Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death.

King James Version

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Holman Bible

"Whoever kidnaps a person must be put to death, whether he sells him or the person is found in his possession.

International Standard Version

"Whoever kidnaps a person, whether he has sold him or whether the victim is still in his possession, is certainly to be put to death.

A Conservative Version

And he who steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

American Standard Version

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Amplified

Whoever kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or is found with him in his possession, shall surely be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall certainly be put to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Likewise he that steals a man and sells him, or if he is found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Julia Smith Translation

And he stealing a man, and selling him, and being found in his hand, dying, he shall die.

King James 2000

And he that steals a man, and sells him, or if he is found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'And {whoever kidnaps someone} and sells him, or he is found in his possession, he will surely be put to death.

Modern King James verseion

And he that steals a man and sells him, or if he is found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"He that stealeth a man and selleth him, if it be proved upon him, shall be slain for it.

NET Bible

"Whoever kidnaps someone and sells him, or is caught still holding him, must surely be put to death.

New Heart English Bible

"Anyone who kidnaps someone and sells him, or if he is found in his possession, he shall surely be put to death.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he that stealeth a man of the sons of Israel, and selleth him, or he be found in his hand, shall, surely be put to death.

Webster

And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he shall be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

World English Bible

"Anyone who kidnaps someone and sells him, or if he is found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And he who stealeth a man, and hath sold him, and he hath been found in his hand, is certainly put to death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּנב 
Ganab 
Usage: 40

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and selleth
מכר 
Makar 
Usage: 80

him, or if he be found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

in his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

Context Readings

Laws About Personal Injury

15 "He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death. 16 "He who kidnaps a man, whether he sells him or he is found in his possession, shall surely be put to death. 17 "He who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:7

"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.

Exodus 22:4

"If what he stole is actually found alive in his possession, whether an ox or a donkey or a sheep, he shall pay double.

Genesis 37:28

Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him up and lifted Joseph out of the pit, and sold him to the Ishmaelites for twenty shekels of silver Thus they brought Joseph into Egypt.

1 Timothy 1:10

and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,

Genesis 40:15

"For I was in fact kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and even here I have done nothing that they should have put me into the dungeon."

Revelation 18:12

cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,



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