Deuteronomy 21:1
Good News Translation
"Suppose someone is found murdered in a field in the land that the LORD your God is going to give you, and you do not know who killed him.

Contemporary English Version
Suppose the body of a murder victim is found in a field in the land the LORD your God is giving you, and no one knows who the murderer is.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When there shall be found in the land, which the Lord thy God will give thee, the corpse of a man slain, and it is not known who is guilty of the murder,

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When there shall be found in the land, which the Lord thy God will give thee, the corpse of a man slain, and it is not known who is guilty of the murder,

Psalm 5:6 Thou hatest all the workers of iniquity: thou wilt destroy all that speak a lie. The bloody and the deceitful man the Lord will abhor.

Psalm 9:12 For requiring their blood, he hath remembered them: he hath not forgotten the cry of the poor.

Proverbs 28:17 A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.

Isaiah 26:21 For behold the Lord will come out of his place, to visit the iniquity of the inhabitant of the earth against him: and the earth shall disclose her blood, and shall cover her slain no more.

Acts 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging on his hand, they said one to another: Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, who, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance doth not suffer him to live.

Context
The Atonement for an Unsolved Murder
1When there shall be found in the land, which the Lord thy God will give thee, the corpse of a man slain, and it is not known who is guilty of the murder,2Thy ancients and judges shall go out, and shall measure from the place where the body lieth the distance of every city round about:…
Cross References
Genesis 4:10
And he said to him: What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth to me from the earth.

Deuteronomy 19:10
That innocent blood may not be shed in the midst of the land which the Lord thy God will give thee to possess, lest thou be guilty of blood.

Deuteronomy 20:20
But if there be any trees that are not fruitful, but wild, and fit for other uses, cut them down, and make engines, until thou take the city, which fighteth against thee.

Deuteronomy 21:2
Thy ancients and judges shall go out, and shall measure from the place where the body lieth the distance of every city round about:

Additional Translations
If one is found slain, lying in a field in the land the LORD your God is giving you to possess, and it is not known who killed him,If one be found slain in the land which the LORD your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who has slain him:

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him;

And if one be found slain with the sword in the land, which the Lord thy God gives thee to inherit, having fallen in the field, and they do not know who has smitten him;

If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess, lying in the field, [and] it be not known who hath smitten him,

If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him:

If one shall be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:

If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;

'When one is found slain on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee to possess it -- fallen in a field -- it is not known who hath smitten him,
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