Deuteronomy 16:5
New International Version
You must not sacrifice the Passover in any town the LORD your God gives you

New Living Translation
“You may not sacrifice the Passover in just any of the towns that the LORD your God is giving you.

English Standard Version
You may not offer the Passover sacrifice within any of your towns that the LORD your God is giving you,

Berean Study Bible
You are not to sacrifice the Passover animal in any of the towns that the LORD your God is giving you.

King James Bible
Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee:

New King James Version
“You may not sacrifice the Passover within any of your gates which the LORD your God gives you;

New American Standard Bible
You are not allowed to sacrifice the Passover in any of your towns which the LORD your God is giving you;

NASB 1995
"You are not allowed to sacrifice the Passover in any of your towns which the LORD your God is giving you;

NASB 1977
“You are not allowed to sacrifice the Passover in any of your towns which the LORD your God is giving you;

Amplified Bible
You are not allowed to sacrifice the Passover [lamb] in any of your cities which the LORD your God is giving you;

Christian Standard Bible
You are not to sacrifice the Passover animal in any of the towns the LORD your God is giving you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to sacrifice the Passover animal in any of the towns the LORD your God is giving you.

American Standard Version
Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
It is not legal for you to kill the Passover in one of your cities that LORD JEHOVAH your God gives to you:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
thou shalt not have power to sacrifice the passover in any of the cities, which the Lord thy God gives thee.

Contemporary English Version
Don't offer the Passover sacrifice in just any town where you happen to live.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou mayst not immolate the phase in any one of thy cities, which the Lord thy God will give thee:

English Revised Version
Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You're not allowed to slaughter the animals for Passover in any of the cities the LORD your God is giving you.

International Standard Version
"You must not sacrifice the Passover in just any of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover-offering within any of thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee;

Literal Standard Version
You are not able to sacrifice the Passover within any of your gates which your God YHWH is giving to you,

NET Bible
You may not sacrifice the Passover in just any of your villages that the LORD your God is giving you,

New Heart English Bible
You may not sacrifice the Passover within any of your gates, which the LORD your God gives you;

World English Bible
You may not sacrifice the Passover within any of your gates, which Yahweh your God gives you;

Young's Literal Translation
'Thou art not able to sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Feast of the Passover
4No leaven is to be found in all your land for seven days, and none of the meat you sacrifice in the evening of the first day shall remain until morning. 5You are not to sacrifice the Passover animal in any of the towns that the LORD your God is giving you. 6You must only offer the Passover sacrifice at the place the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling for His Name. Do this in the evening as the sun sets, at the same time you departed from Egypt.…

Cross References
Mark 14:12
On the first day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb was to be sacrificed, Jesus' disciples asked Him, "Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover?"

Deuteronomy 16:4
No leaven is to be found in all your land for seven days, and none of the meat you sacrifice in the evening of the first day shall remain until morning.

Deuteronomy 16:6
You must only offer the Passover sacrifice at the place the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling for His Name. Do this in the evening as the sun sets, at the same time you departed from Egypt.


Treasury of Scripture

You may not sacrifice the passover within any of your gates, which the LORD your God gives you:

sacrifice.

Deuteronomy 16:2
Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place his name there.

Deuteronomy 12:5,6
But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come: …









Verses 5, 6. - Not in their own houses or places of abode might the Paschal lamb be slain and eaten, but only at the place, which the Lord should choose to place his Name there. On the first occasion, while the people were still in Egypt and had no sanctuary or specially holy place where Jehovah s Name was set, the Passover was eaten in their own houses; but when God should choose a place as his sanctuary, only there could the ordinance be observed.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You are not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

to sacrifice
לִזְבֹּ֣חַ (liz·bō·aḥ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 2076: To slaughter for sacrifice

the Passover animal
הַפָּ֑סַח (hap·pā·saḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6453: A pretermission, exemption, Passover

in any
בְּאַחַ֣ד (bə·’a·ḥaḏ)
Preposition-b | Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 259: United, one, first

of the towns
שְׁעָרֶ֔יךָ (šə·‘ā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is giving you.
נֹתֵ֥ן (nō·ṯên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set


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