Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not steal.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not steal.

King James Version

Thou shalt not steal.

Holman Bible

Do not steal.

International Standard Version

"You are not to steal.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not steal.


“You shall not steal [secretly, openly, fraudulently, or through carelessness].

Bible in Basic English

Do not take the property of another.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not steal.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not steal.

King James 2000

You shall not steal.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not steal.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not steal.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt not steal.

NET Bible

"You shall not steal.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not steal.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not steal.


Thou shalt not steal.

World English Bible

"You shall not steal.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou dost not steal.

Word Count of 20 Translations in Exodus 20:15

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

14 Thou shall not commit adultery. 15 Thou shall not steal. 16 Thou shall not bear FALSE witness against thy neighbor.

Cross References

Leviticus 19:11

Ye shall not steal, nor shall ye deal falsely, nor lie one to another.

Leviticus 19:13

Thou shall not oppress thy neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

Matthew 19:18

He says to him, Which? And Jesus said, Thou shall not murder. Thou shall not commit adultery. Thou shall not steal. Thou shall not testify falsely.

Ephesians 4:28

Let the man who steals steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands the good, so that he may have to give to him who has need.

Exodus 21:16

And he who steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Romans 13:9

For this, Thou shall not commit adultery, Thou shall not murder, Thou shall not steal, Thou shall not testify falsely, Thou shall not covet, and if there be any other commandment it is summarized in this saying, in, Thou shall love

Leviticus 6:1-7

And LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Leviticus 19:35-37

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measures of length, of weight, or of quantity.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man is found stealing any of his brothers of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him as a slave, or sells him, then that thief shall die. So shall thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

Thou shall not have in thy bag diverse weights, a great and a small.

Job 20:19-22

For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.

Proverbs 1:13-15

We shall find all precious substance. We shall fill our houses with spoil.

Proverbs 11:1

A FALSE balance is an abomination to LORD, but a just weight is his delight.

Amos 3:10

For they do not know to do right, says LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Micah 6:10-11

Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a scant measure that is abominable?

Micah 7:3

Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently. The ruler asks, and the judge [is ready] for a bribe. And the great man, he utters the evil desire of his soul. Thus they weave it together.

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then he said to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cut off on the one side according to it, and everyone who swears shall be cut off on the other side according t

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart comes forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, FALSE witnessings, revilings.

Matthew 21:13

And he says to them, It is written, My house will be called a house of prayer, but ye made it a den of robbers.

Luke 3:13-14

And he said to them, Collect not one thing more than from what has been appointed for you.

John 12:6

Now he said this, not because it was a concern to him about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the purse and removed things that were put in.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

not to transgress and to cheat his brother in the affair, because the Lord is vengeful about all these things, as also we forewarned you and solemnly testified.

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