Parallel Verses

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,

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 blemish shall approach [God's altar to serve as priest], a man blind or lame, or he who has a disfigured face or a limb too long,

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For no man in whom there is a blemish, shall approach: a blind man or a lame or he that lacks any thing or has any thing superfluous

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

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Physical Defects And Priests

17 Speak unto Aaron, saying, Any of thy seed throughout their generations that hath any defect, shall not approach to present the bread of his God; 18 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, 19 or a man that is broken-footed, or broken-handed,



Cross References

Leviticus 22:19-25

it shall be for your acceptance, without blemish, a male of the oxen, of the sheep, and of the goats.

Isaiah 56:10

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

Matthew 23:16-17

Woe to you, blind guides, who 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

Fools and blind ones, for which is greater, the gift, or the altar which sanctifies the gift?

1 Timothy 3:2-3

The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;

1 Timothy 3:7

But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be free from all charge against him as God's steward; not headstrong, not passionate, not disorderly through wine, not a striker, not seeking gain by base means;

Titus 1:10

For there are many and disorderly vain speakers and deceivers of people's minds, specially those of the circumcision,

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