Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their statutes.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.

King James Version

After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.

Holman Bible

Do not follow the practices of the land of Egypt, where you used to live, or follow the practices of the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you. You must not follow their customs.

International Standard Version

You are not to do what you used to do in the land of Egypt where you lived. You are not to do what Canaan does, where I'm about to bring you, so that you live according to their statutes.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall not do after the doings of the land of Egypt, in which ye dwelt, and ye shall not do after the doings of the land of Canaan, where I bring you, nor shall ye walk in their statutes.

Amplified

You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, and you shall not do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you. You shall not follow their statutes (practices, customs).

Bible in Basic English

You may not do those things which were done in the land of Egypt where you were living; and you may not do those things which are done in the land of Canaan where I am taking you, or be guided in your behaviour by their rules.

Darby Translation

After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do; and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their customs.

Julia Smith Translation

According to the doings of the land of Egypt where ye dwelt in it, ye shall not do: and according to the doings of the land of Canaan where I brought you there, ye shall not do: and in their laws ye shall not go.

King James 2000

According to the practices in the land of Egypt, wherein you dwelt, shall you not do: and according to the practices of the land of Canaan, where I bring you, shall you not do: neither shall you walk in their ordinances.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not {carry out} the practices of the land of Egypt, in which you lived, and you must not {carry out} the practices of the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you; and you must not follow their statutes.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not do like the doings of the land of Egypt in which you lived. And you shall not do like the doings of the land of Canaan, where I bring you. Neither shall you walk in their ordinances.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore after the doings of the land of Egypt wherein ye dwelt, see that ye do not; neither after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I will bring you, neither walk ye in their ordinances;

NET Bible

You must not do as they do in the land of Egypt where you have been living, and you must not do as they do in the land of Canaan into which I am about to bring you; you must not walk in their statutes.

New Heart English Bible

You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived: and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you; neither shall you walk in their statutes.

The Emphasized Bible

After the doings of the land of Egypt wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do, - And after the doings of the land of Canaan whither, I, am bringing you in, shall ye not do, And, in their statutes, shall ye not walk:

Webster

After the doings of the land of Egypt in which ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.

World English Bible

You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived: and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you; neither shall you walk in their statutes.

Youngs Literal Translation

according to the work of the land of Egypt in which ye have dwelt ye do not, and according to the work of the land of Canaan whither I am bringing you in, ye do not, and in their statutes ye walk not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

shall ye not do

Usage: 0

and after the doings
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of Canaan
כּנען 
K@na`an 
Usage: 93


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

you, shall ye not do

Usage: 0

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Unlawful Sexual Relations

2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am Jehovah your God. 3 After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their statutes. 4 Mine ordinances shall ye do, and my statutes shall ye keep, to walk therein: I am Jehovah your God.


Cross References

Exodus 23:24

Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works; but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and break in pieces their pillars.

Leviticus 20:23

And ye shall not walk in the customs of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they did all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Ezekiel 20:7-8

And I said unto them, Cast ye away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt; I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 12:30-31

take heed to thyself that thou be not ensnared to follow them, after that they are destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying, How do these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.

Ezekiel 23:8

Neither hath she left her whoredoms since the days of Egypt; for in her youth they lay with her, and they handled the bosom of her virginity; and they poured out their whoredom upon her.

Leviticus 18:24-30

Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you;

Deuteronomy 12:4

Ye shall not do so unto Jehovah your God.

Psalm 106:35

But mingled themselves with the nations, And learned their works,

Jeremiah 10:2-3

thus saith Jehovah, Learn not the way of the nations, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the nations are dismayed at them.

Romans 12:2

And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Ephesians 5:7-11

Be not ye therefore partakers with them;

1 Peter 4:2-4

that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.

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