Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

Holman Bible

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

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 prince wanting understanding and great in oppressions: he hating gain shall lengthen the days. 17 He terrifying violence upon the blood of a soul shall flee even to the pit; none shall hold fast upon him. 18 He going uprightly shall be saved; and he being violent in the ways shall fall at once.



Cross References

Genesis 9:6

He pouring out man's blood, by man his blood shall be poured out: for in the image of God he made man.

Exodus 21:14

And if a man shall act proudly against his friend to kill him with craftiness, from mine altar shalt thou take him to die.

Numbers 35:14-34

Three cities shall ye give from beyond Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan; cities of refuge shall they be.

1 Kings 21:19

And speak to him, saying, Thus said Jehovah, Didst thou kill and also possess? And speak to him, saying, said Jehovah, In the place which the dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs shall lick thy blood, also thine.

1 Kings 21:23

And also to Jezebel spake Jehovah, saying, Dogs shall eat Jezebel in the fortification of Jezebel.

2 Kings 9:26

But the bloods of Naboth and the bloods of his sons did I not see yester-night, said Jehovah; and I requited to thee in this portion, said Jehovah. And now lift up, and cast him into the portion according to the word of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 24:21-25

And they will conspire against him, and stone him with stone by the commands of the king in the enclosure of the house of Jehovah.

Matthew 27:4-5

Saying, I have sinned, having delivered up guiltless blood. And they said, What to us? thou shalt see.

Acts 28:4

And when the foreigners saw the wild beast hanging on his hand, they said to one another, This man is altogether a murderer, whom, saved from the sea, vengeance suffered not to live.

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