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Genesis 9:6

Whoever sheds man’s blood,

his blood will be shed by man, y

for God made man in His image. z

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Genesis 9:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Whoever sheds human blood,

by humans shall their blood be shed;

for in the image of God

has God made mankind.

Genesis 9:6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Whoever sheds the blood of man,

by man shall his blood be shed,

for God made man in his own image.

Genesis 9:6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Genesis 9:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

If anyone takes a human life, that person’s life will also be taken by human hands. For God made human beings in his own image.

Genesis 9:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Whoever sheds man’s blood,

By man his blood shall be shed;

For in the image of God

He made man.

Genesis 9:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

“Whoever kills a human being

will be killed by a human being,

because God made humans

in his own image.

Genesis 9:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Genesis 9:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Whoso sheddeth Man’s blood, by Man shall his blood be shed; for in the image of God he hath made Man.

Genesis 9:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever sheds human blood, 

by humans his blood will be shed, 

because in the image of God, God made humans. 

Genesis 9:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Whoever sheds the blood of a human,

by a human shall that person’s blood be shed;

for in his own image

God made humankind.

Genesis 9:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

As for the one shedding the blood of humankind,

by humankind his blood shall be shed,

for God made humankind in his own image.

Genesis 9:6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Anyone who murders man

will be killed by man.

That is because I have made man

in my own likeness.

Genesis 9:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“Whoever sheds man’s blood,

By man his blood shall be shed,

For in the image of God

He made man.


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