Leviticus 22:20
New International Version
Do not bring anything with a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.

New Living Translation
Do not present an animal with defects, because the LORD will not accept it on your behalf.

English Standard Version
You shall not offer anything that has a blemish, for it will not be acceptable for you.

Berean Study Bible
You must not present anything with a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.

King James Bible
But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

New King James Version
Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it shall not be acceptable on your behalf.

New American Standard Bible
Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it will not be accepted for you.

NASB 1995
‘Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it will not be accepted for you.

NASB 1977
‘Whatever has a defect, you shall not offer, for it will not be accepted for you.

Amplified Bible
You shall not offer anything which has a blemish, because it will not be accepted for you.

Christian Standard Bible
You are not to present anything that has a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to present anything that has a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.”

American Standard Version
But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You shall offer none that has a flaw in it because it is not desirable to you.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They shall not bring to the Lord anything that has a blemish in it, for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If it have a blemish you shall not offer it, neither shall it be acceptable.

English Revised Version
But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Good News Translation
If you offer any animal that has any defects, the LORD will not accept it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never bring any animal with a physical defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf.

International Standard Version
However, whatever has a defect is not to be offered, because it won't be acceptable for you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But whatsoever hath a blemish, that shall ye not bring; for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Literal Standard Version
nothing in which [is] blemish do you bring near, for it is not for a pleasing thing for you.

NET Bible
You must not present anything that has a flaw, because it will not be acceptable for your benefit.

New Heart English Bible
But whatever has a blemish, that you shall not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

World English Bible
But whatever has a blemish, that you shall not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Young's Literal Translation
nothing in which is blemish do ye bring near, for it is not for a pleasing thing for you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Worthy Offerings
19must offer an unblemished male from the cattle, sheep, or goats in order for it to be accepted on your behalf. 20You must not present anything with a defect, because it will not be accepted on your behalf. 21When a man presents a peace offering to the LORD from the herd or flock to fulfill a vow or as a freewill offering, it must be without blemish or defect to be acceptable.…

Cross References
Hebrews 9:14
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, purify our consciences from works of death, so that we may serve the living God!

1 Peter 1:19
but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or spot.

Leviticus 1:3
If one's offering is a burnt offering from the herd, he is to present an unblemished male. He must bring it to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting for its acceptance before the LORD.

Leviticus 3:1
"If one's offering is a peace offering and he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he must present it without blemish before the LORD.

Leviticus 3:6
If, however, one's peace offering to the LORD is from the flock, he must present a male or female without blemish.

Numbers 19:2
"This is the statute of the law that the LORD has commanded: Instruct the Israelites to bring you an unblemished red heifer that has no defect and has never been placed under a yoke.

Numbers 29:8
Present as a pleasing aroma to the LORD a burnt offering of one young bull, one ram, and seven male lambs a year old, all unblemished,


Treasury of Scripture

But whatever has a blemish, that shall you not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you.

Leviticus 22:25
Neither from a stranger's hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.

Deuteronomy 15:21
And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 17:1
Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the LORD thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.









(20) But whatsoever hath a blemish.--Better. whatsoever hath, &c, without the "but," which is not in the original, and is not wanted. The general rule is here repeated as an introduction to the cases which are immediately to be specified. It will be seen that only quadrupeds are given and that fowls are not alluded to, because when people brought birds the Law did not require any distinction to be made between male and female, and during the second Temple no blemish disqualified a bird except the entire absence of a limb.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You must not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

present
תַקְרִ֑יבוּ (ṯaq·rî·ḇū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 7126: To come near, approach

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

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

a defect,
מ֖וּם (mūm)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3971: To stain, a blemish

because
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

it will not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be
יִהְיֶ֥ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

accepted on your behalf.
לְרָצ֖וֹן (lə·rā·ṣō·wn)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7522: Goodwill, favor, acceptance, will


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