Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And there thou shall build an altar to LORD thy God, an altar of stones. Thou shall lift up no iron upon them.

New American Standard Bible

Moreover, you shall build there an altar to the Lord your God, an altar of stones; you shall not wield an iron tool on them.

King James Version

And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up any iron tool upon them.

Holman Bible

Build an altar of stones there to the Lord your God—you must not use any iron tool on them.

International Standard Version

Then build an altar there to the LORD your God, an altar of stones that hasn't been worked with iron tools.

American Standard Version

And there shalt thou build an altar unto Jehovah thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt lift up no iron tool upon them.

Amplified

There you shall build an altar to the Lord your God, an altar of stones; you shall not use an iron tool on them.

Bible in Basic English

There you are to make an altar to the Lord your God, of stones on which no iron instrument has been used.

Darby Translation

And there shalt thou build an altar to Jehovah thy God, an altar of stones; thou shalt not lift up an iron tool upon them;

Julia Smith Translation

And build there an altar to Jehovah thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up iron upon them.

King James 2000

And there shall you build an altar unto the LORD your God, an altar of stones: you shall not lift up any iron tool upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall build an altar there for Yahweh your God, an altar of stone, but {you shall not use an iron tool to shape the stones}.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall build an altar there to Jehovah your God, an altar of stones. You shall not lift up any iron tool on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there build, unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones; and see thou lift up no iron upon them.

NET Bible

Then you must build an altar there to the Lord your God, an altar of stones -- do not use an iron tool on them.

New Heart English Bible

There you shall build an altar to the LORD your God, an altar of stones: you shall lift up no iron on them.

The Emphasized Bible

And thou shalt build there an altar unto Yahweh thy God, - an altar of stones, thou shalt not wield thereupon any tool of iron.

Webster

And there shalt thou build an altar to the LORD thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up any iron tool upon them.

World English Bible

There you shall build an altar to Yahweh your God, an altar of stones: you shall lift up no iron [tool] on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and built there an altar to Jehovah thy God, an altar of stones, thou dost not wave over them iron.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

an altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401
Usage: 401

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

thou shalt not lift up
נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

בּרזל 
Barzel 
Usage: 76

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Ceremonies

4 And it shall be, when ye have passed over the Jordan, that ye shall set up these stones, which I command you this day, in mount Ebal, and thou shall plaster them with plaster. 5 And there thou shall build an altar to LORD thy God, an altar of stones. Thou shall lift up no iron upon them. 6 Thou shall build the altar of LORD thy God of unhewn stones. And thou shall offer burnt-offerings on it to LORD thy God.


Cross References

Exodus 20:25

And if thou make to me an altar of stone, thou shall not build it of hewn stones, for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou have polluted it.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of LORD, and rose up early in the morning, and built an altar below the mount, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar to LORD, the God of Israel, in mount Ebal,

1 Kings 18:31-32

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob to whom the word of LORD came, saying, Israel shall be thy name.

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