Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"You are not to make worthless idols, images, or pillars for yourselves, nor set up for yourselves carved images to bow down to them in the land, because I am the LORD your God.

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the LORD your God.

King James Version

Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God.

Holman Bible

“Do not make idols for yourselves, set up a carved image or sacred pillar for yourselves, or place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am Yahweh your God.

A Conservative Version

Ye shall make for you no idols. Neither shall ye rear up for you a graven image, or a pillar. Neither shall ye place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it. For I am LORD your God.

American Standard Version

Ye shall make you no idols, neither shall ye rear you up a graven image, or a pillar, neither shall ye place any figured stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am Jehovah your God.

Amplified

You shall make for yourselves no idols nor shall you erect a graven image, pillar, or obelisk, nor shall you place any figured stone in your land to which or on which to bow down; for I am the Lord your God.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make images of false gods, or put up an image cut in stone or a pillar or any pictured stone in your land, to give worship to it; for I am the Lord your God.

Darby Translation

Ye shall make yourselves no idols, neither rear you up for yourselves carved image, or statue, nor shall ye set up a figured stone in your land, to bow down unto it; for I am Jehovah your God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye shall make no idols for yourselves nor graven image, neither shall you raise up a title, neither shall ye place any painted stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I AM your God.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not make to yourselves vain things, and carving, and a pillar ye shall not set up to you, and a stone of imagery ye shall not give in your land, to worship upon it: for I Jehovah your God.

King James 2000

You shall make no idols nor graven images, neither raise you up a standing image, neither shall you set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the LORD your God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You shall not make for yourselves idols and divine images, and you shall not raise up stone pillars for yourselves, and you shall not put a sculptured stone in your land in order to worship before it, because I [am] Yahweh your God.

Modern King James verseion

You shall make no idols to yourselves; and you shall not set up for yourselves graven images, or a memorial pillar. And you shall not set up any image of stone in your land in order to bow down to it. For I am Jehovah your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye shall make you no idols, nor graven image, neither rear you up any pillar, neither ye shall set up any image of stone in your land to bow yourselves thereto: for I am the LORD your God;

NET Bible

"'You must not make for yourselves idols, so you must not set up for yourselves a carved image or a pillar, and you must not place a sculpted stone in your land to bow down before it, for I am the Lord your God.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall make for yourselves no idols, neither shall you raise up an engraved image or a pillar, neither shall you place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it: for I am the LORD your God.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye shall not make unto you idols, - neither image nor pillar, shall ye set up for yourselves, nor sculptured stone, shall ye place in your land, to bow yourselves down thereunto,-For, I Yahweh, am your God.

Webster

Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down to it: for I am the LORD your God.

World English Bible

"'You shall make for yourselves no idols, neither shall you raise up an engraved image or a pillar, neither shall you place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it: for I am Yahweh your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye do not make to yourselves idols; and graven image or standing image ye do not set up to yourselves; and a stone of imagery ye do not put in your land, to bow yourselves to it; for I am Jehovah your God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
you no idols
אליל 
'eliyl 
Usage: 19

פּסל 
Pecel 
Usage: 31

מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
Usage: 32

neither shall ye set up
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

משׂכּית 
Maskiyth 
Usage: 6

in your land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

to bow down
שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

unto it for I am the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Blessings For Obedience

1 "You are not to make worthless idols, images, or pillars for yourselves, nor set up for yourselves carved images to bow down to them in the land, because I am the LORD your God. 2 "You are to keep my Sabbath and fear my sanctuary. I am the LORD.


Cross References

Leviticus 19:4

"You are not to turn to their idols or cast gods out of melted metal for yourselves. I am the LORD your God.

Exodus 23:24

You are not to bow down to their gods or serve them. You are not to follow their practices, but you are to overthrow them completely and smash their sacred stones to pieces.

Exodus 20:4-5

"You are not to craft for yourselves an idol or anything resembling what is in the skies above, or on earth beneath, or in the water sources under the earth.

Exodus 20:23

You are not to make gods of silver alongside me, nor are you to make for yourselves gods of gold.

Numbers 33:52

they are to drive out all the inhabitants of the land and destroy all their idols and their molten images. You are to demolish all their high places,

Deuteronomy 16:21-22

"You are not to set up a sacred pole beside the altar of the LORD your God that you will build.

Exodus 34:17

"You are not to make molten gods for yourselves.

Deuteronomy 4:16-19

Be careful! Otherwise, you will be destroyed when you make carved images for yourself all sorts of images in the form of man, woman,

Deuteronomy 5:8-9

""You are not to craft for yourselves an idol resembling what is in the skies above, or on earth beneath, or in the water sources under the earth.

Deuteronomy 27:15

""Cursed is the one who makes a sculptured or cast image a detestable thing to the LORD, the work of a craftsman and sets it up secretly.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

Psalm 97:7

All who serve carved images and those who praise idols will be humiliated. Worship him, all you "gods"!

Psalm 115:4-8

Their idols are silver and gold, crafted by human hands.

Isaiah 2:20

At that time, mankind will throw their silver and gold idols that their fingers have made as objects of worship to the moles and to the bats.

Isaiah 44:9-20

Now, all the forming of images means nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Their own witnesses cannot see, and they know nothing. So they will be put to shame.

Isaiah 48:5-8

I told you these things long ago; I announced them to you before they happened so that you couldn't say, "My idol did them; my carved image or metal idol ordained them.'

Jeremiah 10:3-8

For the practices of the people are worthless. Indeed, a tree is cut down from the forest; it's the work of the hands of a craftsman with an ax.

Acts 17:29

So if we are God's children, we shouldn't think that the divine being is like gold, silver, or stone, or is an image carved by humans using their own imagination and skill.

Romans 2:22-23

As you forbid adultery, do you commit adultery? As you abhor idols, do you rob temples?

1 Corinthians 10:19-20

Am I suggesting that an offering made to idols means anything, or that an idol itself means anything?

Revelation 13:14-15

It deceives those living on earth with the signs that it is allowed to do on behalf of the first beast, telling them to make an image for the beast who was wounded by a sword and yet lived.

Revelation 22:15

Outside are dogs, sorcerers, immoral people, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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