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Deuteronomy 20:19 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

Unchecked Copy BoxDeuteronomy 20:19 - When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by wielding an axe against them; for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down; for is the tree of the field man, that it should be besieged of thee?
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Translations for Deuteronomy 20:19
When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:

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“When you besiege a city for a long time, while making war against it to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an ax against them; if you can eat of them, do not cut them down to use in the siege, for the tree of the field is man’s food.

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“When you are attacking a town and the war drags on, you must not cut down the trees with your axes. You may eat the fruit, but do not cut down the trees. Are the trees your enemies, that you should attack them?

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When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because you can eat their fruit. Do not cut them down. Are the trees people, that you should besiege them?[fn]

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“When you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them. You may eat from them, but you shall not cut them down. Are the trees in the field human, that they should be besieged by you?

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“When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it in order to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because you can get food from them. Do not cut them down. Are trees of the field human, to come under siege by you?

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“When you besiege a city for a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, so you shall not cut them down. For [fn]is the tree of the field a human, that it should [fn]be besieged by you?

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“When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. [fn]For is the tree of the field a man, that it should [fn]be besieged by you?

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“If you besiege a city for many days, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. [fn]For is the tree of the field a man, that it should [fn]be besieged by you?

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“When you besiege a city for [fn]a long time, making war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its [fruit-bearing] trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. For is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged (destroyed) by you?

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If you besiege a city for a long time while attempting to capture it, you must not chop down its trees, for you may eat fruit from them and should not cut them down. A tree in the field is not human that you should besiege it!

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"When you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them; for you may eat of them, but you shall not cut them down. Are the trees in the field men that they should be besieged by you?

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When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by wielding an axe against them; for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down; for is the tree of the field man, that it should be besieged of thee?

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'When thou layest siege unto a city many days, to fight against it, to capture it, thou dost not destroy its trees to force an axe against them, for of them thou dost eat, and them thou dost not cut down -- for man's is the tree of the field -- to go in at thy presence in the siege.

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When thou shalt besiege a city many days, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by lifting up an axe against them; for thou canst eat of them; and thou shalt not cut them down, for is the tree of the field a man that it should be besieged?

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When thou shalt besiege a city a long time in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees of it by forcing an ax against them; for thou mayest eat of them: and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:

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When you shall besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, you shall not destroy the trees of it by wielding an axe against them; for you may eat of them, and you shall not cut them down; for is the tree of the field man, that it should be besieged of you?

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quando obsederis civitatem multo tempore et munitionibus circumdederis ut expugnes eam non succides arbores de quibus vesci potest nec securibus per circuitum debes vastare regionem quoniam lignum est et non homo nec potest bellantium contra te augere numerum

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כִּי־תָצוּר אֶל־עִיר יָמִים רַבִּים לְהִלָּחֵם עָלֶיהָ לְתָפְשָׂהּ לֹא־תַשְׁחִית אֶת־עֵצָהּ לִנְדֹּחַ עָלָיו גַּרְזֶן כִּי מִמֶּנּוּ תֹאכֵל וְאֹתֹו לֹא תִכְרֹת כִּי הָאָדָם עֵץ הַשָּׂדֶה לָבֹא מִפָּנֶיךָ בַּמָּצֹור׃

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ἐὰν δὲ περικαθίσῃς περὶ πόλιν ἡμέρας πλείους ἐκπολεμῆσαι αὐτὴν εἰς κατάλημψιν αὐτῆς οὐχὶ ἐξολεθρεύσεις τὰ δένδρα αὐτῆς ἐπιβαλεῖν ἐπ᾽ αὐτὰ σίδηρον ἀλλ᾽ ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ φάγῃ αὐτὸ δὲ οὐκ ἐκκόψεις μὴ ἄνθρωπος τὸ ξύλον τὸ ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ εἰσελθεῖν ἀπὸ προσώπου σου εἰς τὸν χάρακα

