Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Cursed be the man who makes a graven or molten image, an abomination to LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

New American Standard Bible

‘Cursed is the man who makes an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’

King James Version

Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Holman Bible

‘The person who makes a carved idol or cast image, which is detestable to the Lord, the work of a craftsman, and sets it up in secret is cursed.’
And all the people will reply, ‘Amen!’

International Standard Version

""Cursed is the one who makes a sculptured or cast image a detestable thing to the LORD, the work of a craftsman and sets it up secretly.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

American Standard Version

Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination unto Jehovah, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and setteth it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Amplified

‘Cursed is the man who makes a carved or cast image (idol), a repulsive thing to the Lord, the work of the hands of the artisan, and sets it up in secret.’ All the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is the man who makes any image of wood or stone or metal, disgusting to the Lord, the work of man's hands, and puts it up in secret. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination to Jehovah, a work of the craftsman's hand, and putteth it up secretly! And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Cursed the man, who shall make a graven and molten thing, an abomination of Jehovah, the work of the hand of the artificer, and put it in hiding: and all the people answered and said, Amen.

King James 2000

Cursed be the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the man that makes a divine image or a cast image, [which is] a detestable thing for Yahweh, the work of the hand of a skilled craftsman, and [then] sets [it] in a hiding place.' And {all the people shall respond}, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is the man that makes any graven or molten image, an abomination to Jehovah, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts it in a secret place. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cursed be he that maketh any carved image or image of metal - an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman - and putteth it in a secret place.' And all the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who makes a carved or metal image -- something abhorrent to the Lord, the work of the craftsman -- and sets it up in a secret place.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is the man who makes an engraved or molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.' All the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be the man that maketh an image - cut or molten - an abomination unto Yahweh the work of the hands of the craftsman and putteth it in a secret place. And all the people shall respond and say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be the man that maketh any graven or molten image, an abomination to the LORD, the work of the hands of the artificer, and putteth it in a secret place: and all the people shall answer, and say Amen.

World English Bible

'Cursed is the man who makes an engraved or molten image, an abomination to Yahweh, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.' All the people shall answer and say, 'Amen.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is the man who maketh a graven and molten image, the abomination of Jehovah, work of the hands of an artificer, and hath put it in a secret place, -- and all the people have answered and said, Amen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

be the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

פּסל 
Pecel 
Usage: 31

מסּכה 
Maccekah 
Usage: 28

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of the hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

and putteth
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

it in a secret
סתרה סתר 
Cether 
Usage: 36

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and say

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

14 And the Levites shall answer, and say to all the men of Israel with a loud voice, 15 Cursed be the man who makes a graven or molten image, an abomination to LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say, Amen. 16 Cursed be he who dishonors his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.



Cross References

Exodus 20:4

Thou shall not make to thee a graven image, nor any likeness [of anything] that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

Exodus 34:17

Thou shall make thee no molten gods.

Leviticus 19:4

Turn ye not to idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods. I am LORD your God.

Leviticus 26:1

Ye shall make for you no idols. Neither shall ye rear up for you a graven image, or a pillar. Neither shall ye place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it. For I am LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 5:8

Thou shall not make to thee a graven image: any likeness that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

1 Corinthians 14:16

Otherwise if thou would bless with the spirit, how will the man who fills the place of the unlearned, say the Truly at thy thanksgiving, since he knows not what thou say?

Exodus 20:23

Ye shall not make [other gods] with me; gods of silver, or gods of gold, ye shall not make to you.

Numbers 5:22

And this water that causes the curse shall go into thy bowels, and make thy body to swell, and thy thigh to fall away. And the woman shall say, Amen, Amen.

Jeremiah 11:5

that I may establish the oath which I swore to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as at this day. Then I answered, and said, Amen, O LORD.

Jeremiah 28:6

even the prophet Jeremiah said, Amen! LORD do so. LORD perform thy words which thou have prophesied, to bring again the vessels of LORD's house, and all those of the captivity, from Babylon to this place.

Genesis 9:25

And he said, Cursed be Canaan. He shall be a servant of servants to his brothers.

Genesis 31:19

Now Laban was gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father's.

Genesis 31:34

Now Rachel had taken the teraphim, and put them in the camel's saddle, and sat upon them. And Laban felt around all the tent, but did not find them.

Exodus 32:1-4

And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mount, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron, and said to him, Up, make gods for us, which shall go before us. For as for this Moses, the man that brought

Deuteronomy 4:16-23

Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make for you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

Deuteronomy 28:16-19

Cursed shall thou be in the city, and cursed shall thou be in the field.

Deuteronomy 29:17

and ye have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which were among them).

1 Samuel 26:19

Now therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If it be LORD who has stirred thee up against me, let him accept an offering, but if it be the sons of men, cursed be they before LORD. For they have d

1 Kings 11:5-7

For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.

2 Kings 17:19

Also Judah did not keep the commandments of LORD their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.

2 Kings 23:13

And the king defiled the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians, and for Chemosh th

2 Chronicles 33:2

And he did that which was evil in the sight of LORD after the abominations of the nations whom LORD cast out before the sons of Israel.

Psalm 44:20-21

If we have forgotten the name of our God, or spread forth our hands to a strange god,

Isaiah 44:9-10

Those who fashion a graven image are all of them vanity. And the things that they delight in shall not profit. And their own witnesses see not, nor know, that they may be put to shame.

Isaiah 44:17

And the residue of it he makes a god, even his graven image. He falls down to it and worships, and prays to it, and says, Deliver me, for thou are my god.

Isaiah 44:19

And none calls to mind, nor is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire. Yea, I have also baked bread upon the coals of it. I have roasted flesh and eaten it. And shall I make the residue of it

Jeremiah 11:3

and say thou to them, Thus says LORD, the God of Israel: Cursed be the man who does not hear the words of this covenant,

Jeremiah 23:24

Can any man hide himself in secret places so that I shall not see him? says LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? says LORD.

Ezekiel 7:20

As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them.

Ezekiel 8:7-12

And he brought me to the door of the court. And when I looked, behold, a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 14:4

Therefore speak to them, and say to them, Thus says lord LORD: Every man of the house of Israel who takes his idols into his heart, and puts the stumbling block of his iniquity before his face, and comes to the prophet, I LORD will

Daniel 11:31

And forces shall stand on his part, and they shall profane the sanctuary, even the fortress, and shall take away the continual [burnt-offering], and they shall set up the abomination that makes desolate.

Hosea 13:2-3

And now they sin more and more, and have made themselves molten images of their silver, even idols according to their own understanding, all of them the work of the craftsmen. They say of them, Let the men who sacrifice kiss the ca

Matthew 6:13

And bring us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, because from thee is the kingdom and the power and the glory into the ages. Truly.

Matthew 24:15

When therefore ye see the abomination of desolation that was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let him who reads understand),

Revelation 17:4-5

And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold and precious stone and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup containing abominations and the filthy things of her fornication,

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