|Overview - Deuteronomy 20|
|1||The priest's exhortation to encourage the people to battle.|
|5||The officers' proclamation of who are to be dismissed from the war.|
|10||How to use the cities that accept or refuse the proclamation of peace.|
|16||What cities must be devoted.|
|19||Trees of man's meat must not be destroyed in the siege.|
Deuteronomy 20:5 (King James Version)
And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.