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Deuteronomy 23:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— A bastard shall not enter into the assembly of Jehovah; even to the tenth generation shall none of his enter into the assembly of Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “No one of illegitimate birth shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of his [descendants], even to the tenth generation, shall enter the assembly of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— A bastard shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah; even his tenth generation shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— A bastard shall not enter into the convocation of Yahweh,—even to the tenth generation, shall none of his enter into the convocation of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— a bastard doth not enter into the assembly of Jehovah; even a tenth generation of him doth not enter into the assembly of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— A mamzer, that is to say, one born of a prostitute, shall not enter into the church of the Lord, until the tenth generation.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— A bastard shall not enter into the Congregation of the LORD: euen to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the Congregation of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [One born] of a harlot shall not enter into the assembly of the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
A bastard 4464
{4464} Prime
מַמְזֵר
mamzer
{mam-zare'}
From an unused root meaning to alienate; a mongrel, that is, born of a Jewish father and a heathen mother.
shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
enter 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
into the congregation 6951
{6951} Prime
קָהָל
qahal
{kaw-hawl'}
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
of Yhw יָהוֶה; 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
even x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
to his tenth 6224
{6224} Prime
עֲשִׂירִי
`asiyriy
{as-ee-ree'}
From H6235; tenth; by abbreviation tenth month or (feminine) part.
generation 1755
{1755} Prime
דּוֹר
dowr
{dore}
From H1752; properly a revolution of time, that is, an age or generation; also a dwelling.
shall he not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
enter 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
into the congregation 6951
{6951} Prime
קָהָל
qahal
{kaw-hawl'}
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
of Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 23:1-3.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 23:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 23:2

The congregation — Taking the word as in the former verse.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Deuteronomy 23:2

(b) A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD.

(b) This was to cause them to live chastely, that their posterity might not be rejected.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Isaiah 57:3 But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore.
Zechariah 9:6 And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
John 8:41 Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, [even] God.
Hebrews 12:8 But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
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