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

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 16

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Deuteronomy 15 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 17
Deuteronomy 16:1
JPS 16:1 Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the LORD thy God; for in the month of Abib the LORD thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night.
ONK 16:1 Observe the month of Abiba, and perform the pascha before the Lord thy God; for in the month of Abiba the Lord thy God brought thee out of Mizraim, and wrought signs for thee in the night.
PAL 16:1 Be mindful to keep the times of the festivals, with the intercalations of the year, and to observe the rotation thereof: in the month of Abiba to perform the pascha before the Lord your God, because in the month of Abiba the Lord your God brought you out of Mizraim; you shall eat it therefore by night.
     
 
Deuteronomy 16:2
JPS 16:2 And thou shalt sacrifice the passover-offering unto the LORD thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to cause His name to dwell there.
ONK 16:2 And thou shalt sacrifice the pascha before the Lord thy God, with the lambs (young) of thy flock, and with consecrated victims from thy herd, in the place which the Lord will choose to make His Shekinah dwell there.
PAL 16:2 But you shall sacrifice the pascha before the Lord your God between the suns; and the sheep and the bullocks on the morrow,(26) on that same day to rejoice in the feast at the place which the Lord will choose to make His Shekinah to dwell there.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:3
JPS 16:3 Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it; seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread therewith, even the bread of affliction; for in haste didst thou come forth out of the land of Egypt; that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the days of thy life.
ONK 16:3 Thou shalt not eat leaven with it. Seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread with it, the bread of humiliation; for in haste didst thou come out of the land of Mizraim: that thou mayest remember the day of thy coming from the land of Mizraim all the days of thy life.
PAL 16:3 You shall not eat leavened bread with the pascha; seven days you shall eat unleavened bread unto His Name, the unleavened bread of humiliation; for with haste you went forth from the land of Mizraim; that you may remember the day of your out-going from the land of Mizraim all the days of your life.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:4
JPS 16:4 And there shall be no leaven seen with thee in all they borders seven days; neither shall any of the flesh, which thou sacrificest the first day at even, remain all night until the morning.
ONK 16:4 And there shall not be leaven seen with thee within all thy borders seven days; neither shall any of the flesh of that which thou didst sacrifice in the evening of the first day remain until the morning.
PAL 16:4 Take heed that in the beginning of the pascha there be no leaven seen among you within all your borders for seven days; and that none of the flesh which you sacrifice in the evening of the first day remain till the morning.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:5
JPS 16:5 Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover-offering within any of thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee;
ONK 16:5 Thou hast not liberty to sacrifice the pascha in any one of thy cities which the Lord thy God will give thee;
PAL 16:5 It will not be allowed you to eat the pascha in (any) one of your cities which the Lord your God giveth to you;
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:6
JPS 16:6 but at the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to cause His name to dwell in, there thou shalt sacrifice the passover-offering at even, at the going down of the sun, at the season that thou camest forth out of Egypt.
ONK 16:6 but in the place which the Lord thy God will approve to make His Shekinah dwell, there thou shalt sacrifice the pascha, in the evening, at the going away of the sun; the time of thy coming out of Mizraim.
PAL 16:6 but in the place which the Lord your God will choose to make His Shekinah to dwell, there shall you sacrifice the pascha; and in the evening at the going down of the sun you may eat it until the middle of the night, the time when you began to go out of Mizraim.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:7
JPS 16:7 And thou shalt roast and eat it in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose; and thou shalt turn in the morning, and go unto thy tents.
ONK 16:7 And thou shalt dress and eat it in the place which the Lord thy God shall favour, and in the morning turn and go to thy tent.
PAL 16:7 And you shall dress and eat it in the place which the Lord your God will choose, and in the early morn (if need be) thou mayest return from the feast, and go to thy cities.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:8
JPS 16:8 Six days thou shalt eat unleavened bread; and on the seventh day shall be a solemn assembly to the LORD thy God; thou shalt do no work therein.
ONK 16:8 Six days thou shalt eat unleavened, and on the seventh day gather together before the Lord thy God: thou shalt do no work.
PAL 16:8 On the first day thou shalt offer the omer, and eat unleavened cakes of the old corn; but in the six remaining days you may begin to eat unleavened cakes of the new corn,(27) and on the seventh day you shall assemble with thanksgiving before the Lord your God; no work shall you perform.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:9
JPS 16:9 Seven weeks shalt thou number unto thee; from the time the sickle is first put to the standing corn shalt thou begin to number seven weeks.
ONK 16:9 Seven weeks number to thee from the beginning (of the harvest); when the omer of the elevation(24) is reaped with the sickle, shalt thou begin to number the seven weeks.
PAL 16:9 Seven weeks number to you; from the time when you begin to put the sickle to the harvest of the field after the reaping of the omer you shall begin to number the seven weeks.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:10
JPS 16:10 And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks unto the LORD thy God after the measure of the freewill-offering of thy hand, which thou shalt give, according as the LORD thy God blesseth thee.
ONK 16:10 And thou shalt perform the festival of the weeks before the Lord thy God, with a tribute of the free-will offering of thy hand, which thou shalt give as the Lord thy God will have blessed thee.
PAL 16:10 And you shall keep with joy the Festival of Weeks before the Lord your God, after the measure of the freewill offerings of your hands, according as the Lord your God shall have blessed you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:11
JPS 16:11 And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite that is within they gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are in the midst of thee, in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose to cause His name to dwell there.
ONK 16:11 And thou shalt rejoice before the Lord thy God, thou, thy son, thy daughter, thy man-servant, thy handmaid, the Levite who is in thy cities, the sojourner, the orphan, and the widow who are among you, in the place which the Lord thy God will choose to make His Shekinah to dwell there.
PAL 16:11 And you shall God, you and your sons, your daughters, your servants and handmaids, the Levites who are in your cities, and the stranger, the orphan, and the widow who are among you, at the place which the Lord your God will choose where to make His Shekinah to dwell.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:12
JPS 16:12 And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in Egypt; and thou shalt observe and do these statutes.
ONK 16:12 And thou shalt remember that thou wast a servant in Mizraim, and keep and perform these statutes.
PAL 16:12 Remember that you were servants in Mizraim; so shall you observe and perform these statutes.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:13
JPS 16:13 Thou shalt keep the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that thou hast gathered in from thy threshing-floor and from thy winepress.
ONK 16:13 The Feast of Tabernacles thou shalt make to thee seven days, when thou hast gathered in from thy threshing-floor, and from thy wine-press.
PAL 16:13 The Feast of Tabernacles you shall make to you seven days, when you will have completed to gather in the corn from your threshing floors, and the wine from your presses.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:14
JPS 16:14 And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates.
ONK 16:14 And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, thy son, thy daughter, thy servant, thy handmaid, the Levite, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow, who are in thy cities.
PAL 16:14 And you shall rejoice in the joy of your feasts with the clarinet and flute, you and your sons and daughters, your handmaids, the Levite, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow, who are in your cities.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:15
JPS 16:15 Seven days shalt thou keep a feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose; because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the work of thy hands, and thou shalt be altogether joyful.
ONK 16:15 Seven days shalt thou hold the festival before the Lord thy God in the place the Lord shall choose, because the Lord thy God will have blessed thee in all thy produce, and in all the work of thy hands, and therefore shalt thou rejoice.
PAL 16:15 Seven days you shall keep the feast before the Lord your God in the place which the Lord will choose, because the Lord your God will have blessed you in all your provision, and in all the work of your hands, and so shall you be joyful in prosperity.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:16
JPS 16:16 Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which He shall choose; on the feast of unleavened bread, and on the feast of weeks, and on the feast of tabernacles; and they shall not appear before the LORD empty;
ONK 16:16 Three times in the year all thy males are to appear before the Lord thy God in the place that He will choose; at the Feast of the Unleavened, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles; and they shall not appear before the Lord empty;
PAL 16:16 Three times in the year shall all your males appear before the Lord your God in the place that He will choose; at the Feast of the Unleavened, at the Feast of Weeks, and at the Feast of Tabernacles; nor must you appear before the Lord your God empty of any of the requirements;
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:17
JPS 16:17 every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which He hath given thee.
ONK 16:17 but every man with the gift of his hand, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which He hath given thee.
PAL 16:17 every one after the measure of the gifts of his hands, according to the blessing which the Lord your God hath bestowed upon you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:18
JPS 16:18 Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, tribe by tribe; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
ONK 16:18 Judges and officers(25) shalt thou appoint to thee in all thy cities which the Lord thy God will give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with true judgment.
PAL 16:18 Upright judges and efficient administrators(28) will give you for your tribes, and they shall judge the people with true judgment.
JER 16:18 Judges and administrators.
 
