Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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."

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 Then Moses went down from the mountain to 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 your wives." 16 On the third day in the morning there was thunder and lightning and a dense cloud on the mountain, and the sound of a very loud horn; all the people who were in the camp trembled.


Cross References

Exodus 19:11

and 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 replied to David, "I don't have any ordinary bread at my disposal. Only holy bread is available, and then only if your soldiers have abstained from sexual relations with women."

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not deprive each other, except by mutual agreement for a specified time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then resume your relationship, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

Exodus 19:16

On the third day in the morning there was thunder and lightning and a dense cloud on the mountain, and the sound of a very loud horn; all the people who were in the camp trembled.

Joel 2:16

Gather the people; sanctify an assembly! Gather the elders; gather the children and the nursing infants. Let the bridegroom come out from his bedroom and the bride from her private quarters.

Amos 4:12

"Therefore this is what I will do to you, Israel. Because I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, Israel!

Zechariah 6:3

to the third white horses, and to the fourth spotted horses, all of them strong.

Zechariah 7:3

by asking both the priests of the temple of the Lord who rules over all and the prophets, "Should we weep in the fifth month, fasting as we have done over the years?"

Zechariah 12:12-14

The land will mourn, clan by clan -- the clan of the royal household of David by itself and their wives by themselves; the clan of the family of Nathan by itself and their wives by themselves;

Malachi 3:2

Who can endure the day of his coming? Who can keep standing when he appears? For he will be like a refiner's fire, like a launderer's soap.

Matthew 3:10-12

Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

Matthew 24:44

Therefore you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.

2 Peter 3:11-12

Since all these things are to melt away in this manner, what sort of people must we be, conducting our lives in holiness and godliness,

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