Parallel Verses

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.

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 offer them [by fire as a sacrifice] to Molech [the god of the Ammonites], nor shall you profane the name of your God [by honoring idols as 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.

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 'And unto the wife of thy fellow thou dost not give thy seed of copulation, for uncleanness with her. 21 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. 22 And with a male thou dost not lie as one lieth with a woman; abomination it is.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:12

And ye do not swear by My name to falsehood, or thou hast polluted the name of thy God; I am Jehovah.

Leviticus 20:2-5

'And unto the sons of Israel thou dost say, Any man of the sons of Israel, and of the sojourners who is sojourning in Israel, who giveth of his seed to the Molech, is certainly put to death; the people of the land do stone him with stones;

Leviticus 21:6

they are holy to their God, and they pollute not the name of their God, for the fire-offerings of Jehovah, bread of their God, they are bringing near, and have been holy.

Leviticus 22:2

Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and they are separated from the holy things of the sons of Israel, and they pollute not My holy name in what they are hallowing to Me; I am Jehovah.

Leviticus 22:32

and ye do not pollute My holy name, and I have been hallowed in the midst of the sons of Israel; I am Jehovah, sanctifying you,

Deuteronomy 12:31

'Thou dost not do so to Jehovah thy God; for every abomination of Jehovah which He is hating they have done to their gods, for even their sons and their daughters they burn with fire to their gods.

Deuteronomy 18:10

there is not found in thee one causing his son and his daughter to pass over into fire, a user of divinations, an observer of clouds, and an enchanter, and a sorcerer,

Malachi 1:12

And ye are polluting it in your saying, 'The table of Jehovah -- it is polluted, As to its fruit -- despicable is its food.'

1 Kings 11:7

Then doth Solomon build a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is on the front of Jerusalem, and for Molech the abomination of the sons of Ammon;

1 Kings 11:33

Because they have forsaken Me, and bow themselves to Ashtoreth, goddess of the Zidonians, to Chemosh god of Moab, and to Milcom god of the sons of Ammon, and have not walked in My ways, to do that which is right in Mine eyes, and My statutes and My judgments, like David his father.

Acts 7:43

and ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan -- the figures that ye made to bow before them, and I will remove your dwelling beyond Babylon.

2 Kings 16:3

and he walketh in the way of the kings of Israel, and also his son he hath caused to pass over into fire, according to the abominations of the nations that Jehovah dispossessed from the presence of the sons of Israel,

2 Kings 21:6

and he hath caused his son to pass through fire, and observed clouds, and used enchantment, and dealt with a familiar spirit and wizards; he hath multiplied to do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah -- to provoke to anger.

2 Kings 23:10

And he hath defiled Topheth, that is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, so that no man doth cause his son and his daughter to pass over through fire to Molech.

Psalm 106:37-38

And they sacrifice their sons And their daughters to destroyers,

Jeremiah 7:31

And have built the high places of Tophet, That are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, To burn their sons and their daughters with fire, Which I did not command, Nor did it come up on My heart.

Jeremiah 19:5

and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons with fire, burnt-offerings to Baal, that I commanded not, nor spake of, nor did it come up on My heart.

Ezekiel 20:31

And in the offering of your gifts, In causing your sons to pass through fire, Ye are defiled by all your idols to this day, And I am sought by you, O house of Israel! I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, I am not sought by you.

Ezekiel 23:37

For they have committed adultery, And blood is in their hands, With their idols they committed adultery, And also their sons whom they bore to Me, They caused to pass over to them for food.

Ezekiel 36:20-23

And one goeth in unto the nations whither they have gone, And they pollute My holy name by saying to them, The people of Jehovah are these, And from His land they have gone forth.

Amos 5:26

And ye bare Succoth your king, and Chiun your images, The star of your god, that ye made for yourselves.

Romans 1:23

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of fowls, and of quadrupeds, and of reptiles.

Romans 2:24

for the name of God because of you is evil spoken of among the nations, according as it hath been written.

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