Leviticus 24:17

“And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he that killeth any man, shall surely be put to death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'If a man takes the life of any human being, he shall surely be put to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he that smiteth any man mortally shall surely be put to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And anyone who takes another's life is certainly to be put to death.
- Basic English Bible

And if any one smiteth any man mortally, he shall certainly be put to death.
- Darby Bible

And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.
- Webster's Bible

'He who strikes any man mortally shall surely be put to death.
- World English Bible

`And when a man smiteth any soul of man, he is certainly put to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he that smiteth any man mortally shall surely be put to death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 24:17


24:17 He that killeth - This law is repeated here, to prevent the mischievous effects of men's striving together, which as here it caused blasphemy, so it might in others lead to murder.


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