Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Anyone who violates the Law of Moses dies without mercy "on the testimony of two or three witnesses."

New American Standard Bible

Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

King James Version

He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

Holman Bible

If anyone disregards Moses’ law, he dies without mercy, based on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

A Conservative Version

Any man who has disregarded the law of Moses dies without mercies from two or three witnesses.

American Standard Version

A man that hath set at nought Moses law dieth without compassion on the word of two or three witnesses:

Amplified

Any person who has violated and [thus] rejected and set at naught the Law of Moses is put to death without pity or mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses.

An Understandable Version

The person who has disregarded the law of Moses is put to death without being shown mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Anderson New Testament

He that despised Moses law, died without mercy, on the testimony of two or three witnesses:

Bible in Basic English

A man who has gone against the law of Moses is put to death without pity on the word of two or three witnesses:

Common New Testament

Anyone who has rejected the law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Daniel Mace New Testament

He that by two or three witnesses was convicted of violating Moses's law, was put to death without mercy.

Darby Translation

Any one that has disregarded Moses' law dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses:

Godbey New Testament

The one having rejected the law of Moses dies without mercy before two or three witnesses:

Goodspeed New Testament

Anyone who breaks the Law of Moses is put to death without any show of pity, on the evidence of only two or three witnesses.

John Wesley New Testament

He that despised the law of Moses died without mercy, under two or three witnesses.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that despised the law of Moses died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

Julia Smith Translation

Any one having rejected Moses' law, without compassion dies by two or three witnesses:

King James 2000

He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Anyone who rejected the law of Moses dies without mercy on [the testimony of] two or three witnesses.

Modern King James verseion

He who despised Moses' Law died without mercy on the word of two or three witnesses.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that despiseth Moses' law, dieth without mercy under two or three witnesses.

Moffatt New Testament

Anyone who has rejected the law of Moses dies without mercy, on the evidence of two or of three witnesses.

Montgomery New Testament

Any one who set at naught the law of Moses was put to death without pity, on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

NET Bible

Someone who rejected the law of Moses was put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

New Heart English Bible

A man who disregards the Law of Moses dies without compassion on the word of two or three witnesses.

Noyes New Testament

He that hath set at nought the law of Moses dieth without mercy under two or three witnesses;

Sawyer New Testament

Any one who despised the law of Moses died without mercy by two or three witnesses;

The Emphasized Bible

Any one having set aside a law of Moses, apart from compassions, upon the testimony of two or three witnesses, dieth:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Any man who treated the law of Moses with neglect, was put to death, without mercy, on the deposition of two or three witnesses:

Twentieth Century New Testament

When a man disregarded the Law of Moses, he was, on the evidence of two or three witnesses, put to death without pity.

Webster

He that despised Moses' law, died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

Weymouth New Testament

Any one who bids defiance to the Law of Moses is put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Williams New Testament

Anyone who breaks the law of Moses pays the death penalty without any show of pity, on the evidence of two or three witnesses only.

World English Bible

A man who disregards Moses' law dies without compassion on the word of two or three witnesses.

Worrell New Testament

Anyone, having set aside Moses' law, dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses;

Worsley New Testament

If any one that violateth the law of Moses, dieth without mercy under two or three witnesses,

Youngs Literal Translation

any one who did set at nought a law of Moses, apart from mercies, by two or three witnesses, doth die,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἀθετέω 
Atheteo 
Usage: 10

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

οἰκτιρμός 
Oiktirmos 
Usage: 5

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

two
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Continuing Deliberate Sin

27 but only a terrifying prospect of judgment and a raging fire that will consume the enemies of God. 28 Anyone who violates the Law of Moses dies without mercy "on the testimony of two or three witnesses." 29 How much more severe a punishment do you think that person deserves who tramples on God's Son, treats as common the blood of the covenant by which it was sanctified, and insults the Spirit of grace?



Cross References

Hebrews 2:2

because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment,

Deuteronomy 19:15

"The testimony of one person alone is not to suffice to convict anyone of any iniquity, sin, or guilt. But the matter will stand on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Matthew 18:16

But if he doesn't listen, take one or two others with you so that "every word may be confirmed by the testimony of two or three witnesses.'

Numbers 15:30-31

"But if some person acts with a high hand, whether a native-born or a resident alien, he blasphemes God, and that person is to be eliminated from among his people.

Numbers 15:36

So the whole community brought him outside the camp and stoned him with stones so that he died, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Deuteronomy 13:6-10

"Your own blood brother, your son, your daughter, your beloved wife, or your friend who is like your soul mate may entice you quietly. He may tell you, "Let's go and serve other gods,' (whom neither you nor your ancestors have known

Deuteronomy 17:2-13

"You may discover that a man or woman living in one of your cities that the LORD your God is about to give you has done evil in the eyes of the LORD your God by transgressing his covenant.

Deuteronomy 19:13

Have no pity on him, but totally purge the shedding of innocent blood from Israel so that life may go well with you."

2 Samuel 12:9

""Why did you despise what the LORD has promised by doing what is detestable in his sight? ""You struck down Uriah the Hittite with a battle sword. ""You took his wife to be your own. ""You killed him with the sword of the Ammonite army.

2 Samuel 12:13

At this point, David told Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD."

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches are dry, they are broken off, and women come and kindle fires with them, since this is a people who show no consideration. That is why the One who made them shows them no compassion; the One who created them shows them no mercy.

Jeremiah 13:14

I'll smash them against each other, even fathers against their sons," declares the LORD. "I'll have no pity, mercy, or compassion when I destroy them."'"

John 8:17

In your own Law it is written that the testimony of two people is valid.

Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

2 Corinthians 13:1

This will be the third time I am coming to you. "Every accusation must be verified by two or three witnesses."

James 2:13

For the one who has shown no mercy will be judged without mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

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