Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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] Yahweh, your God, who brought you out from the land of Egypt, from the house of slaves. 3 "There shall be for you no other gods before me. 4 "You shall not make for yourself a divine image [with] any form that [is] in the heavens above or that [is] in the earth below or that [is] in the water below the earth.

Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:14

You shall not go after other gods from the gods of the peoples who [are] all around you,

Jeremiah 25:6

and you must not go after other gods to serve them, and to bow in worship to them, and you must not provoke me to anger with the work of your hands, then I will not do something bad to you.'

Jeremiah 35:15

And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, {I have sent them over and over again}, {saying}, 'Turn back please each one from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and you must not go after other gods to serve them, {so that you may live} on the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you did not incline your ear and you did not listen to me.

Deuteronomy 5:7

[There] shall not be for you other gods {besides me}.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like you among the gods, Yahweh? Who is like you--glorious in holiness, awesome [in] praiseworthy actions, doing wonders?

Deuteronomy 6:5

And you shall love Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all of your soul and with all of your might.

Psalm 81:9

There shall be no strange god among you, and you shall not bow down to a foreign god.

Exodus 20:23

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

Joshua 24:18-24

And Yahweh drove out all the people before us, the Amorites who live [in] the land. We will serve Yahweh, for he [is] our God."

2 Kings 17:29-35

Yet every nation was making their gods, and they put them in the shrine of the high places that the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities in which they [were] living.

Psalm 29:2

Ascribe to Yahweh the glory {due} his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.

Psalm 73:25

Whom do I have in the heavens [except you]? And with you I have no [other] desire on earth.

Isaiah 26:4

Trust in Yahweh forever, for in Yah, Yahweh [you have] an everlasting rock.

Isaiah 43:10

"You [are] my witnesses," {declares} Yahweh, "and my servant whom I have chosen so that you may know and believe {in} me and understand that I [am] he. No god was formed before {me}, and none shall be after me.

Isaiah 44:8

You must not tremble, and you must not be paralyzed with fear. Have I not made you hear from of old and declared [it], and you [are] my witnesses? Is there a god besides me? And there is no rock! I know none!"

Isaiah 45:21-22

Declare and present [your case], also let them consult together! Who {made this known} from {former times}, declared it from {of old}? [Was it] not I, Yahweh? And there is no [other] god besides [me], a righteous God besides me, and no savior besides me.

Isaiah 46:9

Remember [the] former things from {a long time ago}, for I [am] God and there is none besides [me], God and [there is] none like me,

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan, for it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"

1 Corinthians 8:4

Therefore, concerning the eating of food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol [is] nothing in the world" and that "[there is] no God except one."

1 Corinthians 8:6

yet to us [there is] one God, the Father, from whom [are] all [things], and we [are] for him, and [there is] one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom [are] all [things], and we [are] through him.

Ephesians 5:5

For this you know {for certain}, that every sexually immoral [person], or unclean [person], or greedy [person] (who is an idolater), does not have an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Philippians 3:19

whose end [is] destruction, whose God [is] the stomach, and [whose] glory [is] in their shame, the ones who think on earthly things.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one condemn you, taking pleasure in humility and the worship of angels, going into detail [about] [the things] which he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,

1 John 5:20-21

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

Revelation 19:10

And I fell down before his feet to worship him, and he said to me, "{Do not do that!} I am a fellow slave of you and of your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."

Revelation 22:9

And he said to me, "{Do not do that!} I am your fellow slave, and of your brothers the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God!"

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