Deuteronomy 23:3

“An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

An Ammonite, or Moabite shall not enter into the Congregation of the Lord, euen to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the Congregation of the Lord for euer,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their {descendants,} even to the tenth generation, shall ever enter the assembly of the LORD,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of Jehovah; even to the tenth generation shall none belonging to them enter into the assembly of Jehovah for ever:
- American Standard Version (1901)

No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their people to the tenth generation may come into the meeting of the Lord's people:
- Basic English Bible

An Ammonite or Moabite shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah; even their tenth generation shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah for ever;
- Darby Bible

An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:
- Webster's Bible

An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of Yahweh; even to the tenth generation shall none belonging to them enter into the assembly of Yahweh forever:
- World English Bible

`An Ammonite and a Moabite doth not enter into the assembly of Jehovah; even a tenth generation of them doth not enter into the assembly of Jehovah -- to the age;
- Youngs Literal Bible

(23:4) An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation shall none of them enter into the assembly of the LORD for ever;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 23:3


23:3 For ever - This seems to note the perpetuity of this law, that it should be inviolably observed in all succeeding ages.


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