Leviticus 24 :12

Leviticus 24 :12 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And they put him in ward, that the mind of the LORD might be showed them.

King James Version (KJV)

And they put him in ward, that the mind of the LORD might be showed them.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And they put him in ward, that it might be declared unto them at the mouth of Jehovah.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And they kept him shut up, till a decision might be given by the mouth of the Lord.

Webster's Revision

And they put him in custody, that the mind of the LORD might be shown to them.

World English Bible

They put him in custody, until the will of Yahweh should be declared to them.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And they put him in ward, that it might be declared unto them at the mouth of the LORD.

Definitions for Leviticus 24 :12

Ward - Prison; custody.

Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 24 :12

Barnes' Commentary on Leviticus 24 :12

The offender may already have been pronounced guilty by the rulers (see Exodus 18:21-22), and the case was referred to Moses in order that the punishment might be awarded by the divine decree. No law had as yet been enacted against blasphemy except by implication. See Exodus 21:17; Exodus 22:28.

Wesley's Commentary on Leviticus 24 :12

24:12 That the mind of the Lord might be shewed - For God had only said in general, that he would not hold such guiltless, that is, he would punish them, but had not declared how he would have them punished by men.
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