Deuteronomy 24:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Deuteronomy 24:5, NIV: "If a man has recently married, he must not be sent to war or have any other duty laid on him. For one year he is to be free to stay at home and bring happiness to the wife he has married."

Deuteronomy 24:5, ESV: "“When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be liable for any other public duty. He shall be free at home one year to be happy with his wife whom he has taken."

Deuteronomy 24:5, KJV: "When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken."

Deuteronomy 24:5, NASB: "'When a man takes a new wife, he is not to go out with the army, nor be assigned any duty; he shall be free at home for one year and shall make his wife whom he has taken happy."

Deuteronomy 24:5, NLT: "'A newly married man must not be drafted into the army or be given any other official responsibilities. He must be free to spend one year at home, bringing happiness to the wife he has married."

Deuteronomy 24:5, CSB: ""When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that he can bring joy to the wife he has married."

What does Deuteronomy 24:5 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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