Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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 to the sons of Israel and say to them, I am Jehovah your God. 3 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. 4 You shall do My judgments and keep My ordinances, to walk in them. I am Jehovah your God.


Cross References

Exodus 23:24

You shall not bow down to their gods, nor serve them. And you shall not do according to their works. But you shall surely pull them down, and surely you shall smash their images.

Leviticus 20:23

And you shall not walk in the ways of the nation which I cast out before you. For they committed all these things, and therefore I loathed them.

Ezekiel 20:7-8

then I said to them, Let each man throw away the abominations of his eyes, and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt. I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 12:30-31

take heed to yourself that you do not become snared by following them, after they are destroyed from before you, and that you do not ask about their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods, that I too may do likewise?

Ezekiel 23:8

Nor did she leave her fornications from Egypt. For in her youth they lay with her, and they worked her virgin nipples, and poured their fornications on her.

Leviticus 18:24-30

Do not defile yourselves in any of these things. For in all these the nations are defiled, which I cast out before you.

Deuteronomy 12:4

You shall not do so to Jehovah your God.

Psalm 106:35

but were mixed among the nations, and learned their works.

Jeremiah 10:2-3

So says Jehovah, Do not learn the way of the nations, and do not be terrified at the signs of the heavens; for the nations are terrified at them.

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, in order to prove by you what is that good and pleasing and perfect will of God.

Ephesians 5:7-11

Therefore do not be partakers with them.

1 Peter 4:2-4

in order no longer to live in the lusts of men, but in the will of God the remaining time in the flesh.

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