Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "THE PEOPLE SAT DOWN TO EAT AND DRINK, AND STOOD UP TO PLAY."

King James Version

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Holman Bible

Don't become idolaters as some of them were; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and got up to play.

International Standard Version

Let's stop being idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to play."

A Conservative Version

Neither become ye idolaters as some of them, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to revel.

American Standard Version

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Amplified

Do not be worshipers of false gods as some of them were, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink [the sacrifices offered to the golden calf at Horeb] and rose to sport (to dance and give way to jesting and hilarity).

An Understandable Version

[So], do not worship idols as some of them did, as it is written [Ex. 32:6], "The people sat down to feast and drink, then got up and played." [Note: This refers to the Israelites engaging in an orgy of dancing and sex. See Ex. 32:17-19].

Anderson New Testament

Neither be you idolaters, as some of them were, as it is written: Tho people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to engage in idolatrous sport.

Bible in Basic English

Then do not go after false gods, as some of them did; as it is said in the holy Writings, After resting and feasting, the people got up to take their pleasure.

Common New Testament

Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to play."

Daniel Mace New Testament

be not idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "the people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."

Darby Translation

Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Godbey New Testament

Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them were; as has been written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and arose up to play.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not become idolaters, like some of them, for the Scripture says, "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to dance."

John Wesley New Testament

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither be ye idolaters, as some of them; as has been written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

King James 2000

Neither be you idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and not become idolaters, as some of them [did], just as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to play,"

Modern King James verseion

Nor should we be idolaters, even as some of them, as it is written: "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Neither be ye worshippers of images as were some of them according as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up again to play."

Moffatt New Testament

And you must not be idolaters, like some of them; as it is written, the people sat down to eat and drink, and they rose up to make sport.

Montgomery New Testament

And you must not be idolaters like some of them. as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, And they rose up for idol dances.

NET Bible

So do not be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play."

New Heart English Bible

Neither be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."

Noyes New Testament

And do not ye become idolaters, as some of them did; as it is written: "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to sport."

Sawyer New Testament

Neither be idolaters, as some of them were, as it is written; The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

The Emphasized Bible

Neither become ye, idolaters, as some of them, - as it is written - The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to be making sport;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Neither be ye idolaters as some of them; as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to sport themselves."

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not become idolaters, as some of them became. Scripture says-'The people sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to dance.'

Webster

Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them: as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.

Weymouth New Testament

And you must not be worshippers of idols, as some of them were. For it is written, "The People sat down to eat and drink, and stood up to dance."

Williams New Testament

Now stop being idolaters, as some of them were, for the Scripture says, "The people sat down to eat and drink and got up to dance."

World English Bible

Neither be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."

Worrell New Testament

Neither become ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it has been written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."

Worsley New Testament

And be ye not idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "The people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play."

Youngs Literal Translation

Neither become ye idolaters, as certain of them, as it hath been written, 'The people sat down to eat and to drink, and stood up to play;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μηδέ 
mede 
neither , nor , not , nor yet , not once , no not , not so much as
Usage: 31

be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

εἰδωλολάτρης 
Eidololatres 
Usage: 6

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as , even as , according as , when , according to , how , as well as
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 141
Usage: 417

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of them

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

καθίζω 
Kathizo 
sit , sit down , set , be set , be set down , continue , tarry
Usage: 30

to eat
φάγω 
Phago 
eat , meat
Usage: 54

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink , drink of
Usage: 31

rose up
ἀνίστημι 
Anistemi 
arise , rise , rise up , rise again , raise up , stand up , raise up again ,
Usage: 86

References

Context Readings

A History Lesson From Israel

6 Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved. 7 Do not be idolaters, as some of them were; as it is written, "THE PEOPLE SAT DOWN TO EAT AND DRINK, AND STOOD UP TO PLAY." 8 Nor let us act immorally, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day.



Cross References

Exodus 32:19

It came about, as soon as Moses came near the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing; and Moses' anger burned, and he threw the tablets from his hands and shattered them at the foot of the mountain.

Exodus 32:4

He took this from their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool and made it into a molten calf; and they said, "This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler--not even to eat with such a one.

1 Corinthians 10:14

Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.

Exodus 32:6-8

So the next day they rose early and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

Exodus 32:17

Now when Joshua heard the sound of the people as they shouted, he said to Moses, "There is a sound of war in the camp."

Deuteronomy 9:12

"Then the LORD said to me, 'Arise, go down from here quickly, for your people whom you brought out of Egypt have acted corruptly They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them; they have made a molten image for themselves.'

Deuteronomy 9:16-21

"And I saw that you had indeed sinned against the LORD your God. You had made for yourselves a molten calf; you had turned aside quickly from the way which the LORD had commanded you.

Psalm 106:19-20

They made a calf in Horeb And worshiped a molten image.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,

1 Corinthians 8:7

However not all men have this knowledge; but some, being accustomed to the idol until now, eat food as if it were sacrificed to an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.

1 Corinthians 14:20-22

Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature.

1 John 5:21

Little children, guard yourselves from idols.



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