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

He said to the people, “Be prepared for the third day; do not be intimate with 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.

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
unto the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

Context Readings

Preparation For Receiving The Covenant

14 And Moses went down from the mount unto the people and sanctified the people, and they washed their clothes. 15 He said to the people, “Be ready for the third day; do not go near a woman.” 16 And it came to pass on the third day when the morning came, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud upon the mount and the voice of the shofar exceeding loud, so that all the people that were in the camp trembled.


Cross References

Exodus 19:11

and be ready for the third day; for the third day the LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon Mount Sinai.

1 Samuel 21:4-5

And the priest answered David and said, There is no common bread under my hand; there is only sacred bread, which I will give thee if the young men have kept themselves at least from women.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not defraud one another, except it be with mutual consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer and come together again, that Satan not tempt you for your incontinency.

Exodus 19:16

And it came to pass on the third day when the morning came, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud upon the mount and the voice of the shofar exceeding loud, so that all the people that were in the camp trembled.

Joel 2:16

gather the people, sanctify the meeting, assemble the elders, gather the children and those that suck the breasts; let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber and the bride out of her closet.

Amos 4:12

Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel; and because I must do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.

Zechariah 6:3

in the third chariot white horses and in the fourth chariot grisled and bay horses.

Zechariah 7:3

and to speak unto the priests which were in the house of the LORD of the hosts and to the prophets, saying, Should we weep in the fifth month? Should we do abstinence as we have done these so many years?

Zechariah 12:12-14

And the land shall mourn, each family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart;

Malachi 3:2

But who may abide the time of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he shall be like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap:

Matthew 3:10-12

And now the axe is also laid unto the root of the trees; therefore, every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.

Matthew 24:44

Therefore be ye also ready; the Son of man is to come in the hour that ye think not.

2 Peter 3:11-12

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness,

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