New Living Translation
A murderer's tormented conscience will drive him into the grave. Don't protect him!
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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:17 Violence - That sheddeth any man's blood. Shall flee - Shall speedily be destroyed. Shall slay - None should desire or endeavour to save him from his deserved punishment.
Library"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A Faithful Witness
Epistle xxv. To Gregoria.
If anyone takes a human life, that person's life will also be taken by human hands. For God made human beings in his own image.
However, if someone deliberately kills another person, then the slayer must be dragged even from my altar and be put to death.
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent,
Meanwhile, Ishmael and eight of his men escaped from Johanan into the land of Ammon.
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