Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 Yahweh 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.

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 Ye shall keep my sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary. I am the LORD. 31 Do not return unto spiritists or seek after diviners, to be defiled by them. I AM your God. 32 Thou shalt rise up before grey hair and honour the face of the elder and fear thy God. I am the LORD.



Cross References

Isaiah 8:19

And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto spiritists and unto wizards that peep and that mutter; shall the people not seek unto their God? Shall we appeal for the living unto the dead?

Leviticus 20:27

And the man or the woman that consults with spiritists, or that is a diviner, shall surely die; they shall stone them with stones; their blood shall be upon them.

1 Samuel 28:3

Now Samuel was dead, and all Israel had lamented him, and buried him in Ramah in his own city. And Saul had removed the spiritists and the diviners out of the land.

1 Chronicles 10:13

So Saul died for his rebellion which he committed against the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he did not keep, and also for consulting a spiritist, to enquire of her

Exodus 22:18

Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.

Leviticus 19:26

Ye shall not eat any thing with blood. Ye shall not be fortunetellers, nor diviners.

Leviticus 20:6-7

And the person that turns after spiritists or after diviners to prostitute themselves after them, I will even 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 any one that makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire or that uses divination or an observer of times or an enchanter or a witch

2 Chronicles 33:6

And he caused his sons to pass through the fire in the valley of the sons of Hinnom; he also observed times, used enchantments, and was given over to witchcraft, consulting with spiritists and with diviners; he multiplied in doing much evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

1 Samuel 28:7-9

Then Saul said unto his slaves, Seek me a woman that is a spiritist that I may go to her and enquire of her. And his slaves said to him, Behold, there is a woman that is a spiritist at Endor.

2 Kings 17:17

and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire and used divination and enchantments and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire and observed times and used enchantments and dealt with spiritists and diviners and multiplied much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

Isaiah 29:4

And thou shalt be brought down and shalt speak out of the ground, and thy speech shall be low out of the dust, and thy voice shall be as that of a spiritist, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.

Isaiah 47:13

Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now those that contemplate the heavens, those that speculate regarding the stars, those that teach the courses of the moon, stand up and defend thee from these things that shall come upon thee.

Acts 8:11

And to him they had regard because for a long time he had amazed them with magic arts.

Acts 13:6-8

And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain wise man, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus,

Acts 16:16-18

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a Pythian spirit met us, which brought her masters much gain by divination:

Acts 19:19-20

In the same manner many who had practiced vain arts brought their books together and burned them before everyone, and they counted the price of them and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

Revelation 21:8

But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and fornicators and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

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