Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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.

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 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. 6 Whoever sheds man's blood in man, his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God is man made. 7 And you, be ye fruitful and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth and multiply therein.



Cross References

Genesis 1:26-27

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over the beasts and over all the earth and over every serpent that moves upon the earth.

Leviticus 24:17

Likewise he that kills any man shall surely be put to death.

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus said unto him, Put up again thy sword into its place, for all those that take the sword shall perish by the sword.

Revelation 13:10

He that leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he that kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the descendants of Adam. In the day that God created man, he made him in the likeness of God;

Exodus 21:12-14

He that smites a man so that he dies shall be surely put to death.

James 3:9

With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God.

Genesis 4:14

Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I hide; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass that anyone that finds me shall slay me.

Exodus 22:2-3

If a thief is found breaking into a house and is smitten so he dies, he that killed him shall not be guilty of his blood.

Leviticus 17:4

and does not bring it unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony to offer an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD, blood shall be imputed unto that man; he has shed blood, and that man shall be cut off from among his people:

Numbers 35:25

And the congregation shall deliver the manslayer out of the hand of the kinsman avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, where he has fled, and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.

Numbers 35:33

So ye shall not pollute the land where ye are, for this blood shall defile the land; and the land cannot be reconciled of the blood that is shed therein except by the blood of the one that shed it.

1 Kings 2:5-6

Moreover thou knowest also what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me and what he did to the two captains of the host of Israel, unto Abner, the son of Ner and unto Amasa, the son of Jether, whom he slew, shedding the blood of war in peace and putting the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins and in his shoes that were on his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

And the news came to Joab, for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he had not turned after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

Psalm 51:4

Against thee, against thee only, have I sinned and done this evil in thy sight that thou be declared just in thy word and pure in thy judgment.

Romans 13:4

for he is a minister of God for thy good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain, for he is a minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.

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