Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

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."

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

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 watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it; 16 lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright; 17 for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.

Genesis 25:31-34

And Jacob said, Sell me now thy birthright.

Genesis 27:36

And he said, Is it not therefore he was named Jacob, for he has supplanted me now twice? He took away my birthright, and behold, now he has taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?

Mark 7:21

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Acts 15:20

but to write to them to abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from what is strangled, and from blood.

Acts 15:29

to abstain from things sacrificed to idols, and from blood, and from what is strangled, and from fornication; keeping yourselves from which ye will do well. Farewell.

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is universally reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the nations, so that one should have his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

I have written to you in the epistle not to mix with fornicators;

1 Corinthians 6:15-20

Do ye not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then, taking the members of the Christ, make them members of a harlot? Far be the thought.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed fornication, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

2 Corinthians 12:21

lest my God should humble me as to you when I come again, and that I shall grieve over many of those who have sinned before, and have not repented as to the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have practised.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Ephesians 5:3

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

Ephesians 5:5

For this ye are well informed of, knowing that no fornicator, or unclean person, or person of unbridled lust, who is an idolater, has inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

Colossians 3:5

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication;

Revelation 2:20-23

But I have against thee that thou permittest the woman Jezebel, she who calls herself prophetess, and she teaches and leads astray my servants to commit fornication and eat of idol sacrifices.

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

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