Parallel Verses

Amplified

And surely for your lifeblood I will require an accounting; from every beast I will require it; and from man, from every man [who spills another's lifeblood] I will require a reckoning.

New American Standard Bible

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.

King James Version

And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

Holman Bible

I will require the life of every animal and every man for your life and your blood. I will require the life of each man’s brother for a man’s life.

International Standard Version

Also, I will certainly demand an accounting regarding bloodshed, from every animal and from every human being. I'll demand an accounting from every human being for the life of another human being.

A Conservative Version

And surely your blood, [the blood] of your lives, I will require. At the hand of every beast I will require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.

American Standard Version

And surely your blood, the blood of your lives, will I require; At the hand of every beast will I require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, will I require the life of man.

Bible in Basic English

And for your blood, which is your life, will I take payment; from every beast I will take it, and from every man will I take payment for the blood of his brother-man.

Darby Translation

And indeed your blood, the blood of your lives, will I require: at the hand of every animal will I require it, and at the hand of Man, at the hand of each the blood of his brother, will I require the life of Man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For surely your blood which is your souls I will require; at the hand of every animal I will require it and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother I will require the soul (or life) of man.

Julia Smith Translation

And surely, your blood of your lives I will search out, from the hand of every living thing I will search it out, and from the hand of man; from the hand of a man's brother I will search out the life of man.

King James 2000

And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {your lifeblood} I will require; from {every animal} I will require it. And from the hand of humankind, from the hand of [each] man to his brother I will require the life of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

and surely the blood of your lives will I require. At the hand of every animal will I require it, and at the hand of man. At the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For verily the blood of you, wherein your lives are, will I require: Even of the hand of all beasts will I require it, and of the hand of man and of the hand of every man's brother, will I require the life of man:

NET Bible

For your lifeblood I will surely exact punishment, from every living creature I will exact punishment. From each person I will exact punishment for the life of the individual since the man was his relative.

New Heart English Bible

I will surely require your blood of your lives. At the hand of every animal I will require it. At the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.

The Emphasized Bible

And surely your blood, of your lives, will I require, From the hand of every living creature, will I require it, - and from the hand of man From the hand of each ones brother, will I require the life of man:

Webster

And surely your blood of your lives will I require: at the hand of every beast will I require it: and at the hand of man, at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

World English Bible

I will surely require your blood of your lives. At the hand of every animal I will require it. At the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And only your blood for your lives do I require; from the hand of every living thing I require it, and from the hand of man, from the hand of every man's brother I require the life of man;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

of your lives
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

will I require
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164
Usage: 164

at the hand
יד 
Yad 
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612
Usage: 1612

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

will I require it
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

and at the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

Context Readings

God's Covenant With Noah

4 But you shall not eat flesh with the life of it, which is its blood. 5 And surely for your lifeblood I will require an accounting; from every beast I will require it; and from man, from every man [who spills another's lifeblood] I will require a reckoning. 6 Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God He made man.



Cross References

Exodus 21:28-29

If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, then the ox shall surely be stoned, and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be clear.

Genesis 4:9-10

And the Lord said to Cain, Where is Abel your brother? And he said, I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?

Exodus 21:12

Whoever strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 20:13

You shall not commit murder.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go up and down as a dispenser of gossip and scandal among your people, nor shall you [secure yourself by false testimony or by silence and] endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the Lord.

Numbers 35:31-33

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

Deuteronomy 21:1-9

If one is found slain in the land which the Lord your God gives you to possess, lying in the field, and it is not known who has killed him,

Psalm 9:12

For He Who avenges the blood [of His people shed unjustly] remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted (the poor and the humble).

Matthew 23:35

So that upon your heads may come all the blood of the righteous ( those who correspond to the divine standard of right) shed on earth, from the blood of the righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar [of burnt offering].

Acts 17:26

And He made from one [common origin, one source, one blood] all nations of men to settle on the face of the earth, having definitely determined [their] allotted periods of time and the fixed boundaries of their habitation (their settlements, lands, and abodes),

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