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

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 27

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Deuteronomy 26 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 28
Deuteronomy 27:1
JPS 27:1 And Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying: 'Keep all the commandment which I command you this day.
ONK 27:1 And Mosheh and the elders of Israel instructed the people, saying: Observe all the commandments which I command you this day.
PAL 27:1 And Mosheh and the elders of Israel instructed the people, saying: Observe all the commandments which I command you this day.
     
 
Deuteronomy 27:2
JPS 27:2 And it shall be on the day when ye shall pass over the Jordan unto the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, that thou shalt set thee up great stones, and plaster them with plaster.
ONK 27:2 In the day that you pass over the Jordan to the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt set thee up great stones, and cover them with plaster (or lime),
PAL 27:2 And it shall be on the day that you pass over the Jordana into the land which the Lord your God giveth you, that you shall erect for you great stones, and plaster them with lime;
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:3
JPS 27:3 And thou shalt write upon them all the words of this law, when thou art passed over; that thou mayest go in unto the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, a land flowing with milk and honey, as the LORD, the God of thy fathers, hath promised thee.
ONK 27:3 and write upon them all the words of this law, when thou hast passed over to go into the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, a land producing milk and honey, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath said to thee.
PAL 27:3 and thou shalt write upon them all the words of this law, when you go over to enter the land which the Lord your God giveth you, a land whose fruits are rich as milk and producing honey, as the Lord God of your fathers hath said to you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:4
JPS 27:4 nd it shall be when ye are passed over the Jordan, that ye shall set up these stones, which I command you this day, in mount Ebal, and thou shalt plaster them with plaster.
ONK 27:4 When you have passed the Jordan, you shall set up those stones which I command you this day, on the mountain of Ebal, and plaster them with lime;
PAL 27:4 When you pass over Jordana, you shall erect the stones that I command you on the mountain of Ebal, and plaster them with lime;
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:5
JPS 27:5 And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones; thou shalt lift up no iron tool upon them.
ONK 27:5 and thou shalt build an altar before the Lord thy God, an altar of stones: thou shalt not lift up iron upon it.
PAL 27:5 and you shall build there an altar before the Lord your God, an altar of stone, not lifting up iron upon it.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:6
JPS 27:6 Thou shalt build the altar of the LORD thy God of unhewn stones; and thou shalt offer burnt-offerings thereon unto the LORD thy God.
ONK 27:6 With perfected stones shalt thou build the altar of the Lord thy God, and offer sacrifices thereon before the Lord thy God.
PAL 27:6 With perfect stones ye shall build an altar to the Lord your God, and offer sacrifices upon it before the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:7
JPS 27:7 And thou shalt sacrifice peace-offerings, and shalt eat there; and thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God.
ONK 27:7 And thou shalt sacrifice consecrated victims, and eat there, and rejoice before the Lord thy God;
PAL 27:7 And you shall immolate the consecrated victims, and eat there, and rejoice before the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:8
JPS 27:8 And thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this law very plainly.'
ONK 27:8 and thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this law, distinctly and beautifully.
PAL 27:8 And upon the stones you shall write all the words of this law with writing deeply (engraven) and distinct, which shall be read in one language, but shall be interpreted in seventy languages.
JER 27:8 And you shall write upon the stones all the glorious words of this law in writing deep and plain, to be well read, and to be interpreted in seventy tongues.
 
Deuteronomy 27:9
JPS 27:9 And Moses and the priests the Levites spoke unto all Israel, saying: 'Keep silence, and hear, O Israel; this day thou art become a people unto the LORD thy God.
ONK 27:9 And Mosheh, and the priests, the Levites, spake to all Israel: Listen and hear, Israel: Today art thou a people before the Lord thy God;
PAL 27:9 And Mosheh and the priests, the sons of Levi, spake with all the people, saying: Listen, Israel, and hear: This day are you chosen to be a people before the Lord your God.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:10
JPS 27:10 Thou shalt therefore hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and do His commandments and His statutes, which I command thee this day.'
ONK 27:10 and thou shalt hearken to the Word of the Lord thy God, and do His commandments and His statutes which I command thee this day.
PAL 27:10 Hearken, therefore, to the Word of the Lord your God, and perform His commandments which I command you today.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:11
JPS 27:11 And Moses charged the people the same day, saying:
ONK 27:11 And Mosheh charged the people on that day, saying:
PAL 27:11 And Mosheh instructed the people that day, saying:
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:12
JPS 27:12 'These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are passed over the Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin;
ONK 27:12 These shall stand to bless the people on the mountain of Gerizim, when you have passed the Jordan; Shemeon and Levi, Jehudah, Issakar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
PAL 27:12 These tribes shall stand to bless the people on the mountain of Gerezim when you have passed the Jordan,—Shemeon, Levi, Jehudah, Issakar, Joseph, and Benjamin;
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:13
JPS 27:13 and these shall stand upon mount Ebal for the curse: Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.
ONK 27:13 And these shall stand to accurse upon the mountain of Ebal; Reuben and Asher, Zebulon, Dan, and Naphtali.
PAL 27:13 and these tribes shall stand (to pronounce) the curses on the mountain of Ebal,—Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulon, Dan, and Naphtali.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:14
JPS 27:14 And the Levites shall speak, and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice:
ONK 27:14 And the Levites shall answer and say to all the men of Israel, with a high voice:
PAL 27:14 And the Levites proclaimed and said to every man of Israel with a high voice
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:15
JPS 27:15 Cursed be the man that maketh a graven or molten image, an abomination unto the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and setteth it up in secret. And all the people shall answer and say: Amen.
ONK 27:15 Accursed be the man who shall make an image or molten (one), an abomination before the Lord, the work of an artificer's hand, and place it in secret. And all the people shall respond and say, Amen.
PAL 27:15 Six tribes shall stand on Mount Gerezim, and six on Mount Ebal; and the ark, the priests, and Levites in the midst. In blessing they shall turn their faces towards Mount Gerezim, and say:

