Leviticus 19:28
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
You must not make any cuts in your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD.

Young's Literal Translation
‘And a cutting for the soul ye do not put in your flesh; and a writing, a cross-mark, ye do not put on you; I [am] Jehovah.

King James Bible
Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I [am] the LORD.

You must not
לֹ֤א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

make any cuts
וְשֶׂ֣רֶט (wə·śe·reṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8296: An incision

in your bodies
בִּבְשַׂרְכֶ֔ם (biḇ·śar·ḵem)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

for the dead
לָנֶ֗פֶשׁ (lā·ne·p̄eš)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

or put
תִתְּנ֖וּ (ṯit·tə·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

קַֽעֲקַ֔ע (qa·‘ă·qa‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7085: An incision, imprint, tattoo

marks on yourselves.
וּכְתֹ֣בֶת (ū·ḵə·ṯō·ḇeṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 3793: A letter, branded

אֲנִ֖י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

am the LORD.
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel


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