New Living Translation
If they accept your terms and open the gates to you, then all the people inside will serve you in forced labor.
King James Bible
And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then all the people that are found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
World English Bible
It shall be, if it makes you answer of peace, and opens to you, then it shall be, that all the people who are found therein shall become tributary to you, and shall serve you.
Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been, if Peace it answer thee, and hath opened to thee, then it hath come to pass -- all the people who are found in it are to thee for tributaries, and have served thee.
Deuteronomy 20:11 Parallel
CommentaryDeuteronomy 20:11 Parallel Commentaries
"As you approach a town to attack it, you must first offer its people terms for peace.
But if they refuse to make peace and prepare to fight, you must attack the town.
They replied, "We are your servants." "But who are you?" Joshua demanded. "Where do you come from?"
1 Kings 9:21
These were descendants of the nations whom the people of Israel had not completely destroyed. So Solomon conscripted them for his labor force, and they serve in the labor force to this day.
2 Kings 6:22
"Of course not!" Elisha replied. "Do we kill prisoners of war? Give them food and drink and send them home again to their master."
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