Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, for when they prostitute themselves to their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone invites you, you will eat from his sacrifice;

New American Standard Bible

otherwise you might make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and they would play the harlot with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone might invite you to eat of his sacrifice,

King James Version

Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;

Holman Bible

“Do not make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land, or else when they prostitute themselves with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, they will invite you, and you will eat their sacrifices.

International Standard Version

Otherwise, you may make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and when they prostitute themselves with their gods and offer sacrifices to their gods, someone may invite you and then you may eat some of their sacrifices.

A Conservative Version

Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they play the harlot after their gods, and sacrifice to their gods, and [a man] calls thee and thou eat of his sacrifice,

American Standard Version

lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they play the harlot after their gods, and sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee and thou eat of his sacrifice;

Amplified

otherwise you might make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and they would play the prostitute with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone might invite you to eat his sacrifice (meal),

Bible in Basic English

So see that you make no agreement with the people of the land, and do not go after their gods, or take part in their offerings, or be guests at their feasts,

Darby Translation

lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and then, when they go a whoring after their gods, and sacrifice unto their gods, thou be invited, and eat of their sacrifice,

Julia Smith Translation

Lest thou shalt make a covenant to those dwelling in the land and they committed fornication after their gods, and sacrificed to their gods, and call to thee, and thou didst eat from his sacrifice;

King James 2000

Lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go play the harlot after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and one call you, and you eat of his sacrifice;

Lexham Expanded Bible

lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they prostitute [themselves] after their gods, and they sacrifice to their gods, and they invite you, and you eat their sacrifice,

Modern King James verseion

lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice to their gods, and call you, and you eat of his sacrifice;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

lest, if thou make any covenant with the inhabiters of the land, when they go a whoring after their gods and do sacrifice unto their gods, they call thee and thou eat of their sacrifice;

New Heart English Bible

Do not make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, lest they play the prostitute after their gods, and sacrifice to their gods, and one call you and you eat of his sacrifice;

The Emphasized Bible

Lest thou solemnise a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, - And then as surely as they go unchastely after their gods and sacrifice to their gods, So surely will he invite thee, And thou wilt eat of his sacrifice;

Webster

Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go astray after their gods, and do sacrifice to their gods, and one call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;

World English Bible

"Don't make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, lest they play the prostitute after their gods, and sacrifice to their gods, and one call you and you eat of his sacrifice;

Youngs Literal Translation

Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitant of the land, and they have gone a-whoring after their gods, and have sacrificed to their gods, and one hath called to thee, and thou hast eaten of his sacrifice,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lest thou make
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

with the inhabitants
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and they go a whoring
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and do sacrifice
זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

and one call
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

thee, and thou eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

Context Readings

Covenant Stipulations

14 For you must not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God. 15 Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, for when they prostitute themselves to their gods and sacrifice to their gods, and someone invites you, you will eat from his sacrifice; 16 and you then take his daughters for your sons, and when his daughters prostitute themselves to their gods, they will make your sons prostitute themselves to their gods as well.


Cross References

Numbers 25:2

These women invited the people to the sacrifices of their gods; then the people ate and bowed down to their gods.

Judges 2:17

But they did not obey their leaders. Instead they prostituted themselves to other gods and worshiped them. They quickly turned aside from the path their ancestors had walked. Their ancestors had obeyed the Lord's commands, but they did not.

1 Corinthians 8:4

With regard then to eating food sacrificed to idols, we know that "an idol in this world is nothing," and that "there is no God but one."

Exodus 34:12

Be careful not to make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land where you are going, lest it become a snare among you.

Leviticus 17:7

So they must no longer offer their sacrifices to the goat demons, acting like prostitutes by going after them. This is to be a perpetual statute for them throughout their generations.

Deuteronomy 31:16

Then the Lord said to Moses, "You are about to die, and then these people will begin to prostitute themselves with the foreign gods of the land into which they are going. They will reject me and break my covenant that I have made with them.

Psalm 106:28

They worshiped Baal of Peor, and ate sacrifices offered to the dead.

Jeremiah 3:9

Because she took her prostitution so lightly, she defiled the land through her adulterous worship of gods made of wood and stone.

1 Corinthians 8:7

But this knowledge is not shared by all. And some, by being accustomed to idols in former times, eat this food as an idol sacrifice, and their conscience, because it is weak, is defiled.

1 Corinthians 8:10

For if someone weak sees you who possess knowledge dining in an idol's temple, will not his conscience be "strengthened" to eat food offered to idols?

1 Corinthians 10:27

If an unbeliever invites you to dinner and you want to go, eat whatever is served without asking questions of conscience.

Exodus 23:32

"You must make no covenant with them or with their gods.

Exodus 34:10

He said, "See, I am going to make a covenant before all your people. I will do wonders such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation. All the people among whom you live will see the work of the Lord, for it is a fearful thing that I am doing with you.

Leviticus 20:5-6

I myself will set my face against that man and his clan. I will cut off from the midst of their people both him and all who follow after him in spiritual prostitution, to commit prostitution by worshiping Molech.

Numbers 15:39

You must have this tassel so that you may look at it and remember all the commandments of the Lord and obey them and so that you do not follow after your own heart and your own eyes that lead you to unfaithfulness.

Deuteronomy 7:2

and he delivers them over to you and you attack them, you must utterly annihilate them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy!

Ezra 6:9

Whatever is needed -- whether oxen or rams or lambs or burnt offerings for the God of heaven or wheat or salt or wine or oil, as required by the priests who are in Jerusalem -- must be given to them daily without any neglect,

Psalm 73:27

Yes, look! Those far from you die; you destroy everyone who is unfaithful to you.

Hosea 4:12

They consult their wooden idols, and their diviner's staff answers with an oracle. The wind of prostitution blows them astray; they commit spiritual adultery against their God.

Hosea 9:1

O Israel, do not rejoice jubilantly like the nations, for you are unfaithful to your God. You love to receive a prostitute's wages on all the floors where you thresh your grain.

1 Corinthians 10:20-21

No, I mean that what the pagans sacrifice is to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be partners with demons.

Revelation 2:20

But I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and by her teaching deceives my servants to commit sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 17:1-5

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke to me. "Come," he said, "I will show you the condemnation and punishment of the great prostitute who sits on many waters,

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