Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For no one who has a defect shall approach: a blind man, or a lame man, or he who has a disfigured face, or any deformed limb,

King James Version

For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,

Holman Bible

No man who has any defect is to come near: no man who is blind, lame, facially disfigured, or deformed;

International Standard Version

Indeed, any person who has a defect is not to approach the Tent of Meeting the blind, the lame, one who is mutilated in the face or who has a very long limb,

A Conservative Version

For whatever man he is who has a blemish, he shall not approach: [not] a blind man, or a lame [man], or he who has a flat nose, or anything superfluous,

American Standard Version

For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or anything superfluous,

Amplified

For no man who has a defect shall approach [God’s altar as a priest]: no man who is blind or lame, or who has a disfigured face, or any deformed limb,

Bible in Basic English

For any man whose body is damaged may not come near: one who is blind, or has not the use of his legs, or one who has a broken nose or any unnatural growth,

Darby Translation

for whatever man hath a defect, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or one limb longer than the other,

Julia Smith Translation

For every man to whom in him a blemish shall not come near: a man blind, or lame, or flat-nosed, or stretched out,

King James 2000

For whatsoever man he is that has a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or lame, or he that has a marred face, or any limb too long,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, any man in whom is a physical defect shall not come near: a blind man or lame or disfigured or deformed,

Modern King James verseion

For no man in whom there is a blemish shall draw near, a blind man, or a lame man, or disfigured, or deformed,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For none that hath any blemish shall come near: whether he be blind, lame, snoutnosed, or that hath any monstrous member,

NET Bible

Certainly no man who has a physical flaw is to approach: a blind man, or one who is lame, or one with a slit nose, or a limb too long,

New Heart English Bible

For whatever man he is that has a blemish, he shall not draw near: a blind man, or a lame, or he who has a flat nose, or any deformity,

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, no man in whom is any blemish, shall come near, - No man who is blind or lame, or hath a flat nose, or is lanky;

Webster

For whatever man he may be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,

World English Bible

For whatever man he is that has a blemish, he shall not draw near: a blind man, or a lame, or he who has a flat nose, or any deformity,

Youngs Literal Translation

for no man in whom is blemish doth draw near -- a man blind, or lame or dwarfed, or enlarged,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

he be that hath a blemish
מוּם מאוּם 
M'uwm 
Usage: 21

he shall not approach
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

a blind
עוּר 
`ivver 
Usage: 26

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

or a lame
פּסּח 
Picceach 
Usage: 14

or he that hath a flat nose
חרם 
Charam 
Usage: 52

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Physical Defects And Priests

17 “Speak to Aaron, saying, ‘No man of your offspring throughout their generations who has a defect shall approach to offer the food of his God. 18 For no one who has a defect shall approach: a blind man, or a lame man, or he who has a disfigured face, or any deformed limb, 19 or a man who has a broken foot or broken hand,



Cross References

Leviticus 22:19-25

for you to be accepted—it must be a male without defect from the cattle, the sheep, or the goats.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind,
All of them know nothing.
All of them are mute dogs unable to bark,
Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Matthew 23:16-17

“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.’

Matthew 23:19

You blind men, which is more important, the offering, or the altar that sanctifies the offering?

1 Timothy 3:2-3

An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

1 Timothy 3:7

And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God’s steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

Titus 1:10

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

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