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«إِذَا حَاصَرْتَ مَدِينَةً أَيَّامًا كَثِيرَةً مُحَارِبًا إِيَّاهَا لِتَأْخُذَهَا، فَلاَ تُتْلِفْ شَجَرَهَا بِوَضْعِ فَأْسٍ عَلَيْهِ. إِنَّكَ مِنْهُ تَأْكُلُ. فَلاَ تَقْطَعْهُ. لأَنَّهُ هَلْ شَجَرَةُ الْحَقْلِ إِنْسَانٌ حَتَّى يَذْهَبَ قُدَّامَكَ فِي الْحِصَارِ؟

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وَإذَا حَاصَرْتُمْ مَدِينَةً حِقْبَةً طَوِيلَةً مُعْلِنِينَ الْحَرْبَ عَلَيْهَا لاِفْتِتَاحِهَا، فَلا تَقْطَعُوا أَشْجَارَهَا بِحَدِّ الْفَأْسِ وَتُتْلِفُوهَا لأَنَّكُمْ تَأْكُلُونَ مِنْ ثِمَارِهَا. هَلْ شَجَرَةُ الْحَقْلِ إِنْسَانٌ حَتَّى تَهْرُبَ مِنْ أَمَامِكُمْ فِي الْحِصَارِ؟

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Cuando pusieres cerco á alguna ciudad, peleando contra ella muchos días para tomarla, no destruyas su arboleda metiendo en ella hacha, porque de ella comerás; y no la talarás, que no es hombre el árbol del campo para venir contra ti en el cerco.

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Cuando sities a alguna ciudad, peleando contra ella muchos días para tomarla, no destruirás sus árboles metiendo hacha en ellos, porque de ellos podrás comer; y no los talarás, porque el árbol del campo no es hombre para venir contra ti en el sitio.

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If in war a town is shut in by your armies for a long time, do not let its trees be cut down and made waste; for their fruit will be your food; are the trees of the countryside men for you to take up arms against them?

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你若許久圍困攻打所要取的一座城、就不可舉斧子砍壞樹木、因為你可以喫那樹上的果子、不可砍伐.田間的樹木豈是人、叫你糟蹋麼。

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"Cuando sities mucho tiempo alguna ciudad para combatir contra ella, a fin de tomarla, no destruyas su arboleda alzando en ella el hacha, porque de ella podrás comer. No la cortarás; pues, ¿acaso los árboles del campo son hombres para que vengan ante ti con asedio?

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너희가 어느 성읍을 오래 동안 에워싸고 쳐서 취하려 할 때에도 도끼를 둘러 그 곳의 나무를 작벌하지 말라 이는 너희의 먹을 것이 될 것임이니 찍지 말라 밭의 수목이 사람이냐 너희가 어찌 그것을 에워싸겠느냐

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Si tu fais un long siège pour t'emparer d'une ville avec laquelle tu es en guerre, tu ne détruiras point les arbres en y portant la hache, tu t'en nourriras et tu ne les abattras point; car l'arbre des champs est-il un homme pour être assiégé par toi?

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Wenn du vor einer Stadt lange Zeit liegen mußt, wider die du streitest, sie zu erobern, so sollst die Bäume nicht verderben, daß du mit Äxten dran fährst; denn du kannst davon essen, darum sollst du sie nicht ausrotten. Ist's doch Holz auf dem Felde und nicht ein Mensch, daß es vor dir ein Bollwerk sein könnte.

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Если долгое время будешь держать в осаде [какой-нибудь] город, чтобы завоевать его и взять его, то не порти дерев его, от которых можно питаться, и не опустошай окрестностей, ибо дерево на поле не человек, чтобы могло уйти от тебя в укрепление;

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Cuando pusieres cerco a alguna ciudad, peleando contra ella muchos días para tomarla, no destruyas su arboleda metiendo en ella hacha, porque de ella comerás; y no la talarás, (porque el árbol del campo es la vida del hombre) para emplearla en el cerco.

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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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