Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He said to the people, "Be ready for the third day; do not go near a woman."

King James Version

And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day: come not at your wives.

Holman Bible

He said to the people, "Be prepared by the third day. Do not have sexual relations with women."

International Standard Version

He told the people, "Be ready for the third day; don't go near a woman."

A Conservative Version

And he said to the people, Be ready for the third day. Come not near a woman.

American Standard Version

And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day: come not near a woman.

Amplified

And he said to the people, Be ready by the day after tomorrow; do not go near a woman.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to the people, Be ready by the third day: do not come near a woman.

Darby Translation

And he said to the people, Be ready for the third day; do not come near your wives.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he said unto the people, Be ready against the third day; come not at your women.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to the people, Be prepared; for three days ye shall not come near to a woman.

King James 2000

And he said unto the people, Be ready by the third day: come not near your wives.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to the people, "Be ready {for the third day}. Do not go near to a woman."

Modern King James verseion

And he said to the people, Be ready for the third day. Do not approach a woman.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said unto the people, "Be ready against the third day, and see that ye come not at your wives."

NET Bible

He said to the people, "Be ready for the third day. Do not go near your wives."

New Heart English Bible

He said to the people, "Be ready by the third day. Do not have sexual relations with a woman."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said unto the people, Be ready, by the third day, - do not approach a woman.

Webster

And he said to the people, Be ready against the third day: come not at your wives.

World English Bible

He said to the people, "Be ready by the third day. Don't have sexual relations with a woman."

Youngs Literal Translation

and he saith unto the people, 'Be ye prepared for the third day, come not nigh unto a woman.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

Context Readings

Preparation For Receiving The Covenant

14 So Moses went down from the mountain to the people and consecrated the people, and they washed their garments. 15 He said to the people, "Be ready for the third day; do not go near a woman." 16 So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled.


Cross References

Exodus 19:11

and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

1 Samuel 21:4-5

The priest answered David and said, "There is no ordinary bread on hand, but there is consecrated bread; if only the young men have kept themselves from women."

1 Corinthians 7:5

Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

Exodus 19:16

So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled.

Joel 2:16

Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, Assemble the elders, Gather the children and the nursing infants Let the bridegroom come out of his room And the bride out of her bridal chamber.

Amos 4:12

"Therefore thus I will do to you, O Israel; Because I will do this to you, Prepare to meet your God, O Israel."

Zechariah 6:3

with the third chariot white horses, and with the fourth chariot strong dappled horses.

Zechariah 7:3

speaking to the priests who belong to the house of the LORD of hosts, and to the prophets, saying, "Shall I weep in the fifth month and abstain, as I have done these many years?"

Zechariah 12:12-14

"The land will mourn, every family by itself; the family of the house of David by itself and their wives by themselves; the family of the house of Nathan by itself and their wives by themselves;

Malachi 3:2

"But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.

Matthew 3:10-12

"The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Matthew 24:44

"For this reason you also must be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not think He will.

2 Peter 3:11-12

Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,

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