Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

If anyone destroys God's sanctuary, God will destroy him, for God's sanctuary is holy. And you are that sanctuary!

New American Standard Bible

If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are.

King James Version

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Holman Bible

If anyone destroys God’s sanctuary, God will destroy him; for God’s sanctuary is holy, and that is what you are.

A Conservative Version

If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy this man, for the temple of God is holy, which ye are.

American Standard Version

If any man destroyeth the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

Amplified

If anyone destroys the temple of God [corrupting it with false doctrine], God will destroy the destroyer; for the temple of God is holy (sacred), and that is what you are.

An Understandable Version

If any person destroys God's Temple, God will destroy him. For God's Temple is holy [i.e., set apart for His service], and you people are His [holy] Temple.

Anderson New Testament

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

Bible in Basic English

If anyone makes the house of God unclean, God will put an end to him; for the house of God is holy, and you are his house.

Common New Testament

If any one destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and that temple you are.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if any man divide the temple of God, him shall God destroy: for you, who are the temple of God, are consecrated to him.

Darby Translation

If any one corrupt the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

Godbey New Testament

If any one destroys the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which ye are.

Goodspeed New Testament

If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is sacred, and that is what you are.

John Wesley New Testament

If any man destroy the temple of God, him shall God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Julia Smith Translation

If any one destroy the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which ye are.

King James 2000

If any man defiles the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy this one. For God's temple is holy, which you are.

Modern King James verseion

If anyone defiles the temple of God, God shall destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which you are.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy. For the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Moffatt New Testament

God will destroy anyone who would destroy God's temple, for God's temple is sacred ??and that is what you are.

Montgomery New Testament

If any one tear down God's sanctuary, God will tear him down; for the sanctuary of God is holy, and that is what you are.

NET Bible

If someone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, which is what you are.

New Heart English Bible

If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, which you are.

Noyes New Testament

If any one defaceth the temple of God, God will deface him; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

Sawyer New Testament

If any one destroys the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God which you are is holy.

The Emphasized Bible

If anyone doth mar the shrine of God, God, will mar him; for the shrine of God is holy, - and such are ye.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

If any man prophane the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If any one destroys the Temple of God, God will destroy him; for the Temple of God is sacred, and so also are you.

Webster

If any man defileth the temple of God, him will God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

Weymouth New Testament

If any one is marring the Sanctuary of God, him will God mar; for the Sanctuary of God is holy, which you all are.

Williams New Testament

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is sacred to Him, and you are that temple.

World English Bible

If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, which you are.

Worrell New Testament

If any one destroys the temple of God, him will God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, and such are ye.

Worsley New Testament

If any one destroy the temple of God, him will God destroy: for the temple of God is holy, and this temple are ye.

Youngs Literal Translation

if any one the sanctuary of God doth waste, him shall God waste; for the sanctuary of God is holy, the which ye are.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8

the temple
ναός 
Naos 
ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39
Usage: 39

of God
θεός 
theos 
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151
Usage: 1151

him
τοῦτον 
Touton 
Usage: 50

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

φθείρω 
Phtheiro 
Usage: 8

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

temple ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Divisiveness And Immaturity

16 You know that you are God's sanctuary and that God's Spirit lives in you, don't you? 17 If anyone destroys God's sanctuary, God will destroy him, for God's sanctuary is holy. And you are that sanctuary! 18 Let no one deceive himself. If any of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really wise.



Cross References

Genesis 28:17

In mounting terror, he cried out, "How scary this place is! This is nothing less than God's house and the gateway to heaven!"

Exodus 3:5

"Do not come any closer," God said. "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you are standing is holy ground."

Leviticus 15:31

"So separate the Israelis from their uncleanness so that they won't die in their uncleanness if they defile my tent that is in their midst.

Leviticus 20:3

As for me, I'll oppose that man. I'll eliminate him from contact with his people for sacrificing his children to Molech, thereby defiling my sanctuary and profaning my holy name.

Numbers 19:20

"The person who is unclean but who doesn't purify himself is to be eliminated from contact with the assembly, since he has defiled the LORD's sanctuary and the water of impurity wasn't sprinkled on him. He is to be considered unclean

1 Chronicles 29:3

"In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following:

Psalm 74:3

Hurry! Look at the permanent ruins every calamity the enemy brought upon the Holy Place.

Psalm 79:1

God, nations have invaded your land to desecrate your holy Temple, to destroy Jerusalem,

Psalm 93:5

Your decrees are very trustworthy, and holiness always befits your house, LORD.

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the LORD our God is holy! A psalm of thanksgiving

Isaiah 64:11

Our holy Temple and our splendor, where our ancestors praised you, have become a conflagration of fire, and all our dearest places have become ruins.

Ezekiel 5:11

"Therefore, as sure as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "because you've defiled my sanctuary with every loathsome thing and every abomination, I'll restrain myself, and I'll show neither pity nor compassion.

Ezekiel 7:22

I'll turn my face away from them so that they'll defile my treasured place. Robbers will enter and profane it!

Ezekiel 23:38-39

"They've also done this to me: They defiled my sanctuary and profaned my Sabbaths, all at the same time!

Ezekiel 43:12

This is to be the regulation for the Temple: the entire area on top of the mountain is to be considered wholly consecrated. This is to be the law of the Temple."

Zephaniah 3:4

Its prophets are arrogant and treacherous. Its priests have contaminated the sanctuary. They give perverse interpretations of the Law.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.

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