Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

A man burdened by bloodguilt
will be a fugitive until death.
Let no one help him.

New American Standard Bible

A man who is laden with the guilt of human blood Will be a fugitive until death; let no one support him.

King James Version

A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

International Standard Version

A guilty man tormented by bloodshed will be a lifelong fugitive; let no one support him.

A Conservative Version

A man who is laden with the blood of any person shall flee to the pit. Let no man stay him.

American Standard Version

A man that is laden with the blood of any person Shall flee unto the pit; let no man stay him.

Amplified

If a man willfully sheds the blood of a person [and keeps the guilt of murder upon his conscience], he is fleeing to the pit (the grave) and hastening to his own destruction; let no man stop him!

Bible in Basic English

One who has been the cause of a man's death will go in flight to the underworld: let no man give him help.

Darby Translation

A man laden with the blood of any person, fleeth to the pit: let no man stay him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee all the way to the grave, and no one shall sustain him.

Julia Smith Translation

He terrifying violence upon the blood of a soul shall flee even to the pit; none shall hold fast upon him.

King James 2000

A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to a pit; let no man help him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A person who is burdened with [the] blood of {another}, until death he will flee; do not take hold of him.

Modern King James verseion

A man who is pressed down with the blood of a soul shall flee to the pit; do not let them uphold him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that by violence sheddeth any man's blood, shall be a renagade unto his grave; and no man shall be able to succor him.

NET Bible

The one who is tormented by the murder of another will flee to the pit; let no one support him.

New Heart English Bible

A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

The Emphasized Bible

A man oppressed with a person's blood, unto a pit, shall flee, let them not hold him back.

Webster

A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

World English Bible

A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, Unto the pit fleeth, none taketh hold on him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

to the blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

of any person
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

to the pit
בּור 
Bowr 
Usage: 69

let no man stay
תּמך 
Tamak 
Usage: 21

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Life

16 A leader who lacks understanding
is very oppressive,
but one who hates dishonest profit
prolongs his life.
17 A man burdened by bloodguilt
will be a fugitive until death.
Let no one help him.
18 The one who lives with integrity will be helped,
but one who distorts right and wrong
will suddenly fall.



Cross References

Genesis 9:6

Whoever sheds man’s blood,
his blood will be shed by man,
for God made man in His image.

Exodus 21:14

If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death.

Numbers 35:14-34

Select three cities across the Jordan and three cities in the land of Canaan to be cities of refuge.

1 Kings 21:19

Tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: Have you murdered and also taken possession?’ Then tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: In the place where the dogs licked Naboth’s blood, the dogs will also lick your blood!’”

1 Kings 21:23

The Lord also speaks of Jezebel: The dogs will eat Jezebel in the plot of land at Jezreel:

2 Kings 9:26

‘As surely as I saw the blood of Naboth and the blood of his sons yesterday’—this is the Lord’s declaration—‘so will I repay you on this plot of land’—this is the Lord’s declaration. So now, according to the word of the Lord, pick him up and throw him on the plot of land.”

2 Chronicles 24:21-25

But they conspired against him and stoned him at the king’s command in the courtyard of the Lord’s temple.

Matthew 27:4-5

“I have sinned by betraying innocent blood,” he said.“What’s that to us?” they said. “See to it yourself!”

Acts 28:4

When the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “This man is probably a murderer, and though he has escaped the sea, Justice does not allow him to live!”

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