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Deuteronomy 20:6

    Deuteronomy 20:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And what man is he that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And what man is he that has planted a vineyard, and has not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not used the fruit thereof? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use the fruit thereof.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Or if any man has made a vine-garden without taking the first-fruits of it, let him go back to his house, so that in the event of his death in the fight, another may not be the first to make use of the fruit.

    Webster's Revision

    And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not used the fruit thereof? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use the fruit thereof.

    World English Bible

    What man is there who has planted a vineyard, and has not used its fruit? Let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use its fruit.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not used the fruit thereof? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use the fruit thereof.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 20:6

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 20:6

    See the margin and references. The fruit of newly-planted trees was set apart from common uses for four years.