Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Take heed unto yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of anything, which the LORD your God has forbidden you.

New American Standard Bible

"So watch yourselves, that you do not forget the covenant of the LORD your God which He made with you, and make for yourselves a graven image in the form of anything against which the LORD your God has commanded you.

King James Version

Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.

Holman Bible

Be careful not to forget the covenant of the Lord your God that He made with you, and make an idol for yourselves in the shape of anything He has forbidden you.

International Standard Version

Be careful! Otherwise, you will forget the covenant of the LORD your God, who established that covenant with you. Don't make carved images of any likeness in violation of everything that you were commanded by the LORD your God.

A Conservative Version

Take heed to yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image in the form of anything which LORD thy God has forbidden thee.

American Standard Version

Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of Jehovah your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image in the form of anything which Jehovah thy God hath forbidden thee.

Amplified

Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of the Lord your God which He made with you, and make for yourselves a graven image in the form of anything which the Lord your God has forbidden you.

Bible in Basic English

Take care that you do not let the agreement of the Lord your God, which he has made with you, go out of your mind, or make for yourselves images of any sort, against the orders which the Lord your God has given you.

Darby Translation

Take heed to yourselves lest ye forget the covenant of Jehovah your God, which he made with you, and make yourselves a graven image, the form of anything which Jehovah thy God hath forbidden thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Keep yourselves, do not forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he established with you, and make yourselves a graven image or the likeness of any thing, which the LORD thy God has forbidden thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch for yourselves lest ye shall forget the covenant of Jehovah your God which he cut out with you, and ye make to you any carved thing, the appearance of any thing which Jehovah thy God commanded thee.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Watch [out] for yourselves so that you do not forget the covenant of Yahweh your God that he had {made} with you and make for yourselves a divine image [of] the form of anything that Yahweh your God {has forbidden},

Modern King James verseion

Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of Jehovah your God, which He made with you, and make you a graven image, a likeness of anything which Jehovah your God has forbidden you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed unto yourselves therefore, that ye forget not the covenant of the LORD your God which he made with you, and that ye make you no graven image of whatsoever it be that the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.

NET Bible

Be on guard so that you do not forget the covenant of the Lord your God that he has made with you, and that you do not make an image of any kind, just as he has forbidden you.

New Heart English Bible

Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you an engraved image in the form of anything which the LORD your God has forbidden you.

The Emphasized Bible

Take heed to yourselves lest ye forget the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he hath solemnised with you, - and so make for yourselves an image, the form of anything, the which Yahweh thy God hath forbidden thee;

Webster

Take heed to yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of any thing which the LORD thy God hath forbidden thee.

World English Bible

Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he made with you, and make you an engraved image in the form of anything which Yahweh your God has forbidden you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take heed to yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of Jehovah your God, which He hath made with you, and have made to yourselves a graven image, a similitude of anything concerning which Jehovah thy God hath charged thee:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

of the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

with you, and make

Usage: 0

פּסל 
Pecel 
Usage: 31

or the likeness
תּמנה תּמוּנה 
T@muwnah 
Usage: 10

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Worshiping The True God

22 But I must die in this land, I must not go over Jordan: but you shall go over, and possess that good land. 23 Take heed unto yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and make you a graven image, or the likeness of anything, which the LORD your God has forbidden you. 24 For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them to your sons, and your sons' sons;

Exodus 20:4-5

You shall not make unto yourself any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:

Deuteronomy 4:15-16

Take therefore good heed unto yourselves; for you saw no manner of form on the day that the LORD spoke unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire:

Deuteronomy 6:12

Then beware lest you forget the LORD, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

Deuteronomy 27:9

And Moses and the priests, the Levites, spoke unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day you are become the people of the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 29:25

Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken the covenant of the LORD God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt:

Deuteronomy 31:20

For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore unto their fathers, that flows with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.

Joshua 23:11

Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that you love the LORD your God.

Joshua 23:16

When you have transgressed the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and have gone and served other gods, and bowed yourselves to them; then shall the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and you shall perish quickly from off the good land which he has given unto you.

1 Chronicles 16:15

Be you mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations;

Isaiah 24:5

The earth also is defiled under its inhabitants; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.

Jeremiah 31:22

How long will you go about, O you backsliding daughter? for the LORD has created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall protect a man.

Ezekiel 16:59

For thus says the Lord GOD; I will even deal with you as you have done, who have despised the oath in breaking the covenant.

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 21:8

And he said, Take heed that you be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draws near: go not therefore after them.

Hebrews 3:12

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.

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