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Joshua 7:3 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

Unchecked Copy BoxJoshua 7:3 - And they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not have all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai. Do not make the whole people toil up there, for they are few.”
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And they returned to Joshua, and said unto him, Let not all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; and make not all the people to labour thither; for they are but few.

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And they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not let all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai. Do not weary all the people there, for the people of Ai are few.”

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When they returned, they told Joshua, “There’s no need for all of us to go up there; it won’t take more than two or three thousand men to attack Ai. Since there are so few of them, don’t make all our people struggle to go up there.”

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When they returned to Joshua, they said, “Not all the army will have to go up against Ai. Send two or three thousand men to take it and do not weary the whole army, for only a few people live there.”

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And they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not have all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai. Do not make the whole people toil up there, for they are few.”

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After returning to Joshua they reported to him, “Don’t send all the people, but send about two thousand or three thousand[fn] men to attack Ai. Since the people of Ai are so few, don’t wear out all our people there.”

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Then they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not have all the people go up; have only about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai; do not trouble all the people there, for they are few.”

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They returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not let all the people go up; only about two or three thousand men need go up [fn]to Ai; do not make all the people toil up there, for they are few.”

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Then they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not have all the people go up; only about two or three thousand men need go up to strike down Ai; do not have all the people toil up there, for they are few.”

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Then they returned to Joshua and said to him, “Do not make all the people go up [to fight]; have only about two thousand or three thousand men go up and attack Ai; do not make the entire army go up there, for they [of Ai] are few.”

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They returned and reported to Joshua, "Don't send the whole army. About two or three thousand men are adequate to defeat Ai. Don't tire out the whole army, for Ai is small."

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And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, "Let not all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and attack Ai; do not make the whole people toil up there, for they are but few."

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And they returned to Joshua, and said unto him, Let not all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; make not all the people to toil thither; for they are but few.

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and they turn back unto Joshua, and say unto him, 'Let not all the people go up; let about two thousand men, or about three thousand men, go up, and they smite Ai; cause not all the people to labour thither; for they are few.'

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And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, Let not all the people go up; let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; make not all the people to toil thither, for they are few.

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And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, Let not all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; and make not all the people to labor thither; for they are but few.

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They returned to Yehoshua, and said to him, Don't let all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and strike `Ai; don't make all the people to toil there; for they are but few.

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et reversi dixerunt ei non ascendat omnis populus sed duo vel tria milia virorum pergant et deleant civitatem quare omnis populus frustra vexatur contra hostes paucissimos

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וַיָּשֻׁבוּ אֶל־יְהֹושֻׁעַ וַיֹּאמְרוּ אֵלָיו אַל־יַעַל כָּל־הָעָם כְּאַלְפַּיִם אִישׁ אֹו כִּשְׁלֹשֶׁת אֲלָפִים אִישׁ יַעֲלוּ וְיַכּוּ אֶת־הָעָי אַל־תְּיַגַּע־שָׁמָּה אֶת־כָּל־הָעָם כִּי מְעַט הֵמָּה׃

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καὶ ἀνέστρεψαν πρὸς Ἰησοῦν καὶ εἶπαν πρὸς αὐτόν μὴ ἀναβήτω πᾶς λαός ἀλλ᾽ ὡς δισχίλιοι τρισχίλιοι ἄνδρες ἀναβήτωσαν καὶ ἐκπολιορκησάτωσαν τὴν πόλιν μὴ ἀναγάγῃς ἐκεῖ τὸν λαὸν πάντα ὀλίγοι γάρ εἰσιν

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ثُمَّ رَجَعُوا إِلَى يَشُوعَ وَقَالُوا لَهُ: «لاَ يَصْعَدْ كُلُّ الشَّعْبِ، بَلْ يَصْعَدْ نَحْوُ أَلْفَيْ رَجُل أَوْ ثَلاَثَةُ آلاَفِ رَجُل وَيَضْرِبُوا عَايَ. لاَ تُكَلِّفْ كُلَّ الشَّعْبِ إِلَى هُنَاكَ لأَنَّهُمْ قَلِيلُونَ».

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ثُمَّ رَجَعُوا إِلَى يَشُوعَ قَائِلِينَ لَهُ: «إِنَّ أَهْلَ عَايَ قَلِيلُو الْعَدَدِ، فَلا تُوَجِّهْ كُلَّ الْجَيْشِ إِلَى هُنَاكَ، بَلْ أَرْسِلْ نَحْوَ أَلْفَيْ رَجُلٍ أَوْ ثَلاثَةِ آلافِ رَجُلٍ فَقَطْ».

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And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, Let not all the people go up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and take the city by siege: carry not up thither the whole people, for the enemy are few.

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Y volviendo á Josué, dijéronle: No suba todo el pueblo, mas suban como dos mil ó como tres mil hombres, y tomarán á Hai: no fatigues á todo el pueblo allí, porque son pocos.

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Y volviendo a Josué, le dijeron: No suba todo el pueblo, sino suban como dos mil o tres mil hombres, y tomarán a Hai; no fatigues a todo el pueblo yendo allí, porque son pocos.

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Then they came back to Joshua and said to him, Do not send all the people up, but let about two or three thousand men go up and make an attack on Ai; there is no need for all the people to be tired with the journey there, for it is only a small town.

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他們回到約書亞那裡、對他說、眾民不必都上去.只要二三千人上去、就能攻取艾城.不必勞累眾民都去、因為那裡的人少。

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y volviendo a Josué le dijeron: --No suba todo el pueblo. Suban sólo unos 2.000 o 3.000 hombres; ellos tomarán Hai. No fatigues a todo el pueblo allí, porque ellos son pocos.

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여호수아에게로 돌아와서 그에게 이르되 백성을 다 올라가게 말고 이삼천명만 올라가서 아이를 치게 하소서 그들은 소수니 모든 백성을 그리로 보내어 수고롭게 마소서 하므로

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Ils revinrent auprès de Josué, et lui dirent: Il est inutile de faire marcher tout le peuple; deux ou trois mille hommes suffiront pour battre Aï; ne donne pas cette fatigue à tout le peuple, car ils sont en petit nombre.

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kamen sie wieder zu Josua und sprachen zu ihm: Laß nicht das ganze Volk hinaufziehen, sondern bei zwei-oder dreitausend Mann, daß sie hinaufziehen und schlagen Ai, daß nicht das ganze Volk sich daselbst bemühe; denn ihrer ist wenig.

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И возвратившись к Иисусу, сказали ему: не весь народ пусть идет, а пусть пойдет около двух тысяч или около трех тысяч человек, и поразят Гай; всего народа не утруждай туда, ибо их мало [там].

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Y volviendo a Josué, le dijeron: No suba todo el pueblo, mas suban como dos mil o como tres mil hombres, y tomarán a Hai; no fatigues a todo el pueblo yendo allí, porque son pocos.

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