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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.

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 make sure 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

and [see to it] that no one is immoral or godless like Esau, 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.

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:

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

who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

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

βρῶσις 
Brosis 
Usage: 5

ἀποδίδωμι 
Apodidomi 
Usage: 25

his

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Refusing God

15 Looking with care to see that no man among you in his behaviour comes short of the grace of God; for fear that some bitter root may come up to be a trouble to you, and that some of you may be made unclean by it; 16 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. 17 For you have knowledge that even long after, when he was desiring the blessing for his heritage, he was turned away, though he made his request frequently and with weeping; because the past might not be changed.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Let married life be honoured among all of you and not made unclean; for men untrue in married life will be judged by God.

Genesis 25:31-34

And Jacob said, First of all give me your birthright.

Genesis 27:36

And he said, Is it because he is named Jacob that he has twice taken my place? for he took away my birthright, and now he has taken away my blessing. And he said, Have you not kept a blessing for me?

Mark 7:21

Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,

Acts 15:20

But that we give them orders to keep themselves from things offered to false gods, and from the evil desires of the body, and from the flesh of animals put to death in ways against the law, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

To keep from things offered to false gods, and from blood, and from things put to death in ways which are against the law, and from the evil desires of the body; if you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. May you be happy.

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is said, in fact, that there is among you a sin of the flesh, such as is not seen even among the Gentiles, that one of you has his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

In my letter I said to you that you were not to keep company with those who go after the desires of the flesh;

1 Corinthians 6:15-20

Do you not see that your bodies are part of the body of Christ? how then may I take what is a part of the body of Christ and make it a part of the body of a loose woman? such a thing may not be.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Again, let us not give way to the desires of the flesh, as some of them did, of whom twenty-three thousand came to their end in one day.

2 Corinthians 12:21

And that when I come again, my God may put me to shame among you, and I may have grief for those who have done wrong before and have had no regret for their unclean ways, and for the evil desires of the flesh to which they have given way.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are clear, which are these: evil desire, unclean things, wrong use of the senses,

Ephesians 5:3

But evil acts of the flesh and all unclean things, or desire for others' property, let it not even be named among you, as is right for saints;

Ephesians 5:5

Being certain of this, that no man who gives way to the passions of the flesh, no unclean person, or one who has desire for the property of others, or who gives worship to images, has any heritage in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:5

Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

For the purpose of God for you is this: that you may be holy, and may keep yourselves from the desires of the flesh;

Revelation 2:20-23

But I have this against you, that you let the woman Jezebel say she is a prophet and give false teaching, making my servants go after the desires of the flesh and take food offered to false gods.

Revelation 21:8

But those who are full of fear and without faith, the unclean and takers of life, those who do the sins of the flesh, and those who make use of evil powers or who give worship to images, and all those who are false, will have their part in the sea of ever-burning fire which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs, and those who make use of evil powers, those who make themselves unclean, and the takers of life, and those who give worship to images, and everyone whose delight is in what is false.

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