Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

NET Bible

You must not slash your body for a dead person or incise a tattoo on yourself. 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 "'You shall not cut the hair on the sides of your heads, neither shall you clip off the edge of your beard. 28 "'You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you. I am the LORD. 29 "'Do not profane your daughter, to make her a prostitute; lest the land fall to prostitution, and the land become full of wickedness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:1

You are the children of the LORD your God: you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Leviticus 21:5

"'They shall not shave their heads, neither shall they shave off the corners of their beards, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

1 Kings 18:28

And they cried aloud, and cut themselves, as was their custom, with swords and spears, until the blood gushed out on them.

Jeremiah 16:6

Both great and small shall die in this land; they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them;

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head is bald, and every beard clipped: on all the hands are cuttings, and on the waist sackcloth.

Leviticus 21:1

The LORD said to Moses, "Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them, 'A priest shall not defile himself for the dead among his people;

Mark 5:5

And always, night and day, in the tombs and in the mountains, he was crying out, and cutting himself with stones.

Revelation 13:16-17

He causes all, the small and the great, the rich and the poor, and the free and the slave, to be given a mark on their right hands, or on their forehead;

Revelation 14:9

Another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead, or on his hand,

Revelation 14:11

The smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. They have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.

Revelation 15:2

I saw something like a sea of glass mixed with fire, and those who overcame the beast, his image, and the number of his name, standing on the sea of glass, having harps of God.

Revelation 16:2

The first went, and poured out his bowl into the earth, and it became a harmful and evil sore on the people who had the mark of the beast, and who worshiped his image.

Revelation 19:20

The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.

Revelation 20:4

I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus, and for the word of God, and such as did not worship the beast nor his image, and did not receive the mark on their forehead and on their hand. They lived, and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.

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