Joshua 8:20
New International Version
The men of Ai looked back and saw the smoke of the city rising up into the sky, but they had no chance to escape in any direction; the Israelites who had been fleeing toward the wilderness had turned back against their pursuers.

New Living Translation
When the men of Ai looked behind them, smoke from the town was filling the sky, and they had nowhere to go. For the Israelites who had fled in the direction of the wilderness now turned on their pursuers.

English Standard Version
So when the men of Ai looked back, behold, the smoke of the city went up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that, for the people who fled to the wilderness turned back against the pursuers.

New American Standard Bible
When the men of Ai turned back and looked, behold, the smoke of the city ascended to the sky, and they had no place to flee this way or that, for the people who had been fleeing to the wilderness turned against the pursuers.

King James Bible
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men of Ai turned and looked back, and smoke from the city was rising to the sky! They could not escape in any direction, and the troops who had fled to the wilderness now became the pursuers.

International Standard Version
Then the men of Ai looked back behind them—and all of a sudden!—smoke from the city was rising into the sky. They were unable to run in any direction, because the Israelis who had fled toward the wilderness had turned around to attack their pursuers.

NET Bible
When the men of Ai turned around, they saw the smoke from the city ascending into the sky and were so shocked they were unable to flee in any direction. In the meantime the men who were retreating to the desert turned against their pursuers.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the men of Ai looked back, they could see the city going up in smoke. They had no place to go, since the Israelites, who had been running toward the desert, had now turned back on them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way; and the people that were fleeing into the wilderness turned back upon their pursuers.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

American King James Version
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back on the pursuers.

American Standard Version
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the men of the city, that pursued after Josue, looking back and seeing the smoke of the city rise up to heaven, had no more power to flee this way or that way: especially as they that had counterfeited flight, end were going toward the wilderness, turned back most valiantly against them that pursued.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men of Ai turned and saw, and behold, the smoke of the city went up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way; and the people that fled to the wilderness turned upon the pursuers.

English Revised Version
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and, behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the city ascended to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way: and the people that fled to the wilderness turned back upon the pursuers.

World English Bible
When the men of Ai looked behind them, they saw, and behold, the smoke of the city ascended up to heaven, and they had no power to flee this way or that way. The people who fled to the wilderness turned back on the pursuers.

Young's Literal Translation
And the men of Ai look behind them, and see, and lo, the smoke of the city hath gone up unto the heavens, and there hath not been in them power to flee hither and thither -- and the people who are fleeing to the wilderness have turned against the pursuer, --

Josua 8:20 Afrikaans PWL
Toe die manne van `Ai omdraai, let op, het die rook van die stad in die lug opgetrek en hulle het geen plek gehad om heen te vlug nie, nie hierheen of daarheen nie, want die manskappe wat op die vlug was na die wildernis, het omgedraai teen die agtervolgers.

Jozueu 8:20 Albanian
Kur njerëzit e Ait shikuan prapa, ja, ata panë tymin e qytetit që ngjitej në qiell; dhe nuk patën asnjë mundësi të iknin as nga një anë, as nga ana tjetër, sepse populli që ikte me vrap në drejtim të shkretëtirës u kthye kundër atyre që e ndiqnin.

ﻳﺸﻮﻉ 8:20 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
فالتفت رجال عاي الى وراءهم ونظروا واذا دخان المدينة قد صعد الى السماء. فلم يكن لهم مكان للهرب هنا او هناك. والشعب الهارب الى البرية انقلب على الطارد.

Dyr Josen 8:20 Bavarian
Wie si d Eier umgadraend, saahend s auf aynmaal aus dyr Stat aynn Raauch aufsteign. Aber sö kunntnd niemer vorwärts older zruggaus und kaamend niemer aus, denn aau yn n Josenn seine Leut, wo yn dyr Wüestn zue gfloohen warnd, gadraend si um und fielnd s an.

