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Deuteronomy 25:2

If the guilty person deserves to be beaten,x the judge shall make them lie down and have them flogged in his presence with the number of lashes the crime deserves,

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Deuteronomy 25:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

then if the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with a number of stripes in proportion to his offense.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

If the person in the wrong is sentenced to be flogged, the judge must command him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate to the crime.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

then it shall be, if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, that the judge will cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence, according to his guilt, with a certain number of blows.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

If the guilty person has to be punished with a beating, the judge will make that person lie down and be beaten in front of him. The number of lashes should match the crime.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his wickedness, by number.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And it shall be if the wicked man have deserved to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and be beaten before his face, according to the measure of his wickedness with a certain number of stripes.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

If the person who’s in the wrong deserves to be beaten, the judge will order him to lie down. Then the judge will have him beaten with as many lashes as the crime deserves.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate for his crime.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

If the one in the wrong deserves to be flogged, the judge shall make that person lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of lashes proportionate to the offense.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

then it will happen if the guilty one deserves beating, then the judge shall make him lie, and he shall beat him before him, according to the prescribed number of lashes proportionate to the offense.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The guilty one might have done something that’s worthy of a beating. Then the judge will make him lie down and be beaten with a whip right there in court. The number of strokes should fit the crime.

Deuteronomy 25:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

then it shall be if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according to his guilt.