Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Amplified

Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God He made 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 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. 6 Whoever sheds man’s blood,
his blood will be shed by man,
for God made man in His image.
7 But you, be fruitful and multiply; spread out over the earth and multiply on it.”



Cross References

Genesis 1:26-27

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.”

Leviticus 24:17

“If a man kills anyone, he must be put to death.

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus told him, “Put your sword back in its place because all who take up a sword will perish by a sword.

Revelation 13:10

If anyone is destined for captivity,
into captivity he goes.
If anyone is to be killed with a sword,
with a sword he will be killed.This demands the perseverance and faith of the saints.

Genesis 5:1

These are the family records of the descendants of Adam. On the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God;

Exodus 21:12-14

“Whoever strikes a person so that he dies must be put to death.

James 3:9

We praise our Lord and Father with it, and we curse men who are made in God’s likeness with it.

Genesis 4:14

Since You are banishing me today from the soil, and I must hide myself from Your presence and become a restless wanderer on the earth, whoever finds me will kill me.”

Exodus 22:2-3

If a thief is caught in the act of breaking in, and he is beaten to death, no one is guilty of bloodshed.

Leviticus 17:4

instead of bringing it to the entrance to the tent of meeting to present it as an offering to the Lord before His tabernacle—that person will be considered guilty. He has shed blood and must be cut off from his people.

Numbers 35:25

The assembly is to protect the one who kills someone from the hand of the avenger of blood. Then the assembly will return him to the city of refuge he fled to, and he must live there until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.

Numbers 35:33

“Do not defile the land where you are, for bloodshed defiles the land, and there can be no atonement for the land because of the blood that is shed on it, except by the blood of the person who shed it.

1 Kings 2:5-6

“You also know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me and what he did to the two commanders of Israel’s army, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He murdered them in a time of peace to avenge blood shed in war. He spilled that blood on his own waistband and on the sandals of his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

The news reached Joab. Since he had supported Adonijah but not Absalom, Joab fled to the Lord’s tabernacle and took hold of the horns of the altar.

Psalm 51:4

Against You—You alone—I have sinned
and done this evil in Your sight.
So You are right when You pass sentence;
You are blameless when You judge.

Romans 13:4

For government is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For government is God’s servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong.

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