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Deuteronomy 2:5

    Deuteronomy 2:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth; because I have given mount Seir to Esau for a possession.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    contend not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Make no attack on them, for I will not give you any of their land, not even space enough for a man's foot: because I have given Mount Seir to Esau for his heritage.

    Webster's Revision

    contend not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

    World English Bible

    don't contend with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on; because I have given Mount Seir to Esau for a possession.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    contend not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on: because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 2:5

    Meddle not with them - That is, the Edomites. See on Numbers 20:14-21 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 2:5

    I have given mount Seir to Esau - Though the descendants of Esau were conquered by David 2 Samuel 8:14, yet they were not dispossessed of their land, and in the reign of Jehoshaphat they regained their independence 2 Kings 8:20-22.