Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

You have knowledge that it was said in old times, You may not put to death; and, Whoever puts to death will be in danger of being judged:

New American Standard Bible

You have heard that the ancients were told, ‘You shall not commit murder’ and ‘Whoever commits murder shall be liable to the court.’

King James Version

Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

Holman Bible

“You have heard that it was said to our ancestors, Do not murder, and whoever murders will be subject to judgment.

International Standard Version

"You have heard that it was told those who lived long ago, "You are not to commit murder,' and, "Whoever murders will be subject to punishment.'

A Conservative Version

Ye have heard that it was said to them in old times, Thou shall not murder, and whoever murders will be liable to the judgment.

American Standard Version

Ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

Amplified

“You have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not murder,’ and ‘Whoever murders shall be guilty before the court.’

An Understandable Version

"You have heard what was said to the people in time's past [Exodus 20:13], 'You must not murder,' and whoever does will be subject to judgment.

Anderson New Testament

You have heard that it was said to the ancients: You shall not kill; and whoever shall kill, shall be liable to the sentence of the judges.

Common New Testament

"You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

Ye have heard that it has been said to the antients, "Thou shalt not kill: and whosoever shall kill, shall be punish'd by the tribunal."

Darby Translation

Ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not kill; but whosoever shall kill shall be subject to the judgment.

Godbey New Testament

You have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not murder; and whosoever may murder shall be in danger of the judgment;

Goodspeed New Testament

"You have heard that the men of old were told 'You shall not murder,' and 'Whoever murders will have to answer to the court.'

John Wesley New Testament

Ye have heard, that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt do no murder, and whosoever doth murder, shall be liable to the judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not kill: and whoever should kill shall be subject to judgment:

King James 2000

You have heard that it was said by them of old time, You shall not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You have heard that it was said to the {people of old}, 'Do not commit murder,' and 'whoever commits murder will be subject to judgment.'

Modern King James verseion

You have heard that it was said to the ancients, "You shall not kill" --and, "Whoever shall kill shall be liable to the judgment."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye have heard how it was said unto them of the old time, 'Thou shalt not kill; for whosoever killeth shall be in danger of judgment:'

Moffatt New Testament

You have heard how the men of old were told, 'Murder not: whoever murders must come up for sentence,

Montgomery New Testament

"You have heard that it was said to the ancients, "Thou shall not commit murder, and "He who commits murder shall be liable to condemnation by the court;

NET Bible

"You have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not murder,' and 'whoever murders will be subjected to judgment.'

New Heart English Bible

"You have heard that it was said to the ancient ones, 'You shall not murder;' and 'Whoever shall murder shall be in danger of the judgment.'

Noyes New Testament

Ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, "Thou shalt not kill; and whoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the Judges."

Sawyer New Testament

You have heard that it was said by the ancients, You shall not kill; and whoever kills shall be subject to the judgment.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye have heard, that it was said, to them of olden time, - Thou shalt not commit murder, and, whosoever shall commit murder, shall be, liable, to judgment.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye have heard that it was said to the men of antient times, "Thou shalt do no murder;" and whosoever shall commit murder, shall be liable to the judgment:

Twentieth Century New Testament

You have heard that to our ancestors it was said--'Thou shalt not commit murder,' and 'Whoever commits murder shall be liable to answer for it to the Court.'

Webster

Ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whoever shall kill, shall be in danger of the judgment:

Weymouth New Testament

"You have heard that it was said to the ancients, 'Thou shalt not commit murder', and whoever commits murder will be answerable to the magistrate.

Williams New Testament

"You have heard that it was said to the men of old, 'You must not murder,' and 'Whoever murders will have to answer to the court.'

World English Bible

"You have heard that it was said to the ancient ones, 'You shall not murder;' and 'Whoever shall murder shall be in danger of the judgment.'

Worrell New Testament

"Ye heard that it was said to the ancients, 'You shall not kill; and whosoever kills shall be in danger of the judgment.'

Worsley New Testament

Ye have heard, that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever committeth murder, shall be liable to the judgment:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Ye heard that it was said to the ancients: Thou shalt not kill, and whoever may kill shall be in danger of the judgment;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

it was said
ῥέω 
Rheo 
Usage: 17

by them of old time
ἀρχαῖος 
Archaios 
Usage: 9

φονεύω 
Phoneuo 
Usage: 5

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

φονεύω 
Phoneuo 
Usage: 5

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

φονεύω 
Phoneuo 
Usage: 5

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

in danger
ἔνοχος 
Enochos 
in danger of, guilty of, subject to
Usage: 5

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Mount: Anger Toward Others

20 For I say to you, If your righteousness is not greater than the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never go into the kingdom of heaven. 21 You have knowledge that it was said in old times, You may not put to death; and, Whoever puts to death will be in danger of being judged: 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be in danger of being judged; and he who says to his brother, Raca, will be in danger from the Sanhedrin; and whoever says, You foolish one, will be in danger of the hell of fire.


Cross References

Exodus 20:13

Do not put anyone to death without cause.

Deuteronomy 5:17

Do not put anyone to death without cause.

Matthew 5:43

You have knowledge that it was said, Have love for your neighbour, and hate for him who is against you:

Matthew 5:27

You have knowledge that it was said, You may not have connection with another man's wife:

Matthew 5:33

Again, you have knowledge that it was said in old times, Do not take false oaths, but give effect to your oaths to the Lord:

Genesis 9:5-6

And for your blood, which is your life, will I take payment; from every beast I will take it, and from every man will I take payment for the blood of his brother-man.

Exodus 21:12-14

He who gives a man a death-blow is himself to be put to death.

Numbers 35:12

In these towns you may be safe from him who has the right of punishment; so that death may not overtake the taker of life till he has been judged by the meeting of the people.

Numbers 35:16-21

But if a man gives another man a blow with an iron instrument, causing his death, he is a taker of life and is certainly to be put to death.

Numbers 35:30-34

Anyone causing the death of another is himself to be put to death on the word of witnesses: but the word of one witness is not enough.

Deuteronomy 16:18

You are to make judges and overseers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, for every tribe: and they are to be upright men, judging the people in righteousness.

Deuteronomy 21:7-9

Will say, This death is not the work of our hands and our eyes have not seen it.

2 Samuel 20:18

Then she said, In the old days, there was a saying, Let them put the question in Abel and in Dan, saying, Has what was ordered by men of good faith in Israel ever come to an end?

1 Kings 2:5-6

Now you have knowledge of what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me, and to the two captains of the army of Israel, Abner, the son of Ner, and Amasa, the son of Jether, whom he put to death, taking payment for the blood of war in time of peace, and making the band of my clothing and the shoes on my feet red with the blood of one put to death without cause.

1 Kings 2:31-32

And the king said, Do as he has said and make an attack on him there, and put his body into the earth; so that you may take away from me and from my family the blood of one put to death by Joab without cause.

Job 8:8-10

Put the question now to the past generations, and give attention to what has been searched out by their fathers:

Matthew 5:38

You have knowledge that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

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