Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 them, and they washed their clothes. 15 And he said unto the people, "Be ready against the third day, and see that ye come not at your wives." 16 And the third day in the morning there was thunder, and lightning and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the horn waxed exceeding loud, and all the people that was in the host was afraid.


Cross References

Exodus 19:11

that they may be ready against 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 mine hand - but there is hallowed bread, if the young men have abstained only from women."

1 Corinthians 7:5

Withdraw not yourselves one from another except it be with consent for a time, for to give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and afterward come again to the same thing, lest Satan tempt you for your incontinency.

Exodus 19:16

And the third day in the morning there was thunder, and lightning and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the horn waxed exceeding loud, and all the people that was in the host was afraid.

Joel 2:16

Gather the people together; bring the elders to one place; gather the young children and they that suck the breasts, together. Let the bridegroom come out of his chamber and the bride out of her parlour.

Amos 4:12

'Therefore thus will I handle thee again, O Israel: yea, even thus will I handle thee. Make thee ready then to meet thy God, O Israel.

Zechariah 6:3

in the third chariot were white horses, in the fourth chariot were horses of divers colours and strong.

Zechariah 7:3

and that they should say unto the priests which were in the house of the LORD of Hosts, and to the prophets, "Should I weep in the fifth month, and abstain, as I have done now certain years?"

Zechariah 12:12-14

And the land shall bewail, every kindred by themselves: the kindred of the house of David themselves alone, and their wives by themselves;

Malachi 3:2

Who shall endure in the day of his coming, or who shall stand to behold him? For he is as trying fire, and as the herb that fullers scour withal.

Matthew 3:10-12

Even now is the axe put unto the root of the trees: so that every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Matthew 24:44

Therefore be ye also ready, for in the hour ye think least on, in the same ye think he would not: will the son of man come.

2 Peter 3:11-12

If all these things shall perish, what manner persons ought ye to be in holy conversation, and godliness:

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