Numbers 31:17
New International Version
Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man,

New Living Translation
So kill all the boys and all the women who have had intercourse with a man.

English Standard Version
Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.

Berean Study Bible
So now, kill all the boys, and kill every woman who has had relations with a man,

New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man intimately.

King James Bible
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

Christian Standard Bible
So now, kill every male among the dependents and kill every woman who has gone to bed with a man,

Contemporary English Version
You must put to death every boy and all the women who have ever had sex.

Good News Translation
So now kill every boy and kill every woman who has had sexual intercourse,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So now, kill all the male children and kill every woman who has had sexual relations with a man,

International Standard Version
You are to kill every male child and every woman who has had sexual relations with a man.

NET Bible
Now therefore kill every boy, and kill every woman who has had sexual intercourse with a man.

New Heart English Bible
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So kill all the Midianite boys and every Midianite woman who has gone to bed with a man.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

New American Standard 1977
“Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man intimately.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones and kill every woman that has known a man by lying with him.

King James 2000 Bible
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that has known man by lying with him.

American King James Version
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that has known man by lying with him.

American Standard Version
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Now then slay every male in all the spoil, slay every woman, who has known the lying with man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore kill all that are of the male sex, even of the children: and put to death the women, that have carnally known men.

Darby Bible Translation
And now slay every male among the little ones, and slay every woman that hath known man by lying with him,

English Revised Version
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.

World English Bible
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, slay ye every male among the infants, yea, every woman known of man by the lying of a male ye have slain;
Study Bible
Vengeance on Midian
16“Look, these women caused the sons of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to turn unfaithfully against the LORD at Peor, so that the plague struck the congregation of the LORD. 17So now, kill all the boys, and kill every woman who has had relations with a man, 18but spare for yourselves every girl who has never had relations with a man.…
Cross References
Numbers 31:18
but spare for yourselves every girl who has never had relations with a man.

Deuteronomy 7:2
and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you to defeat them, then you must devote them to complete destruction. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy.

Deuteronomy 20:16
However, in the cities of the nations that the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, you must not leave alive anything that breathes.

Judges 21:10
So the congregation sent 12,000 of their most valiant men and commanded them: "Go and put to the sword those living in Jabesh-gilead, including women and children.

Judges 21:11
This is what you are to do: Devote to destruction every male, as well as every female who has had relations with a man."

Treasury of Scripture

Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that has known man by lying with him.

kill every male.

Judges 21:11,12
And this is the thing that ye shall do, Ye shall utterly destroy every male, and every woman that hath lain by man…

him.







Lexicon
So now,
וְעַתָּ֕ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 6258: At this time

kill
הִרְג֥וּ (hir·ḡū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2026: To smite with deadly intent

all
כָל־ (ḵāl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the boys,
זָכָ֖ר (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male

and kill
הֲרֹֽגוּ׃ (hă·rō·ḡū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2026: To smite with deadly intent

every
וְכָל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

woman
אִשָּׁ֗ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

who has had relations with
יֹדַ֥עַת (yō·ḏa·‘aṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

a man,
זָכָ֖ר (zā·ḵār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2145: Remembered, a male
31:13-18 The sword of war should spare women and children; but the sword of justice should know no distinction, but that of guilty or not guilty. This war was the execution of a righteous sentence upon a guilty nation, in which the women were the worst criminals. The female children were spared, who, being brought up among the Israelites, would not tempt them to idolatry. The whole history shows the hatefulness of sin, and the guilt of tempting others; it teaches us to avoid all occasions of evil, and to give no quarter to inward lusts. The women and children were not kept for sinful purposes, but for slaves, a custom every where practised in former times, as to captives. In the course of providence, when famine and plagues visit a nation for sin, children suffer in the common calamity. In this case parents are punished in their children; and for children dying before actual sin, full provision is made as to their eternal happiness, by the mercy of God in Christ.
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