Parallel Verses

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}.

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.

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.

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 {when you cross the Jordan}, you shall set up these stones that I [am] commanding you [about] {today} on Mount Ebal, and you shall paint them with lime. 5 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}. 6 You must build the altar of your God [with] unhewn stones, and you shall sacrifice on it burnt offerings to Yahweh your God.


Cross References

Exodus 20:25

And if you make an altar of stones for me, you will not build them [as] hewn stone, because if you use your chisel on it, you have defiled it.

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of Yahweh, and he rose early in the morning, and he built an altar at the base of the mountain and [set up] twelve memorial stones for the twelve tribes of Israel.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar on Mount Ebal for Yahweh the God of Israel,

1 Kings 18:31-32

Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of God came, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

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