Deuteronomy 12:14
New International Version
Offer them only at the place the LORD will choose in one of your tribes, and there observe everything I command you.

New Living Translation
You may do so only at the place the LORD will choose within one of your tribal territories. There you must offer your burnt offerings and do everything I command you.

English Standard Version
but at the place that the LORD will choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I am commanding you.

Berean Study Bible
you must offer them only in the place the LORD will choose in one of your tribal territories, and there you shall do all that I command you.

King James Bible
But in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.

New King James Version
but in the place which the LORD chooses, in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

New American Standard Bible
but only in the place which the LORD chooses in one of your tribes: there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do everything that I command you.

NASB 1995
but in the place which the LORD chooses in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

NASB 1977
but in the place which the LORD chooses in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

Amplified Bible
but [only] in the place which the LORD will choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do everything that I am commanding you.

Christian Standard Bible
You must offer your burnt offerings only in the place the LORD chooses in one of your tribes, and there you must do everything I command you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must offer your burnt offerings only in the place the LORD chooses in one of your tribes, and there you must do everything I command you."

American Standard Version
but in the place which Jehovah shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt-offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Except in the place that LORD JEHOVAH will choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer up your burnt peace offering and there you shall do everything that I command you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
save in the place which the Lord thy God shall choose, in one of thy tribes, there shall ye offer your whole-burnt-offerings, and there shalt thou do all things whatsoever I charge thee this day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But in the place which the Lord shall choose in one of thy tribes shalt thou offer sacrifices. and shalt do all that I command thee.

English Revised Version
but in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.

Good News Translation
you must offer them only in the one place that the LORD will choose in the territory of one of your tribes. Only there are you to offer your sacrifices that are to be burned and do all the other things that I have commanded you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Instead, sacrifice them [only] at the place that the LORD will choose in one of your tribes. There you must do everything I command you.

International Standard Version
instead of at the place the LORD will choose in one of the tribal areas. There you may offer burnt offerings, and there you may do everything that I'm commanding you."

JPS Tanakh 1917
but in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt-offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.

Literal Standard Version
rather—that in the place which YHWH chooses in one of your tribes, there you cause your burnt-offerings to ascend, and there you do all that which I am commanding you.

NET Bible
for you may do so only in the place the LORD chooses in one of your tribal areas--there you may do everything I am commanding you.

New Heart English Bible
but in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

World English Bible
but in the place which Yahweh shall choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

Young's Literal Translation
except in the place which Jehovah doth choose in one of thy tribes, there thou dost cause thy burnt-offerings to ascend, and there thou dost do all that which I am commanding thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
One Place for Worship
13Be careful not to offer your burnt offerings in just any place you see; 14you must offer them only in the place the LORD will choose in one of your tribal territories, and there you shall do all that I command you. 15But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the LORD your God has given you. Both the ceremonially clean and unclean may eat it as they would a gazelle or deer,…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:13
Be careful not to offer your burnt offerings in just any place you see;

Deuteronomy 12:15
But whenever you want, you may slaughter and eat meat within any of your gates, according to the blessing the LORD your God has given you. Both the ceremonially clean and unclean may eat it as they would a gazelle or deer,

1 Kings 12:27
If these people go up to offer sacrifices in the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, their hearts will return to their lord, Rehoboam king of Judah; then they will kill me and return to Rehoboam king of Judah."


Treasury of Scripture

But in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of your tribes, there you shall offer your burnt offerings, and there you shall do all that I command you.

Deuteronomy 12:5,11
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: …

Psalm 5:7
But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: and in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

Psalm 9:11
Sing praises to the LORD, which dwelleth in Zion: declare among the people his doings.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
you must offer
תַּעֲלֶ֣ה (ta·‘ă·leh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5927: To ascend, in, actively

[them]
עֹלֹתֶ֑יךָ (‘ō·lō·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5930: Whole burnt offering

only
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

in the place
בַּמָּק֞וֹם (bam·mā·qō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

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

will choose
יִבְחַ֤ר (yiḇ·ḥar)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 977: To try, select

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

of your tribal territories,
שְׁבָטֶ֔יךָ (šə·ḇā·ṭe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

and there
שָׁ֖ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

you shall do
תַּעֲשֶׂ֔ה (ta·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

all
כֹּ֛ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

that
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I
אָנֹכִ֖י (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

command you.
מְצַוֶּֽךָּ׃ (mə·ṣaw·we·kā)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6680: To lay charge (upon), give charge (to), command, order


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