Parallel Verses

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 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.

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:

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.

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 See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God, that no one be like a bitter root springing up and causing trouble, and through him many become defiled. 16 And see to it that no one becomes an immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. 17 For you know that later when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no opportunity for repentance, although he sought the blessing with tears.



Cross References

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage must be honored among all and the marriage bed kept undefiled, for God will judge sexually immoral people and adulterers.

Genesis 25:31-34

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

Genesis 27:36

Esau exclaimed, "'Jacob' is the right name for him! He has tripped me up two times! He took away my birthright, and now, look, he has taken away my blessing!" Then he asked, "Have you not kept back a blessing for me?"

Mark 7:21

For from within, out of the human heart, come evil ideas, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

Acts 15:20

but that we should write them a letter telling them to abstain from things defiled by idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled and from blood.

Acts 15:29

that you abstain from meat that has been sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what has been strangled and from sexual immorality. If you keep yourselves from doing these things, you will do well. Farewell.

1 Corinthians 5:1-6

It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, the kind of immorality that is not permitted even among the Gentiles, so that someone is cohabiting with his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:9-11

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

1 Corinthians 6:15-20

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Should I take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never!

1 Corinthians 10:8

And let us not be immoral, as some of them were, and twenty-three thousand died in a single day.

2 Corinthians 12:21

I am afraid that when I come again, my God may humiliate me before you, and I will grieve for many of those who previously sinned and have not repented of the impurity, sexual immorality, and licentiousness that they have practiced.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, depravity,

Ephesians 5:3

But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.

Ephesians 5:5

For you can be confident of this one thing: that no person who is immoral, impure, or greedy (such a person is an idolater) has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Colossians 3:5

So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

For this is God's will: that you become holy, that you keep away from sexual immorality,

Revelation 2:20-23

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 21:8

But to the cowards, unbelievers, detestable persons, murderers, the sexually immoral, and those who practice magic spells, idol worshipers, and all those who lie, their place will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur. That is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the sexually immoral, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone who loves and practices falsehood!

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