Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'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.

New American Standard Bible

Do not profane your daughter by making her a harlot, so that the land will not fall to harlotry and the land become full of lewdness.

King James Version

Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

Holman Bible

“Do not debase your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will be prostituted and filled with depravity.

International Standard Version

"You are not to defile your daughter by engaging her in prostitution so the land won't become filled with wickedness.

A Conservative Version

Do not profane thy daughter, to make her a harlot, lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

American Standard Version

Profane not thy daughter, to make her a harlot; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

Amplified

‘Do not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, so that the land will not fall to prostitution and become full of wickedness.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make your daughter common by letting her become a loose woman, for fear that the land may become full of shame.

Darby Translation

Do not profane thy daughter, to give her up to whoredom; lest the land practise whoredom, and the land become full of infamy.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not profane thy daughter to commit fornication: and the land commit fornication and the land was filled with wickedness.

King James 2000

Do not prostitute your daughter, to cause her to be a harlot; lest the land fall into harlotry, and the land become full of wickedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You shall not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, {lest the land be prostituted and the land fill up with depravity}.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not prostitute your daughter, to cause her to be a whore, lest the land go whoring, and the land become full of wickedness.

NET Bible

Do not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, so that the land does not practice prostitution and become full of lewdness.

New Heart English Bible

"'Do not profane your daughter, to make her a prostitute; lest the land fall to prostitution, and the land become full of wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not profane thy daughter by causing her to be unchaste, - lest the land fall to unchastity, and so the land be filled with wickedness.

Webster

Do not prostitute thy daughter to cause her to be a harlot: lest the land should fall to lewdness, and the land become full of wickedness.

World English Bible

"'Don't profane your daughter, to make her a prostitute; lest the land fall to prostitution, and the land become full of wickedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

'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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to cause her to be a whore
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

lest the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

and the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Blood, Hair, And Body

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. 30 See that ye keep my Sabbaths and fear my sanctuary: I am the LORD.



Cross References

Leviticus 21:7

"'They shall take no wife that is an whore, or polluted, or put from her husband: for a priest is holy unto his God.

Deuteronomy 23:17-18

There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor whorekeeper of the sons of Israel.

Hosea 4:12-14

My people ask counsel at their stocks, their staff must tell them. For a whorish mind hath deceived them, so that they commit fornication against their God.

1 Corinthians 6:15

Either, remember ye not, that your bodies are the members of Christ? Shall I now take the members of Christ, and make them the members of a harlot? God forbid.

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