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Deuteronomy 5:11

    Deuteronomy 5:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that takes his name in vain.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain: for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain: for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

    World English Bible

    "You shall not take the name of Yahweh your God in vain: for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 5:11

    Vain - Empty; foolish; useless.