Deuteronomy 20:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7535 [e]רַ֗ק
raq,
ButAdv
5892 [e]מֵעָרֵ֤י
mê-‘ā-rê
of the citiesPrep-m | N-fpc
5971 [e]הָֽעַמִּים֙
hā-‘am-mîm
of peoplesArt | N-mp
428 [e]הָאֵ֔לֶּה
hā-’êl-leh,
theseArt | Pro-cp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֙
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
3068 [e]יְהוָ֣ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ
’ĕ-lō-he-ḵā,
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
5414 [e]נֹתֵ֥ן
nō-ṯên
givesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
  לְךָ֖
lə-ḵā
youPrep | 2ms
5159 [e]נַחֲלָ֑ה
na-ḥă-lāh;
[as] an inheritanceN-fs
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
nothingAdv-NegPrt
2421 [e]תְחַיֶּ֖ה
ṯə-ḥay-yeh
you shall let remain aliveV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
5397 [e]נְשָׁמָֽה׃
nə-šā-māh.
that breathesN-fs









Hebrew Texts
דברים 20:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
רַ֗ק מֵעָרֵ֤י הָֽעַמִּים֙ הָאֵ֔לֶּה אֲשֶׁר֙ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֖ נַחֲלָ֑ה לֹ֥א תְחַיֶּ֖ה כָּל־נְשָׁמָֽה׃

דברים 20:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
רק מערי העמים האלה אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה לא תחיה כל־נשמה׃

דברים 20:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
רק מערי העמים האלה אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה לא תחיה כל־נשמה׃

דברים 20:16 Hebrew Bible
רק מערי העמים האלה אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה לא תחיה כל נשמה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Only in the cities of these peoples that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, you shall not leave alive anything that breathes.

King James Bible
But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, you must not let any living thing survive among the cities of these people the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance.
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