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Leviticus 24:17

    Leviticus 24:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he that kills any man shall surely be put to death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he that smiteth any man mortally shall surely be put to death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And anyone who takes another's life is certainly to be put to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And he that smiteth any man mortally shall surely be put to death.

    World English Bible

    "'He who strikes any man mortally shall surely be put to death.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he that smiteth any man mortally shall surely be put to death;

    Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 24:17

    He that killeth any man - Blasphemy against God, i. e., speaking injuriously of his name, his attributes, his government, and his revelation, together with murder, is to be punished with death: he that blasphemes God is a curse in society, and he who takes away, wilfully and by malicious intent, the life of any man, should certainly be put to death. In this respect God has absolutely required that life shall go for life.