Parallel Verses

World English Bible

and it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number.

New American Standard Bible

then it shall be if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according to his guilt.

King James Version

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Holman Bible

If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate for his crime.

International Standard Version

If the guilty person deserves a beating, the judge will make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of lashes fit for his crime.

A Conservative Version

And it shall be, if the iniquitous man is deserving to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lay down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his iniquity, by number.

American Standard Version

and it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number.

Amplified

Then if the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with a certain number of stripes according to his offense.

Bible in Basic English

And if the wrongdoer is to undergo punishment by whipping, the judge will give orders for him to go down on his face and be whipped before him, the number of the blows being in relation to his crime.

Darby Translation

And it shall be if the wicked man have deserved to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and be beaten before his face, according to the measure of his wickedness with a certain number of stripes.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it shall be if the wicked man is worthy to be beaten the judge shall cause him to lie down and to be beaten in his presence, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was if the unjust be the son of smiting and the judge caused him to fall down and beat him before his face in proportion to his fault, by a number.

King James 2000

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Lexham Expanded Bible

then it will happen if the guilty [one] {deserves beating}, then the judge shall make him lie, and he shall beat him {before him}, {according to} {the prescribed number of lashes proportionate to the offense}.

Modern King James verseion

then it shall be, if the wrongdoer is worthy to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to fall down. And one shall strike him in his presence, enough for his wrong, by a certain number.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And if the trespasser be worthy of stripes, then let the judge cause to take him down and to beat him before his face according to his trespass, unto a certain number.

NET Bible

Then, if the guilty person is sentenced to a beating, the judge shall force him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of blows his wicked behavior deserves.

New Heart English Bible

and it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number.

The Emphasized Bible

And it shall be - if the lawless man be, worthy of stripes, then shall the judge cause him to lie down and he beaten before him, according to the measure of his lawlessness, by number:

Webster

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Youngs Literal Translation

then it hath come to pass, if the wrong-doer is to be smitten, that the judge hath caused him to fall down, and one hath smitten him in his presence, according to the sufficiency of his wrong-doing, by number;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it shall be, if the wicked man
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

to be beaten
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

that the judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

and to be beaten
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

דּי 
Day 
Usage: 34

to his fault
רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

References

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Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and [the judges] judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked; 2 and it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number. 3 Forty stripes he may give him, he shall not exceed; lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then your brother should seem vile to you.



Cross References

Luke 12:47-48

That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,

Matthew 10:17

But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to councils, and in their synagogues they will scourge you.

Matthew 27:26

Then he released to them Barabbas, but Jesus he flogged and delivered to be crucified.

Acts 5:40

They agreed with him. Summoning the apostles, they beat them and commanded them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

Acts 16:22-24

The multitude rose up together against them, and the magistrates tore their clothes off of them, and commanded them to be beaten with rods.

1 Peter 2:20

For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God.

1 Peter 2:24

who his own self bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed.

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