Parallel Verses

World English Bible

'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

New American Standard Bible

'Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

King James Version

Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Bible

‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

International Standard Version

""Cursed is one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

A Conservative Version

Cursed be he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent man. And all the people shall say, Amen.

American Standard Version

Cursed be he that taketh a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Amplified

Cursed is he who takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. All the people shall say, Amen.

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is he who for a reward puts to death one who has done no wrong. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be he that taketh reward to smite mortally shedding innocent blood! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Cursed he taking a gift to strike the soul of innocent blood: and all the people said, Amen.

King James 2000

Cursed be he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the one who takes a bribe {to murder an innocent person}.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is he who takes reward to kill an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Cursed be he that taketh a reward to slay innocent blood.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be he that taketh a bribe to shed innocent blood. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person: and all the people shall say, Amen.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is he who is taking a bribe to smite a person, innocent blood, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

Interlinear

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

be he that taketh
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

שׁחד 
Shachad 
Usage: 23

to slay
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

נקיא נקי 
Naqiy 
Usage: 43

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

24 'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.' 25 'Cursed is he who takes a bribe to kill an innocent person.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.' 26 Cursed is he who doesn't confirm the words of this law to do them.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'"



Cross References

Exodus 23:7-8

"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

Deuteronomy 10:17

For Yahweh your God, he is God of gods, and Lord of lords, the great God, the mighty, and the awesome, who doesn't respect persons, nor takes reward.

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not wrest justice: you shall not respect persons; neither shall you take a bribe; for a bribe does blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.

Psalm 15:5

he who doesn't lend out his money for usury, nor take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be shaken. A Poem by David.

Proverbs 1:11-29

If they say, "Come with us, Let's lay in wait for blood; let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;

Ezekiel 22:12-13

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained of your neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says the Lord Yahweh.

Micah 3:10-11

They build up Zion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Micah 7:2-3

The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.

Matthew 26:15

and said, "What are you willing to give me, that I should deliver him to you?" They weighed out for him thirty pieces of silver.

Matthew 27:3-4

Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Acts 1:18

Now this man obtained a field with the reward for his wickedness, and falling headlong, his body burst open, and all his intestines gushed out.

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