Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Cursed be he who smites his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.

New American Standard Bible

Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

King James Version

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Bible

‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

International Standard Version

""Cursed is one who strikes his neighbor secretly.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

American Standard Version

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Amplified

‘Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is he who takes his neighbour's life secretly. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Cursed he striking his neighbor in hiding: and all the people said, Amen.

King James 2000

Cursed be he that attacks his neighbor secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the one who strikes down his neighbor in secret.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who kills his neighbor in private.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen.

World English Bible

'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is he who is smiting his neighbour in secret, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

be he that smiteth
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

23 Cursed be he who lays with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen. 24 Cursed be he who smites his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen. 25 Cursed be he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent man. And all the people shall say, Amen.



Cross References

Leviticus 24:17

And he who smites any man mortally shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:31

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 20:13

Thou shall not murder.

Exodus 21:12-14

He who smites a man, so that he dies, shall surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 19:11-12

But if any man hates his neighbor, and lies in wait for him, and rises up against him, and smites him mortally so that he dies, and he flees into one of these cities,

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the midst of the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there in the body, so that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 11:15-17

And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten, and die.

2 Samuel 12:9-12

Why have thou despised the word of LORD, to do that which is evil in his sight? Thou have smitten Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and have taken his wife to be thy wife, and have slain him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

2 Samuel 13:28

And Absalom commanded his servants, saying, Notice ye now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, Smite Amnon, then kill him. Fear not; have I not commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Is it well with thee, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

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