Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.'"

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Nor shall you go up to My altar on steps, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on 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.

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

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Instructions For Building Altars

25 And if thou make to me an altar of stone, thou shall not build it of hewn stones, for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou have polluted it. 26 Neither shall thou go up by steps to my altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered on it.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said to Aaron, This is it that LORD spoke, saying, I will be sanctified in those who come near me. And I will be glorified before all the people. And Aaron remained silent.

Psalm 89:7

a God very awesome in the council of the holy ones, and to be feared above all those who are round about him?

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Keep thy foot when thou go to the house of God, for to draw near to hear is better than to give the sacrifice of fools. For they know not that they do evil.

Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, receiving an immovable kingdom, we may have grace, through which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and awe.

1 Peter 1:16

because it is written, Become ye holy, since I am holy.

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