Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

They will declare, ‘Our hands did not shed this blood; our eyes did not see it.

New American Standard Bible

and they shall answer and say, 'Our hands did not shed this blood, nor did our eyes see it.

King James Version

And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

International Standard Version

and they are to make this declaration: "Our hands didn't shed this blood, nor were we witnesses to the crime.

A Conservative Version

and they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

American Standard Version

and they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

Amplified

And they shall testify, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

Bible in Basic English

Will say, This death is not the work of our hands and our eyes have not seen it.

Darby Translation

and shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

Julia Smith Translation

And they answered and said, Our hands poured not out this blood, and our eyes saw not

King James 2000

And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they shall declare, and they shall say, 'Our hands did not shed this blood, and our eyes did not see [what was done].

Modern King James verseion

And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and shall answer and say, 'Our hands have not shed this blood neither have our eyes seen it.

NET Bible

Then they must proclaim, "Our hands have not spilled this blood, nor have we witnessed the crime.

New Heart English Bible

and they shall answer and say, "Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

The Emphasized Bible

and shall respond, and say, - Our hands, shed not this blood, neither did, our eyes, see the deed .

Webster

And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

World English Bible

and they shall answer and say, "Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and they have answered and said, Our hands have not shed this blood, and our eyes have not seen --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and say

Usage: 0

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

have not shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

References

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

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. 8 Lord, forgive Your people Israel You redeemed, and do not hold the shedding of innocent blood against them.’ Then they will be absolved of responsibility for bloodshed.



Cross References

Numbers 5:19-28

The priest will require the woman to take an oath and will say to her, ‘If no man has slept with you, if you have not gone astray and become defiled while under your husband’s authority, be unaffected by this bitter water that brings a curse.

2 Samuel 16:8

The Lord has paid you back for all the blood of the house of Saul in whose place you became king, and the Lord has handed the kingdom over to your son Absalom. Look, you are in trouble because you’re a murderer!”

Job 21:21-23

For what does he care about his family once he is dead,
when the number of his months has run out?

Job 21:31-34

Who would denounce his behavior to his face?
Who would repay him for what he has done?

Psalm 7:3-4

Yahweh my God, if I have done this,
if there is injustice on my hands,

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