Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You shall have no other gods before Me.

King James Version

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Holman Bible

Do not have other gods besides Me.

International Standard Version

You are to have no other gods as a substitute for me.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall have no other gods before me.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.


“You shall have no other gods before Me.

Bible in Basic English

You are to have no other gods but me.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Julia Smith Translation

There shall be no other God to thee to my face.

King James 2000

You shall have no other gods before me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"There shall be for you no other gods before me.

Modern King James verseion

You shall have no other gods before Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt have none other gods in my sight.

NET Bible

"You shall have no other gods before me.

New Heart English Bible

You shall have no other gods before me.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not have other gods besides me.


Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

World English Bible

"You shall have no other gods before me.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Thou hast no other Gods before Me.


Root Form
Usage: 166

Usage: 2600


Devotionals about Exodus 20:3

Word Count of 20 Translations in Exodus 20:3

Images Exodus 20:3

Prayers for Exodus 20:3

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

2 I am the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt out of the house of slavery. 3 You shall have no other gods before Me. 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above or that is in the earth beneath nor that is in the water under the earth.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:14

Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples who are round about you

Jeremiah 25:6

and do not go after other gods to serve them and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with the works of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.

Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also unto you all my slaves the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Turn ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and ye shall live in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Deuteronomy 5:7

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like thee, magnificent in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Deuteronomy 6:5

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul and with all thy might.

Psalm 81:9

no strange god shall be in thee, neither shalt thou worship any strange god.

Exodus 20:23

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

Joshua 24:18-24

And the LORD drove out from before us all the peoples, even the Amorites which dwelt in the land; therefore, will we also serve the LORD, for he is our God.

2 Kings 17:29-35

However each nation made gods of their own and put them in the houses of the high places which those of Samaria had made, each nation in their city in which they dwelt.

Psalm 29:2

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but thee? And apart from thee there is nothing upon the earth that I desire.

Isaiah 26:4

Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in JAH, the LORD is the strength of the ages:

Isaiah 43:10

Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my slave whom I have chosen that ye may know and believe me and understand that I am he; before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.

Isaiah 44:8

Do not fear, neither be afraid; have I not caused thee to hear from of old and declared unto thee beforehand that which was to come? Then ye are my witnesses that there is no God but me, and there is no Strong One that I do not know.

Isaiah 45:21-22

Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together; who caused this to be heard from the beginning and has declared it from that time, except me, the LORD? and there is no God beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is no one besides me.

Isaiah 46:9

Remember the former things of old, for I am God, and there is no one else; I am God, and there is no one like me,

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said unto him, Get thee hence, Satan, for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

1 Corinthians 8:4

As concerning, therefore, the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

1 Corinthians 8:6

but to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

Ephesians 5:5

For this ye know, that no fornicator nor unclean person nor covetous man, who is also an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Philippians 3:19

whose end shall be perdition, whose God is their belly and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things).

Colossians 2:18

Let no one govern you according to their own will under pretext of humility and religion of angels, intruding into those things which they have not seen, vainly puffed up by their fleshly mind,

1 John 5:20-21

But we know that the Son of God is come and has given us 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 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Revelation 22:9

Then he said unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellowslave and with thy brethren the prophets and with those who keep the words of this book: worship God.

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