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Exodus 21:14

    Exodus 21:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But if a man come presumptuously on his neighbor, to slay him with guile; you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbor, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But if a man makes an attack on his neighbour on purpose, to put him to death by deceit, you are to take him from my altar and put him to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbor, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

    World English Bible

    If a man schemes and comes presumptuously on his neighbor to kill him, you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

    Definitions for Exodus 21:14

    Guile - Deceit; craftiness.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 21:14

    Thou shalt take him from mine altar - Before the cities of refuge were assigned, the altar of God was the common asylum.