Deuteronomy 17:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Deuteronomy 17:15, NIV: "be sure to appoint over you a king the LORD your God chooses. He must be from among your fellow Israelites. Do not place a foreigner over you, one who is not an Israelite."

Deuteronomy 17:15, ESV: "you may indeed set a king over you whom the LORD your God will choose. One from among your brothers you shall set as king over you. You may not put a foreigner over you, who is not your brother."

Deuteronomy 17:15, KJV: "Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother."

Deuteronomy 17:15, NASB: "you shall in fact appoint a king over you whom the LORD your God chooses. One from among your countrymen you shall appoint as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner over yourselves, anyone who is not your countryman."

Deuteronomy 17:15, NLT: "If this happens, be sure to select as king the man the LORD your God chooses. You must appoint a fellow Israelite; he may not be a foreigner."

Deuteronomy 17:15, CSB: "you are to appoint over you the king the LORD your God chooses. Appoint a king from your brothers. You are not to set a foreigner over you, or one who is not of your people."

What does Deuteronomy 17:15 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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