Exodus 20:26

“Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 20:26

Neither shalt thou goe vp by steps vnto mine Altar, that thy nakednesse be not discouered thereon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on it.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered thereon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And do not go up by steps to my altar, for fear that your bodies may be seen uncovered.
- Basic English Bible

Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.
- Darby Bible

Neither shalt thou go up by steps to my altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon.
- Webster's Bible

Neither shall you go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed to it.'
- World English Bible

neither dost thou go up by steps on Mine altar, that thy nakedness be not revealed upon it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(20:23) Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto Mine altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered thereon.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 20:26

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 20:26


20:26 Neither shall thou go at by steps unto mine altar - Indeed afterwards God appointed an altar ten cubits high. But it is probable, they went not up to that by steps, but by a sloping ascent.


Discussion for Exodus 20:26

  • Ed on Exodus 20:26
    I believe this verse speaks about the building of pyramid shaped temples which were very common at the time, not only in Egypt. Usually the place of worship (altar/temple) was at the top of the structure.


 

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