Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

that ye do not come among these nations, these that remain among you, neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear [by them], neither serve them, nor bow yourselves down to them,

New American Standard Bible

so that you will not associate with these nations, these which remain among you, or mention the name of their gods, or make anyone swear by them, or serve them, or bow down to them.

King James Version

That ye come not among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them:

Holman Bible

and so that you do not associate with these nations remaining among you. Do not call on the names of their gods or make an oath to them; do not worship them or bow down to them.

International Standard Version

That way, you will not mingle with those nations that remain among you, nor mention the name of their gods, nor make oaths by them, nor serve them, nor worship them.

American Standard Version

that ye come not among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them , neither serve them, nor bow down yourselves unto them;

Amplified

so that you do not associate with these nations which remain among you, or mention the name of their gods, or make anyone swear [an oath by them], or serve them, or bow down to them.

Bible in Basic English

Have nothing to do with these nations who still are living among you; let not their gods be named by you or used in your oaths; do not be their servants or give them worship:

Darby Translation

that ye enter not among these nations, these that remain among you; and ye shall make no mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them;

Julia Smith Translation

So as not to come among these nations, these being left with you; and ye shall not make mention of the name of their gods, and ye shall not swear, and ye shall not serve them, and ye shall not worship to them:

King James 2000

That you mix not among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them:

Lexham Expanded Bible

so as not to go among these remaining nations with you; {do not profess} the name of their gods, and do not swear by them, serve them, or {bow down to them}.

Modern King James verseion

so that you do not come among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves to them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that ye go not unto these nations that remain with you: and that ye neither make mention or swear by the names of their gods, and that ye neither serve them nor bow yourselves unto them.

NET Bible

or associate with these nations that remain near you. You must not invoke or make solemn declarations by the names of their gods! You must not worship or bow down to them!

New Heart English Bible

that you not come among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow down yourselves to them;

The Emphasized Bible

so as not to go in among these nations, these which remain with you, - and, with the name of their gods, shall ye neither make memorial nor put on oath, and neither serve them, - nor bow down to them.

Webster

That ye come not among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves to them:

World English Bible

that you not come among these nations, these that remain among you; neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow down yourselves to them;

Youngs Literal Translation

so as not to go in among these nations, these who are left with you; and of the name of their gods ye do not make mention, nor do ye swear, nor do ye serve them, nor do ye bow yourselves to them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
That ye come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

שׁאר 
Sha'ar 
Usage: 134

of the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of their gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Joshua's Farewell Address

6 Therefore be ye very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye not turn aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left; 7 that ye do not come among these nations, these that remain among you, neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear [by them], neither serve them, nor bow yourselves down to them, 8 but cling to LORD your God as ye have done to this day.


Cross References

Exodus 23:13

And in all things that I have said to you take ye heed, and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.

Psalm 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts for another [god]. Their drink-offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names upon my lips.

Jeremiah 5:7

How can I pardon thee? Thy sons have forsaken me, and sworn by those who are no gods. When I had fed them to the full, they committed adultery, and assembled themselves in troops at the harlots' houses.

Exodus 23:33

They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me, for if thou serve their gods, it will surely be a snare to thee.

Deuteronomy 7:2-3

and when LORD thy God shall deliver them up before thee, and thou shall smite them, then thou shall utterly destroy them. Thou shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them.

Zephaniah 1:5

and those who worship the host of heaven upon the housetops, and those who worship, who swear to LORD and swear by Malcam,

Exodus 20:5

Thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them, for I, LORD thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation of those who hate me,

Numbers 32:38

and Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their names being changed,) and Sibmah. And they gave other names to the cities which they built.

Joshua 23:12

Else if ye do at all go back, and cling to the remnant of these nations, even these that remain among you, and make marriages with them, and go in to them, and they to you,

Proverbs 4:14

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and walk not in the way of evil men.

Hosea 2:17

For I will take away the names of the Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be mentioned by their name.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not led astray. Evil associations corrupt good habits.

2 Corinthians 6:14-17

Do not become unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what partnership has righteousness and lawlessness? And what fellowship has light with darkness?

Ephesians 5:11

And do not associate with the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead even rebuke them.

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