Joshua 9:20
Modern Translations
New International Version
This is what we will do to them: We will let them live, so that God's wrath will not fall on us for breaking the oath we swore to them."

New Living Translation
This is what we must do. We must let them live, for divine anger would come upon us if we broke our oath.

English Standard Version
This we will do to them: let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath that we swore to them.”

Berean Study Bible
This is how we will treat them: We will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them.”

New American Standard Bible
This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be on us because of the oath which we swore to them.”

NASB 1995
"This we will do to them, even let them live, so that wrath will not be upon us for the oath which we swore to them."

NASB 1977
“This we will do to them, even let them live, lest wrath be upon us for the oath which we swore to them.”

Amplified Bible
This [is what] we will do to them: we will let them live, so that the wrath [of God] does not come upon us for [violating] the oath which we have sworn to them.”

Christian Standard Bible
This is how we will treat them: we will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is how we will treat them: we will let them live, so that no wrath will fall on us because of the oath we swore to them."

Good News Translation
We must let them live because of our promise; if we don't, God will punish us.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
We must let them live to avoid [the LORD's] anger because of the oath we swore."

International Standard Version
So this is what we'll do to them: we'll let them live, so that wrath won't come upon us because of the oath that we swore to them."

NET Bible
We must let them live so we can escape the curse attached to the oath we swore to them."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

New King James Version
This we will do to them: We will let them live, lest wrath be upon us because of the oath which we swore to them.”

King James 2000 Bible
This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

New Heart English Bible
This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them."

World English Bible
This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them."

American King James Version
This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be on us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

American Standard Version
This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

A Faithful Version
This we will do to them. We will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us because of the oath which we swore to them."

Darby Bible Translation
This we will do to them, and let them live, lest wrath come upon us, because of the oath which we swore unto them.

English Revised Version
This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we sware unto them.

Webster's Bible Translation
This we will do to them; we will even let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we swore to them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But this we wil doe to them, and let them liue, least the wrath be vpon vs because of the othe which we sware vnto them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But this we wyll do to them, We wyll let them liue, lest wrath be vpon vs because of the othe which we sware vnto them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But this wil we do vnto them: Let them lyue, that there come no wrath vpon vs, because of the ooth that we haue made vnto them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
we do this to them, and have kept them alive, and wrath is not on us, because of the oath which we have sworn to them.”

Young's Literal Translation
this we do to them, and have kept them alive, and wrath is not upon us, because of the oath which we have sworn to them.'

Smith's Literal Translation
This we will do to them, and preserve them alive; and anger shall not be upon us for the oath that we sware to them.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But this we mill do to them: Let their lives be saved, lest the wrath of the Lord be stirred up against us, if we should be forsworn.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But we shall do this to them: Certainly, let them be preserved so that they may live, lest the wrath of the Lord be stirred up against us, since we would have sworn falsely.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
But thus we do and we let them live so that wrath will not be upon us, because of the oath that we swore to them”

Lamsa Bible
This we will do to them: we will let them live, lest wrath be upon us, because of the oaths which we swore to them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
This we will do to them, and let them live; lest wrath be upon us, because of the oath which we swore unto them.'

Brenton Septuagint Translation
This we will do; take them alive, and we will preserve them: so there shall not be wrath against us by reason of the oath which we swore to them.








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