English Standard Version
For I am the LORD who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.”
King James Bible
For I am the LORD that bringeth you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.
American Standard Version
For I am Jehovah that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.
For I am the Lord, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that I might be your God.
English Revised Version
For I am the LORD that brought you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.
Webster's Bible Translation
For I am the LORD that bringeth you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: ye shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.
Leviticus 11:45 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Lastly, contact with edible animals, if they had not been slaughtered, but had died a natural death, and had become carrion in consequence, is also said to defile (cf. Leviticus 11:39, Leviticus 11:40 with Leviticus 11:24-28). This was the case, too, with the eating of the swarming land animals, whether they went upon the belly,
(Note: The large ו in גּחון (Leviticus 11:42) shows that this vav is the middle letter of the Pentateuch.)
as snakes and worms, or upon four feet, as rats, mice, weasels, etc., or upon many feet, like the insects (Leviticus 11:41-43). Lastly (Leviticus 11:44, Leviticus 11:45), the whole law is enforced by an appeal to the calling of the Israelites, as a holy nation, to be holy as Jehovah their God, who had brought them out of Egypt to be a God to them, was holy (Exodus 6:7; Exodus 29:45-46).
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since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy."
And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.
I will take you to be my people, and I will be your God, and you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who has brought you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
the LORD said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments
"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
This is the law about beast and bird and every living creature that moves through the waters and every creature that swarms on the ground,
"Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.
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