Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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 children of the LORD your God. You must not lacerate yourselves or shave your foreheads on account of the dead, 2 because you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD chose to make you his precious possession from among all the nations of the earth."



Cross References

Romans 9:8

That is, it is not merely the children born through natural descent who were regarded as God's children, but it is the children born through the promise who were regarded as descendants.

Galatians 3:26

For all of you are God's children through faith in the Messiah Jesus.

Leviticus 21:5

"They are not to cut their hair in ritualistic patterns on their heads, deface the edges of their beards, or make incisions in their flesh.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both the most and the least important people will die in this land, and they won't be buried. People won't mourn for them. They won't cut themselves, nor will they shave their heads for them.

Jeremiah 41:5

eighty men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria came with their beards shaved, their clothes torn, and their bodies slashed. They had grain offerings and incense with them to present at the LORD's Temple.

Romans 9:26

In the very place where it was told them, "You are not my people,' they will be called children of the living God."

Leviticus 19:27-28

"You are not to cut your hair in ritualistic patterns on your head or deface the edges of your beard.

Hosea 1:10

Despite this, the number of the people of Israel will be like ocean sand, which can neither be measured nor counted. And the time will come when instead of it being said, "You are not my people,' it will be said, "You are children of the living God.'

John 1:12

However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,

Romans 8:16

The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.

Genesis 6:2

some divine beings noticed how attractive human women were, so they took wives for themselves from a selection that pleased them.

Genesis 6:4

The Nephilim were on the earth at that time (and also immediately afterward), when those divine beings were having sexual relations with those human women, who gave birth to children for them. These children became the heroes and legendary figures of ancient times.

Exodus 4:22-23

You are to say to Pharaoh, "This is what the LORD says: "Israel is my firstborn son.

Psalm 82:6-7

"Indeed I said, "You are gods, and all of you are sons of the Most High.

Jeremiah 3:19

"I said, "How I wanted to treat you like children, and give you a pleasant land, the most beautiful inheritance of the nations.' I said, "You will call me, my father, and won't turn back from following me.'

Jeremiah 47:5

Baldness is coming to Gaza. Ashkelon is silenced. Remnant of their valley, how long will you gash yourself?

John 11:52

and not only for the nation, but that he would also gather into one the children of God who were scattered abroad.

2 Corinthians 6:18

I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters," declares the Lord Almighty.

1 Thessalonians 4:13

But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.

Hebrews 2:10

It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through suffering as part of his plan to glorify many children,

1 John 3:1-2

See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.

1 John 3:10

This is how God's children and the Devil's children are distinguished. No person who fails to practice righteousness and to love his brother is from God.

1 John 5:2

This is how we know that we love God's children: we love God and keep his commandments.

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