Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell; for I the LORD am dwelling in the midst of the sons of Israel.'"

King James Version

Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel.

Holman Bible

Do not make the land unclean where you live and where I reside; for I, the Lord, reside among the Israelites."

International Standard Version

You are not to defile the land where you will be living, because I'm living among you. I am the LORD, who lives in Israel."

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not defile the land which ye inhabit, in the midst of which I dwell, for I, LORD, dwell in the midst of the sons of Israel.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt not defile the land which ye inhabit, in the midst of which I dwell: for I, Jehovah, dwell in the midst of the children of Israel.

Amplified

And you shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell, for I, the Lord, dwell in the midst of the people of Israel.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make unclean the land where you are living and in which is my House: for I the Lord am present among the children of Israel.

Darby Translation

And ye shall not defile the land that ye inhabit, in the midst whereof I dwell; for I am Jehovah who dwell in the midst of the children of Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit in the midst of which I dwell; for I the LORD dwell among the sons of Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt not defile the land which ye shall dwell upon it, which I dwell in the midst of it: for I Jehovah dwell in the midst of the sons of Israel

King James 2000

Defile not therefore the land which you shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will not defile the land on which you [are] living because I [am] living in the midst of it; I am Yahweh; I [am] living in the midst of the {Israelites}.'"

Modern King James verseion

So do not defile the land which you shall inhabit, in which I dwell. For I Jehovah dwell among the sons of Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Defile not therefore the land which ye inhabit, and in the midst of which I also dwell, for I am the LORD which dwell among the children of Israel.'"

NET Bible

Therefore do not defile the land that you will inhabit, in which I live, for I the Lord live among the Israelites."

New Heart English Bible

You shall not defile the land which you inhabit, in the midst of which I dwell: for I, the LORD, dwell in the midst of the children of Israel.'"

New simplified Bible

Do not defile the land where you are living! I am Jehovah and I live among the people of Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

thou must not then make unclean the land wherein, ye, are dwelling, in the midst of which, I, have my habitation; for, I, - Yahweh, am making my habitation in the midst of the sons of Israel.

Webster

Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, in which I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel.

World English Bible

You shall not defile the land which you inhabit, in the midst of which I dwell: for I, Yahweh, dwell in the midst of the children of Israel.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

and ye defile not the land in which ye are dwelling, in the midst of which I do tabernacle, for I Jehovah do tabernacle in the midst of the sons of Israel.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

not therefore the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

I dwell
שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

for I the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

תּוך 
Tavek 
Usage: 419

the children

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Cities Of Refuge

33 'So you shall not pollute the land in which you are; for blood pollutes the land and no expiation can be made for the land for the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of him who shed it. 34 'You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell; for I the LORD am dwelling in the midst of the sons of Israel.'"



Cross References

Numbers 5:3

"You shall send away both male and female; you shall send them outside the camp so that they will not defile their camp where I dwell in their midst."

Exodus 25:8

"Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.

Exodus 29:45-46

"I will dwell among the sons of Israel and will be their God.

Leviticus 18:24-25

'Do not defile yourselves by any of these things; for by all these the nations which I am casting out before you have become defiled.

Leviticus 20:24-26

'Hence I have said to you, "You are to possess their land, and I Myself will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey " I am the LORD your God, who has separated you from the peoples.

1 Kings 6:13

"I will dwell among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel."

Psalm 132:14

"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Psalm 135:21

Blessed be the LORD from Zion, Who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

Isaiah 8:12

"You are not to say, 'It is a conspiracy!' In regard to all that this people call a conspiracy, And you are not to fear what they fear or be in dread of it.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Hosea 9:3

They will not remain in the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to Egypt, And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.

2 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said, "I WILL DWELL IN THEM AND WALK AMONG THEM; AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them,

Revelation 21:27

and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.



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