Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore shall ye be unto me, holy persons, for, holy, am, I - Yahweh, - Therefore have I distinguished you from the peoples, that ye may be mine.

New American Standard Bible

Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the Lord am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.

King James Version

And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

Holman Bible

You are to be holy to Me because I, Yahweh, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be Mine.

International Standard Version

"You are to be holy toward me, because I, the LORD, am holy. I've separated you from among the people to be mine.

A Conservative Version

And ye shall be holy to me, for I, LORD, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be mine.

American Standard Version

And ye shall be holy unto me: for I, Jehovah, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be mine.

Amplified

You are to be holy to Me; for I the Lord am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples (nations) to be Mine.

Bible in Basic English

And you are to be holy to me; for I the Lord am holy and have made you separate from the nations, so that you may be my people.

Darby Translation

And ye shall be holy unto me; for I Jehovah am holy, and have separated you from the peoples to be mine.

Julia Smith Translation

And, ye were holy to me: for I Jehovah am holy, and I will separate you from the nations to be to me.

King James 2000

And you shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have separated you from other people, that you should be mine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall be holy for me, because I, Yahweh, [am] holy, and I have singled you out from the nations to be mine.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall be holy to Me. For I, Jehovah, am holy, and have severed you from the nations, so that you should be Mine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be holy unto me, for I the LORD am holy and have severed you from other nations: that ye should be mine.

NET Bible

You must be holy to me because I, the Lord, am holy, and I have set you apart from the other peoples to be mine.

New Heart English Bible

You shall be holy to me: for I, the LORD, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that you should be mine.

Webster

And ye shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

World English Bible

You shall be holy to me: for I, Yahweh, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that you should be mine.

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye have been holy to Me; for holy am I, Jehovah; and I separate you from the peoples to become Mine.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And ye shall be holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

unto me for I the Lord

Usage: 0

am holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

בּדל 
Badal 
Usage: 42

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

You Shall Be Holy

25 Therefore shall ye make a distinction - Between the clean beasts, and the unclean, - And between the unclean birds and the clean, - So shall ye not make your persons abominable with beast, or with bird or with anything which creepeth upon the ground, which I have distinguished for you, as unclean. 26 Therefore shall ye be unto me, holy persons, for, holy, am, I - Yahweh, - Therefore have I distinguished you from the peoples, that ye may be mine. 27 And as touching man or woman, when there shall be in them a familiar spirit, or the spirit of an circle, they shall, surely be put to death, - with stones, shall they be stoned - their blood, shall be upon themselves.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:2

Speak unto all the assembly of the sons of Israel and thou shalt say unto them - Holy, shall ye be, - For holy, am I - Yahweh - your God

Leviticus 20:7

Therefore shall ye hallow yourselves and be holy, - Because I - Yahweh, am your God.

Leviticus 20:24

And said unto you - Ye, shall possess their soil, Yea, I myself, will give it you to possess it, A land flowing with milk and honey, - I - Yahweh, am your God, who have distinguished you from the peoples;

Deuteronomy 7:6

For a holy people, art thou unto Yahweh thy God: of thee, hath Yahweh thy God, made choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground:

Deuteronomy 14:2

For, a holy people, thou art unto Yahweh thy God, - and, of thee, did Yahweh make choice, that thou shouldest become his people as a treasure, above all the peoples that are on the face of the ground.

Deuteronomy 26:18-19

And, Yahweh, hath avowed to-day that thou shalt be, his people, as a treasure, as he spake unto thee, - and that thou shalt observe all his commandments;

Psalm 99:5

Exalt Yahweh our God, And bow down at his footstool, Holy, is he!

Psalm 99:9

Exalt Yahweh our God, And bow down towards his holy mountain, For, holy, is Yahweh our God.

Isaiah 6:3

And they continued crying out one to another, and said, Holy - holy - holy, is Yahweh of hosts, - the fulness of the whole earth, is his glory.

Isaiah 30:11

Depart ye from the way, Turn aside from the path, - Desist from setting before us the Holy One of Israel.

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself up in our behalf, that he might redeem us from all manner of lawlessness, and purify for himself a people as his own treasure - zealous of noble works.

1 Peter 1:15-16

But, according as he that hath called you is holy, do, ye yourselves, also become, holy in all manner of behaviour, -

Revelation 3:7

And, unto the messenger of the assembly, in Philadelphia, write: - These things, saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no one shall shut, and shutteth and no one openeth:

Revelation 4:8

and, the four living creatures, each one of them, have severally six wings, round about and within, full of eyes; and they, cease, not, day and night, saying - Holy! holy! holy! Lord, God, the Almighty, - Who was, and Who is, and Who is coming.

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