Deuteronomy 21:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
notAdv-NegPrt
3885 [e]תָלִ֨ין
ṯā-lîn
shall remain overnightV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
5038 [e]נִבְלָת֜וֹ
niḇ-lā-ṯōw
his bodyN-fsc | 3ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
6086 [e]הָעֵ֗ץ
hā-‘êṣ,
the treeArt | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
butConj
6912 [e]קָב֤וֹר
qā-ḇō-wr
surelyV-Qal-InfAbs
6912 [e]תִּקְבְּרֶ֙נּוּ֙
tiq-bə-ren-nū
you shall bury himV-Qal-Imperf-2ms | 3mse
3117 [e]בַּיּ֣וֹם
bay-yō-wm
dayPrep-b, Art | N-ms
1931 [e]הַה֔וּא
ha-hū,
thatArt | Pro-3ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
7045 [e]קִלְלַ֥ת
qil-laṯ
[is] accursedN-fsc
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֖ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
of GodN-mp
8518 [e]תָּל֑וּי
tā-lui;
he who is hangedV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֤א
wə-lō
so that notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
2930 [e]תְטַמֵּא֙
ṯə-ṭam-mê
you do defileV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
127 [e]אַדְמָ֣תְךָ֔
’aḏ-mā-ṯə-ḵā,
the landN-fsc | 2ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר֙
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
3068 [e]יְהוָ֣ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ
’ĕ-lō-he-ḵā,
your GodN-mpc | 2ms
5414 [e]נֹתֵ֥ן
nō-ṯên
is givingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
  לְךָ֖
lə-ḵā
youPrep | 2ms
5159 [e]נַחֲלָֽה׃
na-ḥă-lāh.
[as] an inheritanceN-fs
  ס
s
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
דברים 21:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֹא־תָלִ֨ין נִבְלָתֹ֜ו עַל־הָעֵ֗ץ כִּֽי־קָבֹ֤ור תִּקְבְּרֶ֙נּוּ֙ בַּיֹּ֣ום הַה֔וּא כִּֽי־קִלְלַ֥ת אֱלֹהִ֖ים תָּל֑וּי וְלֹ֤א תְטַמֵּא֙ אֶת־אַדְמָ֣תְךָ֔ אֲשֶׁר֙ יְהוָ֣ה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לְךָ֖ נַחֲלָֽה׃ ס

דברים 21:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לא־תלין נבלתו על־העץ כי־קבור תקברנו ביום ההוא כי־קללת אלהים תלוי ולא תטמא את־אדמתך אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה׃ ס

דברים 21:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לא־תלין נבלתו על־העץ כי־קבור תקברנו ביום ההוא כי־קללת אלהים תלוי ולא תטמא את־אדמתך אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה׃ ס

דברים 21:23 Hebrew Bible
לא תלין נבלתו על העץ כי קבור תקברנו ביום ההוא כי קללת אלהים תלוי ולא תטמא את אדמתך אשר יהוה אלהיך נתן לך נחלה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged is accursed of God), so that you do not defile your land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance.

King James Bible
His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you are not to leave his corpse on the tree overnight but are to bury him that day, for anyone hung on a tree is under God's curse. You must not defile the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he that is hanged is accursed of God. [heb] that is, it is the highest degree of reproach that can attach to a man, and proclaims him under the curse of God as much as any external punishment can. They that see him thus hanging between heaven and earth, will conclude him abandoned of both, and unworthy of either. Bp. Patrick observes, that this passage is applied to the death of Christ; not only because he bare our sins and was exposed to shame, as these malefactors were that were accursed of God, but because he was in the evening taken down from the cursed tree and buried, (and that by the particular care of the Jews, with an eye to this law,

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thy land

Leviticus 18:25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof …

Numbers 35:33,34 So you shall not pollute the land wherein you are: for blood it defiles …

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