Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD is certainly to be put to death. The entire congregation is to stone him to death. As it is for the resident alien, so it is to be with the native born: when he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death.

New American Standard Bible

'Moreover, the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him. The alien as well as the native, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

King James Version

And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

Holman Bible

Whoever blasphemes the name of Yahweh is to be put to death; the whole community must stone him. If he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death, whether the foreign resident or the native.

A Conservative Version

And he who blasphemes the name of LORD, he shall surely be put to death. All the congregation shall certainly stone him. As well the sojourner, as the home-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

American Standard Version

And he that blasphemeth the name of Jehovah, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the sojourner, as the home-born, when he blasphemeth the name of Jehovah , shall be put to death.

Amplified

And he who blasphemes the Name of the Lord, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him; the stranger as well as he who was born in the land shall be put to death when he blasphemes the Name [of the Lord].

Bible in Basic English

And he who says evil against the name of the Lord will certainly be put to death; he will be stoned by all the people; the man who is not of your nation and one who is an Israelite by birth, whoever says evil against the holy Name is to be put to death.

Darby Translation

And he that blasphemeth the name of Jehovah shall certainly be put to death; all the assembly shall certainly stone him; as well the stranger as he that is home-born, when he blasphemeth the Name, shall be put to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he that pronounces the name of the LORD shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him; the same with the stranger as with the natural, if he pronounces the Name, he shall be put to death.

Julia Smith Translation

And he vilifying the name of Jehovah, dying, shall die; stoning, all the assembly shall stone him: as the stranger so the native, in his vilifying the name, he shall die.

King James 2000

And he that blasphemes the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemes the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he who blasphemes Yahweh's name certainly shall be put to death; the whole community certainly shall stone him. As the alien, so the native shall be put to death at blaspheming his name.

Modern King James verseion

And he that blasphemes the Name of Jehovah shall surely be put to death. All the congregation shall surely stone him. And the stranger as well, even as he that is born in the land; when he blasphemes the Name, he shall be put to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall die for it: all the multitude shall stone him to death. And the stranger as well as the Israelite if he curse the name, shall die for it.'

NET Bible

and one who misuses the name of the Lord must surely be put to death. The whole congregation must surely stone him, whether he is a foreigner or a native citizen; when he misuses the Name he must be put to death.

New Heart English Bible

He who blasphemes the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

The Emphasized Bible

And, he that contemptuously uttereth the name of Yahweh, shall be, surely put to death, all the assembly shall, surely stone, him, - as the sojourner so the home-born, when he contemptuously-uttereth the Name, he shall be put to death.

Webster

And he that blasphemeth the name of the LORD, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death.

World English Bible

He who blasphemes the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who is execrating the name of Jehovah is certainly put to death; all the company do certainly cast stones at him; as a sojourner so a native, in his execrating the Name, is put to death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the name
שׁם 
Shem 
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and all the congregation
עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 149

רגם 
Ragam 
Usage: 16

רגם 
Ragam 
Usage: 16

him as well the stranger
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

as he that is born in the land
אזרח 
'ezrach 
Usage: 17

Context Readings

An Example Of Just And Fair Punishment

15 Moreover, tell the Israelis that anyone who curses his God will bear the consequences of his own sin, 16 because the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD is certainly to be put to death. The entire congregation is to stone him to death. As it is for the resident alien, so it is to be with the native born: when he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death. 17 "If a man beats a human being to death, he is certainly to be executed,



Cross References

Matthew 12:31

So I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.

Exodus 20:7

"You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.

1 Kings 21:10-13

Seat two wicked men in front of him, and make them testify against him. Tell them to claim "You cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death."

Psalm 74:10

God, how long will the adversary scorn while the enemy despises your name endlessly?

Psalm 74:18

Remember this: The enemy scorns the LORD and a foolish people despises your name.

Psalm 139:20

who speak against you with evil motives, your enemies who are acting in vain.

Matthew 26:66

What is your verdict?" They replied, "He deserves to die!"

Mark 3:28-29

I tell all of you with certainty, people will be forgiven their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter.

John 8:58-59

Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, before there was an Abraham, I AM!"

John 10:33-36

The Jewish leaders answered him, "We are not going to stone you for a good action, but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, are making yourself God!"

Acts 26:11

I would even punish them frequently in every synagogue and try to make them blaspheme. Raging furiously against them, I would hunt them down even in distant cities.

1 Timothy 1:13

In the past I was a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. But I received mercy because I acted ignorantly in my unbelief,

James 2:7

Are not they the ones who blaspheme the noble Name by which you have been called?

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