Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on it.'

King James Version

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.

Holman Bible

You must not go up to My altar on steps, so that your nakedness is not exposed on it.

International Standard Version

You are not to ascend to my altar on steps, so that your nakedness may not be exposed on it.'"

A Conservative Version

Neither shall thou go up by steps to my altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered on it.

American Standard Version

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered thereon.

Amplified

Neither shall you go up by steps to My altar, that your nakedness be not exposed upon it.

Bible in Basic English

And do not go up by steps to my altar, for fear that your bodies may be seen uncovered.

Darby Translation

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto my altar that thy nakedness not be discovered thereon.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt not go up by steps upon mine altar, that thou shalt not uncover thy nakedness upon it

King James 2000

Neither shall you go up by steps unto my altar, that your nakedness be not exposed on it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will not go up with steps onto my altar, that your nakedness not be exposed on it.'

Modern King James verseion

And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, that your nakedness be not uncovered on it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover thou shalt not go up with steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not showed thereon.'"

NET Bible

And you must not go up by steps to my altar, so that your nakedness is not exposed.'

New Heart English Bible

Neither shall you go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed to it.'

The Emphasized Bible

neither shalt thou go up, by steps unto mine altar, - lest by any means thy shame be discovered thereupon.

Webster

Neither shalt thou go up by steps to my altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.

World English Bible

Neither shall you go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed to it.'

Youngs Literal Translation

neither dost thou go up by steps on Mine altar, that thy nakedness be not revealed upon it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Neither shalt thou go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

by steps
מעלה 
Ma`alah 
degree, steps, stairs, dial, by, come, stories, go up
Usage: 46

מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

be not discovered
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

Context Readings

Instructions For Building Altars

25 'If you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane it. 26 'And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on it.'


Cross References

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said to Aaron, "It is what the LORD spoke, saying, 'By those who come near Me I will be treated as holy, And before all the people I will be honored.'" So Aaron, therefore, kept silent.

Psalm 89:7

A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him?

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.

Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;

1 Peter 1:16

because it is written, "YOU SHALL BE HOLY, FOR I AM HOLY."

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