Deuteronomy 20:9
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
When the officers have finished addressing the army, they are to appoint commanders to lead it.

Young's Literal Translation
and it hath come to pass as the authorities finish to speak unto the people, that they have appointed princes of the hosts at the head of the people.

King James Bible
And it shall be, when the officers have made an end of speaking unto the people, that they shall make captains of the armies to lead the people.

When the officers
הַשֹּׁטְרִ֖ים (haš·šō·ṭə·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7860: A scribe, an official superintendent, magistrate

have finished
כְּכַלֹּ֥ת (kə·ḵal·lōṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 3615: To be complete, at an end, finished, accomplished, or spent

לְדַבֵּ֣ר (lə·ḏab·bêr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

the army,
הָעָ֑ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

they are to appoint
וּפָֽקְד֛וּ (ū·p̄ā·qə·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

שָׂרֵ֥י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

to lead it.
בְּרֹ֥אשׁ (bə·rōš)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7218: The head


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