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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Leviticus 19:29


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    King James Bible - Leviticus 19:29

    Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

    World English Bible

    "'Don't profane your daughter, to make her a prostitute; lest the
    land fall to prostitution, and the land become full of wickedness.

    Douay-Rheims - Leviticus 19:29

    Make not thy daughter a common strumpet, lest the
    land be defiled, and filled with wickedness.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    Do not prostitute thy daughter to cause her to be a harlot: lest the
    land should fall to lewdness, and the land become full of wickedness.

    Original Hebrew

    אל
    408 תחלל 2490 את 853 בתך 1323 להזנותה 2181 ולא 3808 תזנה 2181 הארץ 776 ומלאה 4390 הארץ 776 זמה׃ 2154

    Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge

    VERSE (29) -
    Le 21:7 De 23:17 Ho 4:12-14 1Co 6:15

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 19:29

    No contaminarás tu hija haciéndola fornicar; para que no se prostituya la tierra, y se llene de maldad.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - Leviticus 19:29

    Verse 29. Do not prostitute thy
    daughter] This was a very frequent custom, and with examples of it writers of antiquity abound. The Cyprian women, according to Justin, gained that portion which their husbands received with them at marriage by previous public prostitution. And the Phoenicians, according to Augustine, made a gift to Venus of the gain acquired by the public prostitution of their daughters, previously to their marriage. "Veneri donum dabant, et prostitutiones filiarum, antequam jungerent eas viris."- Deuteronomy Civit. Del, lib. xviii., c. 5; and see Calmet.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 29. Do not prostitute thy
    daughter, to cause her to be a whore , etc.] Not by delaying to marry her, which is the sense the Jews give f705 , but it refers to a wicked practice among the Phoenicians or Canaanites, Athanasius speaks of, whose women used to prostitute themselves in the temples of their idols; and to such filthy services, in a religious way, the Israelites, in imitation of them, are forbid to expose their daughters: such filthy practices, under a notion of religion, were committed at Babylon, Corinth, and other places; (see Gill on “ Micah 1:7”); lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness : of the wickedness of whoredom, both corporeal and spiritual, fornication and idolatry; both of which would be promoted by such abominable practices, and in process of time the land be filled with them.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    laws.

    --There are some ceremonial precepts in this chapter, but most of thes precepts are binding on us, for they are explanations of the te commandments. It is required that Israel be a holy people, because the God of Israel is a holy God, ver. #(2). To teach real separation from the world and the flesh, and entire devotedness to God. This is now the law of Christ; may the Lord bring every thought within us int obedience to it! Children are to be obedient to their parents, very #(3). The fear here required includes inward reverence and esteem outward respect and obedience, care to please them and to make the easy. God only is to be worshipped, ver. #(4). Turn not from the tru God to false ones, from the God who will make you holy and happy, to those that will deceive you, and make you for ever miserable. Turn no your eyes to them, much less your heart. They should leave the gleanings of their harvest and vintage for the poor, ver. #(9). Work of piety must be always attended with works of charity, according to our ability. We must not be covetous, griping, and greedy of ever thing we can lay claim to, nor insist upon our right in all things. We are to be honest and true in all our dealings, ver. #(11). Whatever we have in the world, we must see that we get it honestly, for we cannot be truly rich, or long rich, with that which is not so. Reverence to the sacred name of God must be shown, ver. #(12). We must not detai what belongs to another, particularly the wages of the hireling, very #(13). We must be tender of the credit and safety of those that cannot help themselves, ver. #(14). Do no hurt to any, because they ar unwilling or unable to avenge themselves. We ought to take heed of doing any thing which may occasion our weak brother to fall. The fea of God should keep us from doing wrong things, though they will no expose us to men's anger. Judges, and all in authority, are commande to give judgment without partiality, ver. #(15). To be a tale-bearer and to sow discord among neighbours, is as bad an office as a man can put himself into. We are to rebuke our neighbour in love, ver. #(17) Rather rebuke him than hate him, for an injury done to thyself. We incur guilt by not reproving; it is hating our brother. We should say I will do him the kindness to tell him of his faults. We are to put of all malice, and to put on brotherly love, ver. #(18). We often wron ourselves, but we soon forgive ourselves those wrongs, and they do no at all lessen our love to ourselves; in like manner we should love ou neighbour. We must in many cases deny ourselves for the good of ou neighbour. Ver. #(31): For Christians to have their fortunes told, to use spells and charms, or the like, is a sad affront to God. They mus be grossly ignorant who ask, "What harm is there in these things?" Her is a charge to young people to show respect to the aged, ver. #(32) Religion teaches good manners, and obliges us to honour those to who honour is due. A charge was given to the Israelites to be very tende of strangers, ver. #(33). Strangers, and the widows and fatherless, ar God's particular care. It is at our peril, if we do them any wrong Strangers shall be welcome to God's grace; we should do what we can to recommend religion to them. Justice in weights and measures i commanded, ver. #(35). We must make conscience of obeying God' precepts. We are not to pick and choose our duty, but must aim a standing complete in all the will of God. And the nearer our lives an tempers are to the precepts of God's law, the happier shall we be, an the happier shall we make all around us, and the better shall we ador the gospel __________________________________________________________________


    Original Hebrew

    אל 408 תחלל 2490 את 853 בתך 1323 להזנותה 2181 ולא 3808 תזנה 2181 הארץ 776 ומלאה 4390 הארץ 776 זמה׃ 2154


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