Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

For their altars, shall ye smash, And their pillars, shall ye shiver, - And their sacred-stems, shall ye fell.

New American Standard Bible

But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

King James Version

But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

Holman Bible

Instead, you must tear down their altars, smash their sacred pillars, and chop down their Asherah poles.

International Standard Version

Rather, you are to tear down their altars, you are to smash their sacred pillars, and you are to cut down their sacred poles

A Conservative Version

But ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and ye shall cut down their Asherim,

American Standard Version

but ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and ye shall cut down their Asherim;

Amplified

But you shall tear down and destroy their [pagan] altars, smash in pieces their [sacred] pillars (obelisks, images) and cut down their Asherim

Bible in Basic English

But their altars are to be overturned and their pillars broken and their images cut down:

Darby Translation

but ye shall demolish their altars, shatter their statues, and hew down their Asherahs.

Julia Smith Translation

For their altars thou shalt lay waste, and their pillars thou shalt break, and their images thou shalt cut of

King James 2000

But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their idol poles:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rather, you will tear down their altars, and you will break their stone pillars, and you will cut off their Asherah poles.

Modern King James verseion

But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their sacred poles.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But overthrow their altars and break their pillars, and cut down their groves,

NET Bible

Rather you must destroy their altars, smash their images, and cut down their Asherah poles.

New Heart English Bible

but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;

Webster

But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves.

World English Bible

but you shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and you shall cut down their Asherim;

Youngs Literal Translation

for their altars ye break down, and their standing pillars ye shiver, and its shrines ye cut down;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
Usage: 32

and cut down
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

Context Readings

Covenant Stipulations

12 Take heed to thyself, Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, whereupon, thou, art about to enter, - Lest he become a snare in thy midst; 13 For their altars, shall ye smash, And their pillars, shall ye shiver, - And their sacred-stems, shall ye fell. 14 For thou shalt not bow thyself down to another GOD, - For as for Yahweh, Jealous, is his name, A jealous GOD, he is:


Cross References

Exodus 23:24

Thou shalt not bow thyself down to their gods neither shalt thou be led to serve them, neither shalt thou do according to their works, - but thou shalt, verily overthrow, them, and, completely break in pieces, their pillars.

2 Kings 18:4

He, removed the high places, and brake in pieces the pillars, and cut down the Sacred Stem, - and beat in pieces the serpent of bronze that, Moses, had made, because, until those days, had the sons of Israel been burning incense thereunto, so he called it Nehushtan.

Judges 6:25

And it came to pass, on that night, that Yahweh said unto him - Take the young bullock that belongeth to thy father, even the second bullock of seven years, - and throw thou down the altar of Baal, that belongeth to thy father, and, the sacred stem that is by it, shalt thou cut down.

Deuteronomy 7:5

Verily, thus, shall ye do unto them: Their altars, shall ye tear down, And their pillars, shall ye break in pieces, - And their sacred stems, shall ye hew down, And their carved images, a shall ye burn up in the fire.

Judges 2:2

But, ye, must not solemnise a covenant with the inhabitants of this land, Their altars, must ye tear down, - But ye have not hearkened unto my voice, what is this ye have done?

2 Kings 23:14

and he brake in pieces the pillars, and cut down the Sacred Stems, - and filled their place with human bones:

2 Chronicles 31:1

Now, when all this was finished, all Israel who were present went forth unto the cities of Judah, and brake in pieces the pillars - and cut down the Sacred Stems - and threw down the high places and the altars, out of all Judah and Benjamin - and throughout Ephraim and Manasseh, until they had made an end, - then all the sons of Israel returned every man to his own possession, unto their own cities.

2 Chronicles 34:3-4

And, in the eighth year of his reign, he, being yet a boy, he began to seek unto the God of David his father,-and, in the twelfth year, he began to purify Judah and Jerusalem, from the high places and the Sacred Stems, and the carved images and the molten images.

Deuteronomy 7:25-26

The carved images of their gods, shalt thou consume with fire, - thou shalt not covet the silver and gold upon them to take unto thee, lest thou be ensnared thereby; for the abomination of Yahweh thy God, it is;

Deuteronomy 12:2-3

Ye must utterly destroy, all the places where the nations whom ye are dispossessing have served their gods, - Upon the high mountains And upon the hills, And under every green tree;

Deuteronomy 16:21

Thou shalt not plant thee, as a sacred stem, any tree, - near unto the altar of Yahweh thy God which thou shalt make for thyself;

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