Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

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 tyrannical ruler lacks judgment. One who hates ill-gotten gain will have long days. 17 A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him. 18 Whoever walks blamelessly is kept safe; but one with perverse ways will fall suddenly.



Cross References

Genesis 9:6

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

Exodus 21:14

If a man schemes and comes presumptuously on his neighbor to kill him, you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.

Numbers 35:14-34

You shall give three cities beyond the Jordan, and you shall give three cities in the land of Canaan; they shall be cities of refuge.

1 Kings 21:19

You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "Have you killed and also taken possession?"' You shall speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth, dogs will lick your blood, even yours."'"

1 Kings 21:23

The LORD also spoke of Jezebel, saying, "The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the rampart of Jezreel.

2 Kings 9:26

'Surely I have seen yesterday the blood of Naboth, and the blood of his sons,' says the LORD; 'and I will repay you in this plot of ground,' says the LORD. Now therefore take and cast him onto the plot of ground, according to the word of the LORD."

2 Chronicles 24:21-25

They conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said one to another, "No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped from the sea, yet Justice has not allowed to live."

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