Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So you shall put the evil away from among you.

New American Standard Bible

The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

King James Version

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt put the evil away from among you.

Holman Bible

The witnesses’ hands are to be the first in putting him to death, and after that, the hands of all the people. You must purge the evil from you.

International Standard Version

Let the witnesses be the first to begin executing them, then the rest of the people shall follow. By doing this you will purge evil from among you."

A Conservative Version

The hand of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So thou shall put away the evil from the midst of thee.

American Standard Version

The hand of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So thou shalt put away the evil from the midst of thee.

Amplified

The hand of the witnesses shall be the first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall remove the evil from among you.

Bible in Basic English

The hands of the witnesses will be the first to put him to death, and after them the hands of all the people. So you are to put away the evil from among you.

Darby Translation

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all the people; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Julia Smith Translation

The hand of the witnesses shall be at first upon him to put him to death, and the hand of all the people afterward. And put thou away the evil from the midst of thee.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The hand of the witnesses shall be first against the person to kill the person, and afterward the hands [of] all the people, and [so] you shall purge the evil from your midst.

Modern King James verseion

The hands of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterwards the hands of all the people. So you shall put the evil away from among you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to kill him, and afterward the hands of all the people: so shalt thou put wickedness away from thee.

NET Bible

The witnesses must be first to begin the execution, and then all the people are to join in afterward. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

New Heart English Bible

The hand of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

The Emphasized Bible

The hand of the witnesses, shall be upon him first to put him to death, and the hand of all the people, afterwards, - so shalt thou consume the wicked thing out of thy midst.

Webster

The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt remove the evil from among you.

World English Bible

The hand of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

Youngs Literal Translation

the hand of the witnesses is on him, in the first place, to put him to death, and the hand of all the people last; and thou hast put away the evil thing out of thy midst.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the witnesses
עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

ראשׁן ראשׁון 
Ri'shown 
Usage: 182

upon him to put him to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and afterward
אחרן אחרין 
'acharown 
Usage: 50

the hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

So thou shalt put
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

6 At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death. 7 The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So you shall put the evil away from among you. 8 If there arise a matter too hard for you in judgment, between bloodsheds, between legal rights, and between assaults, being matters of controversy within your gates: then shall you arise, and get you up into the place which the LORD your God shall choose;



Cross References

Deuteronomy 13:9

But you shall surely kill him; your hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.

Deuteronomy 13:5

And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he has spoken to turn you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust you out of the way which the LORD your God commanded you to walk in. So shall you put the evil away from the midst of you.

Deuteronomy 17:12

And the man that will act presumptuously, and will not hearken unto the priest that stands to minister there before the LORD your God, or unto the judge, even that man shall die: and you shall put away the evil from Israel.

1 Corinthians 5:13

But them that are outside God judges. Therefore put away from among yourselves that wicked person.

Deuteronomy 19:19

Then shall you do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 24:7

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him; then that thief shall die; and you shall put evil away from among you.

Judges 20:13

Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, who are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin would not listen to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel:

Acts 7:58-59

And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.

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