Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

All the elders of the city nearest to the victim will wash their hands by the stream over the young cow whose neck has been broken.

New American Standard Bible

"All the elders of that city which is nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;

King James Version

And all the elders of that city, that are next unto the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley:

International Standard Version

All the elders of the city nearest the dead body are to wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

A Conservative Version

And all the elders of that city, who are nearest to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

American Standard Version

And all the elders of that city, who are nearest unto the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;

Amplified

And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,

Bible in Basic English

And all the responsible men of that town which is nearest to the dead man, washing their hands over the cow whose neck was broken in the valley,

Darby Translation

And all the elders of that city, that are nearest unto him that is slain, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck is broken in the watercourse,

Julia Smith Translation

And all the old men of that city being near to him wounded, shall wash their hands over the heifer having her neck broken in the valley:

King James 2000

And all the elders of that city, that are nearest unto the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And all of the elders of that city nearest to the slain person shall wash their hands over the heifer [with] the broken neck in the wadi.

Modern King James verseion

And all the elders of that city nearest to the slain one, shall wash their hands over the heifer that has been beheaded in the stream.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all the elders of the city that is next to the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the plain,

NET Bible

and all the elders of that city nearest the corpse must wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley.

New Heart English Bible

All the elders of that city, who are nearest to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;

The Emphasized Bible

and, all the elders of that city who are nearest unto the slain, shall bathe their hands over the heifer that hath boon beheaded in the ravine,

Webster

And all the elders of that city that are next to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley:

World English Bible

All the elders of that city, who are nearest to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley;

Youngs Literal Translation

and all the elders of that city, who are near unto the slain one, do wash their hands over the heifer which is beheaded in the valley,

Topics

Interlinear

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

of that city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

unto the slain
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

רחץ 
Rachats 
Usage: 72

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

over the heifer
עגלה 
`eglah 
Usage: 14

ערף 
`araph 
Usage: 5

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

5 Then the priests, the sons of Levi, will come forward, for Yahweh your God has chosen them to serve Him and pronounce blessings in His name, and they are to give a ruling in every dispute and case of assault. 6 All the elders of the city nearest to the victim will wash their hands by the stream over the young cow whose neck has been broken. 7 They will declare, ‘Our hands did not shed this blood; our eyes did not see it.



Cross References

Psalm 26:6

I wash my hands in innocence
and go around Your altar, Lord,

Psalm 73:13

Did I purify my heart
and wash my hands in innocence for nothing?

Job 9:30

If I wash myself with snow,
and cleanse my hands with lye,

Psalm 19:12

Who perceives his unintentional sins?
Cleanse me from my hidden faults.

Psalm 51:2

Wash away my guilt
and cleanse me from my sin.

Psalm 51:7

Purify me with hyssop, and I will be clean;
wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

Psalm 51:14

Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God,
the God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing of Your righteousness.

Jeremiah 2:22

Even if you wash with lye
and use a great amount of soap,
the stain of your sin is still in front of Me.
This is the Lord God’s declaration.

Matthew 27:24-25

When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was starting instead, he took some water, washed his hands in front of the crowd, and said, “I am innocent of this man’s blood. See to it yourselves!”

Hebrews 9:10

They are physical regulations and only deal with food, drink, and various washings imposed until the time of restoration.

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