Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 other gods [to worship] besides Me; gods of silver or gods of gold, you shall not make [these lifeless idols] for yourselves.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

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

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Instructions For Building Altars

22 And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus you shall say unto the children of Israel, You have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. 23  You shall not make to be with me gods of silver, neither shall you make unto you gods of gold. 24 An altar of earth you shall make for me, and shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings, and your peace offerings, your sheep, and your oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto you, and I will bless you.


Cross References

Exodus 20:3-5

You shall have no other gods before me.

2 Kings 17:33

They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from there.

Ezekiel 20:39

As for you, O house of Israel, thus says the Lord GOD; Go, serve everyone his idols, and hereafter also, if you will not hearken unto me: but defile my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.

Zephaniah 1:5

And those that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and those that worship and that swear by the LORD, and yet swear by Milcom;

Exodus 32:1-4

And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, who shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we know not what has become of him.

Exodus 32:31

And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.

1 Samuel 5:4-5

And when they arose early the next day morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.

2 Kings 17:41

So these nations feared the LORD, and served their graven images, both their children, and their children's children: as did their fathers, so do they unto this day.

Ezekiel 43:8

In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post by my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed: therefore I have consumed them in my anger.

Daniel 5:4

They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of bronze, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Daniel 5:23

But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified:

1 Corinthians 10:21-22

You cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of demons: you cannot be partakers of the Lord's table, and of the table of demons.

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? and what partnership has light with darkness?

Colossians 2:18-19

Let no man deceive you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

1 John 5:20-21

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

Revelation 22:15

For outside are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loves and makes a lie.

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