Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death.

King James Version

Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Holman Bible

You are not to accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of killing someone; he must be put to death.

International Standard Version

You are to receive no ransom for the life of a killer who is guilty of murder; instead, he is to die.

A Conservative Version

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death.

American Standard Version

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer, that is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

Amplified

Moreover, you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

Bible in Basic English

Further, no price may be given for the life of one who has taken life and whose right reward is death: he is certainly to be put to death.

Darby Translation

And ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death, but he shall certainly be put to death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Moreover ye shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall be surely put to death.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not take expiation for the soul of a slayer, he who was guilty to die, for dying, he shall die.

King James 2000

Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Also, you will not take a ransom payment for the life of a killer who [is] guilty of death; indeed, he must surely be put to death.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death. But he shall surely be put to death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover ye shall take none amends for the life of the murderer, which is worthy to die: But he shall be put to death.

NET Bible

Moreover, you must not accept a ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; he must surely be put to death.

New Heart English Bible

"'Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

The Emphasized Bible

And ye shall accept no ransom for the life of him that slayeth, if he have unlawfully caused death, - but he, must surely be put to death.

Webster

Moreover, ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

World English Bible

"'Moreover you shall take no ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

And ye take no atonement for the life of a murderer who is condemned -- to die, for he is certainly put to death;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

כּפר 
Kopher 
Usage: 17

for the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of a murderer
רצח 
Ratsach 
Usage: 47

רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

of death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

but he shall be surely
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

Context Readings

Cities Of Refuge

30 'If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death at the evidence of witnesses, but no person shall be put to death on the testimony of one witness. 31 'Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death. 32 'You shall not take ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to live in the land before the death of the priest.



Cross References

Genesis 9:5-6

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.

Exodus 21:14

"If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.

Deuteronomy 19:11-13

"But if there is a man who hates his neighbor and lies in wait for him and rises up against him and strikes him so that he dies, and he flees to one of these cities,

2 Samuel 12:13

Then David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD " And Nathan said to David, "The LORD also has taken away your sin; you shall not die.

1 Kings 2:28-34

Now the news came to Joab, for Joab had followed Adonijah, although he had not followed Absalom And Joab fled to the tent of the LORD and took hold of the horns of the altar.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation; Then my tongue will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.

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