Numbers 35:16

“And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if he smite him with an instrument of Iron, (so that he die,) hee is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'But if he struck him down with an iron object, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if he smote him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if a man gives another man a blow with an iron instrument, causing his death, he is a taker of life and is certainly to be put to death.
- Basic English Bible

And if he have smitten him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall certainly be put to death.
- Darby Bible

And if he shall smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he shall die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- Webster's Bible

'But if he struck him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- World English Bible

`And if with an instrument of iron he hath smitten him, and he dieth, he [is] a murderer: the murderer is certainly put to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if he smote him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 35:16


35:16 If he smite him - Wittingly and wilfully, though not with premeditated malice. He shall be put to death - Yea though he were fled into the city of refuge.


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