Deuteronomy 2 :5

Deuteronomy 2 :5 Translations

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.

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 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

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.

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.

Definitions for Deuteronomy 2 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 2 :5

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

Barnes' Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 2 :5

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