New Living Translation
And if he can't, he will send a delegation to discuss terms of peace while the enemy is still far away.
King James Bible
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.
Darby Bible Translation
and if not, while he is yet far off, having sent an embassy, he asks for terms of peace.
World English Bible
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends an envoy, and asks for conditions of peace.
Young's Literal Translation
and if not so -- he being yet a long way off -- having sent an embassy, he doth ask the things for peace.
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