Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

King James Version

Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Holman Bible

You who say, "You must not commit adultery"-do you commit adultery? You who detest idols, do you rob their temples?

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Thou who say not to commit adultery, do thou commit adultery? Thou who abhor idols, do thou rob temples?

American Standard Version

thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou rob temples?

Amplified

You who say not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery [are you unchaste in action or in thought]? You who abhor and loathe idols, do you rob temples [do you appropriate to your own use what is consecrated to God, thus robbing the sanctuary and doing sacrilege]?

An Understandable Version

You say that a person should not commit adultery [i.e., sexual unfaithfulness to their mate], [but] do you commit adultery? You [claim to] hate idols, [but] do you rob [their] temples? [Note: It is difficult to determine how the Jews were doing this. Perhaps they were guilty of the "spirit" of idolatry by devoting their efforts and affections to material things instead of to God].

Anderson New Testament

You who say that a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who detest idols, do you rob temples?

Bible in Basic English

You who say that a man may not be untrue to his wife, are you true to yours? you who are a hater of images, do you do wrong to the house of God?

Common New Testament

You who say that one must not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

Daniel Mace New Testament

you who preach against stealing, do you steal? you who declaim against adultery, do you commit adultery? you who abhor idols, do you commit sacrilege?

Darby Translation

thou that sayest man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Godbey New Testament

do you, who say not to commit adultery, commit adultery? do you, who abominate idolatry, rob temples?

Goodspeed New Testament

Will you warn men against adultery, and yet practice it yourself? Will you pretend to detest idols, and yet rob their temples?

John Wesley New Testament

Thou that sayst, a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? Thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? Thou that dost abhor idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Julia Smith Translation

Speaking not to commit adultery, committest thou adultery? abhorring images, committest thou sacrilege?

King James 2000

You that say a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? you that abhor idols, do you commit sacrilege?

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who says not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? The one who abhors idols, do you rob temples?

Modern King James verseion

The one saying not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? The one detesting idols, do you rob temples?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou sayest, a man should not commit adultery: and thou breakest wedlock.

Moffatt New Testament

You forbid adultery; do you commit adultery? You detest idols; do you rob temples?

Montgomery New Testament

You who keep saying that a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who hold idols in abhorrence, are you plundering their temples?

NET Bible

You who tell others not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

New Heart English Bible

You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

Noyes New Testament

Dost thou who forbiddest to commit adultery, thyself commit adultery? Thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou rob temples?

Sawyer New Testament

You that command not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You that abhor idols, do you commit sacrilege?

The Emphasized Bible

That sayest - Do not commit adultery! Art thou, committing adultery? That abhorrest sacrilege, Art thou, robbing temples?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

thou that sayest, Do not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that holdest idols in abomination, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do you forbid adultery, and yet commit adultery? Do you loathe idols, and yet plunder temples?

Webster

Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Weymouth New Testament

You who forbid adultery, do you commit adultery? You who loathe idols, do you plunder their temples?

Williams New Testament

You who warn men to stop committing adultery, do you practice it yourself? You who shrink in horror from idols, do you rob their temples?

World English Bible

You who say a man shouldn't commit adultery. Do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

Worrell New Testament

You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

Worsley New Testament

Thou, that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? Thou, that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Youngs Literal Translation

thou who art preaching not to steal, dost thou steal? thou who art saying not to commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou who art abhorring the idols, dost thou rob temples?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

a man should not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μοιχεύω 
Moicheuo 
Usage: 6

μοιχεύω 
Moicheuo 
Usage: 6

βδελύσσω 
Bdelusso 
Usage: 1

εἴδωλον 
Eidolon 
Usage: 11

Context Readings

God's Judgment And The Law

21 you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal? 22 You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples? 23 You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?



Cross References

Malachi 3:8

"Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me! But you say, 'How have we robbed You?' In tithes and offerings.

Acts 19:37

"For you have brought these men here who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of our goddess.

Jeremiah 5:7

"Why should I pardon you? Your sons have forsaken Me And sworn by those who are not gods When I had fed them to the full, They committed adultery And trooped to the harlot's house.

Jeremiah 7:9-10

"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.

Ezekiel 22:11

"One has committed abomination with his neighbor's wife and another has lewdly defiled his daughter-in-law And another in you has humbled his sister, his father's daughter.

Malachi 1:8

"But when you present the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? And when you present the lame and sick, is it not evil? Why not offer it to your governor? Would he be pleased with you? Or would he receive you kindly?" says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 1:14

"But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."

Matthew 12:39

But He answered and said to them, "An evil and adulterous generation craves for a sign; and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah the prophet;

Matthew 16:4

"An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and a sign will not be given it, except the sign of Jonah." And He left them and went away.

Mark 11:17

And He began to teach and say to them, "Is it not written, 'MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER FOR ALL THE NATIONS'? But you have made it a ROBBERS' DEN."

James 4:4

You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.



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