Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 23

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Deuteronomy 22 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 24
Deuteronomy 23:1
JPS 23:1 A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.
ONK 23:1 A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover the skirt of his father.
PAL 23:1 A man should not take a wife who is bowed down (or violated), or who hath had intercourse with his father, much less his father's wife, nor disclose the skirt that covereth his father.
     
 
Deuteronomy 23:2
JPS 23:2 He that is crushed or maimed in his privy parts shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD.
ONK 23:2 He who is castrated or ruptured shall not be clean so as to enter into the congregation of the Lord.(32)
PAL 23:2 He who is castrated is not fit to take a wife from the congregation of the Lord's people.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:3
JPS 23:3 A bastard shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation shall none of his enter into the assembly of the LORD.
ONK 23:3 A bastard or mixed person (mamzer)(33) shall not be clean, so as to enter into the congregation of the Lord;(34) his offspring also to the tenth generation shall not be clean, so as to enter into the congregation of the Lord.
PAL 23:3 He who is born of fornication, or who hath upon him the evil mark which is set upon the unclean Gentiles, is not fit to take an upright wife from the congregation of the people of the Lord; nor unto the tenth generation shall it be fit for him to enter into the congregation of the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:4
JPS 23:4 An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation shall none of them enter into the assembly of the LORD for ever;
ONK 23:4 An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not be clean, so as to enter into the congregation of the Lord; neither to the tenth generation shall they be clean ever to enter the congregation of the Lord;
PAL 23:4 Neither an Ammonite nor a Moabite man is fit to take a wife from the congregation of the Lord's people, nor unto the tenth generation shall they take a wife from the congregation of the people of the Lord,
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:5
JPS 23:5 because they met you not with bread and with water in the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Aram-naharaim, to curse thee.
ONK 23:5 because they met you not with bread and water in the way, when you came up from Mizraim; and because they hired Bilaam bar Beor from Pethor Aram, upon the Phrat, to curse thee.
PAL 23:5 because they met you not with bread and water in the way when you came from Mizraim, but hired against you Bileam bar Beor from Pethor Chelmaya,(33) which is built in the land of Aram upon the Phrat, to curse you;
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:6
JPS 23:6 Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.
ONK 23:6 But the Lord thy God would not hearken to Bileam, and the Lord thy God turned the curses into blessings, because the Lord thy God loved thee.
PAL 23:6 but the Lord your God would not hearken unto Bileam, but turned in his mouth curses into blessings, because the Lord your God loveth you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:7
JPS 23:7 Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.
ONK 23:7 Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity all thy days for ever.
PAL 23:7 Ye shall not seek their peace or their prosperity all your days, because, if even they become proselytes, they will entertain enmity in their hearts for ever.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:8
JPS 23:8 Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother; thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.
ONK 23:8 Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite, for he is thy brother; thou shalt not abhor a Mizraite, for thou wast a sojourner in his land.
PAL 23:8 You shall not abhor an Edomite when he cometh to be a proselyte, for he is your brother; nor shall you abhor a Mizraite, because you were dwellers in their land.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:9
JPS 23:9 The children of the third generation that are born unto them may enter into the assembly of the LORD.
ONK 23:9 The children that are begotten of them of the third generation shall be clean, so as to enter into the congregation of the Lord.
PAL 23:9 The children who are born to them in the third generation shall be fit to take wives from the people of the congregation of the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:10
JPS 23:10 When thou goest forth in camp against thine enemies, then thou shalt keep thee from every evil thing.
ONK 23:10 When thou goest forth a host against thy enemies, then beware of every wicked thing.
PAL 23:10 When you go forth in hosts against your enemies, beware of every evil thing, of strange worship, the exposure of the shame, and the shedding of innocent blood.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:11
JPS 23:11 If there be among you any man, that is not clean by reason of that which chanceth him by night, then shall he go abroad out of the camp, he shall not come within the camp.
ONK 23:11 If there be among thee a man who is not clean, by an accident of the night, let him go forth without the camp, let him not enter into the midst of the camp,
PAL 23:11 Should there be a man among you who is unclean from accidents of the night, let him go without the camp, and come not among the tents.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:12
JPS 23:12 But it shall be, when evening cometh on, he shall bathe himself in water; and when the sun is down, he may come within the camp.
ONK 23:12 but at eventide let him wash with water, and at sunset he may come into the camp.
PAL 23:12 But at evening time let him wash with water, and on the going down of the sun he may come within the camp.
JER 23:12 And at evening let him bathe with water.
 
