Deuteronomy 27:24

“Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Cursed be hee that smiteth his neighbour secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cursed is he who takes his neighbour's life secretly. And let all the people say, So be it.
- Basic English Bible

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly! And all the people shall say, Amen.
- Darby Bible

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen.
- Webster's Bible

'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
- World English Bible

`Cursed [is] he who is smiting his neighbour in secret, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour in secret. And all the people shall say: Amen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 27:24


27:24 Smiteth - That is, killeth. This includes murder under colour of law, which is of all others the greatest affront to God. Cursed therefore is he that any ways contributes to accuse, or convict, or condemn an innocent person.


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