25:19 So when the Lord your God gives you relief from all the enemies who surround you in the land he 1 is giving you as an inheritance, 2 you must wipe out the memory of the Amalekites from under heaven 3 – do not forget! 4
1 tn Heb “ the Lord your God.” The pronoun has been used in the translation for stylistic reasons to avoid redundancy.
2 tn The Hebrew text includes “to possess it.”
3 tn Or “from beneath the sky.” The Hebrew term שָׁמַיִם (shamayim) may be translated “heaven(s)” or “sky” depending on the context.
4 sn This command is fulfilled in 1 Sam 15:1-33.