Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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 or make any baldness on your foreheads for 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 sons of the Lord your God; do not cut yourselves or make a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead, 2 for you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. The Lord has chosen you to be His own possession out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.



Cross References

Romans 9:8

That is, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but the children of the promise are considered to be the offspring.

Galatians 3:26

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

Leviticus 21:5

“Priests may not make bald spots on their heads, shave the edge of their beards, or make gashes on their bodies.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both great and small will die in this land without burial. No lament will be made for them, nor will anyone cut himself or shave his head for them.

Jeremiah 41:5

80 men came from Shechem, Shiloh, and Samaria who had shaved their beards, torn their garments, and gashed themselves, and who were carrying grain and incense offerings to bring to the temple of the Lord.

Romans 9:26

And it will be in the place where they were told,
you are not My people,
there they will be called sons of the living God.

Leviticus 19:27-28

You are not to cut off the hair at the sides of your head or mar the edge of your beard.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the Israelites
will be like the sand of the sea,
which cannot be measured or counted.
And in the place where they were told:
You are not My people,
they will be called: Sons of the living God.

John 1:12

But to all who did receive Him,
He gave them the right to be children of God,
to those who believe in His name,

Romans 8:16

The Spirit Himself testifies together with our spirit that we are God’s children,

Genesis 6:2

the sons of God saw that the daughters of mankind were beautiful, and they took any they chose as wives for themselves.

Genesis 6:4

The Nephilim were on the earth both in those days and afterward, when the sons of God came to the daughters of mankind, who bore children to them. They were the powerful men of old, the famous men.

Exodus 4:22-23

Then you will say to Pharaoh: This is what Yahweh says: Israel is My firstborn son.

Psalm 82:6-7

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

Jeremiah 3:19

I thought: How I long to make you My sons
and give you a desirable land,
the most beautiful inheritance of all the nations.
I thought: You will call Me, my Father,
and never turn away from Me.

Jeremiah 47:5

Baldness is coming to Gaza.
Ashkelon will become silent,
a remnant of their valley.
How long will you gash yourself?

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but also to unite the scattered children of God.

2 Corinthians 6:18

I will be a Fatherto you,
and you will be sonsand daughters to Me,
says the Lord Almighty.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

Hebrews 2:10

For in bringing many sons to glory, it was entirely appropriate that God—all things exist for Him and through Him—should make the source of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

1 John 3:1-2

1 Look at how great a love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him.

1 John 3:10

This is how God’s children—and the Devil’s children—are made evident.

The Command to Love

Whoever does not do what is right is not of God, especially the one who does not love his brother.

1 John 5:2

This is how we know that we love God’s children when we love God and obey His commands.

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