Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood,

New American Standard Bible

so that there will not be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations; that there will not be among you a root bearing poisonous fruit and wormwood.

King James Version

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

Holman Bible

Be sure there is no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you today whose heart turns away from the Lord our God to go and worship the gods of those nations. Be sure there is no root among you bearing poisonous and bitter fruit.

International Standard Version

Be alert so there is no man, woman, family, or a tribe whose heart is turning away from the LORD your God to go and serve the gods of those nations. Be alert so there will be no root among you that produces poisonous and bitter fruit,

A Conservative Version

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from LORD our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations. Lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood,

American Standard Version

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

Amplified

Beware lest there should be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose [mind and] heart turns away this day from the Lord our God to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a [poisonous] root that bears gall and wormwood,

Bible in Basic English

So that there may not be among you any man or woman or family or tribe whose heart is turned away from the Lord our God today, to go after other gods and give them worship; or any root among you whose fruit is poison and bitter sorrow;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Peradventure there shall be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away today from the LORD our God to go and serve the gods of those Gentiles; peradventure there shall be among you a root that bears poison and wormwood;

Julia Smith Translation

Lest there be among you man or woman, or family or tribe, whom his heart turn this day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of these nations; lest there be among you a root bearing poverty and wormwood;

King James 2000

Lest there should be among you a man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears bitterness or wormwood;

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that {there is not} among you a man or a woman or a clan or a tribe {whose heart} turns {today} from [being] with Yahweh our God to go to serve the gods of these nations, so that there is not among you a root sprouting poison and wormwood.

Modern King James verseion

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away today from Jehovah our God, to go serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lest there be among you man or woman, kindred or tribe, that turneth away in his heart this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations: and lest there be among you some root that beareth gall and wormwood,

NET Bible

Beware that the heart of no man, woman, clan, or tribe among you turns away from the Lord our God today to pursue and serve the gods of those nations; beware that there is among you no root producing poisonous and bitter fruit.

New Heart English Bible

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from the LORD our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood;

The Emphasized Bible

Lest there be among you - a man or a woman or a family or a tribe, whose heart is turning to-day, from Yahweh our God, to go and serve the gods of those nations, - lest there be among you a root fruitful of poison and wormwood;

Webster

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood;

World English Bible

lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turns away this day from Yahweh our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations; lest there should be among you a root that bears gall and wormwood;

Youngs Literal Translation

lest there be among you a man or woman, or family or tribe, whose heart is turning to-day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of those nations, lest there be in you a root fruitful of gall and wormwood:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

or woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

or family
משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

or tribe
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

from the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

to go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

the gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

רושׁ ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 12

Context Readings

Abandoning The Covenant

17 and ye have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, which were among them); 18 lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from Jehovah our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood, 19 and it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart, to sweep away the drunken with the thirsty.



Cross References

Hebrews 12:15

watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;

Deuteronomy 11:16-17

Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside and serve other gods, and bow down to them,

Deuteronomy 13:1-15

If there arise among you a prophet, or one that dreameth dreams, and he give thee a sign or a wonder,

Deuteronomy 17:2-7

If there be found in thy midst in any of thy gates which Jehovah thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that doeth what is evil in the sight of Jehovah thy God, in transgressing his covenant,

Jeremiah 9:15

therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, Behold, I will feed this people with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink,

Hosea 10:4

They speak mere words, swearing falsely in making a covenant; therefore shall judgment spring up as hemlock in the furrows of the fields.

Amos 6:12

Shall horses run upon the rock? will men plough thereon with oxen? For ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,

Acts 8:23

for I see thee to be in the gall of bitterness, and bond of unrighteousness.

Hebrews 3:12

See, brethren, lest there be in any one of you a wicked heart of unbelief, in turning away from the living God.

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