Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans, and after putting fire in them, placed incense on it and offered strange fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded them.

King James Version

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.

Holman Bible

Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them [to do].

International Standard Version

Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own censer, placed fire in it, covered it with incense, and brought it into the LORD's presence as unauthorized fire that he had never prescribed for them.

A Conservative Version

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each of them took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before LORD, which he had not commanded them.

American Standard Version

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer, and put fire therein, and laid incense thereon, and offered strange fire before Jehovah, which he had not commanded them.

Amplified

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange and unholy fire before the Lord, as He had not commanded them.

Bible in Basic English

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their vessels and put fire in them and perfume, burning strange fire before the Lord, which he had not given them orders to do.

Darby Translation

And the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, took each of them his censer, and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and presented strange fire before Jehovah, which he had not commanded them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer and put fire therein and put incense thereon and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he had never commanded them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Nadab and Abihu, sons of Aaron, will take each his censer, and give in them fire, and put upon it incense, and bring before Jehovah strange fire, which he commanded them not

King James 2000

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer, and put fire in it, and put incense thereon, and offered unholy fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu each took his censer, and they put fire in them and placed incense on it; then they presented {before} Yahweh illegitimate fire, which he had not commanded them.

Modern King James verseion

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange fire before Jehovah, which He had not commanded them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censor, and put fire therein, and put cense upon; and brought strange fire before the LORD: which he commanded them not.

NET Bible

Then Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, each took his fire pan and put fire in it, set incense on it, and presented strange fire before the Lord, which he had not commanded them to do.

New Heart English Bible

Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he had not commanded them.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, took each man his censer and placed therein fire, and put thereon incense, - and brought near before Yahweh strange fire, which he had not commanded them.

Webster

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of them his censer, and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not.

World English Bible

Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, and put fire in it, and laid incense on it, and offered strange fire before Yahweh, which he had not commanded them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, take each his censer, and put in them fire, and put on it perfume, and bring near before Jehovah strange fire, which He hath not commanded them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נדב 
Nadab 
Usage: 20

and Abihu
אביהוּא 
'Abiyhuw' 
Usage: 12

of Aaron
אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מחתּה 
Machtah 
Usage: 22

and put
נתן 
Nathan 
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 2011
Usage: 580

אשׁ 
'esh 
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378
Usage: 378

הן 
hen 
Usage: 16

קטרת 
Q@toreth 
Usage: 60

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

Context Readings

The Deaths Of Nadab And Abihu

1 Now Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took their respective firepans, and after putting fire in them, placed incense on it and offered strange fire before the LORD, which He had not commanded them. 2 And fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.


Cross References

Leviticus 16:12

"He shall take a firepan full of coals of fire from upon the altar before the LORD and two handfuls of finely ground sweet incense, and bring it inside the veil.

Numbers 26:61

But Nadab and Abihu died when they offered strange fire before the LORD.

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, "Come up to the LORD, you and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu and seventy of the elders of Israel, and you shall worship at a distance.

Numbers 16:46

Moses said to Aaron, "Take your censer and put in it fire from the altar, and lay incense on it; then bring it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone forth from the LORD, the plague has begun!"

Exodus 6:23

Aaron married Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab, the sister of Nahshon, and she bore him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Exodus 24:9

Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel,

Exodus 28:1

"Then bring near to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the sons of Israel, to minister as priest to Me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

Leviticus 16:1

Now the LORD spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they had approached the presence of the LORD and died.

Exodus 27:3

"You shall make its pails for removing its ashes, and its shovels and its basins and its forks and its firepans; you shall make all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 30:1-9

"Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.

Exodus 30:34-36

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Take for yourself spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, spices with pure frankincense; there shall be an equal part of each.

Exodus 31:11

the anointing oil also, and the fragrant incense for the holy place, they are to make them according to all that I have commanded you."

Exodus 37:29

And he made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant incense of spices, the work of a perfumer.

Exodus 38:3

He made all the utensils of the altar, the pails and the shovels and the basins, the flesh hooks and the firepans; he made all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 40:27

and he burned fragrant incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 9:24

Then fire came out from before the LORD and consumed the burnt offering and the portions of fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Leviticus 22:9

'They shall therefore keep My charge, so that they will not bear sin because of it and die thereby because they profane it; I am the LORD who sanctifies them.

Numbers 3:2-4

These then are the names of the sons of Aaron: Nadab the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Numbers 16:6-7

"Do this: take censers for yourselves, Korah and all your company,

Numbers 16:16-18

Moses said to Korah, "You and all your company be present before the LORD tomorrow, both you and they along with Aaron.

Deuteronomy 4:2

"You shall not add to the word which I am commanding you, nor take away from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

"Whatever I command you, you shall be careful to do; you shall not add to nor take away from it.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the heavenly host, which I have not commanded,

1 Kings 13:1-2

Now behold, there came a man of God from Judah to Bethel by the word of the LORD, while Jeroboam was standing by the altar to burn incense.

2 Chronicles 26:16-20

But when he became strong, his heart was so proud that he acted corruptly, and he was unfaithful to the LORD his God, for he entered the temple of the LORD to burn incense on the altar of incense.

Psalm 141:2

May my prayer be counted as incense before You; The lifting up of my hands as the evening offering.

Jeremiah 7:31

"They have built the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I did not command, and it did not come into My mind.

Jeremiah 19:5

and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My mind;

Jeremiah 32:35

"They built the high places of Baal that are in the valley of Ben-hinnom to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire to Molech, which I had not commanded them nor had it entered My mind that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin.

Jeremiah 44:8

provoking Me to anger with the works of your hands, burning sacrifices to other gods in the land of Egypt, where you are entering to reside, so that you might be cut off and become a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?

Jeremiah 44:15

Then all the men who were aware that their wives were burning sacrifices to other gods, along with all the women who were standing by, as a large assembly, including all the people who were living in Pathros in the land of Egypt, responded to Jeremiah, saying,

Jeremiah 44:19-21

"And," said the women, "when we were burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven and were pouring out drink offerings to her, was it without our husbands that we made for her sacrificial cakes in her image and poured out drink offerings to her?"

Luke 1:9-11

according to the custom of the priestly office, he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burn incense.

Hebrews 9:4

having a golden altar of incense and the ark of the covenant covered on all sides with gold, in which was a golden jar holding the manna, and Aaron's rod which budded, and the tables of the covenant;

Revelation 8:3-5

Another angel came and stood at the altar, holding a golden censer; and much incense was given to him, so that he might add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.



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