Leviticus 11:44



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.

King James Version

For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

International Standard Version

because I, the LORD, am your God. Set yourselves apart and be holy, because I am holy. You are not to defile yourselves with any of the swarming creatures that swarm the earth.

A Conservative Version

For I am LORD your God. Sanctify yourselves therefore, and become ye holy, since I am holy. Neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that moves upon the earth.

American Standard Version

For I am Jehovah your God: sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that moveth upon the earth.

Amplified

For I am the Lord your God; so consecrate yourselves and be holy, for I am holy; neither defile yourselves with any manner of thing that multiplies in large numbers or swarms.

Bible in Basic English

For I am the Lord your God: for this reason, make and keep yourselves holy, for I am holy; you are not to make yourselves unclean with any sort of thing which goes about flat on the earth.

Darby Translation

For I am Jehovah your God; and ye shall hallow yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy; and ye shall not make yourselves unclean through any manner of crawling thing which creepeth on the earth.

Holman Bible

For I am the Lord your God, so you must consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any swarming creature that crawls on the ground.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I am the LORD your God; ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy; neither shall ye defile your souls with any reptile that moves upon the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

For I am Jehovah, your God, and ye were consecrated and ye were holy, for I am holy: and ye shall not make your souls unclean by any creeping thing creeping upon the earth.

King James 2000

For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because I [am] Yahweh your God, and you must keep yourselves sanctified, so that you shall be holy, because I [am] holy. And you must not make yourselves unclean with any swarmer that moves along on the land,

Modern King James verseion

For I am Jehovah your God, and you shall sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy, for I am holy. Neither shall you defile yourselves with any kind of swarming thing that swarms on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am the LORD your God: be sanctified therefore that ye may be holy, for I am holy; and defile not your souls with any manner thing that creepeth upon the earth.

NET Bible

for I am the Lord your God and you are to sanctify yourselves and be holy because I am holy. You must not defile yourselves by any of the swarming things that creep on the ground,

New Heart English Bible

For I am the LORD your God. Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any kind of creeping thing that moves on the earth.

New simplified Bible

The reason is because I am Jehovah your God. You must live holy lives. Consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy. Never become unclean by touching anything that swarms or crawls on the ground.

The Emphasized Bible

For, I - Yahweh, am your God, therefore shall ye hallow yourselves and remain holy; for, holy, am, I, - therefore shall ye not make your persons unclean, with any creeping thing that crawleth upon the earth;

Webster

For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping animal that creepeth upon the earth.

World English Bible

For I am Yahweh your God. Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any kind of creeping thing that moves on the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

For I am Jehovah your God, and ye have sanctified yourselves, and ye have been holy, for I am holy; and ye do not defile your persons with any teeming thing which is creeping on the earth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For I am the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and ye shall be holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

for I am holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

שׁרץ 
Sherets 
Usage: 15

רמשׂ 
Ramas 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

Clean And Unclean Animals

43 'Do not render yourselves detestable through any of the swarming things that swarm; and you shall not make yourselves unclean with them so that you become unclean. 44 'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth. 45 'For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.'"



Cross References

Leviticus 19:2

"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

Exodus 19:6

and you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you shall speak to the sons of Israel."

Leviticus 20:7

'You shall consecrate yourselves therefore and be holy, for I am the LORD your God.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.

Exodus 20:2

"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Leviticus 20:26

'Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.

Exodus 6:7

'Then I will take you for My people, and I will be your God; and you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.

Exodus 23:25

"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said to Aaron, "It is what the LORD spoke, saying, 'By those who come near Me I will be treated as holy, And before all the people I will be honored.'" So Aaron, therefore, kept silent.

Leviticus 11:43

'Do not render yourselves detestable through any of the swarming things that swarm; and you shall not make yourselves unclean with them so that you become unclean.

Leviticus 21:8

'You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

Deuteronomy 14:2

"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

1 Samuel 6:20

The men of Beth-shemesh said, "Who is able to stand before the LORD, this holy God? And to whom shall He go up from us?"

Psalm 99:5

Exalt the LORD our God And worship at His footstool; Holy is He.

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God And worship at His holy hill, For holy is the LORD our God.

Isaiah 6:3-5

And one called out to another and said, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, The whole earth is full of His glory."

Isaiah 43:3

"For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I have given Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in your place.

Isaiah 51:15

"For I am the LORD your God, who stirs up the sea and its waves roar (the LORD of hosts is His name).

Amos 3:3

Do two men walk together unless they have made an appointment?

Matthew 5:48

"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Revelation 22:11

"Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."

1 Peter 1:15-16

but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;



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