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Exodus 20:7 New Living Translation (NLT)

“You must not misuse the name of the Lord your God. The Lord will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.

New Living Translation (NLT)

Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.


Exodus 20:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not [a]leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

Footnotes:

  1. Exodus 20:7 Or hold him guiltless
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Exodus 20:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)

“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain [that is, irreverently, in false affirmations or in ways that impugn the character of God]; for the Lord will not hold guiltless nor leave unpunished the one who [a]takes His name in vain [disregarding its reverence and its power].

Footnotes:

  1. Exodus 20:7 Using the name of God in a casual, frivolous way establishes a mindset that diminishes and dishonors the omnipotent God. Using the name of God to abuse, manipulate, or deceive invites judgment.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Exodus 20:7 New King James Version (NKJV)

“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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