Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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 unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed throughout their generations that hath a blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God. 18 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, 19 or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,



Cross References

Leviticus 22:19-25

that ye may be accepted, ye shall offer a male without blemish, of the bullocks, of the sheep, or of the goats.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.

Matthew 23:16-17

Woe unto you, ye blind guides, that say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor.

Matthew 23:19

Ye blind: for which is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift?

1 Timothy 3:2-3

The bishop therefore must be without reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, sober-minded, orderly, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 3:7

Moreover he must have good testimony from them that are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Titus 1:7

For the bishop must be blameless, as God's steward; not self-willed, not soon angry, no brawler, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre;

Titus 1:10

For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision,

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