Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 [unlawfully],
By man (judicial government) 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.

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 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." 7 But as for you, be fruitful and multiply; increase abundantly on the earth and multiply on it."



Cross References

Genesis 1:26-27

Then God said, "Let us make humankind in our image, after our likeness, so they may rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move on the earth."

Leviticus 24:17

"'If a man beats any person to death, he must be put to death.

Matthew 26:52

Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back in its place! For all who take hold of the sword will die by the sword.

Revelation 13:10

If anyone is meant for captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed by the sword, then by the sword he must be killed. This requires steadfast endurance and faith from the saints.

Genesis 5:1

This is the record of the family line of Adam. When God created humankind, he made them in the likeness of God.

Exodus 21:12-14

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

James 3:9

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse people made in God's image.

Genesis 4:14

Look! You are driving me off the land today, and I must hide from your presence. I will be a homeless wanderer on the earth; whoever finds me will kill me."

Exodus 22:2-3

"If a thief is caught breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no blood guilt for him.

Leviticus 17:4

but has not brought it to the entrance of the Meeting Tent to present it as an offering to the Lord before the tabernacle of the Lord. He has shed blood, so that man will be cut off from the midst of his people.

Numbers 35:25

The community must deliver the slayer out of the hand of the avenger of blood, and the community must restore him to the town of refuge to which he fled, and he must live there until the death of the high priest, who was anointed with the consecrated oil.

Numbers 35:33

"You must not pollute the land where you live, for blood defiles the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed there, except by the blood of the person who shed it.

1 Kings 2:5-6

"You know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me -- how he murdered two commanders of the Israelite armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. During peacetime he struck them down like he would in battle; when he shed their blood as if in battle, he stained his own belt and the sandals on his feet.

1 Kings 2:28-34

When the news reached Joab (for Joab had supported Adonijah, although he had not supported Absalom), he ran to the tent of the Lord and grabbed hold of the horns of the altar.

Psalm 51:4

Against you -- you above all -- I have sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight. So you are just when you confront me; you are right when you condemn me.

Romans 13:4

for it is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be in fear, for it does not bear the sword in vain. It is God's servant to administer retribution on the wrongdoer.

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