Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Being PERFECT with the LORD

 

How we are to be:

Deuteronomy 18:13

King James Version

13 Thou shalt be perfect 

with the Lord thy God.


What does being perfect with the LORD mean?

Who better to teach, than the SPIRIT of GOD?

Where better to search, than Scripture?

So, here are the various translations.

That we may compare, and learn.


Deuteronomy 18:13

American Standard Version

13 Thou shalt be perfect with Jehovah thy God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Amplified Bible

13 You shall be blameless (complete, perfect) before the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Amplified Bible, Classic Edition

13 You shall be blameless [and absolutely true] to the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Christian Standard Bible

13 You must be blameless before the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Complete Jewish Bible

13 You must be wholehearted with Adonai your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Contemporary English Version

13 Never be guilty of doing any of these disgusting things!


Deuteronomy 18:13

Darby Translation

13 Thou shalt be perfect with Jehovah thy God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition

13 Thou shalt be perfect, and without spot before the Lord thy God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Easy-to-Read Version

13 You must be faithful to the Lord your God, never doing anything he considers wrong.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Evangelical Heritage Version

13 You are to be blameless with the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

English Standard Version

13 You shall be blameless before the Lord your God,


Deuteronomy 18:13

Expanded Bible

13 But you must be ·innocent [blameless] in the presence of the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

1599 Geneva Bible

13 Thou shalt be [a]upright therefore with the Lord thy God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

GOD’S WORD Translation

13 You must have integrity ⌞in dealing⌟ with the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Good News Translation

13 Be completely faithful to the Lord.”


Deuteronomy 18:13

International Children’s Bible

13 You must be innocent in the presence of the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

International Standard Version

13 You must be completely faithful to the Lord your God,


Deuteronomy 18:13

Lexham English Bible

13 You must be blameless before Yahweh your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Living Bible

13 You must walk blamelessly before the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13-14

The Message

13-14 Be completely loyal to God, your God. These nations that you’re about to run out of the country consort with sorcerers and witches. But not you. God, your God, forbids it.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Names of God Bible

13 You must have integrity in dealing with Yahweh your Elohim.


Deuteronomy 18:13

New American Bible (Revised Edition)

13 You must be altogether sincere with the Lord, your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

New Catholic Bible

13 You are to be blameless before the Lord, your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

New International Reader's Version

13 You must be without blame in the sight of the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

New Life Version

13 You must be without blame before the Lord your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

New Revised Standard Version

13 You must remain completely loyal to the Lord your God.


Devarim 18:13

Orthodox Jewish Bible

13 Thou shalt be tamim (blameless) before Hashem Eloheicha.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Tree of Life Version

13 You are to be blameless before Adonai your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

The Voice

13 You shall be complete in your obedience and devotion to Him.


Deuteronomy 18:13

World English Bible

13 You shall be blameless with Yahweh your God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Wycliffe Bible

13 Thou shalt be perfect, and without filth, with thy Lord God.


Deuteronomy 18:13

Young's Literal Translation

13 Perfect thou art with Jehovah thy God,


In SUMMARY, "perfect" means:

being blameless

complete

absolutely true

blameless

wholehearted

never be guilty of doing any of these disgusting things

without spot

faithful

never doing anything he considers wrong

innocent

upright

have integrity

completely faithful

walk blamelessly

completely loyal

altogether sincere

without blame

remain completely loyal

tamim

complete in your obedience and devotion

perfect and without filth.


"LORD" also refers to: Jehovah, Adonai, Yahweh, Hashem.

"GOD" also refers to: Elohim, Eloheicha.


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Updated 6 August 2022

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