Исус Навиев 8:20 Bulgarian
А когато гайските мъже се огледаха надире, видяха, и, ето че дим се издигаше от града към небето; и нямаха где да бягат ни тук ни там, понеже людете, които бягаха към пустинята, се обърнаха назад против гонителите.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
艾城的人回頭一看,不料,城中煙氣沖天,他們就無力向左向右逃跑。那往曠野逃跑的百姓便轉身攻擊追趕他們的人。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
艾城的人回头一看,不料,城中烟气冲天,他们就无力向左向右逃跑。那往旷野逃跑的百姓便转身攻击追赶他们的人。

約 書 亞 記 8:20 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
艾 城 的 人 回 頭 一 看 , 不 料 , 城 中 煙 氣 沖 天 , 他 們 就 無 力 向 左 向 右 逃 跑 。 那 往 曠 野 逃 跑 的 百 姓 便 轉 身 攻 擊 追 趕 他 們 的 人 。

約 書 亞 記 8:20 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
艾 城 的 人 回 头 一 看 , 不 料 , 城 中 烟 气 冲 天 , 他 们 就 无 力 向 左 向 右 逃 跑 。 那 往 旷 野 逃 跑 的 百 姓 便 转 身 攻 击 追 赶 他 们 的 人 。

Joshua 8:20 Croatian Bible
Kada se oni iz Aja obazreše, imadoše što vidjeti: dim se dizao iz grada prema nebu. I nitko od njih nije imao kuda uteći ni tamo ni amo. Tada se narod koji je bježao prema pustinji okrenuo prema progoniteljima.

Jozue 8:20 Czech BKR
Muži pak města Hai ohlédše se nazpět, uzřeli, a aj, vstupoval dým města k nebi, a neměli místa k utíkání sem ani tam; nebo lid, kterýž utíkati počal k poušti, obrátil se na ty, kteříž je honili.

Josua 8:20 Danish
Da Mændene fra Aj vendte sig om og saa Røgen fra Byen stige op mod Himmelen, var de ude af Stand til at flygte til nogen af Siderne, idet Folket, som var flygtet ad Ørkenen til, vendte sig om mod deres Forfølgere.

Jozua 8:20 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Als de mannen van Ai zich achterom keerden, zo zagen zij, en ziet, de rook der stad ging op naar den hemel; en zij hadden geen ruimte, om herwaarts of derwaarts te vlieden; want het volk, dat naar de woestijn vluchtte, keerde zich tegen degenen, die hen najoegen.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּפְנ֣וּ אַנְשֵׁי֩ הָעַ֨י אַחֲרֵיהֶ֜ם וַיִּרְא֗וּ וְהִנֵּ֨ה עָלָ֜ה עֲשַׁ֤ן הָעִיר֙ הַשָּׁמַ֔יְמָה וְלֹא־הָיָ֨ה בָהֶ֥ם יָדַ֛יִם לָנ֖וּס הֵ֣נָּה וָהֵ֑נָּה וְהָעָם֙ הַנָּ֣ס הַמִּדְבָּ֔ר נֶהְפַּ֖ךְ אֶל־הָרֹודֵֽף׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ויפנו אנשי העי אחריהם ויראו והנה עלה עשן העיר השמימה ולא־היה בהם ידים לנוס הנה והנה והעם הנס המדבר נהפך אל־הרודף׃

Aleppo Codex
כ ויפנו אנשי העי אחריהם ויראו והנה עלה עשן העיר השמימה ולא היה בהם ידים לנוס הנה והנה והעם הנס המדבר נהפך אל הרודף

Józsué 8:20 Hungarian: Karoli
Ai férfiai pedig hátratekintének, és láták, hogy ímé a városnak füstje felszáll vala az ég felé, és hogy nincsen módjukban imide vagy amoda elfutni, mert a nép, a mely fut vala a pusztának, visszafordul vala az üldözõ felé.

Josuo 8:20 Esperanto
Kaj la logxantoj de Aj ekrigardis malantauxen, kaj vidis, ke fumo de la urbo iras al la cxielo. Kaj ili ne havis lokon, kien forkuri-nek tien nek cxi tien; kaj la popolo, kiu estis kurinta al la dezerto, turnigxis kontraux la persekutantojn.

JOOSUA 8:20 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Ja Ain miehet kääntyivät ja katsoivat taaksensa, ja näkivät savun nousevan kaupungista taivaaseen. Ja ei ollut heillä siaa paeta ei sinne eikä tänne; ja se kansa, joka pakeni korpeen päin, palasi niitä vastaan, jotka heitä takaa ajoivat.

Josué 8:20 French: Darby
Et les hommes d'Ai se retournerent, et virent: et voici, la fumee de la ville montait vers les cieux; et il n'y eut en eux aucune force pour fuir ni d'un cote ni de l'autre. Et le peuple qui fuyait vers le desert se tourna contre ceux qui le poursuivaient.

