Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 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. 6  Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man. 7 And you, be you 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 cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.

Leviticus 24:17

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

Matthew 26:52

Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again your sword into its place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with 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 generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;

Exodus 21:12-14

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

James 3:9

With this bless we God, even the Father; and with this curse we men, who are made after the similitude of God.

Genesis 4:14

Behold, you have driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from your face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that anyone that finds me shall slay me.

Exodus 22:2-3

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

Leviticus 17:4

And brings it not unto the door of the tabernacle of meeting, 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 slayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, where he had fled: and he shall abide in it until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the holy oil.

Numbers 35:33

So you shall not pollute the land in which you are: for blood defiles the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, except by the blood of him that shed it.

1 Kings 2:5-6

Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, and what he did to the two captains of the armies of Israel, unto Abner the son of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his belt that was about his loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

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

Psalm 51:4

Against you, you only, have I sinned, and done this evil in your sight: that you might be justified when you speak, and be blameless when you judge.

Romans 13:4

For he is the minister of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.

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