Deuteronomy 21:1

“If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If one bee found slaine in the lande, which the Lord thy God giueth thee to possesse it, lying in the fielde, and it bee not knowen who hath slaine him:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If a slain person is found lying in the open country in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess, {and} it is not known who has struck him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If, in the land which the Lord your God is giving you, you come across the dead body of a man in the open country, and you have no idea who has put him to death:
- Basic English Bible

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess, lying in the field, [and] it be not known who hath smitten him,
- Darby Bible

If one shall be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:
- Webster's Bible

If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;
- World English Bible

`When one is found slain on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it -- fallen in a field -- it is not known who hath smitten him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 21:1


21:1 The field - Or, in the city, or any place: only the field is named, as the place where such murders are most commonly committed.


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