Deuteronomy 23:13
JPS 23:13 Thou shalt have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad.
ONK 23:13 And a place shall be appointed for thee outside of the camp, that thou mayest go thither without.
PAL 23:13 Let a place be prepared for thee without the camp where thou mayest shed the water of thy feet,
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:14
JPS 23:14 And thou shalt have a paddle among thy weapons; and it shall be, when thou sittest down abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee.
ONK 23:14 And thou shalt have a blade upon thy weapon, that when thou sittest abroad thou mayest dig with it, and cover that which cometh from thee.
PAL 23:14 and insert a blade with your weapon in the place on which you bind your swords, and in thy sitting without thou shalt dig with it, and do what thou needest there, and turn and cover it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:15
JPS 23:15 For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy; that He see no unseemly thing in thee, and turn away from thee.
ONK 23:15 For the Shekinah of the Lord thy God walketh amid thy camp to save thee and deliver up thy enemies before thee, and thy camp shall be sacred, that nothing that offendeth may be seen among thee, lest His Word turn away from doing thee good.
PAL 23:15 For the Shekinah of the Lord thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp to save you, and to deliver your enemies into your hands; therefore shall the place of your camps be holy, and nothing impure be seen in it, that His Shekinah go not up from you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:16
JPS 23:16 Thou shalt not deliver unto his master a bondman that is escaped from his master unto thee;
ONK 23:16 Thou shalt not deliver up a slave of the Gentiles into the hand of his master, when he hath escaped to thee from his master;
PAL 23:16 Thou shalt not deliver up a stranger into the hand of the worshipper of idols; (the sojourner) who hath escaped to be among you shall be under the protection of My Shekinah; for therefore he hath fled from his idolatry.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:17
JPS 23:17 he shall dwell with thee, in the midst of thee, in the place which he shall choose within one of thy gates, where it liketh him best; thou shalt not wrong him.
ONK 23:17 he shall dwell with thee in thy midst in the place that he may choose in one of thy cities where it may be best for him; thou shalt not oppress him.
PAL 23:17 Let him dwell with you, and observe the commandments among you; teach him the law, and put him in a school in the place that he chooseth in one of your cities: employ (or, have business with) him, that he may do well, and trouble him not by words.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:18
JPS 23:18 There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sodomite of the sons of Israel.
ONK 23:18 No woman of the children of Israel may be the wife of a man who is a slave; neither shall any man of the sons of Israel take a bondwoman to wife.
PAL 23:18 You shall not profane your daughters to make them harlots; nor shall any man of Israel debase himself by fornication.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:19
JPS 23:19 Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of the LORD thy God for any vow; for even both these are an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
ONK 23:19 Thou shalt not bring the hire of fornication nor the price of a dog into the house of the sanctuary of the Lord thy God, for any vow; for even both of them are an abomination before the Lord thy God.
PAL 23:19 You shall not bring a gift of the hire of an harlot, nor the price of a dog, to offer it in the sanctuary of the Lord your God for any vow, much less as any of the oblations; for they are abominable, both of them, before the Lord your God.
JER 23:19 There shall not be a harlot among the daughters of the house of Israel, nor a whoremonger among the sons of Israel. You shall not bring the hire of an harlot, nor the price of a dog.
 
Deuteronomy 23:20
JPS 23:20 Thou shalt not lend upon interest to thy brother: interest of money, interest of victuals, interest of any thing that is lent upon interest.
ONK 23:20 Thou shalt not make usury(35) of thy brother; the usury of money, of corn, or of any thing that produceth usury.
PAL 23:20 Thou shalt not make usury of that which is thine from thy neighbour upon the loan which thou lendest, either of money, or food, or any thing by which thou mayest make usury.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:21
JPS 23:21 Unto a foreigner thou mayest lend upon interest; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon interest; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou puttest thy hand unto, in the land whither thou goest in to possess it.
ONK 23:21 From a son of the Gentiles thou mayest take usury, but from thy brother thou shalt not take it; for the Lord thy God will bless thee in all that thou puttest thy hand unto in the land to which thou goest to possess it.
PAL 23:21 To a son of the Gentiles thou mayest lend for usury, but to thy brother thou shalt not lend for usury; that the Lord thy God may bless thee in all that thou puttest thine hand unto, in the land into which thou art entering to possess it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:22
JPS 23:22 When thou shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it; for the LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it will be sin in thee.
ONK 23:22 When thou vowest a vow before the Lord thy God, thou shalt not delay to fulfil it; for the Lord thy God requiring will require it of thee, and it would become sin in thee.
PAL 23:22 When you vow a vow before the Lord your God, delay not to fulfil it in (one of) the three festivals; for the Lord your God requiring will require it. And in the oblation there shall not be any fault or blemish, for in the prescription of the Lord of the world it is so ordained.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:23
JPS 23:23 But if thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall be no sin in thee.
ONK 23:23 Yet if thou shouldst forbear to vow, it will not be sin in thee.
PAL 23:23 And thou shalt not be guilty of keeping back (delaying) thy vow: though, if you refrain from vowing, it will not be sin in you,
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:24
JPS 23:24 That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt observe and do; according as thou hast vowed freely unto the LORD thy God, even that which thou hast promised with thy mouth.
ONK 23:24 What hath gone forth from thy lips thou shalt observe and perform; as thou hast vowed before the Lord thy God, (thou shalt perform) freely what thou hast spoken with thy lips.
PAL 23:24 the oath which goeth from your lips you shall confirm. The precepts of integrity you shall verily perform, but that which is not right to do ye shall not do; and according as you have vowed shall you fulfil; sin offerings, trespass offerings, burnt sacrifices, and consecrated victims shall you present before the Lord your God, and bring the libations and the gifts of the sanctuary of which you have spoken (in promises), and alms for the poor which your lips have declared.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:25
JPS 23:25 When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes until thou have enough at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel.
ONK 23:25 If thou comest for hire into thy neighbour's vineyard, thou mayest eat grapes for the satisfying of thy life; but thou shalt not put (them) into thy vessel.
PAL 23:25 When thou hast come for hire into thy neighbour's vineyard, thou mayest eat there as thou wilt, till thou art satisfied; but thou mayest not put any into thy basket.
 
 
Deuteronomy 23:26
JPS 23:26 When thou comest into thy neighbour's standing corn, then thou mayest pluck ears with thy hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.
ONK 23:26 If thou comest into thy neighbour's ripe corn, thou mayest pluck the full ears with thy hand, but not put in the sickle upon thy neighbour's corn.
PAL 23:26 When you go to work for hire in the field of thy neighbour, thou mayest gather with thy hands, but thou art not to put forth the sickle upon thy neighbour's corn (for thyself).
 
 
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