Joshua 24:20

“If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If yee forsake the Lord, and serue strange gods, then he will turne, and doe you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If you forsake the LORD and serve foreign gods, then He will turn and do you harm and consume you after He has done good to you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If ye forsake Jehovah, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you are turned away from the Lord and become the servants of strange gods, then turning against you he will do you evil, cutting you off, after he has done you good.
- Basic English Bible

If ye forsake Jehovah, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
- Darby Bible

If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.
- Webster's Bible

If you forsake Yahweh, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after he has done you good."
- World English Bible

When ye forsake Jehovah, and have served gods of a stranger, then He hath turned back and done evil to you, and consumed you, after that He hath done good to you.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then He will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after that He hath done you good.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joshua 24:20


24:20 Will turn - That is, he will alter his course and the manner of his dealing with you, and will be as severe as ever he was kind and gracious. He will repent of his former kindnesses, and his goodness abused will be turned into fury.


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