Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And I said to their children in the desert, 'You must not go in the statutes of your parents; you must not keep their regulations, and you must not make yourself unclean with their idols.

New American Standard Bible

“I said to their children in the wilderness, ‘Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols.

King James Version

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

Holman Bible

“Then I said to their children in the wilderness: Don’t follow the statutes of your fathers, defile yourselves with their idols, or keep their ordinances.

International Standard Version

I told their children in the wilderness, "You are not to follow the statutes of your ancestors, observe their ordinances, or be defiled by their idols.

A Conservative Version

And I said to their sons in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers. Neither observe their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

American Standard Version

And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Amplified

“But I said to their children in the wilderness, ‘Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers nor observe their ordinances nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Bible in Basic English

And I said to their children in the waste land, Do not be guided by the rules of your fathers or keep their orders or make yourselves unclean with their images:

Darby Translation

And I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Julia Smith Translation

And saying to their sons in the desert Ye shall not go in the laws of your fathers, and their judgments ye shall not watch, and with their blocks ye shall not be defiled.:

King James 2000

But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

Modern King James verseion

But I said to their sons in the wilderness, Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers, nor observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, I said unto their sons in the wilderness, 'Walk not in the statutes of your forefathers; keep not their ordinances, and defile not yourselves with their idols,

NET Bible

"'But I said to their children in the wilderness, "Do not follow the practices of your fathers; do not observe their regulations, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

New Heart English Bible

"'"I said to their children in the wilderness, 'Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

The Emphasized Bible

But I said unto their children in the desert, In the statutes of your fathers, let it not be that ye walk, And their regulations, let it not be that ye observe, - And with their manufactured gods, let it not be that ye defile yourselves.

Webster

But I said to their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:

World English Bible

I said to their children in the wilderness, Don't walk in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their ordinances, nor defile yourselves with their idols.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say to their sons in the wilderness: In the statutes of your fathers ye walk not, And their judgments ye do not observe, And with their idols ye are not defiled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the wilderness
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

ye not in the statutes
חק 
Choq 
Usage: 127

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God's Dealings With Israel For His Name's Sake

17 But my eye took pity on them by not destroying them, and {I did not completely destroy them} in the desert. 18 "And I said to their children in the desert, 'You must not go in the statutes of your parents; you must not keep their regulations, and you must not make yourself unclean with their idols. 19 I, Yahweh, [am] your God, [so] go in my statutes and keep my regulations and do them.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:3-6

Your eyes have seen what Yahweh did with [the case of] Baal Peor, for {each} man that followed after Baal Peor Yahweh your God destroyed from your midst.

Ezekiel 20:7

Then I said to them, '[Let] each [one] throw away the detestable things of his eyes, and you must not make yourselves unclean with the idols of Egypt! I [am] Yahweh your God.'

1 Peter 1:18

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Numbers 14:32-33

But for you, all your corpses will fall in this desert.

Numbers 32:13-15

And {Yahweh became angry}, and he made them wander in the desert forty years until the entire generation who did evil in the {sight of Yahweh} {had died}.

Psalm 78:6-8

so that [the] next generation might know-- children [yet to] be born-- [that] they might rise up and tell their children,

Jeremiah 2:7

And I brought you to the land of the orchard, to eat its fruit, and its good things. But you entered and defiled my land, and my inheritance you made a detestable thing.

Jeremiah 3:9

And it was because of the frivolity of her fornication that she defiled the land and committed adultery with the stone and with the tree.

Zechariah 1:2-4

"Yahweh {was very angry with your ancestors}.

Luke 11:47-48

Woe to you, because you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them!

Acts 7:51

"[You] stiff-necked [people] and uncircumcised in hearts and in [your] ears! You constantly resist the Holy Spirit! As your fathers [did], [so] also [do] you!

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