KJV LexiconBut if a man
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
to seethe; figuratively, to be insolent -- be proud, deal proudly, presume, (come) presumptuously, sod.
upon his neighbour
an associate (more or less close) -- brother, companion, fellow, friend, husband, lover, neighbour, (an-)other.
to smite with deadly intent -- destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), surely.
him with guile
trickery; or (in a good sense) discretion -- guile, prudence, subtilty, wilily, wisdom.
thou shalt take
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
him from mine altar
an altar -- altar.
that he may die
causatively, to kill
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.
King James Bible
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.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death."
International Standard Version
If a man acts deliberately against his neighbor, to kill him by treachery, you are to take him to die even if he's at my altar.
But if a man willfully attacks his neighbor to kill him cunningly, you will take him even from my altar that he may die.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
But whenever someone becomes so angry that he plans to kill his neighbor, you must take him away from my altar and put him to death.
King James 2000 Bible
But if a man comes presumptuously upon his neighbor, to slay him with guile; you shall take him from my altar, that he may die.
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