כִּ֤י תִבְנֶה֙ בַּ֣יִת חָדָ֔שׁ וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ מַעֲקֶ֖ה לְגַגֶּ֑ךָ וְלֹֽא־ תָשִׂ֤ים דָּמִים֙ בְּבֵיתֶ֔ךָ כִּֽי־ יִפֹּ֥ל הַנֹּפֵ֖ל מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃ ס
KJV with Strong's
When thou buildest a new house then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof that thou bring not blood upon thine house if any man fall from thence
דברים 22:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֤י תִבְנֶה֙ בַּ֣יִת חָדָ֔שׁ וְעָשִׂ֥יתָ מַעֲקֶ֖ה לְגַגֶּ֑ךָ וְלֹֽא־תָשִׂ֤ים דָּמִים֙ בְּבֵיתֶ֔ךָ כִּֽי־יִפֹּ֥ל הַנֹּפֵ֖ל מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃ ס
דברים 22:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דברים 22:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דברים 22:8 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.
King James Bible
When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
If you build a new house, make a railing around your roof, so that you don't bring bloodguilt on your house if someone falls from it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
then thou shalt The eastern house being built with flat roofs, which were used for various purposed, as walking, sleeping, etc., it was therefore necessary to have a sort of battlement, or balustrade, to prevent accidents, by people falling off.
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