Exodus 30:38
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New American Standard Bible
"Whoever shall make any like it, to use as perfume, shall be cut off from his people."

King James Bible
Whosoever shall make like unto that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off from his people.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoever maketh like unto it, to smell it, shall be cut off from his peoples.

World English Bible
Whoever shall make any like that, to smell of it, he shall be cut off from his people."

Young's Literal Translation
a man who maketh any like it -- to be refreshed by it -- hath even been cut off from his people.'

Exodus 30:38 Parallel
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Exodus 30:38 Parallel Commentaries

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Ransom for Souls --ii.
'The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel....'--EXODUS xxx. 15. This tax was exacted on numbering the people. It was a very small amount, about fifteen pence, so it was clearly symbolical in its significance. Notice-- I. The broad principle of equality of all souls in the sight of God. Contrast the reign of caste and class in heathendom with the democracy of Judaism and of Christianity. II. The universal sinfulness. Payment of the tax was a confession that
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

How a Private Man must Begin the Morning with Piety.
As soon as ever thou awakest in the morning, keep the door of thy heart fast shut, that no earthly thought may enter, before that God come in first; and let him, before all others, have the first place there. So all evil thoughts either will not dare to come in, or shall the easier be kept out; and the heart will more savour of piety and godliness all the day after; but if thy heart be not, at thy first waking, filled with some meditations of God and his word, and dressed, like the lamp in the tabernacle
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

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