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Deuteronomy 22:9

    Deuteronomy 22:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds: lest the fruit of thy seed which thou hast sown, and the fruit of thy vineyard, be defiled.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You shall not sow your vineyard with divers seeds: lest the fruit of your seed which you have sown, and the fruit of your vineyard, be defiled.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which thou hast sown, and the increase of the vineyard.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Do not have your vine-garden planted with two sorts of seed: or all of it may become a loss, the seed you have put in as well as the increase.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which thou hast sown, and the increase of the vineyard.

    World English Bible

    You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which you have sown, and the increase of the vineyard.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with two kinds of seed: lest the whole fruit be forfeited, the seed which thou hast sown, and the increase of the vineyard.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 22:9

    Divers - Different; unequal; various.
    Divers - Some ones; certain ones.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 22:9

    Divers seeds - See the note on Leviticus 19:19.

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 22:9

    Compare the marginal reference. The prohibition of Deuteronomy 22:10 was also dictated by humanity. The ox and the donkey being of such different size and strength, it would be cruel to the latter to yoke them together. These two animals are named as being those ordinarily employed in agriculture; compare Isaiah 32:20.