel, killing everyone except the man and his family. The two tribes made the man and his family leave,

Good News Translation
So he showed them, and the people of Ephraim and Manasseh killed everyone in the city, except this man and his family.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When he showed them the way into the town, they put the town to the sword but released the man and his entire family.

International Standard Version
So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they attacked the city with swords, but they let the man and his entire family escape.

NET Bible
He showed them a secret entrance into the city, and they put the city to the sword. But they let the man and his extended family leave safely.

New Heart English Bible
He showed them the entrance into the city; and they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He showed them. So they got into the city and killed everyone there. But they let that man and his whole family go free.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he showed them the entrance into the city, and they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

New American Standard 1977
So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go free.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man go and all his family.

King James 2000 Bible
And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

American King James Version
And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

American Standard Version
And he showed them the entrance into the city; and they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he had shewn them, they smote the city with the edge of the sword: but that man and all his kindred they let go:

Darby Bible Translation
And he shewed them how to enter into the city. And they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

English Revised Version
And he shewed them the entrance into the city, and they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword: but they let go the man and all his family.

World English Bible
He showed them the entrance into the city; and they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

Young's Literal Translation
And he sheweth them the entrance of the city, and they smite the city by the mouth of the sword, and the man and all his family they have sent away;
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Jerusalem and Hebron Captured
24and when the spies saw a man coming out of the city, they said to him, “Please show us how to get into the city, and we will treat you kindly.” 25So the man showed them the entrance to the city, and they put the city to the sword but released that man and all his family. 26And the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a city, and called it Luz, which is its name to this day.…
Cross References
Joshua 6:25
And Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, with her father's household and all who belonged to her, because she hid the men Joshua had sent to spy out Jericho. So she has lived among the Israelites to this day.

Judges 1:26
And the man went to the land of the Hittites, built a city, and called it Luz, which is its name to this day.

Treasury of Scripture

And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

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Joshua 6:22-25 But Joshua had said to the two men that had spied out the country, …







Lexicon
So [the man] showed them
וַיַּרְאֵם֙ (way·yar·’êm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

the entrance
מְב֣וֹא (mə·ḇō·w)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3996: An entrance, sunset, the west, towards

to the city,
הָעִ֔יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

and they put
וַיַּכּ֥וּ (way·yak·kū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5221: To strike

the city
הָעִ֖יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5892: Excitement

to the sword
חָ֑רֶב (ḥā·reḇ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

but released
שִׁלֵּֽחוּ׃ (šil·lê·ḥū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

that man
הָאִ֥ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

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

his family.
מִשְׁפַּחְתּ֖וֹ (miš·paḥ·tōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people
1:21-36 The people of Israel were very careless of their duty and interest. Owing to slothfulness and cowardice, they would not be at the pains to complete their conquests. It was also owing to their covetousness: they were willing to let the Canaanites live among them, that they might make advantage of them. They had not the dread and detestation of idolatry they ought to have had. The same unbelief that kept their fathers forty years out of Canaan, kept them now out of the full possession of it. Distrust of the power and promise of God deprived them of advantages, and brought them into troubles. Thus many a believer who begins well is hindered. His graces languish, his lusts revive, Satan plies him with suitable temptations, the world recovers its hold; he brings guilt into his conscience, anguish into his heart, discredit on his character, and reproach on the gospel. Though he may have sharp rebukes, and be so recovered that he does not perish, yet he will have deeply to lament his folly through his remaining days; and upon his dying bed to mourn over the opportunities of glorifying God and serving the church he has lost. We can have no fellowship with the enemies of God within us or around us, but to our hurt; therefore our only wisdom is to maintain unceasing war against them.
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