Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

King James Version

Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Holman Bible

the elders of his city must send for him, take him from there, and hand him over to the avenger of blood and he will die.

International Standard Version

then the elders of his own city shall send for him, remove him from there, and deliver him to the related avenger for execution.

A Conservative Version

then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him from there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

American Standard Version

then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Amplified

then the elders of his own city shall send for him and have him taken back from there and turn him over to the avenger of blood, so that he may be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

The responsible men of his town are to send and take him, and give him up to the one who has the right of punishment to be put to death.

Darby Translation

then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Julia Smith Translation

And the old men of his city sent and took him from there and gave him into the hand of the nearest relative of blood, and he died.

King James 2000

Then the elders of his city shall send and bring him from there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Lexham Expanded Bible

then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there, and they shall give him into the hand of the avenger of blood, and he shall be put to death.

Modern King James verseion

then the elders of his city shall send and bring him away from there and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood so that he may die.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then let the elders of his city send and fetch him thence and deliver him into the hands of the justice of blood, and he shall die.

NET Bible

The elders of his own city must send for him and remove him from there to deliver him over to the blood avenger to die.

New Heart English Bible

then the elders of his city shall send and bring him there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

The Emphasized Bible

then shall the elders of his city send and fetch him from thence, - and deliver him into the hand of the blood redeemer that he die;

Webster

Then the elders of his city shall send and bring him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

World English Bible

then the elders of his city shall send and bring him there, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.

Youngs Literal Translation

then the elders of his city have sent and taken him from thence, and given him into the hand of the redeemer of blood, and he hath died;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the elders
זקן 
Zaqen 
Usage: 178

of his city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

and fetch
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

him into the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

11 “But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes him so that he dies, and he flees to one of these cities, 12 then the elders of his city shall send and take him from there and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die. 13 You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with you.



Cross References

1 Kings 2:5-6

“Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

Now the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah, although he had not followed Absalom. And Joab fled to the tent of the Lord and took hold of the horns of the altar.

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