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Exodus 22:20

    Exodus 22:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that sacrifices to any god, save to the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto Jehovah only, shall be utterly destroyed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Complete destruction will come on any man who makes offerings to any other god but the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto Jehovah only, shall be utterly destroyed.

    World English Bible

    "He who sacrifices to any god, except to Yahweh only, shall be utterly destroyed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, shall be utterly destroyed.

    Definitions for Exodus 22:20

    Save - Except; besides.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 22:20

    Utterly destroyed - The word חרם cherem denotes a thing utterly and finally separated from God and devoted to destruction, without the possibility of redemption.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 22:20

    This was probably an old formula, the sense of which, on its ethical side, is comprised in the first and second commandments.

    Shall be utterly destroyed - The Hebrew word here used is חרם châram (i. e. devoted). See Leviticus 27:28.