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.

New American Standard Bible
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.

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:

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 children 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.

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.

New American Standard 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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
saying unto him, Thus hath Jephthah said, Israel did not take land from Moab, nor land from the sons of Ammon,

King James 2000 Bible
And said unto him, Thus says Jephthah, Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon:

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

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,

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;

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

Darby Bible Translation
and said to him, Thus saith Jephthah: Israel took not 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:

Webster's Bible Translation
And said to him, Thus saith Jephthah, Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children 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,
Study Bible
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;







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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

of Moab
מוֹאָ֔ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 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 Hebrew 776: Earth, land

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

11:12-28 One instance of the honour and respect we owe to God, as our God, is, rightly to employ what he gives us to possess. Receive it from him, use it for him, and part with it when he calls for it. The whole of this message shows that Jephthah was well acquainted with the books of Moses. His argument was clear, and his demand reasonable. Those who possess the most courageous faith, will be the most disposed for peace, and the readiest to make advances to obtain; but rapacity and ambition often cloak their designs under a plea of equity, and render peaceful endeavours of no avail.
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