Exodus 20:25
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
518 [e]וְאִם־
wə-’im-
And ifConj-w | Conj
4196 [e]מִזְבַּ֤ח
miz-baḥ
an altarN-msc
68 [e]אֲבָנִים֙
’ă-ḇā-nîm
of stoneN-fp
6213 [e]תַּֽעֲשֶׂה־
ta-‘ă-śeh-
you makeV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
  לִּ֔י
lî,
MePrep | 1cs
3808 [e]לֹֽא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
1129 [e]תִבְנֶ֥ה
ṯiḇ-neh
you shall buildV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
853 [e]אֶתְהֶ֖ן
’eṯ-hen
itDirObjM | 3fp
1496 [e]גָּזִ֑ית
gā-zîṯ;
of hewn stoneN-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֧י
forConj
2719 [e]חַרְבְּךָ֛
ḥar-bə-ḵā
your toolN-fsc | 2ms
5130 [e]הֵנַ֥פְתָּ
hê-nap̄-tā
if you useV-Hifil-Perf-2ms
5921 [e]עָלֶ֖יהָ
‘ā-le-hā
on itPrep | 3fs
2490 [e]וַתְּחַֽלְלֶֽהָ׃
wat-tə-ḥal-le-hā.
and you have profaned itConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-2ms | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
שמות 20:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְאִם־מִזְבַּ֤ח אֲבָנִים֙ תַּֽעֲשֶׂה־לִּ֔י לֹֽא־תִבְנֶ֥ה אֶתְהֶ֖ן גָּזִ֑ית כִּ֧י חַרְבְּךָ֛ הֵנַ֥פְתָּ עָלֶ֖יהָ וַתְּחַֽלְלֶֽהָ׃

שמות 20:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואם־מזבח אבנים תעשה־לי לא־תבנה אתהן גזית כי חרבך הנפת עליה ותחללה׃

שמות 20:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואם־מזבח אבנים תעשה־לי לא־תבנה אתהן גזית כי חרבך הנפת עליה ותחללה׃

שמות 20:25 Hebrew Bible
ואם מזבח אבנים תעשה לי לא תבנה אתהן גזית כי חרבך הנפת עליה ותחללה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'If you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane it.

King James Bible
And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If you make a stone altar for Me, you must not build it out of cut stones. If you use your chisel on it, you will defile it.
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and

Deuteronomy 27:5,6 And there shall you build an altar to the LORD your God, an altar …

Joshua 8:31 As Moses the servant of the LORD commanded the children of Israel, …

build it of hewn stone. Heb. build them with hewing

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