Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.

King James Version

When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.

Holman Bible

If you build a new house, make a railing around your roof, so that you don't bring bloodguilt on your house if someone falls from it.

International Standard Version

"When you build a new house, install a parapet along your roof so that if someone falls from the roof, you won't bring guilt of bloodshed on your house."

A Conservative Version

When thou build a new house, then thou shall make a guard rail for thy roof, that thou not bring blood upon thy house, if any man falls from there.

American Standard Version

When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any man fall from thence.

Amplified

When you build a new house, then you shall put a railing around your [flat] roof, so that no one may fall from there and bring guilt of blood upon your house.

Bible in Basic English

If you are building a house, make a railing for the roof, so that the blood of any man falling from it will not come on your house.

Darby Translation

When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any one should in any wise fall from it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When thou shall build a new house, then thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof that thou not bring blood upon thine house if anyone should fall from there.

Julia Smith Translation

When thou shalt build a new house thou shalt make a ledge to thy roof, and thou shalt not put bloods upon thy house, if he shall fall from it.

King James 2000

When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you bring not the guilt of blood upon your house, if any man fall from there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"When you build a new house then you shall make a parapet wall for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house {if anyone should fall from it}.

Modern King James verseion

When you build a new house, then you shall make a guard rail for your roof, so that you do not bring blood on your house, if one falls from it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a battlement unto the roof, that thou lade not blood upon thine house, if any man fall thereof.

NET Bible

If you build a new house, you must construct a guard rail around your roof to avoid being culpable in the event someone should fall from it.

New Heart English Bible

When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you do not bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.

The Emphasized Bible

When thou buildest a new house, then shalt thou make a parapet to thy roof, so shalt thou not treasure up blood-guiltiness against thy house, for he that is in danger of falling might fall therefrom.

Webster

When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou mayest not bring blood upon thy house, if any man shall fall from thence.

World English Bible

When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you don't bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.

Youngs Literal Translation

'When thou buildest a new house, then thou hast made a parapet to thy roof, and thou dost not put blood on thy house when one falleth from it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

a new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

מעקה 
Ma`aqeh 
Usage: 1

גּג 
Gag 
Usage: 30

that thou bring
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

not blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

7 you shall certainly let the mother go, but the young you may take for yourself, in order that it may be well with you and that you may prolong your days. 8 "When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it. 9 "You shall not sow your vineyard with two kinds of seed, or all the produce of the seed which you have sown and the increase of the vineyard will become defiled.



Cross References

2 Samuel 11:2

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

Isaiah 22:1

The oracle concerning the valley of vision What is the matter with you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops?

Jeremiah 19:13

"The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like the place Topheth, because of all the houses on whose rooftops they burned sacrifices to all the heavenly host and poured out drink offerings to other gods."'"

Matthew 10:27

"What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim upon the housetops.

Mark 2:4

Being unable to get to Him because of the crowd, they removed the roof above Him; and when they had dug an opening, they let down the pallet on which the paralytic was lying.

Acts 10:9

On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray.

Exodus 22:6

"If a fire breaks out and spreads to thorn bushes, so that stacked grain or the standing grain or the field itself is consumed, he who started the fire shall surely make restitution.

Exodus 21:28-36

"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.

Ezekiel 3:18

"When I say to the wicked, 'You will surely die,' and you do not warn him or speak out to warn the wicked from his wicked way that he may live, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

Ezekiel 3:20

"Again, when a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and commits iniquity, and I place an obstacle before him, he will die; since you have not warned him, he shall die in his sin, and his righteous deeds which he has done shall not be remembered; but his blood I will require at your hand.

Ezekiel 32:2-9

"Son of man, take up a lamentation over Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him, 'You compared yourself to a young lion of the nations, Yet you are like the monster in the seas; And you burst forth in your rivers And muddied the waters with your feet And fouled their rivers.'"

Matthew 18:6-7

but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Acts 20:26-27

"Therefore, I testify to you this day that I am innocent of the blood of all men.

Romans 14:13

Therefore let us not judge one another anymore, but rather determine this--not to put an obstacle or a stumbling block in a brother's way.

1 Corinthians 10:32

Give no offense either to Jews or to Greeks or to the church of God;

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

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