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Exodus 21:12

    Exodus 21:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that smites a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that smiteth a man, so that he dieth, shall surely be put to death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who gives a man a death-blow is himself to be put to death.

    Webster's Revision

    He that smiteth a man, so that he dieth, shall surely be put to death.

    World English Bible

    "One who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely be put to death,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall surely be put to death.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 21:12

    The case of murder of a free man and of a bondman. See Exodus 21:20 note. The law was afterward expressly declared to relate also to foreigners, Leviticus 24:17, Leviticus 24:21-22; compare the marginal references.