Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Gods of silver and gods of gold you are not to make for yourselves.

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not make other gods besides Me; gods of silver or gods of gold, you shall not make for yourselves.

King James Version

Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold.

Holman Bible

You must not make gods of silver to rival Me; you must not make gods of gold for yourselves.

International Standard Version

You are not to make gods of silver alongside me, nor are you to make for yourselves gods of gold.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall not make [other gods] with me; gods of silver, or gods of gold, ye shall not make to you.

American Standard Version

Ye shall not make other gods with me; gods of silver, or gods of gold, ye shall not make unto you.

Amplified

You shall not make [gods to share] with Me [My glory and your worship]; gods of silver or gods of gold you shall not make for yourselves.

Darby Translation

Ye shall not make beside me gods of silver, and ye shall not make to you gods of gold.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not make to me gods of silver, and gods of gold ye shall not make to yourselves.

King James 2000

You shall not make to be with me gods of silver, neither shall you make unto you gods of gold.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will not make alongside me gods of silver, and gods of gold you will not make for yourselves.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not make with Me gods of silver, neither shall you make to you gods of gold.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall not make therefore with me gods of silver nor gods of gold: in no wise shall ye do it.

NET Bible

You must not make gods of silver alongside me, nor make gods of gold for yourselves.

New Heart English Bible

You shall most certainly not make alongside of me gods of silver, or gods of gold for yourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye shall not make aught beside me, - neither gods of silver, nor gods of gold, shall ye make to yourselves.

Webster

Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make to you gods of gold.

World English Bible

You shall most certainly not make alongside of me gods of silver, or gods of gold for yourselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

ye do not make with Me gods of silver, even gods of gold ye do not make to yourselves.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with me gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of silver
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

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Context Readings

Instructions For Building Altars

22 And the Lord said to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, You yourselves have seen that my voice has come to you from heaven 23 Gods of silver and gods of gold you are not to make for yourselves. 24 Make for me an altar of earth, offering on it your burned offerings and your peace-offerings, your sheep and your oxen: in every place where I have put the memory of my name, I will come to you and give you my blessing.


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

You are to have no other gods but me.

2 Kings 17:33

They gave worship to the Lord, but they gave honour to their gods like the nations did from whom they had been taken as prisoners.

Ezekiel 20:39

As for you, O children of Israel, the Lord has said: Let every man completely put away his images and give ear to me: and let my holy name no longer be shamed by your offerings and your images.

Zephaniah 1:5

And the worshippers of the army of heaven on the house-tops, and the Lord's worshippers who take oaths by Milcom,

Exodus 32:1-4

And when the people saw that Moses was a long time coming down from the mountain, they all came to Aaron and said to him, Come, make us a god to go before us: as for this Moses, who took us up out of the land of Egypt, we have no idea what has become of him.

Exodus 32:31

Then Moses went back to the Lord and said, This people has done a great sin, making themselves a god of gold;

1 Samuel 5:4-5

And when they got up early on the morning after, Dagon had come down to the earth on his face before the ark of the Lord; and his head and his hands were broken off on the doorstep; only the base was in its place.

2 Kings 17:41

So these nations, worshipping the Lord, still were servants to the images they had made; their children and their children's children did the same; as their fathers did, so do they, to this day.

Ezekiel 43:8

By putting their doorstep by my doorstep, and the pillar of their door by the pillar of my door, with only a wall between me and them; and they have made my holy name unclean by the disgusting things which they have done: so in my wrath I sent destruction on them.

Daniel 5:4

They took their wine and gave praise to the gods of gold and silver, of brass and iron and wood and stone.

Daniel 5:23

But you have been lifting yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and they have put the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your women, have taken wine in them; and you have given praise to gods of silver and gold, of brass and iron and wood and stone, who are without the power of seeing or hearing, and without knowledge: and to the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not given glory;

1 Corinthians 10:21-22

It is not possible for you, at the same time, to take the cup of the Lord and the cup of evil spirits; you may not take part in the table of the Lord and the table of evil spirits.

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Do not keep company with those who have not faith: for what is there in common between righteousness and evil, or between light and dark?

Colossians 2:18-19

Let no man take your reward from you by consciously making little of himself and giving worship to angels; having his thoughts fixed on the things which he has seen, being foolishly lifted up in his natural mind,

1 John 5:20-21

And we are certain that the Son of God has come, and has given us a clear vision, so that we may see him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs, and those who make use of evil powers, those who make themselves unclean, and the takers of life, and those who give worship to images, and everyone whose delight is in what is false.

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