Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband; for her may he defile himself.

New American Standard Bible

also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

King James Version

And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.

Holman Bible

He may make himself unclean for his young unmarried sister in his immediate family.

International Standard Version

virgin sister (who is a near relative of him and did not have a husband he may defile himself for her).

A Conservative Version

And for his sister a virgin, who is near to him, who has had no husband, for her he may defile himself.

Amplified

also his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may become unclean.

Bible in Basic English

And for his sister, a virgin, for she is his near relation and has had no husband, he may make himself unclean.

Darby Translation

and for his sister, a virgin, that is near unto him, who hath had no husband, for her may he make himself unclean.

Julia Smith Translation

And for his sister, a virgin, coming near to him, who was not for a husband for her, he shall be defiled.

King James 2000

And for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, who has had no husband; for her he may be defiled.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and for his sister, a virgin, [who is] closest to him, {who has not had a husband}--for her he may defile himself.

Modern King James verseion

and for his sister, a virgin, who is near to him, who has had no husband, for her he may be defiled.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and on his sister as long as she is a maid and dwelleth nigh him and was never given to man: on her he may defile himself.

NET Bible

and his virgin sister who is near to him, who has no husband; he may defile himself for her.

New Heart English Bible

and for his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

The Emphasized Bible

or for his sister, a virgin who is near unto him, who belongeth not unto a husband, - for her, he may make himself unclean:

Webster

And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh to him, who hath had no husband: for her he may be defiled.

World English Bible

and for his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

and for his sister, the virgin, who is near unto him, who hath not been to a man; for her he is defiled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114

a virgin
בּתוּלה 
B@thuwlah 
Usage: 50

that is nigh
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

Regulations Concerning Priests

2 except for his kin, that is near unto him, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother, 3 and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband; for her may he defile himself. 4 He shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.


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