Deuteronomy 17:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
OnPrep
6310 [e]פִּ֣י ׀
the testimonyN-msc
8147 [e]שְׁנַ֣יִם
šə-na-yim
of twoNumber-md
5707 [e]עֵדִ֗ים
‘ê-ḏîm,
witnessesN-mp
176 [e]א֛וֹ
’ōw
orConj
7969 [e]שְׁלֹשָׁ֥ה
šə-lō-šāh
threeNumber-ms
5707 [e]עֵדִ֖ים
‘ê-ḏîm
witnessesN-mp
4191 [e]יוּמַ֣ת
yū-maṯ
shall be put to deathV-Hofal-Imperf-3ms
4191 [e]הַמֵּ֑ת
ham-mêṯ;
Whoever is deserving of deathArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
4191 [e]יוּמַ֔ת
yū-maṯ,
he shall be put to deathV-Hofal-Imperf-3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
OnPrep
6310 [e]פִּ֖י
the testimonyN-msc
5707 [e]עֵ֥ד
‘êḏ
of witnessN-ms
259 [e]אֶחָֽד׃
’e-ḥāḏ.
oneNumber-ms









Hebrew Texts
דברים 17:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַל־פִּ֣י ׀ שְׁנַ֣יִם עֵדִ֗ים אֹ֛ו שְׁלֹשָׁ֥ה עֵדִ֖ים יוּמַ֣ת הַמֵּ֑ת לֹ֣א יוּמַ֔ת עַל־פִּ֖י עֵ֥ד אֶחָֽד׃

דברים 17:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
על־פי ׀ שנים עדים או שלשה עדים יומת המת לא יומת על־פי עד אחד׃

דברים 17:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
על־פי ׀ שנים עדים או שלשה עדים יומת המת לא יומת על־פי עד אחד׃

דברים 17:6 Hebrew Bible
על פי שנים עדים או שלשה עדים יומת המת לא יומת על פי עד אחד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"On the evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.

King James Bible
At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one condemned to die is to be executed on the testimony of two or three witnesses. No one is to be executed on the testimony of a single witness.
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