Proverbs 28:17
Good News Translation
Someone guilty of murder is digging his own grave as fast as he can. Don't try to stop him.

Contemporary English Version
Don't give help to murderers! Make them stay on the run for as long as they live.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.

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A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.

Genesis 9:6 Whosoever shall shed man's blood, his blood shall be shed: for man was made to the image of God.

Exodus 21:14 If a man kill his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: thou shalt take him away from my altar that he may die.

Numbers 35:14 Three shall be beyond the Jordan, and three in the land of Chanaan,

1 Kings 21:19,23 And thou shalt speak to him, saying: Thus saith the Lord: Thou hast slain: moreover also thou hast taken possession. And after these words thou shalt add: Thus saith the Lord: In this place, wherein the dogs have licked the blood of Naboth, they shall lick thy blood also. . . .

2 Kings 9:26 If I do not requite thee in this field, saith the Lord, for the blood of Naboth, and for the blood of his children, which I saw yesterday, saith the Lord. So now take him, and cast him into the field, according to the word of the Lord.

2 Chronicles 24:21-25 And they gathered themselves together against him, and stoned him at the king's commandment in the court of the house of the Lord. . . .

Matthew 27:4,5 Saying: I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. But they said: What is that to us? Look thou to it. . . .

Acts 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging on his hand, they said one to another: Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, who, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance doth not suffer him to live.

Context
The Boldness of the Righteous
16A prince void of prudence shall oppress many by calumny: but he that hateth covetousness, shall prolong his days. 17A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.18He that walketh uprightly, shall be saved: he that is perverse in his ways, shall fall at once.…
Cross References
Genesis 9:6
Whosoever shall shed man's blood, his blood shall be shed: for man was made to the image of God.

Exodus 21:14
If a man kill his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: thou shalt take him away from my altar that he may die.

Proverbs 6:17
A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,

Jeremiah 41:15
But Ismahel the son of Nathanias fled with eight men, from the face of Johanan, and went to the children of Ammon.

Additional Translations
A man burdened by bloodguilt will be a fugitive until death; let no one support him.A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

A man that is laden with the blood of any person Shall flee unto the pit; let no man stay him.

He that becomes surety for a man charged with murder shall be an exile, and not in safety. Chasten thy son, and he shall love thee, and give honour to thy soul: he shall not obey a sinful nation.

A man laden with the blood of [any] person, fleeth to the pit: let no man stay him.

A man that is laden with the blood of any person shall flee unto the pit; let no man stay him.

A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.

A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, Unto the pit fleeth, none taketh hold on him.
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