Leviticus 21:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
Regard them as holy, because they offer up the food of your God. Consider them holy, because I the LORD am holy--I who make you holy.

New Living Translation
You must treat them as holy because they offer up food to your God. You must consider them holy because I, the LORD, am holy, and I make you holy.

English Standard Version
You shall sanctify him, for he offers the bread of your God. He shall be holy to you, for I, the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

Berean Study Bible
You are to regard him as holy, since he presents the food of your God. He shall be holy to you, because I the LORD am holy—I who set you apart.

New American Standard Bible
You shall consecrate him, therefore, because he offers the food of your God. He shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

NASB 1995
'You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

NASB 1977
‘You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the bread of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

Amplified Bible
You shall consecrate him, therefore, for he offers the food of your God; he shall be holy to you; for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

Christian Standard Bible
You are to consider him holy since he presents the food of your God. He will be holy to you because I, the LORD who sets you apart, am holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are to consider him holy since he presents the food of your God. He will be holy to you because I, Yahweh who sets you apart, am holy.

Contemporary English Version
because I am holy. And so, you must be treated with proper respect, since you offer food sacrifices to me, the God of holiness.

Good News Translation
The people must consider the priest holy, because he presents the food offerings to me. I am the LORD; I am holy and I make my people holy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be holy because you offer the food of your God. Be holy because I, the LORD, am holy. I set you apart as holy.

International Standard Version
Consecrate him, because he's the one who offers the food of your God. He is to be holy for you, because I, the LORD, the one who sanctifies you, am holy.

NET Bible
You must sanctify him because he presents the food of your God. He must be holy to you because I, the LORD who sanctifies you all, am holy.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, which sanctify you, am holy.

New King James Version
Therefore you shall consecrate him, for he offers the bread of your God. He shall be holy to you, for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy unto you: for I the LORD, who sanctifies you, am holy.

New Heart English Bible
You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy to you: for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

World English Bible
You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy to you: for I Yahweh, who sanctify you, am holy.

American King James Version
You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God: he shall be holy to you: for I the LORD, which sanctify you, am holy.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I Jehovah, who sanctify you, am holy.

A Faithful Version
And you shall sanctify him, for he offers the bread of your God. He shall be holy to you, for I the LORD Who sanctifies you, am holy.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt hallow him; for the bread of thy God doth he present: he shall be holy unto thee; for I, Jehovah, who hallow you am holy.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy unto thee: for I the LORD, which sanctify you, am holy.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou shalt sanctify him therefore, for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy to thee: for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Thou shalt sanctifie him therefore, for he offereth the bread of thy God: he shall be holy vnto thee: for I the Lorde, which sanctifie you, am holy.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Thou shalt sanctifie hym therfore, for he offereth vp the bread of thy God: he shall therefore be holy vnto thee, for I the Lorde which sanctifie you, am holy.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
therfore shal he sanctifie him self, for he offreth the bred of thy God. He shal be holy vnto the, for I am holy, even the LORDE that sanctifieth you.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Sanctifie him therfore, for he offereth vp the bred of God: he shal therfore be holy vnto the, for I the Lorde whiche sanctifie you, am holy.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and you have sanctified him, for he is bringing the bread of your God near. He is holy to you, for I, YHWH, sanctifying you, [am] holy.

Young's Literal Translation
and thou hast sanctified him, for the bread of thy God he is bringing near; he is holy to thee; for holy am I, Jehovah, sanctifying you.

Smith's Literal Translation
And he consecrated him, for he bringing the bread of thy God: holy shall he be to thee: for I Jehovah consecrating you am holy,

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And offer the leaves of proposition. Let them therefore be holy, because I also am holy, the Lord, who sanctify them.

Catholic Public Domain Version
and they offer the bread of the presence. Therefore, let them be holy, for I also am holy: the Lord, who sanctifies them.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Hallow him, because he is bringing the bread of your God; he shall be holy to you because I AM holy, I LORD JEHOVAH, who hallow you.

Lamsa Bible
You shall sanctify him therefore; for he offers the bread of your God; he shall be holy to you; for he is holy, because I am the LORD who sanctifies you.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of thy God; he shall be holy unto thee; for I the LORD, who sanctify you, am holy.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thou shalt hallow him; he offers the gifts of the Lord your God: he shall be holy, for I the Lord that sanctify them am holy.








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