Parallel Verses

NET Bible

There must never be a sacred prostitute among the young women of Israel nor a sacred male prostitute among the young men of Israel.

New American Standard Bible

None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cult prostitute.

King James Version

There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Holman Bible

“No Israelite woman is to be a cult prostitute, and no Israelite man is to be a cult prostitute.

International Standard Version

"There are to be no cultic prostitutes among the daughters or the sons of Israel.

A Conservative Version

There shall be no prostitute of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

There shall be no prostitute of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Amplified

“There shall be no cult prostitute among the daughters of Israel, nor shall there be a cult prostitute (a sodomite) among the sons of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

No daughter of Israel is to let herself be used as a loose woman for a strange god, and no son of Israel is to give himself to a man.

Darby Translation

There shall be no prostitute amongst the daughters of Israel, nor any Sodomite amongst the sons of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not be a harlot from the daughters of Israel, and a male prostitute from the sons of Israel.

King James 2000

There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"No woman {of Israel} shall be a temple prostitute, and no man {of Israel} shall be a male shrine prostitute.

Modern King James verseion

There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor whorekeeper of the sons of Israel.

New Heart English Bible

There shall be no prostitute of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sacred male prostitute of the children of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

There shall be no female devotee of the daughters of Israel, - neither shall there be, a male devotee, of the sons of Israel.

Webster

There shall be no harlot of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

World English Bible

There shall be no prostitute of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

'There is not a whore among the daughters of Israel, nor is there a whoremonger among the sons of Israel;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There shall be no whore
קדשׁה 
Q@deshah 
Usage: 5

of the daughters
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

קדשׁ 
Qadesh 
Usage: 6

of the sons

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Cult Prostitution Forbidden

16 Indeed, he may live among you in any place he chooses, in whichever of your villages he prefers; you must not oppress him. 17 There must never be a sacred prostitute among the young women of Israel nor a sacred male prostitute among the young men of Israel. 18 You must never bring the pay of a female prostitute or the wage of a male prostitute into the temple of the Lord your God in fulfillment of any vow, for both of these are abhorrent to the Lord your God.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:29

Do not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, so that the land does not practice prostitution and become full of lewdness.

2 Kings 23:7

He tore down the quarters of the male cultic prostitutes in the Lord's temple, where women were weaving shrines for Asherah.

Deuteronomy 22:21

the men of her city must bring the young woman to the door of her father's house and stone her to death, for she has done a disgraceful thing in Israel by behaving like a prostitute while living in her father's house. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

1 Kings 14:24

There were also male cultic prostitutes in the land. They committed the same horrible sins as the nations that the Lord had driven out from before the Israelites.

1 Kings 15:12

He removed the male cultic prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the disgusting idols his ancestors had made.

1 Kings 22:46

He removed from the land any male cultic prostitutes who had managed to survive the reign of his father Asa.

1 Timothy 1:10

sexually immoral people, practicing homosexuals, kidnappers, liars, perjurers -- in fact, for any who live contrary to sound teaching.

Genesis 19:4-5

Before they could lie down to sleep, all the men -- both young and old, from every part of the city of Sodom -- surrounded the house.

Deuteronomy 22:29

The man who has raped her must pay her father fifty shekels of silver and she must become his wife because he has violated her; he may never divorce her as long as he lives.

Judges 19:22

They were having a good time, when suddenly some men of the city, some good-for-nothings, surrounded the house and kept beating on the door. They said to the old man who owned the house, "Send out the man who came to visit you so we can have sex with him."

Proverbs 2:16

to deliver you from the adulteress, from the sexually loose woman who speaks flattering words;

Romans 1:26-28

For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged the natural sexual relations for unnatural ones,

1 Corinthians 6:9

Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! The sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, passive homosexual partners, practicing homosexuals,

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