Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
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Deuteronomy
Chapter 19

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Deuteronomy 18 JPS TOC Comparison TOC Targums TOC Deuteronomy 20
Deuteronomy 19:1
JPS 19:1 When the LORD thy God shall cut off the nations, whose land the LORD thy God giveth thee, and thou dost succeed them, and dwell in their cities, and in their houses;
ONK 19:1 When the Lord thy God hath destroyed the nations whose land the Lord thy God will give thee, and you possess it, and dwell in their cities and houses;
PAL 19:1 When the Lord your God shall have destroyed the nations whose land the Lord your God giveth you, and you possess them, and dwell in their cities and houses
     
 
Deuteronomy 19:2
JPS 19:2 thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy GOD giveth thee to possess it.
ONK 19:2 three cities shalt thou set apart to thee within thy land, which the Lord thy God will give thee to inherit.
PAL 19:2 three cities shall you set apart within your land which the Lord your God giveth you to inherit.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:3
JPS 19:3 Thou shalt prepare thee the way, and divide the borders of thy land, which the LORD thy God causeth thee to inherit, into three parts, that every manslayer may flee thither.
ONK 19:3 Thou shalt prepare for thee a way, and divide into three parts the boundary of thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee to possess, for any manslayer to escape thither.
PAL 19:3 You shall prepare a high road, and divide your limit which the Lord your God bestoweth upon you, that any manslayer may flee thither.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:4
JPS 19:4 And this is the case of the manslayer, that shall flee thither and live: whoso killeth his neighbour unawares, and hated him not in time past;
ONK 19:4 And this shall be the case of the manslayer who fleeth thither that he may live: he who shall have slain his neighbour unwittingly, he not having hated him yesterday or before.
PAL 19:4 And this is the regulation for the manslayer who fleeth thither that he may live: Whoever shall have killed his brother without intention, he not having kept enmity against him yesterday, or the day before,
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:5
JPS 19:5 as when a man goeth into the forest with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of these cities and live;
ONK 19:5 As, when a man goeth with his neighbour into the thicket to cut wood, and his hand with the iron is driven aside in cutting the wood, and the iron flieth off from the handle and striketh (findeth) his neighbour, and he be killed, he shall flee to one of these cities that he may live;
PAL 19:5 (as for example) if any one goeth with his neighbour into the thicket to cut wood, and he driveth his hand with the axe to cut wood, and the iron flieth apart from the haft and lighteth on his neighbour that he die, he may flee to one of those appointed cities, and save his life.
JER 19:5 He who may go with his neighbour into the thicket to cut wood, and exerting himself with the axe to cut the wood, the iron separate from the handle, and fall upon his neighbour that he die, he may flee into one of those cities, and live.
 
Deuteronomy 19:6
JPS 19:6 lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and smite him mortally; whereas he was not deserving of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.
ONK 19:6 lest the avenger of blood pursue him while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and destroy his life; he not being guilty of death, because he had not hated him in time past.
PAL 19:6 Lest the avenger of blood follow after him, his heart boiling within him on account of his grief, and apprehend him, if the way be long, and take his life, though he is not guilty of the judgment of death, because he had not enmity against him in time past.
JER 19:6 Because his heart is boiling, and he meeteth.
 
