Deuteronomy 4 :2

Deuteronomy 4 :2 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

You shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish ought from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

American King James Version (AKJV)

You shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish ought from it, that you may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish from it, that ye may keep the commandments of Jehovah your God which I command you.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Make no addition to the orders which I give you, and take nothing from them, but keep the orders of the Lord your God which I give you.

Webster's Revision

Ye shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish aught from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

World English Bible

You shall not add to the word which I command you, neither shall you diminish from it, that you may keep the commandments of Yahweh your God which I command you.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.

Definitions for Deuteronomy 4 :2

Ought - Any one; any thing.

Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 4 :2

Ye shall not add - Any book, chapter, verse or word, which I have not spoken; nor give any comment that has any tendency to corrupt, weaken, or destroy any part of this revelation.

Neither shall ye diminish - Ye shall not only not take away any larger portion of this word, but ye shall not take one jot or tittle from the Law; it is that word of God that abideth for ever.

Barnes' Commentary on Deuteronomy 4 :2

Wesley's Commentary on Deuteronomy 4 :2

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