Deuteronomy 18:13
New International Version
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

New Living Translation
But you must be blameless before the LORD your God.

English Standard Version
You shall be blameless before the LORD your God,

Berean Study Bible
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

King James Bible
Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

Christian Standard Bible
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

Contemporary English Version
Never be guilty of doing any of these disgusting things!

Good News Translation
Be completely faithful to the LORD."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

International Standard Version
You must be completely faithful to the LORD your God,

NET Bible
You must be blameless before the LORD your God.

New Heart English Bible
You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You must have integrity [in dealing] with the LORD your God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt be whole-hearted with the LORD thy God.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall be blameless before the LORD your God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall be perfect with the LORD your God.

American King James Version
You shall be perfect with the LORD your God.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt be perfect with Jehovah thy God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt be perfect before the Lord thy God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt be perfect, and without spot before the Lord thy God.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt be perfect with Jehovah thy God.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

World English Bible
You shall be perfect with Yahweh your God.

Young's Literal Translation
Perfect thou art with Jehovah thy God,
Study Bible
Sorcery Forbidden
12For whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD, and because of these detestable things the LORD your God is driving out the nations before you. 13You must be blameless before the LORD your God. 14Though these nations you shall dispossess listen to conjurers and diviners, the LORD your God has not permitted you to do so.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:48
Be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect.

Genesis 6:9
This is the account of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation; Noah walked with God.

Genesis 17:1
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am God Almighty. Walk before Me and be blameless.

Joshua 24:14
Now, therefore, fear the LORD and serve Him in sincerity and truth; cast aside the gods your fathers served beyond the Euphrates and in Egypt, and serve the LORD.

1 Kings 8:61
So let your heart be fully devoted to the LORD our God, as it is this day, to walk in His statutes and to keep His commandments."

Job 1:1
There once was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. And this man was blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil.

Treasury of Scripture

You shall be perfect with the LORD your God.

Thou shalt

Genesis 6:9
These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.

Genesis 17:1
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

Job 1:1,8
There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil…

perfect.







Lexicon
You must be
תִּֽהְיֶ֔ה (tih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

blameless
תָּמִ֣ים (tā·mîm)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8549: Entire, integrity, truth

before
עִ֖ם (‘im)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

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

your God.
אֱלֹהֶֽיךָ׃ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
(13) Thou shalt be perfect with the Lord thy God.--Rashi's note on this is worth preserving: "Thou shalt walk with Him in sincerity, and wait for Him. And thou shalt not pry into the future. But whatsoever cometh upon thee, take it with simplicity, and then thou shalt be with Him, and be His portion."

Verse 13. - Thou shalt be perfect with the Lord thy God. The word translated "per-feet" properly means entire, whole, answering to the Latin integer; it is used only in a moral sense, and is best rendered by "upright;" the Israelites were to be upright and sincere with, i.e. in relation with, Jehovah their God. 18:9-14 Was it possible that a people so blessed with Divine institutions, should ever be in any danger of making those their teachers whom God had made their captives? They were in danger; therefore, after many like cautions, they are charged not to do after the abominations of the nations of Canaan. All reckoning of lucky or unlucky days, all charms for diseases, all amulets or spells to prevent evil, fortune-telling, etc. are here forbidden. These are so wicked as to be a chief cause of the rooting out of the Canaanites. It is amazing to think that there should be any pretenders of this kind in such a land, and day of light, as we live in. They are mere impostors who blind and cheat their followers.
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