Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
H30
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 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. 2 Then fire came from the Lord and burned them to death before the Lord.


Cross References

Leviticus 16:12

Then he must take a firepan full of fiery coals from the altar before the Lord and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense, and bring them inside the veil.

Numbers 26:61

but Nadab and Abihu died when they presented unauthorized fire before the Lord.

Exodus 24:1

Then He said to Moses, “Go up to the Lord, you and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and bow in worship at a distance.

Numbers 16:46

Then Moses told Aaron, “Take your firepan, place fire from the altar in it, and add incense. Go quickly to the community and make atonement for them, because wrath has come from the Lord; the plague has begun.”

Exodus 6:23

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

Exodus 24:9

Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders,

Exodus 28:1

“Have your brother Aaron, with his sons, come to you from the Israelites to serve Me as priest—Aaron, his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Leviticus 16:1

The Day of AtonementThe Lord spoke to Moses after the death of two of Aaron’s sons when they approached the presence of the Lord and died.

Exodus 27:3

Make its pots for removing ashes, and its shovels, basins, meat forks, and firepans; make all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 30:1-9

“You are to make an altar for the burning of incense; make it of acacia wood.

Exodus 30:34-36

The Sacred IncenseThe Lord said to Moses: “Take fragrant spices: stacte, onycha, and galbanum; the spices and pure frankincense are to be in equal measures.

Exodus 31:11

the anointing oil, and the fragrant incense for the sanctuary. They must make them according to all that I have commanded you.”

Exodus 37:29

He also made the holy anointing oil and the pure, fragrant, and expertly blended incense.

Exodus 38:3

He made all the altar’s utensils: the pots, shovels, basins, meat forks, and firepans; he made all its utensils of bronze.

Exodus 40:27

and burned fragrant incense on it, just as the Lord had commanded him.

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

Leviticus 22:9

They must keep My instruction, or they will be guilty and die because they profane it; I am Yahweh who sets them apart.

Numbers 3:2-4

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

Numbers 16:6-7

Korah, you and all your followers are to do this: take firepans, and tomorrow

Numbers 16:16-18

So Moses told Korah, “You and all your followers are to appear before the Lord tomorrow—you, they, and Aaron.

Deuteronomy 4:2

You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.

Deuteronomy 12:32

You must be careful to do everything I command you; do not add anything to it or take anything away from it.

Deuteronomy 17:3

and has gone to worship other gods by bowing down to the sun, moon, or all the stars in the sky—which I have forbidden—

1 Kings 13:1-2

A man of God came from Judah to Bethel by a revelation from the Lord while Jeroboam was standing beside the altar to burn incense.

2 Chronicles 26:16-20

But when he became strong, he grew arrogant and it led to his own destruction. He acted unfaithfully against the Lord his God by going into the Lord’s sanctuary to burn incense on the incense altar.

Psalm 141:2

May my prayer be set before You as incense,
the raising of my hands as the evening offering.

Jeremiah 7:31

They have built the high places of Topheth in the Valley of Hinnom in order to burn their sons and daughters in the fire, a thing I did not command; I never entertained the thought.

Jeremiah 19:5

They have built high places to Baal on which to burn their children in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, something I have never commanded or mentioned; I never entertained the thought.

Jeremiah 32:35

They have built the high places of Baal in the Valley of Hinnom to make their sons and daughters pass through the fire to Molech—something I had not commanded them. I had never entertained the thought that they do this detestable act causing Judah to sin!

Jeremiah 44:8

You are provoking Me to anger by the work of your hands. You are burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt where you have gone to live for a while. As a result, you will be cut off and become an object of cursing and insult among all the nations of earth.

Jeremiah 44:15

However, all the men who knew that their wives were burning incense to other gods, all the women standing by—a great assembly—and all the people who were living in the land of Egypt at Pathros answered Jeremiah,

Jeremiah 44:19-21

And the women said, “When we burned incense to the queen of heaven and poured out drink offerings to her, was it apart from our husbands’ knowledge that we made sacrificial cakes in her image and poured out drink offerings to her?”

Luke 1:9-11

it happened that he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter the sanctuary of the Lord and burn incense.

Hebrews 9:4

It contained the gold altar of incense and the ark of the covenant, covered with gold on all sides, in which there was a gold jar containing the manna, Aaron’s staff that budded, and the tablets of the covenant.

Revelation 8:3-5

Another angel, with a gold incense burner, came and stood at the altar. He was given a large amount of incense to offer with the prayers of all the saints on the gold altar in front of the throne.

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