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Deuteronomy 1:44

    Deuteronomy 1:44 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even unto Hormah.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the Amorites, which dwelled in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and destroyed you in Seir, even to Hormah.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Amorites, that dwelt in that hill-country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Amorites who were in the hill-country came out against you and put you to flight, rushing after you like bees, and overcame you in Seir, driving you even as far as Hormah.

    Webster's Revision

    And the Amorites, that dwelt in that hill-country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah.

    World English Bible

    The Amorites, who lived in that hill country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even to Hormah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Amorites, which dwelt in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 1:44

    The Amorites - chased you - See the note on Numbers 14:40 : as bees do - by irresistible numbers.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 1:44

    The Amorites - In Numbers 14:45, it is "the Amalekites and the Canaanites" who are said to have discomfited them. The Amorites, as the most powerful nation of Canaan, lend their name here, as in other passages (eg. Deuteronomy 1:7) to the Canaanite tribes generally.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 1:44

    1:44 As bees - As bees which being provoked come out of their hives in great numbers, and with great fury pursue their adversary and disturber.