Analects 13.30

Original Text:

子曰以不教民战是谓弃之

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “Leading people who have not been instructed into battle—this is called, ‘throwing them away.’ ”

Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.

The Master said, To fail to instruct the common people in warfare—you could call that throwing them away.

Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.

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