Judges 11:15
New International Version
saying: “This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites.

New Living Translation
“This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not steal any land from Moab or Ammon.

English Standard Version
and said to him, “Thus says Jephthah: Israel did not take away the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites,

Berean Study Bible
to tell him, “This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take away the land of Moab or of the Ammonites.

King James Bible
And said unto him, Thus saith Jephthah, Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon:

New King James Version
and said to him, “Thus says Jephthah: ‘Israel did not take away the land of Moab, nor the land of the people of Ammon;

New American Standard Bible
and they said to him, “This is what Jephthah says: ‘Israel did not take the land of Moab nor the land of the sons of Ammon.

NASB 1995
and they said to him, “Thus says Jephthah, ‘Israel did not take away the land of Moab nor the land of the sons of Ammon.

NASB 1977
and they said to him, “Thus says Jephthah, ‘Israel did not take away the land of Moab, nor the land of the sons of Ammon.

Amplified Bible
and they said to him, “This is what Jephthah says: ‘Israel did not take the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites.

Christian Standard Bible
to tell him, “This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take away the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
to tell him, “This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take away the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites.

American Standard Version
and he said unto him, Thus saith Jephthah: Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to him: “Thus says Naphthakh, ‘Israel has not taken the land of Moab and the land of the children of Amon

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and said to him, Thus says Jephthae, Israel took not the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon;

Contemporary English Version
and they told him that Jephthah had said: Israel hasn't taken any territory from Moab or Ammon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith Jephte: Israel did not take away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon:

English Revised Version
and he said unto him, Thus saith Jephthah: Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon:

Good News Translation
with this answer: "It is not true that Israel took away the land of Moab or the land of Ammon.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They said, "This is what Jephthah says: The people of Israel didn't take away the land belonging to Moab or Ammon.

International Standard Version
and they informed him, "This is Jephthah's response: 'Israel didn't seize the land of Moab nor the land of the Ammonites.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and he said unto him: 'Thus saith Jephthah: Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon.

Literal Standard Version
and says to him, “Thus said Jephthah: Israel did not take the land of Moab, and the land of the sons of Ammon,

NET Bible
and said to him, "This is what Jephthah says, 'Israel did not steal the land of Moab and the land of the Ammonites.

New Heart English Bible
and he said to him, "Thus says Jephthah: 'Israel did not take away the land of Moab, nor the land of the people of Ammon,

World English Bible
and he said to him, "Thus says Jephthah: Israel didn't take away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon,

Young's Literal Translation
and saith to him, 'Thus said Jephthah, Israel took not the land of Moab, and the land of the Bene-Ammon,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jephthah Delivers Israel
14Jephthah again sent messengers to the king of the Ammonites 15to tell him, “This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take away the land of Moab or of the Ammonites. 16But when Israel came up out of Egypt, they traveled through the wilderness to the Red Sea and came to Kadesh.…

Cross References
Judges 11:14
Jephthah again sent messengers to the king of the Ammonites

Judges 11:16
But when Israel came up out of Egypt, they traveled through the wilderness to the Red Sea and came to Kadesh.


Treasury of Scripture

And said to him, Thus said Jephthah, Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon:

Israel took

Numbers 21:13-15,27-30
From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness that cometh out of the coasts of the Amorites: for Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites…

Deuteronomy 2:9,19
And the LORD said unto me, Distress not the Moabites, neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give thee of their land for a possession; because I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession…

2 Chronicles 20:10
And now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, whom thou wouldest not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned from them, and destroyed them not;









(15) Took not away the land of Moab . . .--What they took was the territory of Sihon, which they had never been forbidden to take, and had indeed been forced to take by Sihon's attack on them. It was not likely that they could enter into discussion as 'to the previous owners of the land.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
to tell him,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“This is what
כֹּ֖ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

Jephthah
יִפְתָּ֑ח (yip̄·tāḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3316: Jephthah -- 'He opens', a Gileadite, also a city of Judah

says:
אָמַ֣ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

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

take away
לָקַ֤ח (lā·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

the land
אֶ֣רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of Moab
מוֹאָ֔ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4124: Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled

[or]
אֶ֖רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of the Ammonites.
עַמּֽוֹן׃ (‘am·mō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5983: Ammon -- a people living East of the Jordan


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