Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

If a man takes by force one of his countrymen, the children of Israel, using him as his property or getting a price for him, that thief is to be put to death: so you are to put away evil from among you.

New American Standard Bible

If a man is caught kidnapping any of his countrymen of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him violently or sells him, then that thief shall die; so you shall purge the evil from among you.

King James Version

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.

Holman Bible

“If a man is discovered kidnapping one of his Israelite brothers, whether he treats him as a slave or sells him, the kidnapper must die. You must purge the evil from you.

International Standard Version

"If a man is found kidnapping his relative, a fellow Israeli, and mistreats or sells him, that kidnapper must die. By doing this, you will remove this evil from among you.

A Conservative Version

If a man is found stealing any of his brothers of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him as a slave, or sells him, then that thief shall die. So shall thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.

American Standard Version

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and he deal with him as a slave, or sell him; then that thief shall die: so shalt thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.

Amplified

“If a man is caught kidnapping any of his countrymen from the sons of Israel, and he treats him violently or sells him [as a slave], then that thief shall die. So you shall remove the evil from among you.

Darby Translation

If a man be found who hath stolen one of his brethren of the children of Israel, and who hath treated him as a slave and sold him, that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

Julia Smith Translation

If a man shall be found stealing a soul from his brethren from the sons of Israel, and shall lay hands upon him and sell him; and that thief died; and put thou away evil from the midst of thee.

King James 2000

If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him; then that thief shall die; and you shall put evil away from among you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"If a man is {caught} kidnapping somebody from [among] his countrymen, the {Israelites}, and he treats him as a slave or he sells him, then that kidnapper shall die, and [so] you shall purge the evil {from among you}.

Modern King James verseion

If a man is found stealing a person of his brothers, the sons of Israel, and makes a slave of him, or sells him, then that thief shall die. And you shall put evil away from among you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man be found stealing any of his brethren the children of Israel, and maketh chevisance of him or selleth him, the thief shall die. And thou shalt put evil away from thee.

NET Bible

If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, and regards him as mere property and sells him, that kidnapper must die. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

New Heart English Bible

If a man be found stealing any of his brothers of the children of Israel, and he deal with him as a slave, or sell him; then that thief shall die: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

The Emphasized Bible

When a man is found stealing any person from among his brethren of the sons of Israel, and making merchandise of him, or selling hint, then shall that thief die, so shalt thou consume the wicked thing out of thy midst.

Webster

If a man shall be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and shall make merchandise of him, or sell him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt remove evil from among you.

World English Bible

If a man be found stealing any of his brothers of the children of Israel, and he deal with him as a slave, or sell him; then that thief shall die: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'When a man is found stealing a person, of his brethren, of the sons of Israel, and hath tyrannized over him, and sold him, then hath that thief died, and thou hast put away the evil thing out of thy midst.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

any
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

עמר 
`amar 
Usage: 3

of him, or selleth
מכר 
Makar 
sell, seller, at all
Usage: 80

גּנּב 
Gannab 
Usage: 17

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and thou shalt put
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

6 No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living. 7 If a man takes by force one of his countrymen, the children of Israel, using him as his property or getting a price for him, that thief is to be put to death: so you are to put away evil from among you. 8 In connection with the leper's disease, take care to keep and do every detail of the teaching of the priests, the Levites: as I gave them orders, so you are to do.



Cross References

Exodus 21:16

Any man who gets another into his power in order to get a price for him is to be put to death, if you take him in the act.

1 Timothy 1:10

For those who go after loose women, for those with unnatural desires, for those who take men prisoners, who make false statements and false oaths, and those who do any other things against the right teaching,

Exodus 22:1-4

If a man takes without right another man's ox or his sheep, and puts it to death or gets a price for it, he is to give five oxen for an ox, or four sheep for a sheep, in payment: the thief will have to make payment for what he has taken; if he has no money, he himself will have to be exchanged for money, so that payment may be made.

Deuteronomy 19:19

Then do to him what it was his purpose to do to his brother: and so put away the evil from among you.

Ezekiel 27:13

Javan, Tubal, and Meshech were your traders; they gave living men and brass vessels for your goods.

Revelation 18:13

And sweet-smelling plants, and perfumes, and wine, and oil, and well crushed grain, and cattle and sheep; and horses and carriages and servants; and souls of men.

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