Parallel Verses

Amplified

Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God He made man.

New American Standard Bible

"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.

King James Version

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Holman Bible

Whoever sheds man’s blood,
his blood will be shed by man,
for God made man in His image.

International Standard Version

"Whoever sheds human blood, by a human his own blood is to be shed; because God made human beings in his own image.

A Conservative Version

Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed. For in the image of God he made man.

American Standard Version

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: For in the image of God made he man.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever takes a man's life, by man will his life be taken; because God made man in his image.

Darby Translation

Whoso sheddeth Man's blood, by Man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God he hath made Man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whoever sheds man's blood in man, his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God is man made.

Julia Smith Translation

He pouring out man's blood, by man his blood shall be poured out: for in the image of God he made man.

King James 2000

Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"[As for] the one shedding the blood of humankind, by humankind his blood shall be shed, for God made humankind in his own image.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever sheds man's blood, his blood shall be shed by man; for He made man in the image of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

so that he which sheddeth man's blood, shall have his blood shed by man again: for God made man after his own likeness.

NET Bible

"Whoever sheds human blood, by other humans must his blood be shed; for in God's image God has made humankind."

New Heart English Bible

Whoever sheds man's blood, his blood will be shed by man, for God made man in his own image.

The Emphasized Bible

He that sheddeth man's blood, by man, shall his blood be shed, - For, in the image of God, made he man.

Webster

Whoever sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

World English Bible

Whoever sheds man's blood, his blood will be shed by man, for God made man in his own image.

Youngs Literal Translation

whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man is his blood shed: for in the image of God hath He made man.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

by man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

be shed
שׁפך 
Shaphak 
Usage: 115

for in the image
צלם 
Tselem 
Usage: 17

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

God's Covenant With Noah

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. 7 And you, be fruitful and multiply; bring forth abundantly on the earth and multiply on it.



Cross References

Genesis 1:26-27

God said, Let Us [Father, Son, and Holy Spirit] make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the [tame] beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.

Leviticus 24:17

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

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus said to him, Put your sword back into its place, for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.

Revelation 13:10

Whoever leads into captivity will himself go into captivity; if anyone slays with the sword, with the sword must he be slain. Herein is [the call for] the patience and the faith and fidelity of the saints (God's people).

Genesis 5:1

This is the book (the written record, the history) of the generations of the offspring of Adam. When God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.

Exodus 21:12-14

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

James 3:9

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who were made in God's likeness!

Genesis 4:14

Behold, You have driven me out this day from the face of the land, and from Your face I will be hidden; and I will be a fugitive and a vagabond and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me.

Exodus 22:2-3

If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no blood shed for him.

Leviticus 17:4

And does not bring it to the door of the Tent of Meeting to offer it as an offering to the Lord before the Lord's tabernacle, [guilt for shedding] blood shall be imputed to that man; he has shed blood and shall be cut off from among his people.

Numbers 35:25

And the congregation shall rescue the manslayer from the hand of the avenger of blood and restore him to his city of refuge to which he had fled; and he shall live in it until the high priest dies, who was anointed with the sacred oil.

Numbers 35:33

So you shall not pollute the land in which you live; for blood pollutes the land, and no atonement can be made for the land for the blood shed in it, but by the blood of him who shed it.

1 Kings 2:5-6

You know also what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether, whom he murdered, avenging in time of peace blood shed in war, and putting innocent blood of war on the girdle on his loins and on the sandals of his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

When the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah though he had not followed Absalom, [he] fled to the tent (tabernacle) of the Lord and caught hold of the horns of the altar [before it].

Psalm 51:4

Against You, You only, have I sinned and done that which is evil in Your sight, so that You are justified in Your sentence and faultless in Your judgment.

Romans 13:4

For he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, [you should dread him and] be afraid, for he does not bear and wear the sword for nothing. He is God's servant to execute His wrath (punishment, vengeance) on the wrongdoer.

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