Deuteronomy 20:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
If they refuse to make peace and they engage you in battle, lay siege to that city.

New Living Translation
But if they refuse to make peace and prepare to fight, you must attack the town.

English Standard Version
But if it makes no peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege it.

Berean Study Bible
But if they refuse to make peace with you and wage war against you, lay siege to that city.

New American Standard Bible
However, if it does not make peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege it.

NASB 1995
"However, if it does not make peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege it.

NASB 1977
“However, if it does not make peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall besiege it.

Amplified Bible
However, if it does not make peace with you, but makes war against you, then you shall lay siege to it.

Christian Standard Bible
However, if it does not make peace with you but wages war against you, lay siege to it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, if it does not make peace with you but wages war against you, lay siege to it.

Good News Translation
But if the people of that city will not surrender, but choose to fight, surround it with your army.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If they won't accept your offer of peace but declare war on you, set up a blockade around the city.

International Standard Version
But if they refuse to make peace with you and instead choose war, then attack it.

NET Bible
If it does not accept terms of peace but makes war with you, then you are to lay siege to it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

New King James Version
Now if the city will not make peace with you, but war against you, then you shall besiege it.

King James 2000 Bible
And if it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it:

New Heart English Bible
If it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it:

World English Bible
If it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it:

American King James Version
And if it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it:

American Standard Version
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

A Faithful Version
But if it will make no peace with you, but will make war against you, then you shall besiege it.

Darby Bible Translation
And if it will not make peace with thee, but will make war with thee, then thou shalt besiege it;

English Revised Version
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

Webster's Bible Translation
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But if it will make no peace with thee, but make war against thee, then shalt thou besiege it.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And if they wyll make no peace with thee, but make warre agaynst thee, thou shalt besiege it.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But yf they wyl not deale peaceably wt the, and wyll warre with the, then besege it:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
But and yf they will make no peace with the, then make warre agenste the citie and besege it.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And if it does not make peace with you, and has made war with you, then you have laid siege against it,

Young's Literal Translation
'And if it doth not make peace with thee, and hath made with thee war, then thou hast laid siege against it,

Smith's Literal Translation
And if it will not be at peace with thee, and it made war with thee, and thou besieged against it.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But if they will not make peace, and shall begin war against thee, thou shalt besiege it.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But if they are not willing to enter into an agreement, and they begin to act against you in warfare, then you shall besiege it.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And if it will not make peace with you and it will make war with you, besiege it:

Lamsa Bible
But if it will not surrender to you, but will make war with you, then you shall besiege it;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But if they will not hearken to thee, but wage war against thee, thou shalt invest it;








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