Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And let the priests also, who come near to LORD, sanctify themselves, lest LORD break forth upon them.

New American Standard Bible

Also let the priests who come near to the Lord consecrate themselves, or else the Lord will break out against them.”

King James Version

And let the priests also, which come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.

Holman Bible

Even the priests who come near the Lord must purify themselves or the Lord will break out in anger against them.”

International Standard Version

Even the priests who approach the LORD must consecrate themselves. Otherwise, the LORD will attack them."

American Standard Version

And let the priests also, that come near to Jehovah, sanctify themselves, lest Jehovah break forth upon them.

Amplified

Also have the priests who approach the Lord consecrate (sanctify, set apart) themselves [for My sacred purpose], or else the Lord will break forth [in judgment] against them [and destroy them].”

Bible in Basic English

And let the priests who come near to the Lord make themselves holy, for fear that the Lord may come on them suddenly.

Darby Translation

And the priests also, who come near to Jehovah, shall hallow themselves, lest Jehovah break forth on them.

Julia Smith Translation

And also the priests drawing near to Jehovah, shall be consecrated, lest Jehovah shall break forth upon them.

King James 2000

And let the priests also, who come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And even the priests who come near Yahweh must consecrate themselves, lest Yahweh break out against them."

Modern King James verseion

And let the priests also, who come near to Jehovah, sanctify themselves, lest Jehovah break forth upon them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And let the priests also, which come to the LORD's presence, sanctify themselves: lest the LORD smite them."

NET Bible

Let the priests also, who approach the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break through against them."

New Heart English Bible

Let the priests also, who come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth on them."

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, even the priests who do approach unto Yahweh, must hallow themselves, - lest Yahweh break in upon them.

Webster

And let the priests also who come near to the LORD, sanctify themselves, lest the LORD break forth upon them.

World English Bible

Let the priests also, who come near to Yahweh, sanctify themselves, lest Yahweh break forth on them."

Youngs Literal Translation

and also the priests who are coming nigh unto Jehovah do sanctify themselves, lest Jehovah break forth on them.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

to the Lord

Usage: 0

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

Context Readings

Preparation For Receiving The Covenant

21 And LORD said to Moses, Go down, command the people, lest they break through to LORD to gaze, and many of them perish. 22 And let the priests also, who come near to LORD, sanctify themselves, lest LORD break forth upon them. 23 And Moses said to LORD, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai, for thou commanded us, saying, Set bounds about the mount, and sanctify it.


Cross References

Exodus 24:5

And he sent young men of the sons of Israel, who offered burnt-offerings, and sacrificed peace-offerings of oxen to LORD.

Exodus 19:5

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be my own possession from among all peoples, for all the earth is mine,

Exodus 19:14-15

And Moses went down from the mount to the people, and sanctified the people, and they washed their garments.

Leviticus 10:1-3

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each of them took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before LORD, which he had not commanded them.

2 Samuel 6:6-8

And when they came to the threshing-floor of Nacon, Uzzah put forth to the ark of God, and took hold of it, for the oxen stumbled.

1 Chronicles 13:9-11

And when they came to the threshing-floor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark, for the oxen stumbled.

1 Chronicles 15:13

For because ye did not at the first, LORD our God made a breach upon us, because we did not seek him according to the ordinance.

2 Chronicles 30:3

For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 30:15

Then they killed the Passover on the fourteenth [day] of the second month. And the priests and the Levites were ashamed, and sanctified themselves, and brought burnt-offerings into the house of LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:18-19

For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim and Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet they ate the Passover otherwise than it is written. For Hezekiah had prayed for them, saying, The good LORD pa

Isaiah 52:11

Depart ye, depart ye, go ye out from there. Touch no unclean thing. Go ye out of the midst of her. Cleanse yourselves, ye who bear the vessels of LORD.

Acts 5:5

And Ananias hearing these words, after falling down he expired. And great fear developed in all who heard these things.

Acts 5:10

And immediately she fell down at his feet and expired. And after coming in the young men found her dead, and having carried her out, they buried her by her husband.

1 Corinthians 11:30-32

Because of this many are weak and sickly among you, and a considerable sleep.

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