Joshua 9:19
Modern Translations
New International Version
but all the leaders answered, "We have given them our oath by the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them now.

New Living Translation
But the leaders replied, “Since we have sworn an oath in the presence of the LORD, the God of Israel, we cannot touch them.

English Standard Version
But all the leaders said to all the congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we may not touch them.

Berean Study Bible
All the leaders answered, “We have sworn an oath to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

New American Standard Bible
But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

NASB 1995
But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, "We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

NASB 1977
But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

Amplified Bible
But all the leaders said to the whole congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, so now we cannot touch them.

Christian Standard Bible
All the leaders answered them, “We have sworn an oath to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All the leaders answered them, "We have sworn an oath to them by the LORD, the God of Israel, and now we cannot touch them.

Good News Translation
but they answered, "We have made our solemn promise to them in the name of the LORD God of Israel. Now we cannot harm them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But all the leaders said to them, "We have sworn an oath about them to the LORD God of Israel, so we cannot touch them now.

International Standard Version
Then all of the leaders spoke to the entire congregation, "We have sworn to them in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them.

NET Bible
but all the leaders told the whole community, "We swore an oath to them in the name of the LORD God of Israel. So now we can't hurt them!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

New King James Version
Then all the rulers said to all the congregation, “We have sworn to them by the LORD God of Israel; now therefore, we may not touch them.

King James 2000 Bible
But all the leaders said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

New Heart English Bible
But all the leaders said to all the congregation, "We have sworn to them by the LORD, the God of Israel; and now therefore we may not touch them.

World English Bible
But all the princes said to all the congregation, "We have sworn to them by Yahweh, the God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

American King James Version
But all the princes said to all the congregation, We have sworn to them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

American Standard Version
But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by Jehovah, the God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

A Faithful Version
But all the rulers said to the congregation, "We have sworn to them by the LORD God of Israel. Now, therefore, we may not touch them.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the princes said to all the assembly, We have sworn unto them by Jehovah the God of Israel, and now we may not touch them.

English Revised Version
But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD, the God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

Webster's Bible Translation
But all the princes said to all the congregation, We have sworn to them by the LORD God of Israel: now therefore we may not touch them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then all the Princes said vnto all the Congregation, We haue sworne vnto them by the Lord God of Israel: nowe therefore we may not touch them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But all the princes sayde vnto all the congregation: We haue sworne vnto them by the Lorde God of Israel, and therfore we may not hurt them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
all the rulers sayde vnto the whole congregacion: We haue sworne vnto them by the LORDE the God of Israel, therfore maye we not touch them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And all the princes say to all the congregation, “We have sworn to them by YHWH, God of Israel; and now, we are not able to come against them;

Young's Literal Translation
And all the princes say unto all the company, 'We -- we have sworn to them by Jehovah, God of Israel; and now, we are not able to come against them;

Smith's Literal Translation
And all the chiefs will say to all the assembly, We sware to them by Jehovah the God of Israel: and now we shall not be able to touch upon them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And they answered them: We have sworn to them in the name of the Lord the God of Israel, and therefore we may not touch them.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And they responded to them: “We have sworn to them in the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, and for that reason, we are not able to touch them.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the Princes of the assembly were saying : “We swore to them by LORD JEHOVAH the God of Israel, therefore we cannot harm them

Lamsa Bible
But the princes said to the congregation, We have sworn to them by the LORD God of Israel; now therefore we cannot harm them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But all the princes said unto all the congregation: 'We have sworn unto them by the LORD, the God of Israel; now therefore we may not touch them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the princes said to all the congregation: We have sworn to them by the Lord God of Israel, and now we shall not be able to touch them.








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