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Judges 21:18

18 We can’t give them our daughters as wives, since we Israelites have taken this oath:r ‘Cursed be anyone who givess a wife to a Benjamite.’

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Judges 21:18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

18 Yet we cannot give them wives from our daughters.” For the people of Israel had sworn, “Cursed be he who gives a wife to Benjamin.”

Judges 21:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 Howbeit we may not give them wives of our daughters: for the children of Israel have sworn, saying, Cursed be he that giveth a wife to Benjamin.

Judges 21:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 But we cannot give them our own daughters in marriage because we have sworn with a solemn oath that anyone who does this will fall under God’s curse.”

Judges 21:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 However, we cannot give them wives from our daughters, for the children of Israel have sworn an oath, saying, ‘Cursed be the one who gives a wife to Benjamin.’ ”

Judges 21:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 But we cannot allow our daughters to marry them, because we swore, ‘Anyone who gives a wife to a man of Benjamin is cursed.’

Judges 21:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 Howbeit we may not give them wives of our daughters, for the children of Israel had sworn, saying, Cursed be he that giveth a wife to Benjamin.

Judges 21:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 But we cannot give them wives of our daughters, for the children of Israel have sworn, saying, Cursed be he that giveth a wife to the Benjaminites!

Judges 21:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 However, we can’t give them any of our daughters as wives. The people of Israel have taken an oath that whoever gives wives to the men of Benjamin is under a curse.” 

Judges 21:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 But we can’t give them our daughters as wives.” For the Israelites had sworn, “Anyone who gives a wife to a Benjaminite is cursed.”

Judges 21:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Yet we cannot give any of our daughters to them as wives.” For the Israelites had sworn, “Cursed be anyone who gives a wife to Benjamin.”

Judges 21:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 But we cannot give them wives from our daughters.” (For the Israelites swore, saying, “Cursed be anyone who gives a wife to Benjamin.”)

Judges 21:18 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

18 “But we can’t give them our daughters to be their wives. We Israelites have taken an oath and made a promise. We’ve said, ‘May anyone who gives a wife to a man from Benjamin be under the Lord’s curse.’

Judges 21:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 “But we cannot give them wives of our daughters.” For the sons of Israel had sworn, saying, “Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin.”