Exodus 23:33

NET ©

They must not live in your land, lest they make you sin against me, for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you.”

NIV ©

Do not let them live in your land, or they will cause you to sin against me, because the worship of their gods will certainly be a snare to you."

NASB ©

"They shall not live in your land, because they will make you sin against Me; for if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

NLT ©

Do not even let them live among you! If you do, they will infect you with their sin of idol worship, and that would be disastrous for you."

MSG ©

They are not to stay in the same country with you lest they get you to sin by worshiping their gods. Beware. That's a huge danger."

BBE ©

Let them not go on living in your land, or they will make you do evil against me: for if you give worship to their gods, it will certainly be a cause of sin to you.

NRSV ©

They shall not live in your land, or they will make you sin against me; for if you worship their gods, it will surely be a snare to you.

NKJV ©

"They shall not dwell in your land, lest they make you sin against Me. For if you serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to you."

KJV
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lest they make thee sin
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it will surely be a snare
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NET © [draft] ITL
They must not
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live
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in your land
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, lest
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they make you sin
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against me, for if
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be
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a snare
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to you.”
NET © Notes

tn The idea of the “snare” is to lure them to judgment; God is apparently warning about contact with the Canaanites, either in worship or in business. They were very syncretistic, and so it would be dangerous to settle among them.