Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

your elders and judges must come out and measure the distance from the victim to the nearby cities.

New American Standard Bible

then your elders and your judges shall go out and measure the distance to the cities which are around the slain one.

King James Version

Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:

International Standard Version

then let your elders and judges go out and measure the distance from the dead body to the neighboring cities.

A Conservative Version

then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth. And they shall measure to the cities which are round about him who is slain,

American Standard Version

then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:

Amplified

Then your elders and judges shall come forth and measure the distance to the cities around him who is slain.

Bible in Basic English

Then your responsible men and your judges are to come out, and give orders for the distance from the dead body to the towns round about it to be measured;

Darby Translation

then thine elders and thy judges shall go forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain;

Julia Smith Translation

And thy old men and thy judges shall come forth and measure to the cities which are round about him wounded:

King James 2000

Then your elders and your judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:

Lexham Expanded Bible

then your elders and your judges shall go out and shall measure [the distance] to the cities that [are] around the slain one.

Modern King James verseion

then your elders and your judges shall come forth. And they shall measure to the cities which are around him who is dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then let thine elders and thy judges come forth and meet unto the cities that are round about the slain.

NET Bible

your elders and judges must go out and measure how far it is to the cities in the vicinity of the corpse.

New Heart English Bible

then your elders and your judges shall come forth, and they shall measure to the cities which are around him who is slain:

The Emphasized Bible

then shall thine elders and thy judges go forth, - and measure unto the cities that are round about the slain;

Webster

Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure to the cities which are around him that is slain:

World English Bible

then your elders and your judges shall come forth, and they shall measure to the cities which are around him who is slain:

Youngs Literal Translation

then have thine elders and thy judges gone out and measured unto the cities which are round about the slain one,

Interlinear

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

and thy judges
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

מדד 
Madad 
Usage: 51

unto the cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

References

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Smith

Watsons

Verse Info

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. 3 The elders of the city nearest to the victim are to get a young cow that has not been yoked or used for work.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 16:18-19

“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.

Romans 13:3-4

For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have its approval.

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