Leviticus 20:26
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New International Version
You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own.

New Living Translation
You must be holy because I, the LORD, am holy. I have set you apart from all other people to be my very own.

English Standard Version
You shall be holy to me, for I the LORD am holy and have separated you from the peoples, that you should be mine.

New American Standard Bible
'Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.

King James Bible
And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to be holy to Me because I, Yahweh, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be Mine.

International Standard Version
"You are to be holy toward me, because I, the LORD, am holy. I've separated you from among the people to be mine.

NET Bible
You must be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the other peoples to be mine.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be my holy people because I, the LORD, am holy. I have separated you from other people to be my very own.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And ye shall be holy unto Me; for I the LORD am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be Mine.

New American Standard 1977
‘Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye must, therefore, be holy unto me, for I the LORD am holy and have separated you from the other peoples, that ye should be mine.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have separated you from other people, that you should be mine.

American King James Version
And you shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that you should be mine.

American Standard Version
And ye shall be holy unto me: for I, Jehovah, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that ye should be mine.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You shall be holy unto me, because I the Lord am holy, and I have separated you from other people, that you should be mine.

Darby Bible Translation
And ye shall be holy unto me; for I Jehovah am holy, and have separated you from the peoples to be mine.

English Revised Version
And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have separated you from the peoples, that ye should be mine.

Webster's Bible Translation
And ye shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

World English Bible
You shall be holy to me: for I, Yahweh, am holy, and have set you apart from the peoples, that you should be mine.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye have been holy to Me; for holy am I, Jehovah; and I separate you from the peoples to become Mine.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
20:10-27 These verses repeat what had been said before, but it was needful there should be line upon line. What praises we owe to God that he has taught the evil of sin, and the sure way of deliverance from it! May we have grace to adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things; may we have no fellowship with unfruitful works of darkness, but reprove them.
Study Bible
Keep All My Decrees
25'You are therefore to make a distinction between the clean animal and the unclean, and between the unclean bird and the clean; and you shall not make yourselves detestable by animal or by bird or by anything that creeps on the ground, which I have separated for you as unclean. 26Thus you are to be holy to Me, for I the LORD am holy; and I have set you apart from the peoples to be Mine. 27'Now a man or a woman who is a medium or a spiritist shall surely be put to death. They shall be stoned with stones, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.'"…
Cross References
Exodus 33:16
"For how then can it be known that I have found favor in Your sight, I and Your people? Is it not by Your going with us, so that we, I and Your people, may be distinguished from all the other people who are upon the face of the earth?"

Leviticus 19:2
"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, 'You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

Leviticus 20:24
'Hence I have said to you, "You are to possess their land, and I Myself will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey." I am the LORD your God, who has separated you from the peoples.

Deuteronomy 14:2
"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

Joshua 24:19
Then Joshua said to the people, "You will not be able to serve the LORD, for He is a holy God. He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgression or your sins.
Treasury of Scripture

And you shall be holy to me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that you should be mine.

the Lord

Leviticus 20:7 Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be you holy: for I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say …

Psalm 99:5,9 Exalt you the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy…

Isaiah 6:3 And one cried to another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD …

Isaiah 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy …

1 Peter 1:15,16 But as he which has called you is holy, so be you holy in all manner …

Revelation 3:7 And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things …

Revelation 4:8 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about him; and they …

severed

Leviticus 20:24 But I have said to you, You shall inherit their land, and I will …

Deuteronomy 7:6 For you are an holy people to the LORD your God: the LORD your God …

Deuteronomy 14:2 For you are an holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has …

Deuteronomy 26:18,19 And the LORD has avouched you this day to be his peculiar people, …

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, …

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