Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“You are the sons of the Lord your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

King James Version

Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Holman Bible

“You are sons of the Lord your God; do not cut yourselves or make a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead,

International Standard Version

"You are children of the LORD your God. You must not lacerate yourselves or shave your foreheads on account of the dead,

A Conservative Version

Ye are the sons of LORD your God. Ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

American Standard Version

Ye are the children of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Amplified

“You are the sons of the Lord your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead,

Bible in Basic English

You are the children of the Lord your God: you are not to make cuts on your bodies or take off the hair on your brows in honour of the dead;

Darby Translation

Ye are sons of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for a dead person.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye the sons of Jehovah your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, and ye shall not put baldness between your eyes for the dead.

King James 2000

You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any bald place on your foreheads for the dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You [are] children of Yahweh your God; [therefore] you must not gash yourself, and {you must not make your forehead bald} for [the] dead.

Modern King James verseion

You are the sons of Jehovah your God. You shall not cut yourselves nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye are the children of the LORD your God; cut not yourselves nor make you any baldness between the eyes for any man's death.

NET Bible

You are children of the Lord your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave your forehead bald for the sake of the dead.

New Heart English Bible

You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

The Emphasized Bible

Sons, are ye unto Yahweh your God, - ye shall not cut yourselves, neither shall ye put baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Webster

Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

World English Bible

You are the children of Yahweh your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sons ye are to Jehovah your God; ye do not cut yourselves, nor make baldness between your eyes for the dead;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

ye shall not cut
גּדד 
Gadad 
Usage: 9

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

קרחא קרחה 
Qorchah 
Usage: 11

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

1 “You are the sons of the Lord your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead. 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.



Cross References

Romans 9:8

That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are regarded as descendants.

Galatians 3:26

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

Leviticus 21:5

They shall not make any baldness on their heads, nor shave off the edges of their beards, nor make any cuts in their flesh.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both great men and small will die in this land; they will not be buried, they will not be lamented, nor will anyone gash himself or shave his head for them.

Jeremiah 41:5

that eighty men came from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria with their beards shaved off and their clothes torn and their bodies gashed, having grain offerings and incense in their hands to bring to the house of the Lord.

Romans 9:26

And it shall be that in the place where it was said to them, ‘you are not My people,’
There they shall be called sons of the living God.”

Leviticus 19:27-28

You shall not round off the side-growth of your heads nor harm the edges of your beard.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the sons of Israel
Will be like the sand of the sea,
Which cannot be measured or numbered;
And in the place
Where it is said to them,
“You are not My people,”
It will be said to them,
“You are the sons of the living God.”

John 1:12

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

Romans 8:16

The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,

Genesis 6:2

that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.

Genesis 6:4

The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.

Exodus 4:22-23

Then you shall say to Pharaoh, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Israel is My son, My firstborn.

Psalm 82:6-7

I said, “You are gods,
And all of you are sons of the Most High.

Jeremiah 3:19

“Then I said,
‘How I would set you among My sons
And give you a pleasant land,
The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!’
And I said, ‘You shall call Me, My Father,
And not turn away from following Me.’

Jeremiah 47:5

Baldness has come upon Gaza;
Ashkelon has been ruined.
O remnant of their valley,
How long will you gash yourself?

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

2 Corinthians 6:18

And I will be a father to you,
And you shall be sons and daughters to Me,”
Says the Lord Almighty.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.

Hebrews 2:10

For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.

1 John 3:1-2

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

1 John 3:10

By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.

1 John 5:2

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.

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