KJV LexiconFor these nations
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
which thou shalt possess
to occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
unto observers of times
to cover; to cloud over; figuratively, to act covertly, i.e. practise magic -- bring, enchanter, Meonemin, observe(-r of) times, soothsayer, sorcerer.
and unto diviners
to distribute, i.e. determine by lot or magical scroll; by implication, to divine -- divine(-r, -ation), prudent, soothsayer, use (divination).
but as for thee the LORD
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
hath not suffered
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
thee so to do
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"For those nations, which you shall dispossess, listen to those who practice witchcraft and to diviners, but as for you, the LORD your God has not allowed you to do so.
King James Bible
For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, the LORD thy God hath not suffered thee so to do.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though these nations you are about to drive out listen to fortune-tellers and diviners, the LORD your God has not permitted you to do this."
International Standard Version
because those nations that you are about to dispossess listen to those who practice witchcraft and divination. But the LORD does not allow you to act this way."
Those nations that you are about to dispossess listen to omen readers and diviners, but the LORD your God has not given you permission to do such things.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
These nations you are forcing out listen to fortunetellers and to those who practice black magic. But the LORD your God won't let you do anything like that.
King James 2000 Bible
For these nations, which you shall possess, hearkened unto sorcerers, and unto diviners: but as for you, the LORD your God has not allowed you so to do.
Deuteronomy 18:14 NIV
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