Deuteronomy 20:2

“And it shall be, when ye are come nigh unto the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak unto the people,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it shall bee when ye are come nigh vnto the battell, that the Priest shall approach and speake vnto the people,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When you are approaching the battle, the priest shall come near and speak to the people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it shall be, when ye draw nigh unto the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak unto the people,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when you are on the point of attacking, let the priest come forward and say to the people,
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be, when ye approach unto the battle, that the priest shall draw near and speak unto the people,
- Darby Bible

And it shall be when ye are come nigh to the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak to the people,
- Webster's Bible

It shall be, when you draw near to the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak to the people,
- World English Bible

and it hath been, in your drawing near unto the battle, that the priest hath come nigh, and spoken unto the people,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it shall be, when ye draw nigh unto the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak unto the people,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 20:2


20:2 Speak unto the people - Probably to one regiment of the army after another.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 20:2

Bible Options