Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die. 31 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. 32 And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.



Cross References

Genesis 9:5-6

And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.

Exodus 21:14

But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

Deuteronomy 19:11-13

But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities:

2 Samuel 12:13

And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

1 Kings 2:28-34

Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab had turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after Absalom. And Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

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