Numbers 14:15
New International Version
If you put all these people to death, leaving none alive, the nations who have heard this report about you will say,

New Living Translation
Now if you slaughter all these people with a single blow, the nations that have heard of your fame will say,

English Standard Version
Now if you kill this people as one man, then the nations who have heard your fame will say,

Berean Study Bible
If You kill this people as one man, the nations who have heard of Your fame will say,

King James Bible
Now if thou shalt kill all this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,

New King James Version
Now if You kill these people as one man, then the nations which have heard of Your fame will speak, saying,

New American Standard Bible
Now if You put this people to death all at once, then the nations who have heard of Your fame will say,

NASB 1995
"Now if You slay this people as one man, then the nations who have heard of Your fame will say,

NASB 1977
“Now if Thou dost slay this people as one man, then the nations who have heard of Thy fame will say,

Amplified Bible
Now if You kill these people as one man, then the nations (Gentiles) that have heard of Your fame will say,

Christian Standard Bible
If you kill this people with a single blow, the nations that have heard of your fame will declare,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If You kill this people with a single blow, the nations that have heard of Your fame will declare,

American Standard Version
Now if thou shalt kill this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And whenever you have killed this people as one man, the nations that have heard your name will say:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And if thou shalt destroy this nation as one man; then all the nations that have heard thy name shall speak, saying,

Douay-Rheims Bible
May hear that thou hast killed so great a multitude as it were one man and may say:

English Revised Version
Now if thou shalt kill this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,

Good News Translation
Now if you kill all your people, the nations who have heard of your fame will say

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if you kill all these people at the same time, then the nations who have heard these reports about you will say,

International Standard Version
But if you slaughter this people all at the same time, then the nations who heard about your fame will say,

JPS Tanakh 1917
now if Thou shalt kill this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of Thee will speak, saying:

Literal Standard Version
And You have put to death this people as one man, and the nations who have heard Your fame have spoken, saying,

NET Bible
If you kill this entire people at once, then the nations that have heard of your fame will say,

New Heart English Bible
Now if you killed this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of you will speak, saying,

World English Bible
Now if you killed this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of you will speak, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
'And Thou hast put to death this people as one man, and the nations who have heard Thy fame have spoken, saying,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Moses Intercedes for the People
14And they will tell it to the inhabitants of this land. They have already heard that You, O LORD, are in the midst of this people, that You, O LORD, have been seen face to face, that Your cloud stands over them, and that You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. 15If You kill this people as one man, the nations who have heard of Your fame will say, 16‘Because the LORD was unable to bring this people into the land He swore to give them, He has slaughtered them in the wilderness.’…

Cross References
Exodus 32:12
Why should the Egyptians declare, 'He brought them out with evil intent, to kill them in the mountains and wipe them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your fierce anger and relent from doing harm to Your people.

Numbers 14:16
Because the LORD was unable to bring this people into the land He swore to give them, He has slaughtered them in the wilderness.'


Treasury of Scripture

Now if you shall kill all this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of you will speak, saying,

Judges 6:16
And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If You kill
וְהֵמַתָּ֛ה (wə·hê·mat·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

this
הַזֶּ֖ה (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

people
הָעָ֥ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

as one
אֶחָ֑ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

man,
כְּאִ֣ישׁ (kə·’îš)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

the nations
הַגּוֹיִ֔ם (hag·gō·w·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

who
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

have heard
שָׁמְע֥וּ (šā·mə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

of Your fame
שִׁמְעֲךָ֖ (šim·‘ă·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8088: Something heard, a sound, rumor, announcement, audience

will say,
וְאָֽמְרוּ֙ (wə·’ā·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say


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