Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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.

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:

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 must not eat meat with its life (that is, its blood) in it. 5 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. 6 "Whoever sheds human blood, by other humans must his blood be shed; for in God's image God has made humankind."



Cross References

Exodus 21:28-29

"If an ox gores a man or a woman so that either dies, then the ox must surely be stoned and its flesh must not be eaten, but the owner of the ox will be acquitted.

Genesis 4:9-10

Then the Lord said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" And he replied, "I don't know! Am I my brother's guardian?"

Exodus 21:12

"Whoever strikes someone so that he dies must surely be put to death.

Exodus 20:13

"You shall not murder.

Leviticus 19:16

You must not go about as a slanderer among your people. You must not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the Lord.

Numbers 35:31-33

Moreover, you must not accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; he must surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 21:1-9

If a homicide victim should be found lying in a field in the land the Lord your God is giving you, and no one knows who killed him,

Psalm 9:12

For the one who takes revenge against murderers took notice of the oppressed; he did not overlook their cry for help

Matthew 23:35

so that on you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

Acts 17:26

From one man he made every nation of the human race to inhabit the entire earth, determining their set times and the fixed limits of the places where they would live,

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