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Deuteronomy 27:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Cursed [be] he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Cursed [be] he that smiteth his neighbor secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Cursed, be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say—Amen.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Cursed [is] he who is smiting his neighbour in secret,—and all the people have said, Amen.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Cursed be he that secretly killeth his neighbour: and all the people shall say: Amen.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Cursed [be] hee that smiteth his neighbour secretly: and all the people shall say, Amen.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Cursed is he that smites his neighbour secretly: and all the people shall say, So be it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Cursed [be] he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Cursed 779
{0779} Prime
A primitive root; to execrate.
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
[be] he that smiteth 5221
{5221} Prime
A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively).
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
his neighbour 7453
{7453} Prime
From H7462; an associate (more or less close).
secretly. 5643
{5643} Prime
From H5641; a cover (in a good or a bad, a literal or a figurative sense).
And all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
shall say, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Amen. 543
{0543} Prime
From H0539; sure; abstractly faithfulness; adverbially truly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 27:11-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 27:24

Smiteth — That is, killeth. This includes murder under colour of law, which is of all others the greatest affront to God. Cursed therefore is he that any ways contributes to accuse, or convict, or condemn an innocent person.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Deuteronomy 27:24

Cursed [be] he that smiteth his neighbour (o) secretly. And all the people shall say, Amen.

(o) For God that sees in secret, will avenge it.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 19:11-12 But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities: ... Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
Exodus 20:13 Thou shalt not kill.
Exodus 21:12-14 He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death. ... But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.
Leviticus 24:17 And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.
Numbers 35:31 Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which [is] guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
2 Samuel 3:27 And when Abner was returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him quietly, and smote him there under the fifth [rib], that he died, for the blood of Asahel his brother.
2 Samuel 11:15-17 And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten, and die. ... And the men of the city went out, and fought with Joab: and there fell [some] of the people of the servants of David; and Uriah the Hittite died also.
2 Samuel 12:9-12 Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife [to be] thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon. ... For thou didst [it] secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.
2 Samuel 13:28 Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.
2 Samuel 20:9-10 And Joab said to Amasa, [Art] thou in health, my brother? And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. ... But Amasa took no heed to the sword that [was] in Joab's hand: so he smote him therewith in the fifth [rib], and shed out his bowels to the ground, and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.
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