Parallel Bible results for Deuteronomy 2:1-6

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Deuteronomy 2:1-6

NRS 1 we journeyed back into the wilderness, in the direction of the Red Sea, as the Lord had told me and skirted Mount Seir for many days. NIV 1 Then we turned back and set out toward the desert along the route to the Red Sea, as the LORD had directed me. For a long time we made our way around the hill country of Seir. NRS 2 Then the Lord said to me: NIV 2 Then the LORD said to me, NRS 3 "You have been skirting this hill country long enough. Head north, NIV 3 "You have made your way around this hill country long enough; now turn north. NRS 4 and charge the people as follows: You are about to pass through the territory of your kindred, the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir. They will be afraid of you, so, be very careful NIV 4 Give the people these orders: 'You are about to pass through the territory of your brothers the descendants of Esau, who live in Seir. They will be afraid of you, but be very careful. NRS 5 not to engage in battle with them, for I will not give you even so much as a foot's length of their land, since I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession. NIV 5 Do not provoke them to war, for I will not give you any of their land, not even enough to put your foot on. I have given Esau the hill country of Seir as his own. NRS 6 You shall purchase food from them for money, so that you may eat; and you shall also buy water from them for money, so that you may drink. NIV 6 You are to pay them in silver for the food you eat and the water you drink.' "