23 (A)his body shall not remain overnight on the tree, but you shall surely bury him that day, so that (B)you do not defile the land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance; for (C)he who is hanged is accursed of God.

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23 (A)his body is not to be left overnight on the [a]tree, but you shall certainly bury him on the same day (for (B)he who is hanged is cursed of God), so that you (C)do not defile your land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 21:23 Lit wood

23 you are not to leave his corpse on the tree overnight but are to bury him that day, for anyone hung on a tree is under God’s curse.(A) You must not defile the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance.(B)

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23 his body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the Lord thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.

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