New International Version
Show no pity. You must purge from Israel the guilt of shedding innocent blood, so that it may go well with you.
King James Bible
Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Thine eye shall not spare him; and thou shalt put away innocent blood from Israel, that it may be well with thee.
World English Bible
Your eye shall not pity him, but you shall put away the innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with you.
Young's Literal Translation
thine eye hath no pity on him, and thou hast put away the innocent blood from Israel, and it is well with thee.
Deuteronomy 19:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If any man hate his neighbor - See on Exodus 21:13 (note).
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'The Lord also spake unto Joshua, saying, 2. Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: 3. That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. 4. And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the entering of the gate of the city, and shall declare his cause in the ears of the elders of that city, they shall …
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and when the LORD your God has delivered them over to you and you have defeated them, then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy.
the killer shall be sent for by the town elders, be brought back from the city, and be handed over to the avenger of blood to die.
Show no pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
and you will have purged from yourselves the guilt of shedding innocent blood, since you have done what is right in the eyes of the LORD.
you shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity.
2 Samuel 14:7
Now the whole clan has risen up against your servant; they say, 'Hand over the one who struck his brother down, so that we may put him to death for the life of his brother whom he killed; then we will get rid of the heir as well.' They would put out the only burning coal I have left, leaving my husband neither name nor descendant on the face of the earth."
1 Kings 2:31
Then the king commanded Benaiah, "Do as he says. Strike him down and bury him, and so clear me and my whole family of the guilt of the innocent blood that Joab shed.
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