Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

King James Version

Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

Holman Bible

"Do not turn to mediums or consult spiritists, or you will be defiled by them; I am the Lord your God.

International Standard Version

"You are to consult neither mediums nor familiar spirits. You are never to seek them you'll just be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

A Conservative Version

Do not turn to those who have familiar spirits, nor to the wizards. Do not seek them out, to be defiled by them. I am LORD your God.

American Standard Version

Turn ye not unto them that have familiar spirits, nor unto the wizards; seek them not out, to be defiled by them: I am Jehovah your God.

Amplified

Turn not to those [mediums] who have familiar spirits or to wizards; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the Lord your God.

Bible in Basic English

Do not go after those who make use of spirits, or wonder-workers; do not go in their ways or become unclean through them: I am the Lord your God.

Darby Translation

Turn not unto necromancers and unto soothsayers; seek not after them to make yourselves unclean: I am Jehovah your God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not return unto spiritists or seek after diviners, to be defiled by them. I AM your God.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not turn to necromancers, and to wizards ye shall not seek, to be defiled by them: I Jehovah your God.

King James 2000

Regard not mediums, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You shall not turn to the mediums and to the soothsayers; you shall not seek [them] to become unclean with them; I [am] Yahweh your God.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not turn to mediums, and you shall not seek to spirit-knowers to be defiled by them. I am Jehovah your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Turn not to them that work with spirits, neither regard them that observe dismal days, that ye be not defiled by them: for I am the LORD your God.

NET Bible

Do not turn to the spirits of the dead and do not seek familiar spirits to become unclean by them. I am the Lord your God.

New Heart English Bible

"'Do not turn to spirits of the dead, and do not inquire of familiar spirits, to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not turn unto mediums, Nor, for oracles, make search, To render yourselves unclean with them, I - Yahweh, am your God.

Webster

Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

World English Bible

"'Don't turn to those who are mediums, nor to the wizards. Don't seek them out, to be defiled by them. I am Yahweh your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye do not turn unto those having familiar spirits; and unto wizards ye do not seek, for uncleanness by them; I am Jehovah your God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134

אוב 
'owb 
Usage: 17

ידּעני 
Yidd@`oniy 
Usage: 11

to be defiled
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

by them I am the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Purity, Honor, Respect, And Honesty

30 'You shall keep My sabbaths and revere My sanctuary; I am the LORD. 31 'Do not turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God. 32 'You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 8:19

When they say to you, "Consult the mediums and the spiritists who whisper and mutter," should not a people consult their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?

Leviticus 20:27

'Now a man or a woman who is a medium or a spiritist shall surely be put to death. They shall be stoned with stones, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.'"

1 Samuel 28:3

Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him and buried him in Ramah, his own city And Saul had removed from the land those who were mediums and spiritists.

1 Chronicles 10:13

So Saul died for his trespass which he committed against the LORD, because of the word of the LORD which he did not keep; and also because he asked counsel of a medium, making inquiry of it,

Exodus 22:18

"You shall not allow a sorceress to live.

Leviticus 19:26

'You shall not eat anything with the blood, nor practice divination or soothsaying.

Leviticus 20:6-7

'As for the person who turns to mediums and to spiritists, to play the harlot after them, I will also set My face against that person and will cut him off from among his people.

Deuteronomy 18:10-14

"There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, one who uses divination, one who practices witchcraft, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer,

2 Chronicles 33:6

He made his sons pass through the fire in the valley of Ben-hinnom; and he practiced witchcraft, used divination, practiced sorcery and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him to anger.

1 Samuel 28:7-9

Then Saul said to his servants, "Seek for me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her." And his servants said to him, "Behold, there is a woman who is a medium at En-dor."

2 Kings 17:17

Then they made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, and practiced divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, provoking Him.

2 Kings 21:6

He made his son pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and used divination, and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD provoking Him to anger.

Isaiah 29:4

Then you will be brought low; From the earth you will speak, And from the dust where you are prostrate Your words will come. Your voice will also be like that of a spirit from the ground, And your speech will whisper from the dust.

Isaiah 47:13

"You are wearied with your many counsels; Let now the astrologers, Those who prophesy by the stars, Those who predict by the new moons, Stand up and save you from what will come upon you.

Acts 8:11

And they were giving him attention because he had for a long time astonished them with his magic arts.

Acts 13:6-8

When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they found a magician, a Jewish false prophet whose name was Bar-Jesus,

Acts 16:16-18

It happened that as we were going to the place of prayer, a slave-girl having a spirit of divination met us, who was bringing her masters much profit by fortune-telling.

Acts 19:19-20

And many of those who practiced magic brought their books together and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they counted up the price of them and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."



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