13 When the Lord your God gives it into your hand, (A)you shall strike all the [a]men in it with the edge of the sword. 14 Only the women and the children and (B)the animals and all that is in the city, all its spoil, you shall take as booty for yourself; and you shall [b]use the spoil of your enemies which the Lord your God has given you. 15 Thus you shall do to all the cities that are very far from you, which are not of the cities of these nations [c]nearby.

Read full chapter


  1. Deuteronomy 20:13 Lit males
  2. Deuteronomy 20:14 Lit eat
  3. Deuteronomy 20:15 Lit here

Bible Gateway Recommends

Bible Gateway Sponsors