Deuteronomy 16:19
JPS 16:19 Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons; neither shalt thou take a gift; for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
ONK 16:19 Thou shalt not pervert judgment, nor have respect to persons, nor receive a gift;(26) for a gift blindeth the eyes of the wise, and depraveth right words.
PAL 16:19 You shall not set judgment aside, nor respect persons, nor take a gift, because a gift blindeth the eyes of the wise who take it; for it perverteth them to foolishness, and confuseth equitable words in the month of the judges in the hour of their decision.
JER 16:19 You shall not go astray in judgment, nor respect persons, nor take the wages of mammon; for a bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and depraveth. their right words in the hour of their judgment.
 
Deuteronomy 16:20
JPS 16:20 Justice, justice shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
ONK 16:20 Thou shalt follow that which is surely true, that thou mayest live and inherit the land which the Lord thy God will give thee.
PAL 16:20 Upright and perfect judgment in truth shalt thou follow, that you may come to inherit the land which the Lord your God will give you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:21
JPS 16:21 Thou shalt not plant thee an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make thee.
ONK 16:21 Thou shalt not plant thee a grove, nor any tree beside the altar of the Lord thy God that thou makest thee,
PAL 16:21 As it is not allowed you to plant a grove by the side of the Lord's altar, so is it not allowed you to associate in judgment a fool with a wise judge to teach that which you are to do.
 
 
Deuteronomy 16:22
JPS 16:22 Neither shalt thou set thee up a pillar, which the LORD thy God hateth.
ONK 16:22 nor erect a statue which the Lord thy God abhorreth.
PAL 16:22 As it is not for you to erect a statue, so are you not to appoint to be a governor a proud man, whom the Lord your God doth abhor.
 
 
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