Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall not rent your flesh for any soul's sake, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.

King James Version

Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

You are not to make gashes on your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves; I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

"You are not to make incisions in your flesh on account of the dead nor submit to cuts or tattoos. I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

You shall not make any cuts on your body [in mourning] for the dead, nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves; I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

You may not make cuts in your flesh in respect for the dead, or have marks printed on your bodies: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

And cuttings for a dead person shall ye not make in your flesh, nor put any tattoo writing upon you: I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

And ye shall not give an incision for the soul in your flesh, and a mark of stigma ye shall not give upon you: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall not make a slash in your body for a dead person, nor shall you make on yourselves a tattoo's mark; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks on you. I am Jehovah.

NET Bible

You must not slash your body for a dead person or incise a tattoo on yourself. I am the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you. I am the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Cuttings for a dead person, shall ye not make in your flesh. And punctures in your persons, shall ye not print, - I, am Yahweh.

Webster

Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you. I am Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a cutting for the soul ye do not put in your flesh; and a writing, a cross-mark, ye do not put on you; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye shall not make
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

any
כּתבת 
K@thobeth 
any
Usage: 1

שׂרטת שׂרט 
Seret 
Usage: 2

in your flesh
בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

for the dead
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

קעקע 
Qa`aqa` 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Blood, Hair, And Body

27 Ye shall not round the locks of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the tufts of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not rent your flesh for any soul's sake, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD. 29 "'Thou shalt not pollute thy daughter, that thou wouldest maintain her to be an whore: lest the land fall to whoredom, and wax full of wickedness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:1

Ye are the children of the LORD your God; cut not yourselves nor make you any baldness between the eyes for any man's death.

Leviticus 21:5

They shall make them no baldness upon their heads or shave off the locks of their beards, nor make any marks in their flesh.

1 Kings 18:28

And they cried loud and cut themselves, as their manner was, with knives and lances, till the blood flowed on them.

Jeremiah 16:6

And in this land shall they die, old and young, and shall not be buried: no man shall beweep them, no man shall clip or shave himself for them.

Jeremiah 48:37

All heads shall be shaven, and all beards clipped off: all hands bound, and all loins girded about with sack cloth.

Leviticus 21:1

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron and say unto them, 'A priest shall defile himself at the death of none of his people,

Mark 5:5

And always both night and day he cried in the mountains and in the graves and beat himself with stones.

Revelation 13:16-17

And he made all men, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hands, or in their foreheads.

Revelation 14:9

And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, "If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or on his hand,

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up evermore. And they have no rest day nor night, which worship the beast, and his image, and whosoever receiveth the print of his name."

Revelation 15:2

And I saw as it were a glassy sea, mingled with fire, and them that had gotten victory of the beast, and of his image, and of his mark, and of the number of his name, stand on the glassy sea, having the harps of God

Revelation 16:2

And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth, and there fell a noisome and a sore botch upon the men, which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him that false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that received the beast's mark, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast into a pond of fire burning with brimstone:

Revelation 20:4

And I saw seats, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God: which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had taken his mark upon their foreheads, or on their hands: and they lived, and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

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