New International Version
Anyone tormented by the guilt of murder will seek refuge in the grave; let no one hold them back.
King James Bible
A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
Darby Bible Translation
A man laden with the blood of [any] person, fleeth to the pit: let no man stay him.
World English Bible
A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.
Young's Literal Translation
A man oppressed with the blood of a soul, Unto the pit fleeth, none taketh hold on him.
Proverbs 28:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That doeth violence to the blood - He who either slays the innocent, or procures his destruction, may flee to hide himself: but let none give him protection. The law demands his life, because he is a murderer; and let none deprive justice of its claim. Murder is the most horrid crime in the sight of God and man; it scarcely ever goes unpunished, and is universally execrated.
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A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
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He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
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"Whoever sheds human blood, by humans shall their blood be shed; for in the image of God has God made mankind.
But if anyone schemes and kills someone deliberately, that person is to be taken from my altar and put to death.
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
But Ishmael son of Nethaniah and eight of his men escaped from Johanan and fled to the Ammonites.
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