Parallel Verses

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 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.

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;

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 tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 21 "You have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not murder,' and 'whoever murders will be subjected to judgment.' 22 But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.


Cross References

Exodus 20:13

"You shall not murder.

Deuteronomy 5:17

You must not murder.

Matthew 5:43

"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor' and 'hate your enemy.'

Matthew 5:27

"You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.'

Matthew 5:33

"Again, you have heard that it was said to an older generation, 'Do not break an oath, but fulfill your vows to the Lord.'

Genesis 9:5-6

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.

Exodus 21:12-14

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

Numbers 35:12

And they must stand as your towns of refuge from the avenger in order that the killer may not die until he has stood trial before the community.

Numbers 35:16-21

"But if he hits someone with an iron tool so that he dies, he is a murderer. The murderer must surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:30-34

"Whoever kills any person, the murderer must be put to death by the testimony of witnesses; but one witness cannot testify against any person to cause him to be put to death.

Deuteronomy 16:18

You must appoint judges and civil servants for each tribe in all your villages that the Lord your God is giving you, and they must judge the people fairly.

Deuteronomy 21:7-9

Then they must proclaim, "Our hands have not spilled this blood, nor have we witnessed the crime.

2 Samuel 20:18

She said, "In the past they would always say, 'Let them inquire in Abel,' and that is how they settled things.

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 2:31-32

The king told him, "Do as he said! Strike him down and bury him. Take away from me and from my father's family the guilt of Joab's murderous, bloody deeds.

Job 8:8-10

"For inquire now of the former generation, and pay attention to the findings of their ancestors;

Matthew 5:38

"You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'

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