Deuteronomy 16:21

NET ©

You must not plant any kind of tree as a sacred Asherah pole near the altar of the Lord your God which you build for yourself.

NIV ©

Do not set up any wooden Asherah pole beside the altar you build to the LORD your God,

NASB ©

"You shall not plant for yourself an Asherah of any kind of tree beside the altar of the LORD your God, which you shall make for yourself.

NLT ©

"You must never set up an Asherah pole beside the altar of the LORD your God.

MSG ©

Don't plant fertility Asherah trees alongside the Altar of GOD, your God, that you build.

BBE ©

Let no holy tree of any sort be planted by the altar of the Lord your God which you will make.

NRSV ©

You shall not plant any tree as a sacred pole beside the altar that you make for the LORD your God;

NKJV ©

"You shall not plant for yourself any tree, as a wooden image, near the altar which you build for yourself to the LORD your God.

KJV
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NET © [draft] ITL
You must not
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plant
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any
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kind of tree
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as a sacred Asherah pole
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near
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the altar
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of the Lord
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your God
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which
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you build
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for yourself
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.
NET © Notes

tn Heb “an Asherah, any tree.”

sn Sacred Asherah pole. This refers to a tree (or wooden pole) dedicated to the worship of Asherah, wife/sister of El and goddess of fertility. See also Deut 7:5.