Deuteronomy 17:5
New International Version
take the man or woman who has done this evil deed to your city gate and stone that person to death.

New Living Translation
then the man or woman who has committed such an evil act must be taken to the gates of the town and stoned to death.

English Standard Version
then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you shall stone that man or woman to death with stones.

Berean Study Bible
you must bring out to your gates the man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you must stone that person to death.

King James Bible
Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.

New King James Version
then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has committed that wicked thing, and shall stone to death that man or woman with stones.

New American Standard Bible
then you are to bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil deed, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them to death.

NASB 1995
then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them to death.

NASB 1977
then you shall bring out that man or that woman who has done this evil deed, to your gates, that is, the man or the woman, and you shall stone them to death.

Amplified Bible
then you shall bring that man or that woman who has done this evil thing to the gates [of your city] and you shall stone the man or the woman to death.

Christian Standard Bible
you are to bring out to your city gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing and stone them to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you must bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing and stone them to death.

American Standard Version
then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, who hath done this evil thing, unto thy gates, even the man or the woman; and thou shalt stone them to death with stones.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Bring out that man or that woman who have done this evil matter in your cities, if it is a man or a woman, and stone them with stones and they shall die.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
then shalt thou bring out that man, or that woman, and ye shall stone them with stones, and they shall die.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt bring forth the man or the woman, who have committed that most wicked thing, to the gates of thy city, and they shall be stoned.

English Revised Version
then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have done this evil thing, unto thy gates, even the man or the woman; and thou shalt stone them with stones, that they die.

Good News Translation
then take them outside the town and stone them to death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
then bring the man or woman who did this evil thing to the gates of your city, and stone that person to death.

International Standard Version
summon the man or the woman who did this evil thing to your city gates. Then stone the man or the woman to death.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, who have done this evil thing, unto thy gates, even the man or the woman; and thou shalt stone them with stones, that they die.

Literal Standard Version
then you have brought out that man or that woman who has done this evil thing, to your gates—the man or the woman—and you have stoned them with stones, and they have died.

NET Bible
you must bring to your city gates that man or woman who has done this wicked thing--that very man or woman--and you must stone that person to death.

New Heart English Bible
then you shall bring forth that man or that woman, who has done this evil thing, to your gates, even the man or the woman; and you shall stone them to death with stones.

World English Bible
then you shall bring forth that man or that woman, who has done this evil thing, to your gates, even the man or the woman; and you shall stone them to death with stones.

Young's Literal Translation
'Then thou hast brought out that man, or that woman, who hath done this evil thing, unto thy gates -- the man or the woman -- and thou hast stoned them with stones, and they have died.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Purge the Idolater
4and if it is reported and you hear about it, you must investigate it thoroughly. If the report is true and such an abomination has happened in Israel, 5you must bring out to your gates the man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you must stone that person to death. 6On the testimony of two or three witnesses a man shall be put to death, but he shall not be executed on the testimony of a lone witness.…

Cross References
Leviticus 24:14
"Take the blasphemer outside the camp, and have all who heard him lay their hands on his head; then have the whole assembly stone him.

Deuteronomy 13:5
Such a prophet or dreamer must be put to death, because he has advocated rebellion against the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you from the house of slavery; he has tried to turn you from the way in which the LORD your God has commanded you to walk. So you must purge the evil from among you.

Deuteronomy 17:4
and if it is reported and you hear about it, you must investigate it thoroughly. If the report is true and such an abomination has happened in Israel,

Joshua 7:25
"Why have you brought this trouble upon us?" said Joshua. "Today the LORD will bring trouble upon you!" And all Israel stoned him to death. Then they stoned the others and burned their bodies.


Treasury of Scripture

Then shall you bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, to your gates, even that man or that woman, and shall stone them with stones, till they die.

stone them

Deuteronomy 13:10,11
And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage…

Deuteronomy 21:21
And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Deuteronomy 22:21,24
Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die: because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her father's house: so shalt thou put evil away from among you…









Verse 5. - Unto thy gates; judicial proceedings were conducted at the gates of the city, and in some place outside the walls the sentence was executed on the condemned criminal (Nehemiah 8:1, 3; Job 29:7; Deuteronomy 22:24; Acts 7:58; Hebrews 13:12), just as, during the journey through the wilderness, it had been outside the camp that transgressors were punished (Leviticus 24:14; Numbers 15:36).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
you must bring out
וְהֽוֹצֵאתָ֣ (wə·hō·w·ṣê·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

your gates
שְׁעָרֶ֔יךָ (šə·‘ā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

that
הַה֡וּא (ha·hū)
Article | Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

man
הָאִ֣ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

or
אוֹ֩ (’ōw)
Conjunction
Strong's 176: Desire, if

woman
הָאִשָּׁ֨ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

who
אֲשֶׁ֣ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

has done
עָ֠שׂוּ (‘ā·śū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

this
הַזֶּה֙ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

evil
הָרָ֤ע (hā·rā‘)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7451: Bad, evil

thing,
הַדָּבָ֨ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

and stone that person
וּסְקַלְתָּ֥ם (ū·sə·qal·tām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5619: To stone, put to death by stoning

to death.
וָמֵֽתוּ׃ (wā·mê·ṯū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill


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