Deuteronomy 20:11

“And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Deuteronomy 20:11

And it shall be, if it make thee answere of peace, and open vnto thee, then it shalbe that all the people that is found therein, shall be tributaries vnto thee, and they shall serue thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If it agrees to make peace with you and opens to you, then all the people who are found in it shall become your forced labor and shall serve you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that are found therein shall become tributary unto thee, and shall serve thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if it gives you back an answer of peace, opening its doors to you, then all the people in it may be put to forced work as your servants.
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then all the people that are found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
- Darby Bible

And it shall be, if it shall make thee answer of peace, and open to thee, then it shall be, that all the people that are found therein, shall be tributaries to thee, and they shall serve thee.
- Webster's Bible

It shall be, if it makes you answer of peace, and opens to you, then it shall be, that all the people who are found therein shall become tributary to you, and shall serve you.
- World English Bible

and it hath been, if Peace it answer thee, and hath opened to thee, then it hath come to pass -- all the people who are found in it are to thee for tributaries, and have served thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that are found therein shall become tributary unto thee, and shall serve thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Deuteronomy 20:11

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 20:11


20:9 Make captains - Or rather, as the Hebrew hath it, they shall set or place the captains of the armies in the head or front of the people under their charge, that they may conduct them, and by their example encourage their soldiers. It is not likely they had their captains to make when they were just going to battle.


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