Deuteronomy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Deuteronomy 1:44

“And the Amorites which dwelt in that mountaine, came out against you, and chased you, as Bees doe, and destroyed you in Seir, euen vnto Hormah.”

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And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, [even] unto Hormah.
- King James Version

"The Amorites who lived in that hill country came out against you and chased you as bees do, and crushed you from Seir to Hormah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the Amorites, that dwelt in that hill-country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Amorites who were in the hill-country came out against you and put you to flight, rushing after you like bees, and overcame you in Seir, driving you even as far as Hormah.
- Basic English Bible

And the Amorite that dwelt on that hill came out against you, and chased you, like as bees do, and cut you in pieces in Seir, as far as Hormah.
- Darby Bible

And the Amorites, who dwelt on that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even to Hormah.
- Webster's Bible

The Amorites, who lived in that hill country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even to Hormah.
- World English Bible

and the Amorite who is dwelling in that hill-country cometh out to meet you, and they pursue you as the bees do, and smite you in Seir -- unto Hormah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the Amorites, that dwell in that hill-country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 1:44


1:44 As bees - As bees which being provoked come out of their hives in great numbers, and with great fury pursue their adversary and disturber.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 1

  • Sarah
    Why was my comments and replies i made not shared like the other peoples was? thats wrong and discrimination i have a right to freedom of speech! we are not suppose to have respect of person according to the bible...everything i posted was biblical and true..
  • Sarah
    I pray u all come to the knowledge of the truth we are in the last days! hold on to Yeshua- Jesus nothing here is worth going to hell for!have a blessed day!
  • Sarah
    10.You must not be envious of your neighbour's goods. You shall not be envious of his house nor his wife, nor anything that belongs to your neighbor.
  • Sarah
    This would change only after Constantine converted to Christianity. From the mid-fourth century on, we do find Christians deliberately adapting and Christianizing pagan festivals. A famous proponent of this practice was Pope Gregory the Great, who, in a letter written in 601 C.E. to a Christian missionary in Britain, recommended that local pagan temples not be destroyed but be convert into churchs
  • Sarah
    They claimed that because the early Christians didn t know when Jesus was born, they simply assimilated the pagan solstice festival for their own purposes, claiming it as the time of the Messiah s birth and celebrating it accordingly. More recent studies have shown that many of the holiday s modern trappings do reflect pagan customs borrowed much later, as Christianity expanded into northern
  • Sarah
    on a manuscript of the writings of the Syriac biblical commentator Dionysius bar-Salibi states that in ancient times the Christmas holiday was actually shifted from January 6 to December 25 so that it fell on the same date as the pagan Sol Invictus holiday.5 In the 18th and 19th centuries, Bible scholars spurred on by the new study of comparative religions latched on to this idea.6 They claimed

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