Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 12

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Deuteronomy 11 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 13
Deuteronomy 12:1
JPS 12:1 These are the statutes and the ordinances, which ye shall observe to do in the land which the LORD, the God of thy fathers, hath given thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth.
ONK 12:1 These are the commandments and judgments you shall observe to do in the land that the Lord the God of your fathers will give to thee to inherit all the days that you subsist upon the earth.
PAL 12:1 These are the statutes and judgments which you are to observe to do in the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you to inherit all the days that you live upon the earth.
     
 
Deuteronomy 12:2
JPS 12:2 Ye shall surely destroy all the places, wherein the nations that ye are to dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every leafy tree.
ONK 12:2 You shall destroying destroy all the places wherein the peoples (whose lands) you will inherit have served their idols, upon the high mountains, and the hills, and under every leafy tree.
PAL 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places in which the people (whose land) you will possess have worshipped their idols, upon the high mountains and hills, and under every tree of beautiful form.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:3
JPS 12:3 And ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and burn their Asherim with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods; and ye shall destroy their name out of that place.
ONK 12:3 And you shall lay their altars in ruin, break their statues,(20) burn their groves with fire, cut the images of their idols in pieces, and blot out their names from that place.
PAL 12:3 You shall lay their altars in ruin, break down their pillars, burn their abominations with fire, and utterly destroy the images of their gods, and abolish their names from that place.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:4
JPS 12:4 Ye shall not do so unto the LORD your God.
ONK 12:4 Not so shall you do before the Lord your God;
PAL 12:4 Not so may you do to blot out the inscription of the Name of the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:5
JPS 12:5 But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put His name there, even unto His habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come;
ONK 12:5 but, to the place which the Lord your God will choose that His Shekinah may dwell there, unto the house of His Shekinah you shall seek,
PAL 12:5 But in the land which the Word of the Lord your God will choose out of all your tribes for His Shekinah to dwell there, unto the place of His Shekinah shall you have recourse, and come thither,
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:6
JPS 12:6 and thither ye shall bring your burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and the offering of your hand, and your vows, and your freewill-offerings, and the firstlings of your herd and of your flock
ONK 12:6 and thither come to offer there your burnt offerings, your consecrated victims, your tenths, and the separations of your hands, your vows and freewill gifts, and the firstlings of your oxen and sheep.
PAL 12:6 and bring your sacrifices and consecrated oblations, your tythes, the separation of your hands, your vows, your voluntary offerings, and the firstlings of your herds and flocks.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:7
JPS 12:7 and there ye shall eat before the LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the LORD thy God hath blessed thee.
ONK 12:7 And there shall you eat before the Lord your God, and rejoice in all that you have set your hand unto, you and your households, for that the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.
PAL 12:7 And you shall there eat before the Lord your God, and rejoice in all that you put your hand unto, you and your households, in which the Lord your God will have blessed you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:8
JPS 12:8 Ye shall not do after all that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes;
ONK 12:8 You shall not (then) do as we are doing here this day, every man as (seemeth) proper in his own eyes;
PAL 12:8 It will not be lawful for you to do (there) as we do here today, whatever any one thinks fit for himself;
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:9
JPS 12:9 for ye are not as yet come to the rest and to the inheritance, which the LORD your God giveth thee.
ONK 12:9 for you are not come as yet to the place of quietness, and to the inheritance which the Lord thy God will give thee.
PAL 12:9 for you are not yet come to the Sanctuary, to the dwelling of Peace, and to the inheritance of the land which the Lord your God will give you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:10
JPS 12:10 But when ye go over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which the LORD your God causeth you to inherit, and He giveth you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety;
ONK 12:10 But (when) you go over the Jordan, and dwell in the land which the Lord your God giveth you to inherit, and He hath given you rest from all your enemies round about, and you dwell in safety,
PAL 12:10 But when you have passed over Jordan, and dwell in the land which the Lord your God will give you to inherit, and He hath given you repose from all your enemies round about, then shall you build the house of the Sanctuary, and afterward shall dwell securely.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:11
JPS 12:11 then it shall come to pass that the place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause His name to dwell there, thither shall ye bring all that I command you: your burnt-offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD.
ONK 12:11 then there will be a Place which the Lord your God will choose, to make His Shekinah to dwell there; thither shall you bring all that I command you, your burnt offerings and consecrated oblations, your tenths and the separations of jour hands, and all the goodly things of your vows which, you may vow before the Lord.
PAL 12:11 And to the place which the Word of the Lord will choose to make His Shekinah to dwell there, shall you bring all your oblations, firstlings, and tythes, which I command you; there shall you offer your sacrifices and hallowed victims, there eat your tythes and the separation of your hands, and all your goodly vows which you may have vowed before the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:12
