Joshua 11:9
New International Version
Joshua did to them as the LORD had directed: He hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots.

New Living Translation
Then Joshua crippled the horses and burned all the chariots, as the LORD had instructed.

English Standard Version
And Joshua did to them just as the LORD said to him: he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

Berean Study Bible
Joshua treated them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned up their chariots.

King James Bible
And Joshua did unto them as the LORD bade him: he houghed their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.

New King James Version
So Joshua did to them as the LORD had told him: he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

New American Standard Bible
And Joshua did to them just as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

NASB 1995
Joshua did to them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

NASB 1977
And Joshua did to them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses, and burned their chariots with fire.

Amplified Bible
Joshua did to them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung (disabled) their horses and set fire to their chariots.

Christian Standard Bible
Joshua treated them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joshua treated them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned up their chariots.

American Standard Version
And Joshua did unto them as Jehovah bade him: he hocked their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua did to them as LORD JEHOVAH told him; their horses he destroyed and their twoman chariots he burned in fire

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joshua did to them, as the Lord commanded him: he houghed their horses, and burned their chariots with fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did as the Lord had commanded him, he hamstringed their horses and burned their chariots.

English Revised Version
And Joshua did unto them as the LORD bade him: he houghed their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.

Good News Translation
Joshua did to them what the LORD had commanded: he crippled their horses and burned their chariots.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Joshua disabled their horses and burned their chariots, as the LORD had told him.

International Standard Version
Joshua dealt with them just as the LORD had told him: he hamstrung their horses and incinerated their chariots.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joshua did unto them as the LORD bade him; he houghed their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.

Literal Standard Version
and Joshua does to them as YHWH commanded to him; he has hamstrung their horses, and burned their chariots with fire.

NET Bible
Joshua did to them as the LORD had commanded him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots.

New Heart English Bible
Joshua did to them as the LORD told him. He hamstrung their horses and burnt their chariots with fire.

World English Bible
Joshua did to them as Yahweh told him. He hamstrung their horses and burnt their chariots with fire.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joshua doth to them as Jehovah said to him; their horses he hath houghed, and their chariots burnt with fire.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Conquest of the Northern Cities
8and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Israel, who struck them down and pursued them all the way to Greater Sidon and Misrephoth-maim, and eastward as far as the Valley of Mizpeh. They struck them down, leaving no survivors. 9Joshua treated them as the LORD had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned up their chariots. 10At that time Joshua turned back and captured Hazor and put its king to the sword, because Hazor was formerly the head of all these kingdoms.…

Cross References
Genesis 49:6
May I never enter their council; may I never join their assembly. For they kill men in their anger, and hamstring oxen on a whim.

Joshua 11:6
Then the LORD said to Joshua, "Do not be afraid of them, for by this time tomorrow I will deliver all of them slain before Israel. You are to hamstring their horses and burn up their chariots."

2 Samuel 8:4
David captured from him a thousand chariots, seven thousand charioteers, and twenty thousand foot soldiers, and he hamstrung all the horses except a hundred he kept for the chariots.

Nahum 2:13
"Behold, I am against you," declares the LORD of Hosts. "I will send your chariots up in smoke, and the sword will devour your young lions. I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voices of your messengers will no longer be heard."


Treasury of Scripture

And Joshua did to them as the LORD bade him: he hamstrung their horses, and burnt their chariots with fire.

he houghed

Joshua 11:6
And the LORD said unto Joshua, Be not afraid because of them: for to morrow about this time will I deliver them up all slain before Israel: thou shalt hough their horses, and burn their chariots with fire.

Ezekiel 39:9,10
And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years: …









(9) He houghed their horses.--In what particular way this was done we are not informed; we cannot, therefore, be certain whether it was done so as to destroy the lives of the horses, or merely to make them useless for purposes of warfare.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Joshua
יְהוֹשֻׁ֔עַ (yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3091: Joshua -- 'the LORD is salvation', Moses' successor, also the name of a number of Israelites

treated
וַיַּ֤עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

them as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had told him;
אָֽמַר־ (’ā·mar-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

he hamstrung
עִקֵּ֔ר (‘iq·qêr)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6131: To pluck up, to hamstring, to exterminate

their horses
סוּסֵיהֶ֣ם (sū·sê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5483: A swallow, swift (type of bird)

and burned up
שָׂרַ֥ף (śā·rap̄)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8313: To be, on fire

their chariots.
מַרְכְּבֹתֵיהֶ֖ם (mar·kə·ḇō·ṯê·hem)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4818: A chariot


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