Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Truly, no man may get back his soul for a price, or give to God the payment for himself;

New American Standard Bible

No man can by any means redeem his brother
Or give to God a ransom for him—

King James Version

None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

Holman Bible

Yet these cannot redeem a person
or pay his ransom to God

International Standard Version

No man can redeem the life of another, nor can he give to God a sufficient payment for him

A Conservative Version

none can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him

American Standard Version

None of them can by any means redeem his brother, Nor give to God a ransom for him;

Amplified


None of them can by any means redeem [either himself or] his brother,
Nor give to God a ransom for him—

Darby Translation

None can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,

Julia Smith Translation

A man redeeming shall not redeem the brother, he shall not give to God his ransom:

King James 2000

None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely a man cannot redeem a brother. He cannot give to God his ransom

Modern King James verseion

A man cannot at all redeem a brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But no man may deliver his brother, nor make agreement unto God for him,

NET Bible

Certainly a man cannot rescue his brother; he cannot pay God an adequate ransom price

New Heart English Bible

none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give God a ransom for him.

The Emphasized Bible

A brother, can none of them, redeem, he cannot give unto God a ransom for himself:

Webster

None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:

World English Bible

none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give God a ransom for him.

Youngs Literal Translation

A brother doth no one at all ransom, He doth not give to God his atonement.

References

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

6 Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores. 7 Truly, no man may get back his soul for a price, or give to God the payment for himself; 8 (Because it takes a great price to keep his soul from death, and man is not able to give it.)


Cross References

Matthew 16:26

For what profit has a man, if he gets all the world with the loss of his life? or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 20:28

Even as the Son of man did not come to have servants, but to be a servant, and to give his life for the salvation of men.

Matthew 25:9

But the wise made answer, saying, There may not be enough for us and you; it would be better for you to go to the traders and get oil for yourselves.

1 Timothy 2:6

Who gave himself as an offering for all; witness of which was to be given at the right time;

1 Peter 1:18

Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,

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