Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you.

King James Version

That innocent blood be not shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.

Holman Bible

In this way, innocent blood will not be shed, and you will not become guilty of bloodshed in the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.

International Standard Version

You must not shed innocent blood on your land that the LORD your God is about to give you as an inheritance. Otherwise, you'll be guilty of murder."

A Conservative Version

that innocent blood not be shed in the midst of thy land, which LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.

American Standard Version

that innocent blood be not shed in the midst of thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.

Amplified

so that innocent blood will not be shed [by blood avengers] in your land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, and blood guilt will not be on you [for the death of an innocent man].

Bible in Basic English

So that in all your land, which the Lord your God is giving you for your heritage, no man may be wrongly put to death, for which you will be responsible.

Darby Translation

that innocent blood be not shed in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and blood come not upon thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And innocent blood shall not be poured out in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee an inheritance, and bloods were upon thee.

King James 2000

That innocent blood be not shed in your land, which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance, and so blood be upon you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Do this] so that innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [as an] inheritance and [thereby] bloodguilt would be on you.

Modern King James verseion

so that innocent blood may not be shed in your land which Jehovah your God gives you for an inheritance, and blood may not be on you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that innocent blood be not shed in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to inherit, and so blood come upon thee.

NET Bible

You must not shed innocent blood in your land that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, for that would make you guilty.

New Heart English Bible

that innocent blood not be shed in the midst of your land, which the LORD your God gives you for an inheritance, and so blood be on you.

The Emphasized Bible

that innocent blood may not be sired in the midst of thy land, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee as an inheritance, - and so shed-blood be upon thee.

Webster

That innocent blood may not be shed in thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.

World English Bible

that innocent blood not be shed in the midst of your land, which Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance, and so blood be on you.

Youngs Literal Translation

and innocent blood is not shed in the midst of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- an inheritance, and there hath been upon thee blood.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

be not shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

in
קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

and so blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

9 when thou shalt keep all these commandments to do them, which I command thee this day: to love the LORD thy God, and to walk all the days in his ways, then shalt thou add three cities more for thee, besides these three, 10 So innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you. 11 But when any man hates his neighbour and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and smites him mortally that he dies and flees into one of these cities,



Cross References

Numbers 35:33

So ye shall not pollute the land where ye are, for this blood shall defile the land; and the land cannot be reconciled of the blood that is shed therein except by the blood of the one that shed it.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel that it may go well with thee.

Deuteronomy 21:1-9

When one is found dead in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit, lying in the field, and it is not known who has slain him,

1 Kings 2:31

And the king said unto him, Do as he has said and fall upon him and bury him that thou may take away from me and from the house of my father the blood which Joab shed without a cause.

2 Kings 21:16

Moreover, Manasseh shed innocent blood very much until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another besides his sin with which he made Judah sin so that they would do that which was evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 24:4

and also for the innocent blood that he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood, which the LORD would not pardon.

Psalm 94:21

They gather themselves together as an army against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent blood.

Proverbs 6:17

A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are their paths.

Jeremiah 7:6-7

if ye do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt,

Joel 3:19

Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the sons of Judah because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

Jonah 1:14

And they cried unto the LORD and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for the soul of this man, and do not lay upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it.

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