JPS 12:12 And ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and the Levite that is within your gates, forasmuch as he hath no portion nor inheritance with you.
ONK 12:12 And you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, you and your sons and daughters, your servants and handmaids, and the Levite who is among you, for he hath no part or inheritance with you.
PAL 12:12 And you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, you and your sons and daughters, your servants and handmaids, and the Levite who is in your cities, for he hath no portion or inheritance with you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:13
JPS 12:13 Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt-offerings in every place that thou seest;
ONK 12:13 Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest;
PAL 12:13 Beware lest you offer your sacrifices in any place which thou mayest see;
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:14
JPS 12:14 but in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt-offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee.
ONK 12:14 but in the Place which the Lord will choose out of one of thy tribes thou shalt offer thy sacrifices, and there do all that I command thee.
PAL 12:14 but in the Place which the Lord will choose in the inheritance of one of your tribes, there shall you offer your sacrifices and do whatever I command you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:15
JPS 12:15 Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh within all thy gates, after all the desire of thy soul, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which He hath given thee; the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the gazelle, and as of the hart.
ONK 12:15 Though in any place where thy soul may desire thou mayest kill and eat flesh, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God, which He will give thee in all thy cities; the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as the flesh of the gazelle and the deer.
PAL 12:15 Nevertheless, after every wish of your soul, you may kill and eat flesh according to the blessing of the Lord your God, which He will give you in all your cities; they who are unclean so as not to be able to offer holy things, and they who are clean that they may offer holy things, may eat of it alike, as the flesh of the antelope or of the hart.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:16
JPS 12:16 Only ye shall not eat the blood; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.
ONK 12:16 Only of blood you may not eat; thou shalt pour it upon the ground like water.
PAL 12:16 Only be careful to pour out the blood upon the ground like water.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:17
JPS 12:17 Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thine oil, or the firstlings of thy herd or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy freewill-offerings, nor the offering of thy hand;
ONK 12:17 It is not lawful for thee to eat in thy cities of the tythe of the produce of thy wine or oil, or the firstlings of thy bullocks or thy sheep, or of any vow which thou hast devoted, or of thy freewill offerings, or separations of thy hands;
PAL 12:17 It will not be lawful for you to eat the tenths of your corn, or wine, or oil, or the firstlings of your herd or flock, nor any of the vows that you have vowed, or freewill offerings, or the separation of your hands in your cities;
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:18
JPS 12:18 but thou shalt eat them before the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite that is within thy gates; and thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God in all that thou puttest thy hand unto.
ONK 12:18 but before the Lord thy God shalt thou eat it, in the place which the Lord thy God will choose; thou and thy son and daughter, thy servant and handmaid, and the Levite who is in thy cities; and you shall rejoice before the Lord thy God in all that thou settest thy hand unto.
PAL 12:18 but you shall eat it before the Lord your God, in the place which the Lord your God will choose; you, and your sons and daughters, and your handmaids, and the Levites who are in your cities; and you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:19
JPS 12:19 Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon thy land.
ONK 12:19 Take heed to thee that thou forsake not the Levite all thy days upon thy land.
PAL 12:19 Beware that thou aggrieve(18) not the Levite all your days in which you dwell in your land.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:20
JPS 12:20 When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as He hath promised thee, and thou shalt say: 'I will eat flesh', because thy soul desireth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, after all the desire of thy soul.
ONK 12:20 When the Lord thy God shall have enlarged thy border, as He hath said to thee, and thou sayest, I will eat flesh, when thy soul desireth to eat flesh, of all the desire of thy soul thou mayest eat flesh.
PAL 12:20 When the Lord your God will have enlarged your border, as He hath said unto you; and thou sayest, I would eat flesh, because thy soul may desire to eat flesh, thou mayest eat flesh according to all thy desire.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:21
JPS 12:21 If the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to put His name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat within thy gates, after all the desire of thy soul.
ONK 12:21 If the place which the Lord thy God will choose for His Shekinah to dwell there, be too far from thee, thou mayest kill of thy oxen and sheep which the Lord will give thee, as I have commanded thee, and eat in thy cities of all the desire of thy soul.
PAL 12:21 But if the place which the Lord your God will have chosen that His Shekinah may dwell there be too far off, then may you eat of your herds and flocks which the Lord your God shall give you, as I have commanded you, in your cities you may eat, according to all the desire of your soul:
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:22
JPS 12:22 Howbeit as the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat thereof; the unclean and the clean may eat thereof alike.
ONK 12:22 As the flesh of the gazelle and the deer so shalt thou eat it, the unclean and the clean may eat it alike.
PAL 12:22 as the flesh of the antelope or hart so may you eat it; he who is unclean that he may not offer holy things, and he who is clean that he may offer them, may eat of it alike.
JER 12:22 He who is restrained from holy things, and he who is clean for holy things, may eat alike.
 
