Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

only he shall not go in to the veil or come near the altar because he has a defect, so that he will not profane My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.'"

King James Version

Only he shall not go in unto the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

Holman Bible

But because he has a defect, he must not go near the curtain or approach the altar. He is not to desecrate My sanctuaries, for I am the Lord who sets them apart."

International Standard Version

but he is not to enter through the curtain nor approach the altar, since he has a defect. That way, he won't defile my sanctuary, since I am the LORD, who sets you apart."

A Conservative Version

only he shall not go in to the veil, nor come near to the altar, because he has a blemish, that he not profane my sanctuaries, for I am LORD who sanctifies them.

American Standard Version

only he shall not go in unto the veil, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I am Jehovah who sanctifieth them.

Amplified

But he shall not come within the veil or come near the altar [of incense], because he has a blemish, that he may not desecrate and make unclean My sanctuaries and hallowed things; for I the Lord do sanctify them.

Bible in Basic English

But he may not go inside the veil or come near the altar, because he is damaged; and he may not make my holy places common; for I the Lord have made them holy.

Darby Translation

only he shall not come in unto the veil, nor shall he draw near unto the altar; for he hath a defect: that he profane not my sanctuaries; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Only he shall not go inside the veil nor come near unto the altar because he has a blemish, that he not profane my sanctuary; for I AM he that sanctifies them.

Julia Smith Translation

But he shall not come in to the vail, and to the altar he shall not come near, for a blemish is in him; and he shall not profane my holy place: for I Jehovah consecrating them.

King James 2000

Only he shall not go in unto the veil, nor come near unto the altar, because he has a blemish; that he defile not my sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he must not enter the curtain, and he must not come near to the altar, because a physical defect [is] in him, and he must not profane my sanctuary, because I [am] Yahweh, who consecrates them.'"

Modern King James verseion

Only he shall not go in to the veil, nor come near to the altar, because he has a blemish; so that he does not profane My sanctuaries. For I, Jehovah, do sanctify them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but shall not go in unto the veil nor come nigh the altar, because he is deformed, that he pollute not my sanctuary, for I am the LORD that sanctify them.'"

NET Bible

but he must not go into the veil-canopy or step forward to the altar because he has a physical flaw. Thus he must not profane my holy places, for I am the Lord who sanctifies them.'"

New Heart English Bible

He shall not come near to the veil, nor come near to the altar, because he has a blemish; that he may not profane my sanctuaries, for I am the LORD who sanctifies them.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Only, unto the veil, shall he not come in and unto the altar, shall he not approach - because, a blemish, is in him, so shall he not profane my sanctuaries, For, I - Yahweh, am hallowing them.

Webster

Only he shall not go in to the vail, nor come nigh to the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he may not profane my sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.

World English Bible

He shall not come near to the veil, nor come near to the altar, because he has a blemish; that he may not profane my sanctuaries, for I am Yahweh who sanctifies them.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

only, unto the vail he doth not enter, and unto the altar he doth not draw nigh; for blemish is in him; and he doth not pollute My sanctuaries; for I am Jehovah, sanctifying them.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Only he shall not go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto the vail
פּרכת 
Poreketh 
Usage: 25

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

unto the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

מוּם מאוּם 
M'uwm 
Usage: 21

not my sanctuaries
מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 
Miqdash 
Usage: 75

for I the Lord

Usage: 0

קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Physical Defects And Priests

22 'He may eat the food of his God, both of the most holy and of the holy, 23 only he shall not go in to the veil or come near the altar because he has a defect, so that he will not profane My sanctuaries. For I am the LORD who sanctifies them.'" 24 So Moses spoke to Aaron and to his sons and to all the sons of Israel.



Cross References

Leviticus 21:12

nor shall he go out of the sanctuary nor profane the sanctuary of his God, for the consecration of the anointing oil of his God is on him; I am the LORD.

Exodus 30:6-8

"You shall put this altar in front of the veil that is near the ark of the testimony, in front of the mercy seat that is over the ark of the testimony, where I will meet with you.

Exodus 40:26-27

Then he placed the gold altar in the tent of meeting in front of the veil;

Leviticus 15:31

"Thus you shall keep the sons of Israel separated from their uncleanness, so that they will not die in their uncleanness by their defiling My tabernacle that is among them."

Ezekiel 44:9-14

'Thus says the Lord GOD, "No foreigner uncircumcised in heart and uncircumcised in flesh, of all the foreigners who are among the sons of Israel, shall enter My sanctuary.



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