Josué 8:20 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Les gens d'Aï, ayant regardé derrière eux, virent la fumée de la ville monter vers le ciel, et ils ne purent se sauver d'aucun côté. Le peuple qui fuyait vers le désert se retourna contre ceux qui le poursuivaient;

Josué 8:20 French: Martin (1744)
Et les gens de Haï se tournant derrière eux, regardèrent; et voici, la fumée de la ville montait jusqu'au ciel : et il n'y eut en eux aucune force pour fuir : et le peuple qui fuyait vers le désert, se tourna contre ceux qui le poursuivaient.

Josua 8:20 German: Modernized
Und die Männer von Ai wandten sich und sahen hinter sich und sahen den Rauch der Stadt aufgehen gen Himmel und hatten nicht Raum zu fliehen, weder hin noch her. Und das Volk, das zur Wüste floh, kehrete sich um, ihnen nachzujagen.

Josua 8:20 German: Luther (1912)
Und die Männer von Ai wandten sich und sahen hinter sich und sahen den Rauch der Stadt aufgehen gen Himmel und hatten nicht Raum zu fliehen, weder hin noch her. Und das Volk, das zur Wüste floh, kehrte sich um gegen die, so ihnen nachjagten.

Josua 8:20 German: Textbibel (1899)
Als nun die Leute von Ai sich umwandten, sahen sie, wie der Rauch von der Stadt zum Himmel emporstieg. Da hatten sie nicht die Kraft, weder hierhin noch dorthin zu fliehen; dazu wandten sich auch diejenigen, welche nach der Steppe zu geflohen waren, gegen die Verfolger.

Giosué 8:20 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
E la gente d’Ai, volgendosi indietro, guardò, ed ecco che il fumo della città saliva al cielo; e non vi fu per loro alcuna possibilità di fuggire né da una parte né dall’altra, perché il popolo che fuggiva verso il deserto s’era voltato contro quelli che lo inseguivano.

Giosué 8:20 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
E gli uomini d’Ai, rivoltisi indietro, riguardarono; ed ecco, il fumo della città saliva al cielo, e non ebbero spazio per fuggir nè qua nè là; e il popolo che fuggiva verso il deserto si rivoltò contro a quelli che lo perseguitavano.

YOSUA 8:20 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka apabila segala orang Ai itu menoleh ke belakang, dilihatnya bahwasanya adalah asap negeri itu naik ke langit, dan tiada lagi baginya jalan akan lari ke sana atau ke mari, karena orang banyak yang telah lari ke padang itu berbaliklah hendak melawan akan orang yang mengusir itu.

여호수아 8:20 Korean
아이 사람이 뒤를 돌아본즉 그 성읍에 연기가 하늘에 닿은 것이 보이니 이 길로도 저 길로도 도망할 수 없이 되었고 광야로 도망하던 이스라엘 백성은 그 따르던 자에게로 돌이켰더라

Iosue 8:20 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Viri autem civitatis, qui persequebantur Josue, respicientes et videntes fumum urbis ad cælum usque conscendere, non potuerunt ultra huc illucque diffugere : præsertim cum hi qui simulaverant fugam, et tendebant ad solitudinem, contra persequentes fortissime restitissent.

Jozuës knyga 8:20 Lithuanian
Ajo vyrai, pažvelgę atgal, pamatė degantį miestą. Jiems nebuvo kur bėgti, nes izraelitai, bėgę į dykumą, atsisuko prieš persekiotojus.

Joshua 8:20 Maori
A, no te tahuritanga o nga tangata o Hai, ka titiro, na ko te paowa o te pa e kake ana ki te rangi, na kahore o ratou kaha ki te rere penei ranei, pera ranei: na ka tahuri te hunga i rere whaka te koraha ki nga mea i whai ra.

Josvas 8:20 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Da nu Ai-mennene vendte sig om, blev de var røken fra byen, som steg op imot himmelen, og de var ikke i stand til å flykte hverken hit eller dit, fordi de krigsfolk som var flyktet til ørkenen, nu vendte sig mot forfølgerne.

Josué 8:20 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Cuando los hombres de Hai se volvieron y miraron, he aquí, el humo de la ciudad subía al cielo, y no tenían lugar adónde huir, ni por un lado ni por otro, porque el pueblo que iba huyendo hacia el desierto se volvió contra sus perseguidores.

