Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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:

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.

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, That except your justice abound more than the scribes and Pharisees, ye should not come into the kingdom of the heavens. 21 Ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not kill: and whoever should kill shall be subject to judgment: 22 But I say to you, That every one becoming angry with his brother, shall be subject to judgment: and whoever should say to his brother, Raca, should be, subject to the council: and whoever should say, O foolish, shall be subject to a hell of fire.


Cross References

Exodus 20:13

Thou shalt not kill.

Deuteronomy 5:17

Thou shalt not kill,

Matthew 5:43

Ye have heard that it has been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.

Matthew 5:27

Ye have heard that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not commit adultery:

Matthew 5:33

Again, ye have heard, that it was said to the ancients, Thou shalt not swear a false oath, and thou shalt. return to the Lord thine oaths.

Genesis 9:5-6

And surely, your blood of your lives I will search out, from the hand of every living thing I will search it out, and from the hand of man; from the hand of a man's brother I will search out the life of man.

Exodus 21:12-14

He striking a man and he died, dying, he shall die.

Numbers 35:12

And they to you the cities for refuge from the nearest relative; and the slayer shall not die till his standing before the assembly for judgment,

Numbers 35:16-21

And if with an instrument of iron he smote him, the slayer shall die; the slayer he dying. shall die.

Numbers 35:30-34

Every one striking a soul by the mouth of witnesses, he shall slay the slayer: and one witness shall not testify against a soul to die.

Deuteronomy 16:18

Judges and scribes shall thou give to thee in all thy gates which Jehovah thy God gave to thee according to thy tribes: and they judged the people just judgment

Deuteronomy 21:7-9

And they answered and said, Our hands poured not out this blood, and our eyes saw not

2 Samuel 20:18

And she will say, saying, They will speak the word in the beginning, saying, They will ask an asking in Abel: and thus they finished.

1 Kings 2:5-6

And also thou knewest what Joab on of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two chiefs of the armies of Israel, to Abner son of Ner, and to Amasa son of Jether; and he will kill them and put the bloods of war in peace, and give the bloods of war upon his girdle which was upon his loins, and in his shoe upon his feet

1 Kings 2:31-32

And the king will say to him, Do as he said, and strike upon him, and bury him; and take away the bloods which Joab shed gratuitously, from me and from my father's house.

Job 8:8-10

For ask now to the first generation, and prepare to seek their fathers:

Matthew 5:38

Ye have heard, that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

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