Blessed shall be the man who maketh not an image or form, or any similitude which is an abomination before the Lord, the work of the craftsman's hand, and who placeth not such in concealment. In cursing, they shall turn their faces toward Mount Ebal, and say: Accursed be the man who maketh an image, figure, or any similitude which is an abomination before the Lord, the work of the craftsman's hand, or who placeth such in concealment. And all of them shall respond together, and say, Amen.

JER 27:15 Six tribes of them shall stand on Mount Gerezim, and six tribes on Mount Ebal. And the ark, with the priests and Levites in the midst. And all Israel, here and there, turning their faces towards Mount Gerezim, shall open their mouth in benediction: Blessed be the man who hath not made an image, or a figure, or any similitude which the Lord hateth, and which is an abomination before Him, (being) the work of man's hand, and who hath not hidden such. But in pronouncing the curses let them turn their faces toward Mount Ebal, and say: Accursed be the man who shall make an image, or figure, or any similitude which the Lord hateth, and which is an abomination to Him, the work of man's hands; or the man who hath concealed such. And all the people shall answer them, and say, Amen.
 
Deuteronomy 27:16
JPS 27:16 Cursed be he that dishonoureth his father or his mother. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:16 Accursed be he who contemneth his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:16 Accursed is he who contemneth the honour of his father or his mother. And all of them shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:17
JPS 27:17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:17 Accursed he who changeth the boundary of his neighbour. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:17 Accursed is he who shall transfer the boundary of his neighbour. And all of them shall answer together, and say, Amen. 18 Accursed is he who causeth the pilgrim, who is like the blind, to wander from the way. And all of them shall answer together, and say. Amen.
JER 27:17 Accursed be the man who changeth the bound mark.
 
Deuteronomy 27:18
JPS 27:18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind to go astray in the way. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:18 Accursed he who maketh the blind wander in the way. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:18
JER 27:18 Accursed be the man who maketh the wayfarer, who is like the blind, to wander from the way. And all the people shall answer, and say, Amen.
 
Deuteronomy 27:19
JPS 27:19 Cursed be he that perverteth the justice due to the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:19 Accursed he who perverteth the judgment of the stranger, the orphan, or the widow. And all the people shall say. Amen.
PAL 27:19 Accursed be he who perverteth the judgment of the stranger, the widow, and the fatherless. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:20
JPS 27:20 Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he hath uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:20 Accursed he who lieth with his father's wife: he uncovereth the skirt of his father. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:20 Accursed is he who lieth with his father's wife, because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
JER 27:20 Accursed is he who lieth with his mother-in-law. And all shall answer togther, and say, Amen.
 
Deuteronomy 27:21
JPS 27:21 Cursed be he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:21 Accursed is he who lieth with any beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:21 Accursed is he who lieth with a beast. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:22
JPS 27:22 Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:22 Accursed is he who lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:22 Accursed is he who lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father or mother. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:23
JPS 27:23 Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:23 Accursed is he who lieth with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:23 Accursed is he who shall lie with his mother-in-law. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:24
JPS 27:24 Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour in secret. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:24 Accursed is he who smiteth his neighbour in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:24 Accursed is he who attacketh his neighbour with slander in secret. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.
 
 
Deuteronomy 27:25
JPS 27:25 Cursed be he that taketh a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say: Amen.
ONK 27:25 Accursed is he who receiveth hire to kill the life, and (shed the) blood of the innocent. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:25 Accursed is he who receiveth hire to kill and to shed innocent blood. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.

The twelve tribes, each and every, shall pronounce the blessings altogether, and the curses altogether. In blessing, they shall turn their faces (in pronouncing) word by word towards Mount Gerezim, and shall say: Blessed is the man who confirrneth the words of this law to perform them. In cursing, they shall turn their faces towards Mount Ebal, and say:

 
 
Deuteronomy 27:26
JPS 27:26 Cursed be he that confirmeth not the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say: Amen.'
ONK 27:26 Accursed is he who confirmeth not the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.
PAL 27:26 Accursed is the man who confirrneth not the words of this law to perform them. And all shall answer together, and say, Amen.

These words were spoken at Sinai, and repeated in the tabernacle of ordinance, and (again) the third time on the plains of Moab, in twelve sentences (words), as the word of every tribe; and each several commandment (was thus) ratified by thirty and six adjurations.

 
 
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