Josué 8:20 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Cuando los hombres de Hai se volvieron y miraron, vieron que el humo de la ciudad subía al cielo y no tenían lugar adónde huir, ni por un lado ni por el otro, porque el pueblo que iba huyendo hacia el desierto se volvió contra sus perseguidores.

Josué 8:20 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y cuando los de la ciudad miraron atrás, observaron, y he aquí el humo de la ciudad que subía al cielo, y no pudieron huir ni a una parte ni a otra; y el pueblo que iba huyendo hacia el desierto se volvió contra quienes los perseguían.

Josué 8:20 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y como los de la ciudad miraron atrás, observaron, y he aquí el humo de la ciudad que subía al cielo, y no tuvieron arbitrio para huir ni á una parte ni á otra: y el pueblo que iba huyendo hacia el desierto, se volvió contra los que le seguían.

Josué 8:20 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y cuando los de la ciudad miraron atrás, observaron, y he aquí el humo de la ciudad que subía al cielo, y no tuvieron poder para huir ni a una parte ni a otra; y el pueblo que iba huyendo hacia el desierto, se volvió contra los que le seguían.

Josué 8:20 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Quando os homens de Ai olharam para trás e viram uma grande nuvem de fumaça subindo da cidade em direção ao céu, não tinham para onde escapar, pois os filhos de Israel, que fugiam para o deserto, se voltaram contra os seus perseguidores.

Josué 8:20 Portugese Bible
Nisso, olhando os homens de Ai para trás, viram a fumaça da cidade, que subia ao céu, e não puderam fugir nem para uma parte nem para outra, porque o povo que fugia para o deserto se tornou contra eles.   

Iosua 8:20 Romanian: Cornilescu
Oamenii din Ai, uitîndu-se înapoi, au văzut fumul cetăţii suindu-se spre cer, şi n'au mai putut să scape în nici o parte. Poporul care fugea spre pustie s'a întors împotriva celor ce -l urmăreau;

Иисус Навин 8:20 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Жители Гая, оглянувшись назад, увидели, что дым от города восходил к небу. И не было для них места, куда бы бежать – ни туда, ни сюда; ибо народ, бежавший к пустыне, обратился на преследователей.

Иисус Навин 8:20 Russian koi8r
Жители Гая, оглянувшись назад, увидели, что дым от города восходил к небу. И не было для них места, куда бы бежать--ни туда, ни сюда; ибо народ, бежавший к пустыне, обратился на преследователей.

Josuaé 8:20 Swedish (1917)
När då männen från Ai vände sig om, fingo de se röken från staden stiga upp mot himmelen; och de hade ingen utväg att fly, vare sig hit eller dit, då nu det folk som flydde åt öknen vände sig mot sina förföljare.

Joshua 8:20 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
At nang lumingon ang mga lalake sa Hai sa likuran nila, ay kanilang nakita, at, narito, ang usok ng bayan ay napaiilanglang sa langit, at wala silang kapangyarihan na makatakas sa daang ito o sa daang yaon: at ang bayan na tumakas sa ilang ay pumihit sa mga manghahabol.

โยชูวา 8:20 Thai: from KJV
เมื่อชาวเมืองอัยเหลียวหลังมาดู ดูเถิด ควันไฟที่ไหม้เมืองพลุ่งขึ้นไปยังท้องฟ้า เขาก็หมดกำลังที่จะหนีไปทางนี้หรือทางนั้น เพราะว่าประชาชนที่หนีไปทางถิ่นทุรกันดารหันกลับมาต่อสู้กับผู้ที่ไล่ตาม

Yeşu 8:20 Turkish
Kentliler arkalarına dönüp bakınca, yanan kentten göklere yükselen dumanı gördüler. Çöle doğru kaçan İsrailliler de geri dönüp onlara saldırınca artık kaçacak hiçbir yerleri kalmadı.

Gioâ-sueâ 8:20 Vietnamese (1934)
Người thành A-hi quay lại, nhìn thấy khói đốt thành bay lên trời; họ chẳng một phương thế nào đặng trốn về phía này hay là phía kia. Vả, dân sự chạy trốn về phía đồng vắng trở lộn lại đánh những kẻ rượt đuổi theo mình.

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