Deuteronomy 20:15

“Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thus shalt thou doe vnto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Thus you shall do to all the cities that are very far from you, which are not of the cities of these nations nearby.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So you are to do to all the towns far away, which are not the towns of these nations.
- Basic English Bible

Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities that are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- Darby Bible

Thus shalt thou do to all the cities which are very distant from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- Webster's Bible

Thus you shall do to all the cities which are very far off from you, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- World English Bible

So thou dost do to all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Deuteronomy 20

  • BSP
    Verse 8: When we are around others we want to speak encouraging and up building words. This can help others to have a positive outlook and strengthen them if they are discouraged.
  • Anne
    The priests were to inform the people they should not be afraid and only those that are willing and able should be sent into battle. Peace was to be extended to their enemies and if it was not accepted they were to destroy them. God would be with them and they were not to wilfully destroy the trees but preserve those that were good for food. Obedience to God is key if we are to be overcomers.
  • April
    Although this sctipture seems blantantly clear on Lords intents,I think that we can apply some of the concepts to other parts of our lives,such as letting go and letting him drive,trusting that he wouldn't let something happen to us unless of course it is a part of our plan and we are his vessles hes using to do a job,when you say you live your life to GOD,how WHOLLY are you willing to give it?...
  • Irene123
    People like to lay 'genocide' on God in the O.T. How does that 'change who He is and how does that make you better than Him?
  • Tetelestai Ministries
    Verse 19 is powerful ...Especially the fact the tree of the field is man's life .
  • Nelson
    God knows everything

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