Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,

New American Standard Bible

"If a slain person is found lying in the open country in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess, and it is not known who has struck him,

King James Version

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:

International Standard Version

"If a murder victim is found fallen in the open country of the land that the LORD your God is about to give you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,

A Conservative Version

If a man is found slain in the land which LORD thy God gives thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it not be known who has smitten him,

American Standard Version

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him;

Amplified

If one is found slain in the land which the Lord your God gives you to possess, lying in the field, and it is not known who has killed him,

Bible in Basic English

If, in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you come across the dead body of a man in the open country, and you have no idea who has put him to death:

Darby Translation

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him,

Julia Smith Translation

When there shall be found a wounded in the land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee, to possess it, fallen in the field, not knowing who smote him:

King James 2000

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess, lying in the field, and it is not known who has slain him:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"If someone slain is found in the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you to take possession of it [and] [is] lying in the field, [and] it is not known who {killed him},

Modern King James verseion

If one is found dead in the land which Jehovah your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it is not known who has killed him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, and lieth in the fields, and not known who hath slain him:

NET Bible

If a homicide victim should be found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you, and no one knows who killed him,

New Heart English Bible

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;

The Emphasized Bible

When there shall be found one slain on the soil which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee to possess, lying prostrate in the field, - it not being known who smote him,

Webster

If one shall be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:

World English Bible

If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;

Youngs Literal Translation

When one is found slain on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it -- fallen in a field -- it is not known who hath smitten him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If one be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

in the land
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

in the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

1 “If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him, 2 your elders and judges must come out and measure the distance from the victim to the nearby cities.



Cross References

Psalm 5:6

You destroy those who tell lies;
the Lord abhors a man of bloodshed and treachery.

Psalm 9:12

For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Proverbs 28:17

A man burdened by bloodguilt
will be a fugitive until death.
Let no one help him.

Isaiah 26:21

For look, the Lord is coming from His place
to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity.
The earth will reveal the blood shed on it
and will no longer conceal her slain.

Acts 28:4

When the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “This man is probably a murderer, and though he has escaped the sea, Justice does not allow him to live!”

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