Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

King James Version

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.

Holman Bible

And see that there isn't any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal.

International Standard Version

No one should be immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.

A Conservative Version

lest a fornicator or profane man like Esau, who, in place of one meal sold his birthright.

American Standard Version

lest there be any fornication, or profane person, as Esau, who for one mess of meat sold his own birthright.

Amplified

That no one may become guilty of sexual vice, or become a profane (godless and sacrilegious) person as Esau did, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

An Understandable Version

and that no one becomes immoral or ungodly, like Esau, who sold his right to the firstborn son's inheritance for a single meal.

Anderson New Testament

lest there be any lewd person, or profane man, as Esau, who, for a single meal, sold his birthright.

Bible in Basic English

And that there may not be any evil liver, or any man without respect for God, like Esau, who let his birthright go for a plate of food.

Common New Testament

that no one be immoral or godless like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let there be no licentious or profane person, such as Esau, "who sold his birth-right, for a single mess."

Darby Translation

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright;

Godbey New Testament

lest any one may be a fornicator, or a profane person, as was Esau, who for one morsel sold his birthright.

John Wesley New Testament

as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

lest there be any fornicator or profane person as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest any fornicator, or profane, as Esau, who for one act of' eating sold his primogeniture.

King James 2000

Lest there be any immoral, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[that] no one [be] a sexually immoral or totally worldly [person] like Esau, who for one meal traded his own birthright.

Modern King James verseion

(lest there be any fornicator, or profane person like Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birthright.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that there be no fornicator, or unclean person, as Esau, which for one breakfast sold his birthright.

Moffatt New Testament

that no one turns to sexual vice or to a profane life as Esau did ??Esau, who for a single meal parted with his birthright.

Montgomery New Testament

Take care lest there be any fornicator or scorner like Esau among you, who for one meal sold his birthright.

NET Bible

And see to it that no one becomes an immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

New Heart English Bible

lest there be any sexually immoral person, or profane person, like Esau, who sold his own birthright for one meal.

Noyes New Testament

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person as Esau, who for one meal sold even his birthright.

Sawyer New Testament

that no one may be a fornicator or unholy person like Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright.

The Emphasized Bible

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, like Esau, - who, for the sake of one meal, yielded up his own firstborn rights;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of bread parted with his birthrights.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Take care that no one becomes immoral, or irreligious like Esau, who sold his birthright for a single meal.

Webster

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of food sold his birth-right.

Weymouth New Testament

lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him.

Williams New Testament

some immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.

World English Bible

lest there be any sexually immoral person, or profane person, like Esau, who sold his birthright for one meal.

Worrell New Testament

lest there be any fornicator or profane person, as Esau, who, for one meal, yielded up his own birth-right.

Worsley New Testament

least there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one repast gave away his birthright.

Youngs Literal Translation

lest any one be a fornicator, or a profane person, as Esau, who in exchange for one morsel of food did sell his birthright,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

be any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

πόρνος 
Pornos 
Usage: 9

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

βέβηλος 
Bebelos 
Usage: 5

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

Ἠσαῦ 
Esau 
Usage: 3

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀντί 
Anti 
for, because 9, for ... cause, therefore 9, in the room of
Usage: 14

εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25


Usage: 0

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Refusing God

15 See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled; 16 that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. 17 For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Genesis 25:31-34

But Jacob said, "First sell me your birthright."

Genesis 27:36

Then he said, "Is he not rightly named Jacob, for he has supplanted me these two times? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing." And he said, "Have you not reserved a blessing for me?"

Mark 7:21

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Acts 15:20

but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell."

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I wrote you in my letter not to associate with immoral people;

1 Corinthians 6:15-20

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be!

1 Corinthians 10:8

Nor let us act immorally, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day.

2 Corinthians 12:21

I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,

Ephesians 5:3

But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;

Ephesians 5:5

For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:5

Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Revelation 2:20-23

'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.

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