Parallel Verses

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.

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.

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If any man defiles the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. 18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.



Cross References

Genesis 28:17

And he was afraid, and said, How dreadful is this place! this is none other but the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.

Exodus 3:5

And he said, Draw not near here: put off your shoes from your feet, for the place on which you stand is holy ground.

Leviticus 15:31

Thus shall you separate the children of Israel from their uncleanness; that they die not in their uncleanness, when they defile my tabernacle that is among them.

Leviticus 20:3

And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he has given of his children unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

Numbers 19:20

But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he has defiled the sanctuary of the LORD: the water of purification has not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection on the house of my God, I have of my own things, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

Psalm 74:3

Lift up your feet unto the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy has done wickedly in the sanctuary.

Psalm 79:1

[A Psalm of Asaph.] O God, the nations have come into your inheritance; your holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are very sure: holiness becomes your house, O LORD, forever.

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.

Isaiah 64:11

Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised you, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

Ezekiel 5:11

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord GOD; Surely, because you have defiled my sanctuary with all your detestable things, and with all your abominations, therefore will I also diminish you; neither shall my eye spare, neither will I have any pity.

Ezekiel 7:22

My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute my secret place: for the robbers shall enter into it, and defile it.

Ezekiel 23:38-39

Moreover this they have done unto me: they have defiled my sanctuary in the same day, and have profaned my sabbaths.

Ezekiel 43:12

This is the law of the house; Upon the top of the mountain the whole area round about shall be most holy. Behold, this is the law of the house.

Zephaniah 3:4

Her prophets are arrogant and treacherous persons: her priests have profaned the sanctuary, they have done violence to the law.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man does is outside the body; but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

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