Deuteronomy 20:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7535 [e]רַ֞ק
raq
onlyAdv
6086 [e]עֵ֣ץ
‘êṣ
the treesN-msc
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
whichPro-r
3045 [e]תֵּדַ֗ע
tê-ḏa‘,
you knowV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
thatConj
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
6086 [e]עֵ֤ץ
‘êṣ
treesN-msc
3978 [e]מַאֲכָל֙
ma-’ă-ḵāl
for foodN-ms
1931 [e]ה֔וּא
hū,
arePro-3ms
853 [e]אֹת֥וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
-DirObjM | 3ms
7843 [e]תַשְׁחִ֖ית
ṯaš-ḥîṯ
you may destroyV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
3772 [e]וְכָרָ֑תָּ
wə-ḵā-rā-tā;
and cut downConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
1129 [e]וּבָנִ֣יתָ
ū-ḇā-nî-ṯā
and to buildConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2ms
4692 [e]מָצ֗וֹר
mā-ṣō-wr,
siegeworksN-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
againstPrep
5892 [e]הָעִיר֙
hā-‘îr
the cityArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
thatPro-r
1931 [e]הִ֨וא
itPro-3fs
6213 [e]עֹשָׂ֧ה
‘ō-śāh
makesV-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
5973 [e]עִמְּךָ֛
‘im-mə-ḵā
with youPrep | 2ms
4421 [e]מִלְחָמָ֖ה
mil-ḥā-māh
warN-fs
5704 [e]עַ֥ד
‘aḏ
untilPrep
3381 [e]רִדְתָּֽהּ׃
riḏ-tāh.
it is subduedV-Qal-Inf | 3fs
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Hebrew Texts
דברים 20:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
רַ֞ק עֵ֣ץ אֲשֶׁר־תֵּדַ֗ע כִּֽי־לֹא־עֵ֤ץ מַאֲכָל֙ ה֔וּא אֹתֹ֥ו תַשְׁחִ֖ית וְכָרָ֑תָּ וּבָנִ֣יתָ מָצֹ֗ור עַל־הָעִיר֙ אֲשֶׁר־הִ֨וא עֹשָׂ֧ה עִמְּךָ֛ מִלְחָמָ֖ה עַ֥ד רִדְתָּֽהּ׃ פ

דברים 20:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
רק עץ אשר־תדע כי־לא־עץ מאכל הוא אתו תשחית וכרת ובנית מצור על־העיר אשר־הוא עשה עמך מלחמה עד רדתה׃ פ

דברים 20:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
רק עץ אשר־תדע כי־לא־עץ מאכל הוא אתו תשחית וכרת ובנית מצור על־העיר אשר־הוא עשה עמך מלחמה עד רדתה׃ פ

דברים 20:20 Hebrew Bible
רק עץ אשר תדע כי לא עץ מאכל הוא אתו תשחית וכרת ובנית מצור על העיר אשר הוא עשה עמך מלחמה עד רדתה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Only the trees which you know are not fruit trees you shall destroy and cut down, that you may construct siegeworks against the city that is making war with you until it falls.

King James Bible
Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But you may destroy the trees that you know do not produce food. You may cut them down to build siege works against the city that is waging war against you, until it falls."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

thou shalt build

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Ezekiel 17:17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make …

be subdued [heb] come down

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