Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith, 'Come not near hither: cast thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou art standing is holy ground.'

New American Standard Bible

Then He said, “Do not come near here; remove your sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.”

King James Version

And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Holman Bible

“Do not come closer,” He said. “Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”

International Standard Version

"Do not come any closer," God said. "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you are standing is holy ground."

A Conservative Version

And he said, Do not draw near here. Put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou stand is holy ground.

American Standard Version

And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Amplified

Then God said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet [out of respect], because the place on which you are standing is holy ground.”

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Do not come near: take off your shoes from your feet, for the place where you are is holy.

Darby Translation

And he said, Draw not nigh hither: loose thy sandals from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say, Thou shalt not draw near hither; draw off thy shoes from thy feet, for the place which thou standest upon it, this is holy land.

King James 2000

And he said, Draw not near here: put off your shoes from your feet, for the place on which you stand is holy ground.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said, "You must not come near to here. Take off your sandals from on your feet, because the place on which you [are] standing, it [is] holy ground."

Modern King James verseion

And He said, Do not come near here. Pull off your sandals from your feet, for the place on which you stand is holy ground.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he said, "Come not hither, but put thy shoes off thy feet: for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground."

NET Bible

God said, "Do not approach any closer! Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground."

New Heart English Bible

He said, "Do not come close. Take your sandals off of your feet, for the place you are standing on is holy ground."

The Emphasized Bible

And he said - Do not draw nigh hither, - put off thy sandals from thy feet, for, the place whereon thou art standing is holy ground.

Webster

And he said, Approach not hither: put off thy shoes from thy feet, for the place on which thou standest is holy ground.

World English Bible

He said, "Don't come close. Take your sandals off of your feet, for the place you are standing on is holy ground."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Draw not nigh
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

הלם 
Halom 
Usage: 11

נשׁל 
Nashal 
Usage: 7

נעלה נעל 
Na`al 
Usage: 22

רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

for the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

is holy
קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Exodus 3:5

References

Prayers for Exodus 3:5

Context Readings

Yahweh's Plan To Rescue The Israelites

4 and Jehovah seeth that he hath turned aside to see, and God calleth unto him out of the midst of the bush, and saith, 'Moses, Moses;' and he saith, 'Here am I.' 5 And He saith, 'Come not near hither: cast thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou art standing is holy ground.' 6 He saith also, 'I am the God of thy father, God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob;' and Moses hideth his face, for he is afraid to look towards God.


Cross References

Joshua 5:15

And the Prince of Jehovah's host saith unto Joshua, 'Cast off thy shoe from off thy foot, for the place on which thou art standing is holy;' and Joshua doth so;

Acts 7:33

and the Lord said to him, Loose the sandal of thy feet, for the place in which thou hast stood is holy ground;

Exodus 19:12

And thou hast made a border for the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves, going up into the mount, or coming against its extremity; whoever is coming against the mount is certainly put to death;

Ecclesiastes 5:1

Keep thy feet when thou goest unto a house of God, and draw near to hear rather than to give of fools the sacrifice, for they do not know they do evil.

Genesis 28:16-17

And Jacob awaketh out of his sleep, and saith, 'Surely Jehovah is in this place, and I knew not;'

Exodus 19:21

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Go down, protest to the people, lest they break through unto Jehovah to see, and many of them have fallen;

Leviticus 10:3

And Moses saith unto Aaron, 'It is that which Jehovah hath spoken, saying, By those drawing near to Me I am sanctified, and in the face of all the people I am honoured;' and Aaron is silent.

Hebrews 12:20

for they were not bearing that which is commanded, 'And if a beast may touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or with an arrow shot through,'

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