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Deuteronomy 4:16

    Deuteronomy 4:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Lest you corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So that you may not be turned to evil ways and make for yourselves an image in the form of any living thing, male or female,

    Webster's Revision

    Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    World English Bible

    Lest you corrupt yourselves, and make yourself an engraved image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 4:16

    Graven - To cut or engrave.
    Similitude - A likeness; image; representation.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 4:16

    The likeness of male or female - Such as Baal-peor and the Roman Priapus, Ashtaroth or Astarte, and the Greek and Roman Venus; after whom most nations of the world literally went a whoring.

    Wesley's Notes on Deuteronomy 4:16

    4:16 Lest ye corrupt yourselves - Your ways, by worshipping God in a corrupt manner.