Deuteronomy 19:7
JPS 19:7 Wherefore I command thee, saying: 'Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.'
ONK 19:7 Wherefore, I command thee, saying: Thou shalt set apart to thee three cities.
PAL 19:7 Therefore I command you today that you set apart for you three cities.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:8
JPS 19:8 And if the LORD thy God enlarge thy border, as He hath sworn unto thy fathers, and give thee all the land which He promised to give unto thy fathers—
ONK 19:8 And when the Lord thy God shall enlarge thy border, as He sware to thy fathers, and give thee all the land which He said to thy fathers He would give,
PAL 19:8 And if the Lord your God enlarge your border, as He hath sworn to your fathers, and give you all the land which He hath sworn to your fathers to give,
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:9
JPS 19:9 if thou shalt keep all this commandment to do it, which I command thee this day, to love the LORD thy God, and to walk ever in His ways—then shalt thou add three cities more for thee, beside these three;
ONK 19:9 if thou wilt keep all this commandment which I command thee this day, to perform it, to love the Lord thy God, and to walk in the ways that are right before Him all the days; then thou shalt add yet three cities to those three,
PAL 19:9 then shall you keep all this commandment which today I command you to do, that thou mayest love the Lord thy God, and walk in the ways which are right before Him all days; and you shall add yet three cities to those three;
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:10
JPS 19:10 that innocent blood be not shed in the midst of thy land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.
ONK 19:10 that innocent blood may not be shed within thy land which the Lord thy God will give thee to inherit, and that the guilt of murder may not be upon thee.
PAL 19:10 that innocent blood may not be shed in your land which the Lord your God giveth you to inherit, and the guilt of the judgment of death may not be upon you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:11
JPS 19:11 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 he flee into one of these cities;
ONK 19:11 But if a man bear hatred to his neighbour, and lie in wait for him,(29) and rise up against him, and destroy his life, and he die, and he flee to one of these cities,
PAL 19:11 But if a man with enmity against his neighbour shall lay wait for him in secret, to destroy his life, and he die, then should he flee into one of those cities,
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:12
JPS 19:12 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.
ONK 19:12 then the elders of his city shall send and take him from thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, and he shall die.
PAL 19:12 the sages of his cities shall send and take him thence, and give him up into the hand of the pursuer for blood, and he shall be put to death.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:13
JPS 19:13 Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with thee.
ONK 19:13 Thine eye shall not have pity upon him, and thou shalt do away with the shedding of innocent blood from Israel, that it may be well with thee.
PAL 19:13 Your eye shall not spare him, but you shall put away shedders of innocent blood from Israel, that it may be well with you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:14
JPS 19:14 Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have set, in thine inheritance which thou shalt inherit, in the land that the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.
ONK 19:14 Thou shalt not remove the boundary of thy neighbour which he hath set for a limit in the inheritance which thou shalt possess in the land the Lord thy God will give thee to inherit.
PAL 19:14 You shall not remove the boundary mark of your neighbours which the predecessors did set for the limit in your possession of inheritance in the land which the Lord your God giveth you to inherit.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:15
JPS 19:15 One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth; at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall a matter be establishment
ONK 19:15 One witness shall not rise up (alone) against a man for any iniquities or sins, or any sin by which he (may have) transgressed; but upon the word of two or of three witnesses shall the case be confirmed.
PAL 19:15 The testimony of one (witness) shall not be valid against a man for any crime (regarding the taking) of life, or guilt concerning money, or any sin with which one may be charged with sinning; but, by the Word of the Lord, (to insure) retribution upon secret crimes, (while) one witness may swear to deny what hath been attested against him, the sentence shall be confirmed upon the mouth of two witnesses, or of three.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:16
JPS 19:16 If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to bear perverted witness against him;
ONK 19:16 If a false witness stand up against a man to testify against him(30) with perversity,
PAL 19:16 When false witnesses stand up against a man to testify wrong things against him,
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:17
JPS 19:17 then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days.
ONK 19:17 then the two men to whom the cause belongeth shall stand in the presence of the Lord before the priests and judges who shall be in those days;
PAL 19:17 then the two men between whom lies the subject of contention shall stand in the presence of the Lord, before the priests and judges who will be in those days:
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:18
JPS 19:18 And the judges shall inquire diligently; and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother;
ONK 19:18 and the judges shall make inquest fairly, and, behold, he hath testified falsely, and the testimony is false that he hath witnessed against his brother,
PAL 19:18 and the judges shall question the witnesses of their times fairly; and, behold, false testimony is in the mouth of the witnesses; they have borne false witness against their brother.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:19
JPS 19:19 then shall ye do unto him, as he had purposed to do unto his brother; so shalt thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.
ONK 19:19 then you shall do to him as he had designed to do to his brother, and so shall you put away the evil doer from among you.
PAL 19:19 And so shall you do unto them as they had devised to do against their brother, and you shall put down the doers of evil from among you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:20
JPS 19:20 And those that remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil in the midst of thee.
ONK 19:20 And the rest shall hear and be afraid, and not do any more like this evil thing among thee.
PAL 19:20 And the wicked who remain will hear and be afraid, and not add to repeat an evil thing like this among you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 19:21
JPS 19:21 And thine eye shall not pity: life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
ONK 19:21 And thine eye shall not have pity: life for life; eye for eye; tooth for tooth; hand for hand; foot for foot.
PAL 19:21 Your eye shall not spare; life for life, the value of an eye for an eye, the value of a tooth for a tooth, the value of a hand for a hand, the value of a foot for a foot.
 
 
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