Deuteronomy 17:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Deuteronomy 17:16, NIV: "The king, moreover, must not acquire great numbers of horses for himself or make the people return to Egypt to get more of them, for the LORD has told you, 'You are not to go back that way again.'"

Deuteronomy 17:16, ESV: "Only he must not acquire many horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt in order to acquire many horses, since the LORD has said to you, ‘You shall never return that way again.’"

Deuteronomy 17:16, KJV: "But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as the LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way."

Deuteronomy 17:16, NASB: "In any case, he is not to acquire many horses for himself, nor shall he make the people return to Egypt in order to acquire many horses, since the LORD has said to you, ‘You shall never again return that way.’"

Deuteronomy 17:16, NLT: "'The king must not build up a large stable of horses for himself or send his people to Egypt to buy horses, for the LORD has told you, 'You must never return to Egypt.'"

Deuteronomy 17:16, CSB: "However, he must not acquire many horses for himself or send the people back to Egypt to acquire many horses, for the LORD has told you, 'You are never to go back that way again.'"

What does Deuteronomy 17:16 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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