Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 do not round the corner of your head, nor destroy the corner of thy beard. 28 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. 29 'Thou dost not pollute thy daughter to cause her to go a-whoring, that the land go not a-whoring, and the land hath been full of wickedness.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 14:1

Sons ye are to Jehovah your God; ye do not cut yourselves, nor make baldness between your eyes for the dead;

Leviticus 21:5

they do not make baldness on their head, and the corner of their beard they do not shave, and in their flesh they do not make a cutting;

1 Kings 18:28

And they call with a loud voice, and cut themselves, according to their ordinance, with swords and with spears, till a flowing of blood is on them;

Jeremiah 16:6

And died have great and small in this land, They are not buried, and none lament for them, Nor doth any cut himself, nor become bald for them.

Jeremiah 48:37

For every head is bald, and every beard diminished, On all hands cuttings, and on the loins -- sackcloth.

Leviticus 21:1

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Speak unto the priests, sons of Aaron, and thou hast said unto them, For any person a priest is not defiled among his people,

Mark 5:5

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

Revelation 13:16-17

And it maketh all, the small, and the great, and the rich, and the poor, and the freemen, and the servants, that it may give to them a mark upon their right hand or upon their foreheads,

Revelation 14:9

And a third messenger did follow them, saying in a great voice, 'If any one the beast doth bow before, and his image, and doth receive a mark upon his forehead, or upon his hand,

Revelation 14:11

and the smoke of their torment doth go up to ages of ages; and they have no rest day and night, who are bowing before the beast and his image, also if any doth receive the mark of his name.

Revelation 15:2

and I saw as a sea of glass mingled with fire, and those who do gain the victory over the beast, and his image, and his mark, and the number of his name, standing by the sea of the glass, having harps of God,

Revelation 16:2

and the first did go away, and did pour out his vial upon the land, and there came a sore -- bad and grievous -- to men, those having the mark of the beast, and those bowing to his image.

Revelation 19:20

and the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who did the signs before him, in which he led astray those who did receive the mark of the beast, and those who did bow before his image; living they were cast -- the two -- to the lake of the fire, that is burning with brimstone;

Revelation 20:4

And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given to them, and the souls of those who have been beheaded because of the testimony of Jesus, and because of the word of God, and who did not bow before the beast, nor his image, and did not receive the mark upon their forehead and upon their hand, and they did live and reign with Christ the thousand years;

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