Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth him.

New American Standard Bible

so that he will not profane his offspring among his people; for I am the Lord who sanctifies him.’”

King James Version

Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

Holman Bible

so that he does not corrupt his bloodline among his people, for I am Yahweh who sets him apart.”

International Standard Version

"He is not to defile his children among his people, because I am the LORD, who sets him apart."

A Conservative Version

And he shall not profane his seed among his people, for I am LORD who sanctifies him.

Amplified

so that he will not profane or dishonor his children among his people; for I am the Lord who sanctifies the high priest.’”

Bible in Basic English

And he may not make his seed unclean among his people, for I the Lord have made him holy.

Darby Translation

And he shall not profane his seed among his peoples; for I am Jehovah who do hallow him.

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall not profane his seed among his people; for I Jehovah consecrating him.

King James 2000

Neither shall he defile his descendants among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he shall not profane his offspring among his people, because I [am] Yahweh, who consecrates him.'"

Modern King James verseion

And he shall not defile his seed among his people. For I, Jehovah, do sanctify him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that he defile not his seed upon his people. For I am the LORD which sanctify him.'"

NET Bible

He must not profane his children among his people, for I am the Lord who sanctifies him.'"

New Heart English Bible

He shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am the LORD who sanctifies him.'"

The Emphasized Bible

So shall he not profane his seed, among his kinsfolk, - For I - Yahweh, do hallow him.

Webster

Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I the LORD do sanctify him.

World English Bible

He shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Yahweh who sanctifies him.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

and he doth not pollute his seed among his people; for I am Jehovah, sanctifying him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

for I the Lord

Usage: 0

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

References

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

14 A widow, or one divorced, or a profane woman, a harlot, these shall he not take: but a virgin of his own people shall he take to wife. 15 And he shall not profane his seed among his people: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth him. 16 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying,



Cross References

Genesis 18:19

For I have known him, to the end that he may command his children and his household after him, that they may keep the way of Jehovah, to do righteousness and justice; to the end that Jehovah may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.

Leviticus 21:8

Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I Jehovah, who sanctify you, am holy.

Ezra 2:62

These sought their register among those that were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.

Ezra 9:2

For they have taken of their daughters for themselves and for their sons, so that the holy seed have mingled themselves with the peoples of the lands: yea, the hand of the princes and rulers hath been chief in this trespass.

Nehemiah 13:23-29

In those days also saw I the Jews that had married women of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab:

Malachi 2:11

Judah hath dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the holiness of Jehovah which he loveth, and hath married the daughter of a foreign god.

Malachi 2:15

And did he not make one, although he had the residue of the Spirit? And wherefore one? He sought a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

Romans 11:16

And if the firstfruit is holy, so is the lump: and if the root is holy, so are the branches.

1 Corinthians 7:14

For the unbelieving husband is sanctified in the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified in the brother: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy.

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