Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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

And there you shall build an altar to the Lord your God, an altar of stones; you shall not lift up any iron tool upon 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;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 "When you have crossed the Jordan River, set up these stones about which I'm commanding you today on Mount Ebal, and coat them with plaster. 5 Then build an altar there to the LORD your God, an altar of stones that hasn't been worked with iron tools. 6 Build the altar to the LORD your God with uncut stones, then offer a burnt offering to him.


Cross References

Exodus 20:25

If you make an altar of stone for me, you must not build it of cut stones, because if you strike it with your chisel, you will profane it.

Exodus 24:4

So Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. He got up early in the morning and built an altar with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel at the base of the mountain.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar to the LORD God of Israel, on Mount Ebal,

1 Kings 18:31-32

Elijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes of Jacob's descendants, to whom the message from the LORD had come that "Israel is to be your name."

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