Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You shall not plant for yourself an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself.

King James Version

Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make thee.

Holman Bible

"Do not set up an Asherah of any kind of wood next to the altar you will build for the Lord your God,

International Standard Version

"You are not to set up a sacred pole beside the altar of the LORD your God that you will build.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not plant for thee an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of LORD thy God, which thou shall make for thee.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not plant thee an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of Jehovah thy God, which thou shalt make thee.

Amplified

You shall not plant for yourselves any kind of tree dedicated to [the goddess] Asherah beside the altar of the Lord your God which you shall make.

Bible in Basic English

Let no holy tree of any sort be planted by the altar of the Lord your God which you will make.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not plant thyself an Asherah of any wood near unto the altar of Jehovah thy God, which thou shalt make thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not plant to thee a grove of any wood near the altar of Jehovah thy God which thou shalt make to thee.

King James 2000

You shall not make a post idol of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not plant for yourselves {an Asherah pole} beside the altar of Yahweh your God that you make for yourselves.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not set up for yourself pillars of any trees near the altar of Jehovah your God which you shall make for yourself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt plant no grove, of whatsoever trees it be, nigh unto the altar of the LORD thy God which thou shalt make thee.

NET Bible

You must not plant any kind of tree as a sacred Asherah pole near the altar of the Lord your God which you build for yourself.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not plant for yourselves an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not plant thee, as a sacred stem, any tree, - near unto the altar of Yahweh thy God which thou shalt make for thyself;

Webster

Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near to the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make for thee.

World English Bible

You shall not plant for yourselves an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of Yahweh your God, which you shall make for yourselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou dost not plant for thee a shrine of any trees near the altar of Jehovah thy God, which thou makest for thyself,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נטע 
Nata` 
Usage: 58

אשׁירה אשׁרה 
'asherah 
Usage: 40

of any trees
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

אצל 
'etsel 
by , beside , by ... , near , at , with ... , from ... , against , close , to , toward , unto , with
Usage: 61

the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

20 "Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, that you may live and possess the land which the LORD your God is giving you. 21 "You shall not plant for yourself an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself. 22 "You shall not set up for yourself a sacred pillar which the LORD your God hates.



Cross References

2 Kings 17:16

They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.

2 Chronicles 33:3

For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down; he also erected altars for the Baals and made Asherim, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

Exodus 34:13

"But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

2 Kings 21:3

For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

1 Kings 14:15

"For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water; and He will uproot Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they have made their Asherim, provoking the LORD to anger.

1 Kings 16:33

Ahab also made the Asherah Thus Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel than all the kings of Israel who were before him.

Deuteronomy 7:5

"But thus you shall do to them: you shall tear down their altars, and smash their sacred pillars, and hew down their Asherim, and burn their graven images with fire.

Judges 3:7

The sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth.



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