Exodus 20:25

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if thou wilt make mee an Altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewen stone: for if thou lift vp thy toole vpon it, thou hast polluted it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if thou make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if you make me an altar of stone do not make it of cut stones: for the touch of an instrument will make it unclean.
- Basic English Bible

And if thou make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone; for if thou lift up thy sharp tool upon it, thou hast profaned it.
- Darby Bible

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

If you make me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of cut stones; for if you lift up your tool on it, you have polluted it.
- World English Bible

`And if an altar of stones thou dost make to Me, thou dost not build them of hewn work; when thy tool thou hast waved over it, then thou dost pollute it;
- Youngs Literal Bible

(20:22) And if thou make Me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast profaned it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Exodus 20:25

  • Anything unnatural manmade is corrupted and does not give our Father His due reverence. Makes you wonder what He truly feels about the brick and mortar churches of today.

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