Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

'And if the people of the land really hide their eyes from that man, in his giving of his seed to the Molech, so as not to put him to death,

New American Standard Bible

If the people of the land, however, should ever disregard that man when he gives any of his offspring to Molech, so as not to put him to death,

King James Version

And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:

Holman Bible

But if the people of the country look the other way when that man gives any of his children to Molech, and do not put him to death,

International Standard Version

If the people avoid dealing with that man when he offers his child to Molech that is, if they fail to execute him

A Conservative Version

And if the people at the land do at all hide their eyes from that man, when he gives of his seed to Molech, and do not put him to death,

American Standard Version

And if the people at the land do at all hide their eyes from that man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and put him not to death;

Amplified

And if the people of the land do at all hide their eyes from the man when he gives one of his children [as a burnt offering] to Molech [the fire god] and they overlook it or neglect to take legal action to punish him, winking at his sin, and do not kill him [as My law requires],

Bible in Basic English

And if the people of the land do not take note of that man when he gives his offspring to Molech, and do not put him to death,

Darby Translation

And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from that man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, that they kill him not,

Julia Smith Translation

And if the people of the land, hiding, shall hide their eyes from that man in his giving his seed to Molech, so as not to put him to death;

King James 2000

And if the people of the land do in any way hide their eyes from the man, when he gives of his children unto Molech, and kill him not:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if the people of the land ever shut their eyes from that man at his giving {some of} his offspring to Molech, not putting him to death,

Modern King James verseion

And if the people of the land in any way hide their eyes from the man when he gives of his seed to Molech, and do not kill him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And though that the people of the land hide their eyes from that fellow, when he giveth of his seed unto Moloch, so that they kill him not:

NET Bible

If, however, the people of the land shut their eyes to that man when he gives some of his children to Molech so that they do not put him to death,

New Heart English Bible

If the people of the land all hide their eyes from that person, when he gives of his seed to Molech, and do not put him to death;

The Emphasized Bible

But, if the people of the land, do even hide, their eyes from that man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, - so as not to put him to death,

Webster

And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed to Molech, and kill him not;

World English Bible

If the people of the land all hide their eyes from that person, when he gives of his seed to Molech, and don't put him to death;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

of the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

do any ways
עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

עלם 
`alam 
Usage: 28

from the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

of his seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

מלך 
Molek 
Usage: 9

and kill
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Context Readings

Molech Worship And Spiritism

3 and I -- I set My face against that man, and have cut him off from the midst of his people, for of his seed he hath given to the Molech, so as to defile My sanctuary, and to pollute My holy name. 4 'And if the people of the land really hide their eyes from that man, in his giving of his seed to the Molech, so as not to put him to death, 5 then I have set My face against that man, and against his family, and have cut him off, and all who are going a-whoring after him, even going a-whoring after the Molech, from the midst of their people.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:2-5

'When there is found in thy midst, in one of thy cities which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, a man or a woman who doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah thy God by transgressing His covenant,

Deuteronomy 13:8

thou dost not consent to him, nor hearken unto him, nor doth thine eye have pity on him, nor dost thou spare, nor dost thou cover him over.

Joshua 7:12

and the sons of Israel have not been able to stand before their enemies; the neck they turn before their enemies, for they have become a devoted thing; I add not to be with you -- if ye destroy not the devoted thing out of your midst.

1 Samuel 3:13-14

and I have declared to him that I am judging his house -- to the age, for the iniquity which he hath known, for his sons are making themselves vile, and he hath not restrained them,

1 Kings 20:42

and he saith unto him, 'Thus said Jehovah, Because thou hast sent away the man I devoted, out of thy hand, even thy life hath been for his life, and thy people for his people;'

Acts 17:30

the times, indeed, therefore, of the ignorance God having overlooked, doth now command all men everywhere to reform,

Revelation 2:14

'But I have against thee a few things: That thou hast there those holding the teaching of Balaam, who did teach Balak to cast a stumbling-block before the sons of Israel, to eat idol-sacrifices, and to commit whoredom;

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