Deuteronomy 4:17
New International Version
or like any animal on earth or any bird that flies in the air,

New Living Translation
an animal on the ground, a bird in the sky,

English Standard Version
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the air,

Berean Study Bible
of any beast that is on the earth or bird that flies in the air,

King James Bible
The likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl that flieth in the air,

New King James Version
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth or the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the air,

New American Standard Bible
a representation of any animal that is on the earth, a representation of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

NASB 1995
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

NASB 1977
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

Amplified Bible
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, or of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

Christian Standard Bible
or the form of any animal on the earth, any winged creature that flies in the sky,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
or the form of any beast on the earth, any winged creature that flies in the sky,

American Standard Version
the likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flieth in the heavens,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A form of any beast that is in the earth, a form of any bird of the wing flying in Heaven,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
the likeness of any beast of those that are on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird which flies under heaven,

Contemporary English Version
animals, birds,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The similitude of any beasts, that are upon the earth, or of birds, that fly under heaven,

English Revised Version
the likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl that flieth in the heaven,

Good News Translation
animal or bird,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
any animal on earth, any creature with wings that flies,

International Standard Version
any animal on earth, any winged bird that flies in the sky,

JPS Tanakh 1917
the likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl that flieth in the heaven,

Literal Standard Version
a form of any beast which [is] in the earth, a form of any winged bird which flies in the heavens,

NET Bible
any kind of land animal, any bird that flies in the sky,

New Heart English Bible
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

World English Bible
the likeness of any animal that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the sky,

Young's Literal Translation
a form of any beast which is in the earth -- a form of any winged bird which flieth in the heavens --

Additional Translations ...
Context
Warning Against Idolatry
16that you do not act corruptly and make an idol for yourselves of any form or shape, whether in the likeness of a male or female, 17 of any beast that is on the earth or bird that flies in the air, 18or of any creature that crawls on the ground or fish that is in the waters below.…

Cross References
Romans 1:23
and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images of mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles.

Deuteronomy 4:18
or of any creature that crawls on the ground or fish that is in the waters below.


Treasury of Scripture

The likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged fowl that flies in the air,

Deuteronomy 20:4
For the LORD your God is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.

Romans 1:23
And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.









Verses 17, 18. - The likeness - the figure - of any beast, etc. A warning against the animal-worship of Egypt.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
of any
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

beast
בְּהֵמָ֖ה (bə·hê·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

on the earth
בָּאָ֑רֶץ (bā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

or bird
צִפּ֣וֹר (ṣip·pō·wr)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 6833: A little bird

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

flies
תָּע֖וּף (tā·‘ūp̄)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5774: To fly, to faint

in the air,
בַּשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ (baš·šā·mā·yim)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8064: Heaven, sky


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