Compare Translations for Exodus 22:20

Exodus 22:20 ASV
He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto Jehovah only, shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 BBE
Complete destruction will come on any man who makes offerings to any other god but the Lord.
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Exodus 22:20 CEB
Anyone who offers sacrifices to any god, other than the LORD alone, should be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 CJB
"Anyone who sacrifices to any god other than ADONAI alone is to be completely destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 RHE
He that sacrificeth to gods, shall be put to death, save only to the Lord.
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Exodus 22:20 ESV
"Whoever sacrifices to any god, other than the LORD alone, shall be devoted to destruction.
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Exodus 22:20 GW
"Whoever sacrifices to any god except the LORD must be condemned and destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 GNT
"Condemn to death anyone who offers sacrifices to any god except to me, the Lord.
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Exodus 22:20 HNV
"He who sacrifices to any god, except to the LORD only, shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 CSB
"Whoever sacrifices to any gods, except the Lord alone, is to be set apart for destruction.
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Exodus 22:20 KJV
He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed .
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Exodus 22:20 LEB
" 'Whoever sacrifices to the gods--not to Yahweh, to him alone--will be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NAS
"He who sacrifices to any god, other than to the LORD alone, shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NCV
"Destroy completely any person who makes a sacrifice to any god except the Lord.
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Exodus 22:20 NIRV
"Anyone who sacrifices to any god other than me must be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NIV
"Whoever sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NKJV
"He who sacrifices to any god, except to the Lord only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NLT
"Anyone who sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 NRS
Whoever sacrifices to any god, other than the Lord alone, shall be devoted to destruction.
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Exodus 22:20 RSV
"Whoever sacrifices to any god, save to the LORD only, shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 DBY
-- He that sacrificeth to [any] god, save to Jehovah only, shall be devoted to destruction.
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Exodus 22:20 MSG
"Anyone who sacrifices to a god other than God alone must be put to death.
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Exodus 22:20 WBT
He that sacrificeth to [any] god, save to the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 TMB
"He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 TNIV
"Whoever sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 TYN
He that offreth vnto ony goddes saue vnto the Lorde only, let him dye without redemption
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Exodus 22:20 WEB
"He who sacrifices to any god, except to Yahweh only, shall be utterly destroyed.
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Exodus 22:20 WYC
He that offereth to (any) gods, except to the Lord alone, be he slain (shall be put to death).
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Exodus 22:20 YLT
`He who is sacrificing to a god, save to Jehovah alone, is devoted.
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Exodus 22 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 22

Judicial laws.

- The people of God should ever be ready to show mildness and mercy, according to the spirit of these laws. We must answer to God, not only for what we do maliciously, but for what we do heedlessly. Therefore, when we have done harm to our neighbour, we should make restitution, though not compelled by law. Let these scriptures lead our souls to remember, that if the grace of God has indeed appeared to us, then it has taught us, and enabled us so to conduct ourselves by its holy power, that denying ungodliness and wordly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world, ( Titus 2:12 ) . And the grace of God teaches us, that as the Lord is our portion, there is enough in him to satisfy all the desires of our souls.

Exodus 22 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 22

Exodus 22:1-31 . LAWS CONCERNING THEFT.

1-4. If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep--The law respects the theft of cattle which constituted the chief part of their property. The penalty for the theft of a sheep which was slain or sold, was fourfold; for an ox fivefold, because of its greater utility in labor; but, should the stolen animal have been recovered alive, a double compensation was all that was required, because it was presumable he (the thief) was not a practised adept in dishonesty. A robber breaking into a house at midnight might, in self-defense, be slain with impunity; but if he was slain after sunrise, it would be considered murder, for it was not thought likely an assault would then be made upon the lives of the occupants. In every case where a thief could not make restitution, he was sold as a slave for the usual term.

6. If fire break out, and catch in thorns--This refers to the common practice in the East of setting fire to the dry grass before the fall of the autumnal rains, which prevents the ravages of vermin, and is considered a good preparation of the ground for the next crop. The very parched state of the herbage and the long droughts of summer, make the kindling of a fire an operation often dangerous, and always requiring caution from its liability to spread rapidly.
stacks--or as it is rendered "shocks" ( Judges 15:5 , Job 5:26 ), means simply a bundle of loose sheaves.

26, 27. If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, &c.--From the nature of the case, this is the description of a poor man. No Orientals undress, but, merely throwing off their turbans and some of their heavy outer garments, they sleep in the clothes which they wear during the day. The bed of the poor is usually nothing else than a mat; and, in winter, they cover themselves with a cloak--a practice which forms the ground or reason of the humane and merciful law respecting the pawned coat.

28. gods--a word which is several times in this chapter rendered "judges" or magistrates.
the ruler of thy people--and the chief magistrate who was also the high priest, at least in the time of Paul ( Acts 23:1-5 ).