1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 The expiation of an uncertain murder. 10 The usage of a captive taken to wife. 15 The firstborn is not to be disinherited upon private affection. 18 A stubborn son is to be stoned to death. 22 The malefactor must not hang all night of a tree.
21:2 then have thine elders and thy judges gone out and measured unto the cities which [are] round about the slain one,
21:3 and it hath been, the city which [is] near unto the slain one, even the elders of that city have taken a heifer of the herd, which hath not been wrought with, which hath not drawn in the yoke,
21:4 and the elders of that city have brought down the heifer unto a hard valley, which is not tilled nor sown, and have beheaded there the heifer in the valley.
21:6 and all the elders of that city, who are near unto the slain one, do wash their hands over the heifer which is beheaded in the valley,
21:7 and they have answered and said, Our hands have not shed this blood, and our eyes have not seen
21:11 and hast seen in the captivity a woman of fair form, and hast delighted in her, and hast taken to thee for a wife,
21:12 then thou hast brought her in unto the midst of thy household, and she hath shaved her head, and prepared her nails,
21:13 and turned aside the raiment of her captivity from off her, and hath dwelt in thy house, and bewailed her father and her mother a month of days, and afterwards thou dost go in unto her and hast married her, and she hath been to thee for a wife:
21:14 'And it hath beenif thou hast not delighted in her, that thou hast sent her away at her desire, and thou dost not at all sell her for money; thou dost not tyrannize over her, because that thou hast humbled her.
21:15 ¶ 'When a man hath two wives, the one loved and the other hated, and they have borne to him sons (the loved one and the hated one), and the first-born son hath been to the hated one;
21:16 then it hath been, in the day of his causing his sons to inherit that which he hath, he is not able to declare first-born the son of the loved one, in the face of the son of the hated onethe first-born.
21:17 But the first-born, son of the hated one, he doth acknowledge, to give to him a double portion of all that is found with him, for he [is] the beginning of his strength; to him [is] the right of the first-born.
21:18 ¶ 'When a man hath a son apostatizing and rebellioushe is not hearkening to the voice of his father, and to the voice of his mother, and they have chastised him, and he doth not hearken unto them
21:19 then laid hold on him have his father and his mother, and they have brought him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place,
21:20 and have said unto the elders of his city, Our sonthis oneis apostatizing and rebellious; he is not hearkening to our voicea glutton and drunkard;
21:21 and all the men of his city have stoned him with stones, and he hath died, and thou hast put away the evil out of thy midst, and all Israel do hear and fear.
21:22 ¶ 'And when there is in a man a sina cause of death, and he hath been put to death, and thou hast hanged him on a tree,
21:23 his corpse doth not remain on the tree, for thou dost certainly bury him in that dayfor a thing lightly esteemed of God [is] the hanged oneand thou dost not defile thy ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to theean inheritance.
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