Deuteronomy 12:23
JPS 12:23 Only be stedfast in not eating the blood; for the blood is the life; and thou shalt not eat the life with the flesh.
ONK 12:23 Only, be steadfast in not eating the blood, for blood is life, and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh:
PAL 12:23 Only put a strong restraint upon your desires, that you eat no blood; for the blood is the subsistence of the life. You may not, with the flesh, eat blood, in which is the subsistence of life:
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:24
JPS 12:24 Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt pour it out upon the earth as water.
ONK 12:24 thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt pour it like water upon the ground;
PAL 12:24 you shall not eat it, you shall pour it out upon the ground like water:
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:25
JPS 12:25 Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the eyes of the LORD.
ONK 12:25 thou shalt not eat it,—that it may be well with thee and with thy children after thee, when thou doest that which is right before the Lord.
PAL 12:25 eat it not, that it may be well with you, and with your children after you, while you do that which is right before the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:26
JPS 12:26 Only thy holy things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place which the LORD shall choose;
ONK 12:26 Only thy consecrated things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take and bring to the place that the Lord will choose;
PAL 12:26 Nevertheless, animals which are your consecrated tenths, and your votive offerings, you shall take and bring to the place which the Lord will choose;
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:27
JPS 12:27 and thou shalt offer thy burnt-offerings, the flesh and the blood, upon the altar of the LORD thy God; and the blood of thy sacrifices shall be poured out against the altar of the LORD thy God, and thou shalt eat the flesh.
ONK 12:27 and make thy burnt sacrifices, the flesh and the blood, upon the altar of the Lord thy God; and the blood of thy consecrated victims thou shalt pour out at the altar of the Lord thy God, but of the flesh thou mayest eat.
PAL 12:27 and thou shalt do (with them) according to the rite of thy burnt offerings, (and offer) the flesh and the blood upon the altar of the Lord thy God: the blood of the rest of thy holy oblations shall be poured out at the altar of the Lord thy God, but of the flesh it is lawful to eat.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:28
JPS 12:28 Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the eyes of the LORD thy God.
ONK 12:28 Observe and obey all these commandments which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is meet and right before the Lord thy God.
PAL 12:28 Observe and obey all these words that I command you, that it may be well with you and with your children after you for ever, while you do that which is good and right before the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:29
JPS 12:29 When the LORD thy God shall cut off the nations from before thee, whither thou goest in to dispossess them, and thou dispossessest them, and dwellest in their land;
ONK 12:29 When the Lord thy God shall have destroyed the nations (of the land) whither thou art going to cast them out from before thee, and He cast them out, and thou dwell in their land,—
PAL 12:29 When the Lord your God shall have cut off the nations among whom you go, and have expelled them from before you, and you inherit and dwell in their land,
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:30
JPS 12:30 take heed to thyself that thou be not ensnared to follow them, after that they are destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying: 'How used these nations to serve their gods? even so will I do likewise.'
ONK 12:30 take heed to thyself that thou stumble not after them when they shall have been dispersed before thee, and that thou seek not to their idols, saying, How did these nations serve their idols? for so will I do also.
PAL 12:30 beware that you stumble not after their idols when they shall have been destroyed before you, or lest you seek after their idols, saying, How did these peoples worship their gods, that we may worship as they did?
 
 
Deuteronomy 12:31
JPS 12:31 Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God; for every abomination to the LORD, which He hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters do they burn in the fire to their gods.
ONK 12:31 Thou shalt not do so before the Lord thy God; for all that is abominable before the Lord, and that He hateth, have they done to their idols. For even their sons and daughters they have burned in the fire.
PAL 12:31 So shall you not do in serving the Lord your God; for whatever is abominable and hateful to Him have they done to their idols; for even their sons and daughters they have bound and burned with fire unto their idols.
 
 
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