Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech; neither shalt thou contaminate the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.

King James Version

And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

“You are not to make any of your children pass through the fire to Molech. Do not profane the name of your God; I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

"You are not to present any of your children to Molech as a sacrifice. That way, you won't defile the name of your God."

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not give any of thy seed to make them pass through [the fire] to Molech, neither shall thou profane the name of thy God. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt not give any of thy seed to make them pass through the fire to Molech; neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

You shall not give any of your children to pass through the fire and sacrifice them to Molech [the fire god], nor shall you profane the name of your God [by giving it to false gods]. I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And you may not make any of your children go through the fire as an offering to Molech, and you may not put shame on the name of your God: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt not give of thy seed to let them pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And from thy seed thou shalt not give to pass over to Molech, and thou shalt not profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.

King James 2000

And you shall not let any of your children pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'And you shall not give {any of} your offspring in order to sacrifice [them] to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall not let any of your seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall you profane the name of your God. I am Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not give of thy seed to offer it unto Moloch, that thou defile not the name of thy God, for I am the LORD.

NET Bible

You must not give any of your children as an offering to Molech, so that you do not profane the name of your God. I am the Lord!

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not give any of your children to sacrifice to Molech; neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

And none of thy seed, shalt thou deliver up, to cause to pass through to Molech, - that thou profane not the name of thy God, I, am Yahweh.

Webster

And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'You shall not give any of your children to sacrifice to Molech; neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And of thy seed thou dost not give to pass over to the Molech; nor dost thou pollute the name of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou shalt not
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

מלך 
Molek 
Usage: 9

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of thy God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

20 Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, contaminating thyself with her. 21 And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech; neither shalt thou contaminate the name of thy God: I am the LORD. 22 Thou shalt not lie with males as with women; it is abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:12

And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou defile the name of thy God. I am the LORD.

Leviticus 20:2-5

Likewise, thou shalt say to the sons of Israel, Any man of the sons of Israel or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel that gives any of his seed unto Molech shall surely die; the people of the land shall stone him with stones.

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy unto their God and not profane the name of their God; for the offerings of the LORD made by fire and the bread of their God they do offer; therefore, they shall be holy.

Leviticus 22:2

Speak unto Aaron and to his sons that they abstain from the holy things of the sons of Israel and that they not profane my holy name in those things which they sanctify unto me. I am the LORD.

Leviticus 22:32

Profane ye not my holy name, and I will sanctify myself in the midst of the sons of Israel. I AM he who sanctifies you

Deuteronomy 12:31

Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God; for every abomination unto the LORD, which he hates, they have done unto their gods; for they have even burnt their sons and their daughters in the fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 18:10

There shall not be found among you any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire or that uses divination or an observer of times or an enchanter or a witch

Malachi 1:12

And ye have profaned it when ye say, We die of hunger at the service of the LORD and when ye speak that his food is contemptible.

1 Kings 11:7

Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the mount that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the sons of Ammon.

1 Kings 11:33

because they have forsaken me and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh, the god of the Moabites, and Milcom, the god of the sons of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in my eyes and to keep my statutes and my rights, as did David his father.

Acts 7:43

On the contrary, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them; and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

2 Kings 16:3

But he walked in the way of the kings of Israel and even made his son pass through the fire, according to the abominations of the Gentiles, whom the LORD cast out from before the sons of Israel.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire and observed times and used enchantments and dealt with spiritists and diviners and multiplied much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 23:10

And he defiled Tophet, which is in the valley of the sons of Hinnom, that no man might make his son or his daughter to pass through the fire to Molech.

Psalm 106:37-38

Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils

Jeremiah 7:31

And they have built the high places of Tophet, 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 them, neither did it come into my heart.

Jeremiah 19:5

and have built high places unto Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto this same Baal, which I did not command, nor speak, neither did it come into my mind.

Ezekiel 20:31

For when ye offer your gifts, when ye make your sons to pass through the fire, ye pollute yourselves with all your idols, even unto this day; and shall I be enquired of by you, O house of Israel? As I live, said the Lord GOD, I will not be enquired of by you.

Ezekiel 23:37

For they have committed adultery, and blood is on their hands, and with their idols they have committed adultery and have even caused their sons, whom they bore unto me, to pass for them through the fire, to devour them.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And when they entered unto the Gentiles, where they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These are the people of the LORD and are gone forth out of his land.

Amos 5:26

But ye have offered unto Sicut your king, and unto Chiun your idols, the star of your gods which ye made.

Romans 1:23

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and of fourfooted beasts and of serpents.

Romans 2:24

For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.

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