Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"I'll oppose and eliminate from contact with his people whoever consults mediums or familiar spirits, thereby committing spiritual prostitution with them.

New American Standard Bible

'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.

King James Version

And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Holman Bible

“Whoever turns to mediums or spiritists and prostitutes himself with them, I will turn against that person and cut him off from his people.

A Conservative Version

And the soul that turns to those who have familiar spirits, and to the wizards, to play the harlot after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

American Standard Version

And the soul that turneth unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto the wizards, to play the harlot after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Amplified

The person who turns to those who have familiar spirits and to wizards, [being unfaithful to Israel's Maker Who is her Husband, and thus] playing the harlot after them, I will set My face against that person and will cut him off from among his people [that he may not be included in the atonement made for them].

Bible in Basic English

And whoever goes after those who make use of spirits and wonder-workers, doing evil with them, against him will my face be turned, and he will be cut off from among his people.

Darby Translation

And the soul that turneth unto necromancers And unto soothsayers, to go a whoring after them, I will set my face against that soul, And will cut him off from among his people.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And the soul which shall turn to necromancers and to wizards, to commit fornication after them, and I gave my face against that soul and I cut him off from the midst of his people.

King James 2000

And the soul that turns after mediums, and after wizards, to play the harlot after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for the person who turns to the mediums and the soothsayers to prostitute after them, I will set my face against that person, and I will cut him off from the midst of his people.

Modern King James verseion

And the soul that turns to mediums, and to spirit-knowers, to go lusting after them, I will even set My face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'If any soul turn him to enchanters or expounders of tokens and go a whoring after them, I will put my face upon that soul and will destroy him from among his people.

NET Bible

"'The person who turns to the spirits of the dead and familiar spirits to commit prostitution by going after them, I will set my face against that person and cut him off from the midst of his people.

New Heart English Bible

"'The person that turns to spirits of the dead, and to familiar spirits, to prostitute himself with them, I will even set my face against that person, and will cut him off from among his people.

The Emphasized Bible

The person also that turneth unto mediums and unto oracles, in going unchastely after them, then will I set my face against that person, and will cut him off out of the midst of his people.

Webster

And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go astray after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

World English Bible

"'The person that turns to those who are mediums, and to the wizards, to play the prostitute after them, I will even set my face against that person, and will cut him off from among his people.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And the person who turneth unto those having familiar spirits, and unto the wizards, to go a-whoring after them, I have even set My face against that person, and cut him off from the midst of his people.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

פּנה 
Panah 
Usage: 134



אחר 
'achar 
unto, with, against, at, into, in, before, to, of, upon, by, toward, hath, for, on, beside, from, where, after, within
after, follow, afterward, behind,
Usage: 0
Usage: 488

אוב 
'owb 
Usage: 17

and after
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

ידּעני 
Yidd@`oniy 
Usage: 11

to go a whoring
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

them, I will even set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

my face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

and will cut him off
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Molech Worship And Spiritism

5 then I'll oppose that man and his family and eliminate him from contact with his people, along with all the prostitutes who accompany him and who have committed prostitution with Molech." 6 "I'll oppose and eliminate from contact with his people whoever consults mediums or familiar spirits, thereby committing spiritual prostitution with them. 7 Therefore, separate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God.



Cross References

Leviticus 19:31

"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.

Leviticus 20:27

"Moreover, a man or a woman who has a ritual spirit or a familiar spirit is certainly to die. They are to be stoned to death with boulders. They will continue to bear responsibility for their guilt."

Isaiah 8:19

"So when they advise you, "Ask the mediums your questions, and quiz the spiritists who chirp and mutter,' shouldn't a people instead be consulting their God and not the dead on behalf of those who are living

Exodus 34:15-16

Otherwise, you may make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land and when they prostitute themselves with their gods and offer sacrifices to their gods, someone may invite you and then you may eat some of their sacrifices.

Leviticus 19:26

"You are not to eat anything containing blood, engage in occult practices, or practice fortune telling.

Numbers 15:39

That way, when you see the tassel, you'll remember all the commands of the LORD and you'll observe them. Then you won't seek your own interests and desires that lead you to be unfaithful.

Deuteronomy 18:10-14

There must never be found among you anyone who sacrifices his son or daughter in fire, practices divination, interprets omens, practices sorcery,

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

So Saul died for his transgressions; that is, he acted unfaithfully to the LORD by transgressing the message from the LORD (which he did not keep), by consulting a medium for advice,

Psalm 73:27

Those far from you will perish; you will destroy those who are unfaithful to you.

Ezekiel 6:9

Your survivors will remember me among the nations where they'll be taken captives. I've been crushed by their unfaithful hearts that have turned against me.

Hosea 4:12

My people seek counsel from their piece of wood, and their diviner's rod speaks to them. For a spirit of prostitution causes them to go astray; in their immorality they desert their God.

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