Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And also let the priests, who come near to the Lord, sanctify (set apart) themselves [for God], lest the Lord break forth against 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."

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 The Lord said to Moses, "Go down and solemnly warn the people, lest they force their way through to the Lord to look, and many of them perish. 22 Let the priests also, who approach the Lord, sanctify themselves, lest the Lord break through against them." 23 Moses said to the Lord, "The people are not able to come up to Mount Sinai, because you solemnly warned us, 'Set boundaries for the mountain and set it apart.'"


Cross References

Exodus 24:5

He sent young Israelite men, and they offered burnt offerings and sacrificed young bulls for peace offerings to the Lord.

Exodus 19:5

And now, if you will diligently listen to me and keep my covenant, then you will be my special possession out of all the nations, for all the earth is mine,

Exodus 19:14-15

Then Moses went down from the mountain to the people and sanctified the people, and they washed their clothes.

Leviticus 10:1-3

Then Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, each took his fire pan and put fire in it, set incense on it, and presented strange fire before the Lord, which he had not commanded them to do.

2 Samuel 6:6-8

When they arrived at the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah reached out and grabbed hold of the ark of God, because the oxen stumbled.

1 Chronicles 13:9-11

When they arrived at the threshing floor of Kidon, Uzzah reached out his hand to take hold of the ark, because the oxen stumbled.

1 Chronicles 15:13

The first time you did not carry it; that is why the Lord God attacked us, because we did not ask him about the proper way to carry it."

2 Chronicles 30:3

They were unable to observe it at the regular time because not enough priests had consecrated themselves and the people had not assembled in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 30:15

They slaughtered the Passover lamb on the fourteenth day of the second month. The priests and Levites were ashamed, so they consecrated themselves and brought burnt sacrifices to the Lord's temple.

2 Chronicles 30:18-19

The majority of the many people from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun were ceremonially unclean, yet they ate the Passover in violation of what is prescribed in the law. For Hezekiah prayed for them, saying: "May the Lord, who is good, forgive

Isaiah 52:11

Leave! Leave! Get out of there! Don't touch anything unclean! Get out of it! Stay pure, you who carry the Lord's holy items!

Acts 5:5

When Ananias heard these words he collapsed and died, and great fear gripped all who heard about it.

Acts 5:10

At once she collapsed at his feet and died. So when the young men came in, they found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her beside her husband.

1 Corinthians 11:30-32

That is why many of you are weak and sick, and quite a few are dead.

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